Nagaland Parlimentary Election 2015

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio was Friday heading for victory as he was leading by around 2,68,000 votes in the lone Lok Sabha constituency in the state against Congress candidate K.V. Pusa.

Nagaland General Election Results 2015 (1):

Party Name Results
BJP + 1
Cong 0
Others 0

Nagaland is a state situated in the northeast of India. It has only one parliamentary constituency. The state is surrounded by various Indian states like Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and the country of Myanmar. The total population of the state is 1,980,602, of which the rural population is 1,406,861 and urban 573,741. The total number of electors in Nagaland is 1,321,878, among which 676,722 are male and 645,156 female. The capital of the Nagaland Parlimentary Constituency is the city of Kohima.

Nagaland Election Schedule Map

Nagaland Lok Sabha Constituencies Schedule and Results 2015

Name of Constituencies Winner Party
Nagaland Neiphiu Rio PF

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Elections News in Nagaland

In 2 years, BJP govt electrified 13,523 villages; only 8% completely

    Updated On : May 26,2017   12:08 pm
As many as 73 per cent of the 18,452 villages that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government identified for electrification in 2015 now have power supply, but only eight per cent of these had all their households electrified, according to the governments own data. View More..

Of food, travels, history and infidelity (IANS Books This Weekend)

    Updated On : May 26,2017   10:50 am
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Discover how love and food build a shared connection amongst diverse cultures; read how in a quest to find happiness, a man travels through the heart of India; know about a turbulent past of religious rifts, caste hierarchies and power shifts in 1510 Goa. Also, flick through a story of a marriage affected by infidelity. View More..

Bodies of 8 Manipur tribals killed in 2015 violence finally buried

    Updated On : May 24,2017   5:50 pm
Imphal, May 24 (IANS) The bodies of eight tribal activists in Manipur, killed in a September 2015 violence, were interred on Wednesday after being kept in the mortuary for 600 days in the state's Churachandpur district. View More..

Nagas in Arunachal seek Centre's intervention to set up autonomous council

    Updated On : May 23,2017   4:48 pm
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Naga community in Arunachal Pradesh has urged the Centre to intervene in the long-delayed matter of granting autonomous council status to Tirap, Changlang and Longding (TCL) districts, so that these areas can see socio-economic development. View More..

Escaping ethnic trouble, 280 Myanmar tribals seek shelter in Mizoram

    Updated On : May 23,2017   4:32 pm
Aizawl, May 23 (IANS) At least 280 people, mostly women and children, from Myanmar have taken shelter in two villages in Mizoram allegedly fearing ethnic trouble at home, an official said here on Tuesday. View More..

SC notice on plea against Manipur Police's 'arbitrary' acts

    Updated On : May 22,2017   6:22 pm
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Central and Manipur governments' response on a petition by parents of Irom Rojer who was killed in 2011 in a road rage case by Ajay Meetai - the son of present Chief Minister N. Biren Singh - seeking protection from the illegal and arbitrary acts of the state police. View More..

Why coalitions among NE militant groups won't work (Comment: Special to IANS)

    Updated On : May 22,2017   11:02 am
Chronic attacks of the insurgency virus for decades has made the people of northeast apparently immune to the scourge. The relentless operations by security agencies have forced some of the militant groups to surrender or to run away to alien lands which they use as shelter -- and to employ hit-and-run tactics in the region. View More..

Japan to build war museum in Manipur

    Updated On : May 21,2017   4:44 pm
Imphal, May 21 (IANS) Japan's Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu said that Japan will build a war museum at Maibam Lokpa Ching in Manipur's Bishenpur district. View More..

India will lose 2,305 sq km forest cover by 2025: Study

    Updated On : May 20,2017   3:08 pm
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) A staggering 2,305 sq km of forest cover in northeast India and the Andaman & Nicobar Islands -- slightly more than the size of Mauritius -- could disappear by 2025, a simulation study by ISRO scientists has predicted. View More..

Pallavi Sharda, Natalie Di Luccio go on road trip for TV show

    Updated On : May 18,2017   7:46 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Actress Pallavi Sharda, chef Saransh Goila, fashion photographer Taras Taraporvala, singer Natalie Di Luccio and cinematographer Sai Sanil will be seen exploring the entire stretch of the Asian highway with a road trip via a TV show. View More..

14th GST council meet starts in Srinagar

    Updated On : May 18,2017   11:00 am
Srinagar, May 18 (IANS) The crucial 14th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting to finalise tax slabs on services and commodities in the country started here on Thursday. View More..

New political party floated in Nagaland

    Updated On : May 17,2017   8:48 pm
Dimapur (Nagaland), May 17 (IANS) A new political party, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), was launched in Nagaland on Wednesday and it will the contest the 2018 assembly elections. View More..

Rajnath Singh reviews security situation in northeast

    Updated On : May 17,2017   12:00 am
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday reviewed the security situation in the northeast states and directed he police to focus on improving normal police functioning, better prosecution and conviction in criminal cases. View More..

CM Liezietsu asks political leaders to work for welfare of Naga people

    Updated On : May 13,2017   8:08 pm
Kohima, May 13 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu on Saturday urged public leaders not to have any personal grudges against each other, but to work together for the welfare of the Naga people. View More..

Myanmar keen to set up border 'haat': Indian official

    Updated On : May 10,2017   3:10 pm
Agartala, May 10 (IANS) Myanmar is keen to set up a border 'haat' (market) on its border with India and an official team from the neighbouring country visited Kasba market in Tripura to study its functioning, an Indian official said here on Wednesday. View More..

Quality education must for progress of nation: Javadekar

    Updated On : May 06,2017   5:26 pm
Guwahati, May 6 (IANS) Quality education is a must for all-round development of the country, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar said on Saturday. View More..

Lack of funding, poor infra hit higher education in NE

    Updated On : May 05,2017   1:20 pm
Agartala, May 5 (IANS) A dearth of investments, poor infrastructure and lopsided planning affect higher education in the Northeast, though the region has enough potential, meritorious students and teachers, experts and academicians say. View More..

Gangtok is northeast's cleanest city

    Updated On : May 05,2017   1:08 pm
Agartala/Gangtok, May 5 (IANS) Nine cities from eight northeastern states have found place in Swachh Survekshan-2017, with Sikkim's capital Gangtok emerging as the region's cleanest city. View More..

Nagaland CM for early solution to separatist movement

    Updated On : May 02,2017   8:18 pm
Mokokchung (Nagaland), May 2 (IANS) Nagaland Chief Minister AShurhozelie Liezietsu on Tuesday urged the Naga people to seek an early and amicable settlement to the six-decade-old separatist Naga movement. View More..

Tripura gets new Chief Electoral Officer

    Updated On : May 01,2017   3:30 pm
Agartala, May 1 (IANS) The Election Commission has appointed Tripura government's Principal Secretary Sriram Taranikanti as the new Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of the state, an official said here on Monday. View More..