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Nagaland polls contest between Nagas, outside forces: NPF chief

Nagaland polls contest between Nagas, outside forces: NPF chief

Nagaland's ruling NPF chief Shurhozelie Liezietsu has said that the Feb 27 election will be fought between outside forces and the Naga people.

Feb 13, 2018, 00:36 AM IST
BJP looking forward to expand base in North East: Rajiv Pratap Rudy

BJP looking forward to expand base in North East: Rajiv Pratap Rudy

The BJP today said it will add Meghalaya, Tripura, Karnataka and Nagaland to the list of states where the party is in power.

Feb 12, 2018, 17:03 PM IST
Tripura Assembly elections 2018: Yogi Adityanath joins BJP's poll campaign

Tripura Assembly elections 2018: Yogi Adityanath joins BJP's poll campaign

With barely a week to go for Tripura Assembly polls 2018, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath landed in the state on Monday for a two-day visit. Adityanath will join party chief Amit Shah

Feb 12, 2018, 14:56 PM IST
Tripura Assembly elections 2018: Brinda Karat joins poll campaign, says BJP can't buy locals

Tripura Assembly elections 2018: Brinda Karat joins poll campaign, says BJP can't buy locals

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat joined the party's campaign in poll-bound Tripura on Monday.

Feb 12, 2018, 14:29 PM IST
Tripura Assembly elections 2018: BJP's vision document 'illegal', 'imaginary', says CPI(M)

Tripura Assembly elections 2018: BJP's vision document 'illegal', 'imaginary', says CPI(M)

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Sunday termed BJP's vision document is “fotka” (imaginary) and “illegal”. 

Feb 12, 2018, 13:54 PM IST
Tripura polls 2018: CPI (M) candidate Ramendra Narayan Debbarma, sitting MLA, dies a week before elections

Tripura polls 2018: CPI (M) candidate Ramendra Narayan Debbarma, sitting MLA, dies a week before elections

With a week to go for Tripura Assembly elections 2018, CPI(M) candidate Ramendra Narayan Debbarma died of a cerebral stroke on February 11, 2018. 

Feb 12, 2018, 13:02 PM IST
From a force to reckon with, Trinamool struggles in Tripura

From a force to reckon with, Trinamool struggles in Tripura

With all eyes set on the fight between the CPI(M)-led Left Front and the BJP in Tripura, the Trinamool Congress, once an emerging force to reckon with in the north eastern state, is now struggling

Feb 12, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
BJP claims party candidate injured in attack in Tripura

BJP claims party candidate injured in attack in Tripura

  A BJP youth leader along with 9 party workers were attacked by CPI(M) supporters with sticks and bombs at Ranirbazar, about 12 km from here, the saffron party alleged today.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:27 PM IST
Tripura people responsible for state's backwardness:  Nitin Gadkari

Tripura people responsible for state's backwardness: Nitin Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari today said the people of Tripura were to be blamed for the state's "backwardness" as they did not vote for a change in the last 25 years.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:21 PM IST
Italy, Argentina and Sweden to vote in Meghalaya Election 2018

Italy, Argentina and Sweden to vote in Meghalaya Election 2018

Sisters Promiseland and Holyland Dkhar and their namesake neighbour Jerusalem Khiewtam will also participate in the adult franchise.

Feb 12, 2018, 12:16 PM IST
3,400 VVPAT machines arrive in poll-bound Nagaland

3,400 VVPAT machines arrive in poll-bound Nagaland

  A total of 3,400 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines and 77 companies of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) have arrived in poll-bound Nagaland, an election official said on

Feb 12, 2018, 12:10 PM IST
Poster campaign to create voter awareness in Nagaland

Poster campaign to create voter awareness in Nagaland

The office of Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has launched a poster campaign in poll-bound Nagaland, encouraging electorates to grab the opportunity to wisely choose their representatives for the 13th

Feb 12, 2018, 12:07 PM IST
Congress to back secular candidates where it's not contesting

Congress to back secular candidates where it's not contesting

Aiming at stopping the BJP and its alliance partner from "compromising the way of life of the people of Nagaland", the Congress has said it would support secular party candidates in seats where it

Feb 12, 2018, 11:11 AM IST
Amit Shah hits out at Manik Sarkar-led Tripura govt, says BJP will win polls

Amit Shah hits out at Manik Sarkar-led Tripura govt, says BJP will win polls

Ahead of the state Assembly elections to be held next Sunday, the ruling party chief is on a two-day visit to the northeast state of Tripura.

Feb 12, 2018, 10:53 AM IST
Tripura polls: Left cadres 'looting' public, vote for BJP, says Amit Shah

Tripura polls: Left cadres 'looting' public, vote for BJP, says Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday asked the people to oust Tripura's 'Lal bhai' government.

Feb 12, 2018, 00:58 AM IST
Tripura people responsible for state's backwardness: Gadkari

Tripura people responsible for state's backwardness: Gadkari

Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said the people of Tripura were to be blamed for the state's "backwardness" as they did not vote for a change in the last 25 years.

Feb 12, 2018, 00:32 AM IST
Tripura Assembly elections: FM Arun Jaitley releases BJP's 'Vision Document'

Tripura Assembly elections: FM Arun Jaitley releases BJP's 'Vision Document'

Ahead of the Assembly polls, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday released the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) 'Vision Document' for Tripura.

Feb 11, 2018, 13:57 PM IST
Tripura Muslims patriot, they did not go to Pakistan: BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain

Tripura Muslims patriot, they did not go to Pakistan: BJP's Shahnawaz Hussain

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Saturday labelled Tripura Muslims as patriots since they did not go to Pakistan after the Independence.

Feb 10, 2018, 23:02 PM IST
BJP will get only 3 to 6 seats in Nagaland: Minister

BJP will get only 3 to 6 seats in Nagaland: Minister

  Nagaland Home Minister Kuzholuzo Nienu on Friday exuded confidence that his Naga People's Front (NPF) will retain power in Nagaland by securing more than 30 seats in the February 27 elections while

Feb 10, 2018, 10:30 AM IST
BJP releases 'chargesheet' against Congress government in Meghalaya

BJP releases 'chargesheet' against Congress government in Meghalaya

The BJP on Thursday released a 38-point "chargesheet" against the ruling Congress government in poll-bound Meghalaya.

Feb 09, 2018, 00:56 AM IST

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