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2018 elections: Counting day in Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya; BJP eyes major gains

2018 elections: Counting day in Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya; BJP eyes major gains

Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura will get new Assemblies today after the election results are declared later in the day. Initial trends show a close contest between the Left Front and BJP-led alliance

Mar 02, 2018, 23:26 PM IST
Tripura: Counting of votes underway; both Left and BJP confident of victory

Tripura: Counting of votes underway; both Left and BJP confident of victory

Tripura went to polls on February 18, 2018.

Mar 02, 2018, 23:09 PM IST
Will Meghalaya witness hung Assembly? Decision on Saturday

Will Meghalaya witness hung Assembly? Decision on Saturday

The polling was for the 60-seat Meghalaya Assembly was held on February 27, 2018.

Mar 02, 2018, 23:01 PM IST
Nagaland elections 2018: BJP-NDPP combine seems set to deliver big upset to NPF

Nagaland elections 2018: BJP-NDPP combine seems set to deliver big upset to NPF

Former Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio has already been declared the winner uncontested in the Northern Angami II constituency. 

Mar 02, 2018, 22:52 PM IST
 13 counting centres in state, CAPF to be deployed: Meghalaya's Chief Electoral Officer

13 counting centres in state, CAPF to be deployed: Meghalaya's Chief Electoral Officer

Meghalaya's Chief Electoral Officer said on Friday that there will be 13 counting centres in the state.

Mar 02, 2018, 22:16 PM IST
Assembly polls: BSF keeping close vigil on Bangladesh border ahead of counting

Assembly polls: BSF keeping close vigil on Bangladesh border ahead of counting

Ahead of the counting of votes in the state, BSF personnel have been deployed along the India-Bangladesh border.

Mar 02, 2018, 21:57 PM IST
73% votes polled at 13 polling stations across nine constituencies in Nagaland

73% votes polled at 13 polling stations across nine constituencies in Nagaland

Around 73 per cent voter turnout was reported in the re-polling at 13 polling stations across nine constituencies in Nagaland.

Mar 02, 2018, 21:52 PM IST
Tripura poll result will impact national politics, CPI (M): Party leader

Tripura poll result will impact national politics, CPI (M): Party leader

The Tripura Assembly election result will be declared on Saturday.

Mar 02, 2018, 21:47 PM IST
Both CPI-M, BJP confident of forming government in Tripura

Both CPI-M, BJP confident of forming government in Tripura

Both the ruling CPI-M-led Left Front and the Opposition BJP sounded optimistic about forming the next government in Tripura.

Mar 02, 2018, 15:53 PM IST
Meghalaya Assembly Election 2018: 18.4 lakh voters to decide fate of  370 candidates

Meghalaya Assembly Election 2018: 18.4 lakh voters to decide fate of 370 candidates

Meghalaya is all set to go to polls on Tuesday morning. Voting will be held in 59 constituencies between 7 am and 4 pm. 

Feb 26, 2018, 14:00 PM IST
Repolling underway in 6 Assembly constituencies in Tripura, 37% voter turnout recorded till 11 am

Repolling underway in 6 Assembly constituencies in Tripura, 37% voter turnout recorded till 11 am

The total voter turnout stood at 74 percent in the single-phase Tripura Assembly polls on February 18, 2018.

Feb 26, 2018, 08:58 AM IST
Meghalaya Assembly elections 2018: Whopping 5174% increase in average assets of MLA since 2013

Meghalaya Assembly elections 2018: Whopping 5174% increase in average assets of MLA since 2013

Of the 57 leaders who are recontesting in 2018, Indian National Congress (INC) has the biggest share with 22 MLAs.

Feb 24, 2018, 18:13 PM IST
Meghalaya Assembly elections 2018: 44% increase in average assets of MLAs recontesting in 2018

Meghalaya Assembly elections 2018: 44% increase in average assets of MLAs recontesting in 2018

There has been a growth of Rs. 3.41 crore or by 44%.in the average assets of MLAs re-contesting the Meghalaya Assembly elections in 2018, as per the affidavits analysed by Association for Democratic

Feb 24, 2018, 18:00 PM IST
Meghalaya's most-wanted terrorist Sohan D Shira shot dead in police encounter

Meghalaya's most-wanted terrorist Sohan D Shira shot dead in police encounter

Meghalaya's most-wanted terrorist was on Saturday shot dead by security forces in an encounter in East Garo Hills district. The self-styled chief of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA

Feb 24, 2018, 15:53 PM IST
Nagaland Assembly elections 2018: 41% increase in average assets of MLAs re-contesting in 2018

Nagaland Assembly elections 2018: 41% increase in average assets of MLAs re-contesting in 2018

There has been a growth in the average assets of re-contesting MLAs by 41 per cent or Rs 1.24 crore, as per the affidavits analysed by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

Feb 24, 2018, 15:11 PM IST
Modi government promotes narrow-minded idea of India: Tharoor

Modi government promotes narrow-minded idea of India: Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Friday appealed to voters in Meghalaya not to vote for the BJP in the February 27 Assembly polls.

Feb 23, 2018, 23:35 PM IST
Assembly elections: EC orders repolling in six booths in Tripura, CPI(M) fumes

Assembly elections: EC orders repolling in six booths in Tripura, CPI(M) fumes

The EC on Friday ordered repolling in six booths in as many Assembly constituencies of Tripura.

Feb 23, 2018, 20:40 PM IST
 PM Narendra Modi's addresses rally in Meghalaya: Top quotes

PM Narendra Modi's addresses rally in Meghalaya: Top quotes

PM Modi's rally at Shyamnagar village in Phulbari of West Garo Hills district was the first in Meghalaya by a Prime Minister.

Feb 23, 2018, 00:27 AM IST
Meghalaya polls: Congress' Randeep Surjewala sharpens Rahul's corruption jibe at PM

Meghalaya polls: Congress' Randeep Surjewala sharpens Rahul's corruption jibe at PM

The Congress on Thursday demanded PM Modi's explanation for allegedly unleashing "multiple engines of corruption" in the country.

Feb 22, 2018, 22:13 PM IST
59% candidates for Nagaland assembly polls are crorepati, ex-CM Neiphiu Rio in top three: ADR report

59% candidates for Nagaland assembly polls are crorepati, ex-CM Neiphiu Rio in top three: ADR report

According to ADR, 114 or 59 percent out of the total 196 candidates in the fray, have declared their assets in crores.

Feb 22, 2018, 11:07 AM IST

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