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 BJP invites Manik Sarkar for Biplab Deb's swearing-in; outgoing CM agrees to attend

BJP invites Manik Sarkar for Biplab Deb's swearing-in; outgoing CM agrees to attend

The BJP-IPFT combine swept to power in Tripura on March 3, 2018, ending 25 years of uninterrupted rule of the CPI(M)-led Left Front.

Mar 08, 2018, 21:37 PM IST
Meghalaya Governor invites NPP chief Conrad Sangma to form govt, swearing-in on Tuesday

Meghalaya Governor invites NPP chief Conrad Sangma to form govt, swearing-in on Tuesday

Meghalaya threw up a fractured mandate on Saturday.

Mar 06, 2018, 00:01 AM IST
Congress stakes claim to form govt in Meghalaya, party leaders meet Governor

Congress stakes claim to form govt in Meghalaya, party leaders meet Governor

The ruling Congress emerged as the single largest party in Meghalaya and won 21 seats. 

Mar 04, 2018, 00:27 AM IST
 Amit Shah takes swipe at Rahul Gandhi: I received a message on WhatsApp that elections are being held in Italy

Amit Shah takes swipe at Rahul Gandhi: I received a message on WhatsApp that elections are being held in Italy

BJP president Amit Shah on Saturday took a dig at Congress president Rahul Gandhi over the Assembly election results in three Northeast states.

Mar 03, 2018, 17:25 PM IST
Assembly elections 2018: BJP looks set to win Tripura, big gains in Nagaland and Meghalaya

Assembly elections 2018: BJP looks set to win Tripura, big gains in Nagaland and Meghalaya

All the three states have 60 assembly seats and any party or alliance needs 31 to form a government.

Mar 03, 2018, 11:14 AM IST
Tripura Assembly election results 2018: Counting to begin shortly, results expected by noon

Tripura Assembly election results 2018: Counting to begin shortly, results expected by noon

The state went to polls on February 18. 

Mar 03, 2018, 07:13 AM IST
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

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