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In Arunachal, women contest only on six Assembly seats

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 15:56

The women form the majority of the electorate in Arunachal Pradesh but when it comes to contesting elections the numbers are at the odds with their population, with only 6 of them joining the fray for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls and Assembly elections.

In Arunachal, women contest only on 6 Assembly seats

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 15:36

The women form the majority of the electorate in Arunachal Pradesh but when it comes to contesting elections the numbers are at the odds with their population, with only 6 of them joining the fray for the ensuing Lok Sabha polls and Assembly elections.

157 polling parties leave for booths in Mizoram LS poll

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 15:28

At least 157 polling parties have left for their respective polling stations to conduct election to the lone Mizoram Lok Sabha seat on Wednesday despite the 72-hour state-wide bandh called by civil societies this morning.

Modi wave creation of corporate media: Manik Sarkar

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 14:23

Tripura Chief Minister and CPI-M politburo member Manik Sarkar on Monday said the `Modi wave` was a creation of the corporate media and in reality there is no such wave in the country.

Lok Sabha polls: Call for bandh in Mizoram on election day

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 14:08

With barely two days remaining for polling on the lone Lok Sabha seat in Mizoram, NGOs and youth organisations have called for bandh which will be in effect on the voting day.

No Modi wave, says Manik Sarkar

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 12:22

There is no "Modi wave" in the country, Tripura Chief Minsiter and Marxist leader Manik Sarkar said Monday, referring to BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Polling in Tripura, Assam on April 07: As it happened

Polling in Tripura, Assam on April 07: As it happened

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 22:18

Around 60 percent of the electorate had cast their votes till 2 pm Monday as polling was held in one of the two constituencies in Left-ruled Tripura, an official said.

Three Bangladeshi cattle lifters lynched

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 15:37

Three alleged Bangladeshi cattle lifters were lynched at a village along the Indo-Bangla international border in Tripura in the early hours on Sunday.

Neiphiu Rio campaigning in Arunachal

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 13:58

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and his cabinet colleagues are campaigning for Naga Peoples Front (NPF) in Arunachal Pradesh, which goes to the polls on April 9 notwithstanding opposition from various NGOs and students` union.

Arunachal BJP urges CEO for more security in booths

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 13:55

The BJP in Arunachal Pradesh has urged the state CEO to declare as hyper sensitive the Assembly constituencies where Congress candidates won uncontested and deploy adequate para-military forces to ensure free and fair polling.