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BJP, NDPP enter into seat-sharing deal for Nagaland assembly polls

BJP, NDPP enter into seat-sharing deal for Nagaland assembly polls

Under the seat-sharing deal, the NDPP will contest in 40 seats, while the BJP in 20 for the election to the 60-member Nagaland Legislative Assembly. 

Feb 03, 2018, 21:52 PM IST
Nagaland Assembly election 2018: BJP releases list of 20 candidates

Nagaland Assembly election 2018: BJP releases list of 20 candidates

The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) on Saturday released a list of 20 candidates for the ensuing General Election to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly.

Feb 03, 2018, 20:11 PM IST
BJP releases list of 45 candidates for Meghalaya assembly elections

BJP releases list of 45 candidates for Meghalaya assembly elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released the list of 45 candidates for Meghalaya assembly elections. Assembly polls in the state for all 60 seats are slated to be held on February 27 and the

Feb 02, 2018, 15:36 PM IST
Arun Jaitley to release BJP's 'Vision Document' for Tripura

Arun Jaitley to release BJP's 'Vision Document' for Tripura

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will on February 12 release the Bharatiya Janata Party's "Vision Document" for Tripura here ahead of the February 18 assembly polls, a party leader announced on

Feb 02, 2018, 00:49 AM IST
RSS dis-empowers women, Congress fighting this ideology across India: Rahul Gandhi

RSS dis-empowers women, Congress fighting this ideology across India: Rahul Gandhi

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) claiming that the ideology of the party is aimed at disempowering women. 

Jan 31, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
Tripura's Manik Sarkar is the 'poorest' Chief Minister, has just Rs 1,520 cash

Tripura's Manik Sarkar is the 'poorest' Chief Minister, has just Rs 1,520 cash

The Left leader donates his entire salary to the CPI(M) and gets Rs 5,000 from the party as subsistence allowances. Sarkar has never filed any income tax return. 

Jan 31, 2018, 08:49 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi wears Rs 70K jacket in Meghalaya; BJP's turn for 'suit-boot' jibe

Rahul Gandhi wears Rs 70K jacket in Meghalaya; BJP's turn for 'suit-boot' jibe

Rahul Gandhi was spotted wearing an expensive black jacket during a musical event in Meghalaya. 

Jan 31, 2018, 07:30 AM IST
11 Nagaland parties decide to boycott Assembly polls

11 Nagaland parties decide to boycott Assembly polls

Eleven political parties in Nagaland on Monday decided not to issue party tickets or file nominations for the February 27 Assembly elections.

Jan 29, 2018, 23:15 PM IST
BJP announces 44 candidates for Tripura assembly elections

BJP announces 44 candidates for Tripura assembly elections

The announcement of candidates for Tripura assembly polls was made by Union Health Minister JP Nadda.

Jan 27, 2018, 23:38 PM IST
'Come for talks': Manipur CM Biren Singh's invite to insurgents

'Come for talks': Manipur CM Biren Singh's invite to insurgents

CM Biren Singh invited insurgents to come for talks for finding a "political solution" to their problems.

Jan 26, 2018, 15:37 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi set to visit poll-bound Meghalaya for two days

Rahul Gandhi set to visit poll-bound Meghalaya for two days

Congress president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to arrive here on January 30 for a two-day meeting with the party workers and supporters of the poll-bound state, sources in the state unit of the party

Jan 26, 2018, 13:08 PM IST
Former Nagaland CM KL Chishi, Independent legislator to join BJP

Former Nagaland CM KL Chishi, Independent legislator to join BJP

Chishi, who quit the Congress on Saturday, will be joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday in presence of BJP General Secretary in-charge northeastern states, Ram Madhav.

Jan 21, 2018, 23:34 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi greets Tripura, Manipur, Meghalaya on Statehood Day

PM Narendra Modi greets Tripura, Manipur, Meghalaya on Statehood Day

Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya attained statehood on January 21, 1972.

Jan 21, 2018, 14:01 PM IST
Ahead of northeast assembly polls, Mohan Bhagwat to address biggest-ever RSS rally in Assam

Ahead of northeast assembly polls, Mohan Bhagwat to address biggest-ever RSS rally in Assam

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat will on Sunday address a public gathering here in Assam. Nearly 50,000 swayamsevaks will be attending the 'biggest-ever' rally of the Hindutva

Jan 21, 2018, 08:55 AM IST
5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Assam's Kokrajhar

5.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Assam's Kokrajhar

The quake stroke the area at around 6.44 am.

Jan 20, 2018, 08:09 AM IST
EC likely to announce poll dates for Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland today

EC likely to announce poll dates for Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland today

The Election Commission of India to likely to announce the poll schedule for legislative assemblies of Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland on Thursday. 

Jan 18, 2018, 08:46 AM IST
Congress announces coordination committee for Nagaland polls

Congress announces coordination committee for Nagaland polls

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday approved the Coordination Committee for the upcoming assembly elections in Nagaland, which are expected to be held in February or March this year.

Jan 17, 2018, 20:29 PM IST
9 oil tankers set afire on Assam-Arunachal border, Khaplang militants' role suspected

9 oil tankers set afire on Assam-Arunachal border, Khaplang militants' role suspected

The tankers were moving from Kharsang in Arunachal Pradesh to Digboi in Assam when they were set on fire near Jagun. 

Jan 16, 2018, 19:30 PM IST
Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland elections: EC likely to announce dates today

Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland elections: EC likely to announce dates today

The five-year term of the assemblies in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura, with 60 seats each, would expire on March 6, 13, and 14, respectively.

Jan 12, 2018, 06:49 AM IST

6.0-magnitude quake hits Myanmar-India border region

An earthquake measuring 6.0 on the Richter Scale hit the Myanmar-India border region on Sunday.

Jan 07, 2018, 15:08 PM IST

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