Latest News from North East, Breaking North East News, North East Headlines : Zee News

Over 69 percent turnout in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 18:00

Over 69 percent of Meghalaya`s 15.67 lakh-strong electorate cast their votes for the two Lok Sabha seats in the mountainous northeastern state, an election official said Thursday.

UDF wants EC to transfer Aizawl DM, SP

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 14:32

A pre-election alliance of eight parties in Mizoram has demanded the Election Commission to immediately transfer Aizawl district deputy commissioner and its superintendent of police, alleging bias against them.

Polling for lone Mizoram Lok Sabha seat tomorrow

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 13:15

Polling for the lone Lok Sabha seat in Mizoram which is witnessing a three-cornered contest, will be held tomorrow along with the by-poll to Hrangturzo Assembly seat.

Arunachal Pradesh records 71 percent voting

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 23:45

Around 71 percent polling was recorded on Wednesday in the simultaneous elections to Arunachal Pradesh`s two Lok Sabha seats and the state Assembly that was marred by violent incidents and the kidnapping of a Congress candidate from Khonsa (West) Assembly seat.

Lok Sabha polls: High turnout in Northeast once again in 2nd phase

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 23:22

It was another spectacle of very high turnout of voters on Wednesday in six Lok Sabha constituencies spread across four north-eastern states.

Campaigning for Mizoram`s lone Lok Sabha seat ends

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 22:31

Campaigning for the lone Lok Sabha constituency in Mizoram, where polling would be held on April 11, ended at 5 pm on Wednesday.

Flier held with Rs 27 lakh worth gold biscuits at airport

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 19:29

Security officials at the airport here have recovered gold biscuits worth Rs 27 lakh from a Chennai-bound passenger, who allegedly concealed the yellow metal in his socks.

Over 500 monks at Tawang, West Kameng district vote

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 19:21

Over 500 monks of 400-year-old Tawang Monastery bordering China and those in nearby West Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh cast their votes for two Lok Sabha and 49 of the 60 Assembly seats.

Sikkim Buddhists want their Karmapa back

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 14:53

s the lone Lok Sabha constituency in Sikkim goes to poll on April 12, the Buddhist minority want their Karmapa to his seat in Rumtek monastery while the Nepali communities, which form almost half of the populace, seek tribal status.

General Elections 2014: Polling as it happened in Northeast

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 23:37

Voting in phase two of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections is being held for one seat each in Nagaland and Manipur and two seats each in Arunchal Pradesh and Meghalaya.