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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
PM Modi to address rallies in poll-bound Meghalaya, Nagaland on Thursday

PM Modi to address rallies in poll-bound Meghalaya, Nagaland on Thursday

Meghalaya and Nagaland will see voting on February 27, 2018.

Feb 22, 2018, 00:24 AM IST
People unfazed by religious promises of political parties: Christian associations

People unfazed by religious promises of political parties: Christian associations

Political parties in Nagaland are promising religious grants to woo voters in the Christian-majority state.

Feb 20, 2018, 23:47 PM IST
Rajnath's comment on Meghalaya's law and order irresponsible: CM

Rajnath's comment on Meghalaya's law and order irresponsible: CM

Meghalaya Chief Minister on Monday termed as 'most irresponsible' Rajnath Singh's comment slamming the state government over "failure" in maintaining law and order.

Feb 20, 2018, 23:38 PM IST
Meghalaya polls: NCP demands NIA probe into party candidate's killing

Meghalaya polls: NCP demands NIA probe into party candidate's killing

The NCP on Tuesday demanded that the probe into the killing of Jonathone N Sangma.

Feb 20, 2018, 23:34 PM IST
NDPP engaged in 'politics without agenda', says Nagaland CM Zeliang

NDPP engaged in 'politics without agenda', says Nagaland CM Zeliang

Nagaland CM on Tuesday termed the newly- floated NDPP as a party engaged in politics without any agenda.

Feb 20, 2018, 23:24 PM IST
Meghalaya polls: BJP government actively participating in corruption, says Rahul Gandhi

Meghalaya polls: BJP government actively participating in corruption, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that strikes and violent activities were a thing of the past in Meghalaya.

Feb 20, 2018, 20:41 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi on two-day campaign trail in Meghalaya: Here's his itinerary

Rahul Gandhi on two-day campaign trail in Meghalaya: Here's his itinerary

Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the BJP-led central government, alleging that it ''actively" participated in corruption by allowing bank-loan defaulters Vijay Mallya and Nirav Modi to escape the

Feb 20, 2018, 20:23 PM IST
Meghalaya polls: NCP candidate J Sangma, 2 others killed in suspected IED blast

Meghalaya polls: NCP candidate J Sangma, 2 others killed in suspected IED blast

J Sangma, the NCP candidate from the Tura Assembly seat in Meghalaya, and two others were killed in a suspected IED attack on Sunday.

Feb 19, 2018, 00:13 AM IST
Tripura Assembly elections 2018: Voting concludes peacefully, 78.5% overall turnout recorded

Tripura Assembly elections 2018: Voting concludes peacefully, 78.5% overall turnout recorded

The polling of one constituency has, however, been rescheduled because of the demands of one candidate. The polling will be held on March 12.

Feb 18, 2018, 23:25 PM IST
Tripura Assembly elections 2018: Tripura goes to polls today, security beefed up near India-Bangladesh border

Tripura Assembly elections 2018: Tripura goes to polls today, security beefed up near India-Bangladesh border

Meanwhile, the Election Commission has appointed a Special Observer while the authorities have sealed the international and inter-state borders with Tripura.

Feb 18, 2018, 01:02 AM IST
Tripura Assembly Elections 2018: Left confident of victory, BJP giving tough fight

Tripura Assembly Elections 2018: Left confident of victory, BJP giving tough fight

In India's 65-year-long electoral history, the country's dominant Left party, CPI-M, has never been in direct confrontation with the BJP.

Feb 17, 2018, 15:18 PM IST
Tripura polls: Congress doesn't make false promises like BJP, says Rahul Gandhi

Tripura polls: Congress doesn't make false promises like BJP, says Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi on Friday appealed to the people of Tripura to vote for the Congress.

Feb 17, 2018, 00:45 AM IST
BJP will make Meghalaya model state: Amit Shah

BJP will make Meghalaya model state: Amit Shah

Amit Shah on Friday promised to make Meghalaya a model state within five years, if his party is voted to power.

Feb 17, 2018, 00:40 AM IST
Vision document: BJP vows to implement 7th pay panel recommendations in Meghalaya

Vision document: BJP vows to implement 7th pay panel recommendations in Meghalaya

The BJP's 'Vision Document' for the February 27 Meghalaya Assembly elections, promises to regularise contractual employees.

Feb 16, 2018, 16:55 PM IST

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