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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
Meghalaya polls: Looking at BJP's allegations against Meghalaya DGP, says EC

Meghalaya polls: Looking at BJP's allegations against Meghalaya DGP, says EC

Chief Election Commissioner on Friday said they are yet to establish the facts on the allegations of the BJP against Meghalaya DGP. 

Feb 16, 2018, 16:48 PM IST
Tripura polls: CM Manik Sarkar fights against resurgent BJP in Dhanpur

Tripura polls: CM Manik Sarkar fights against resurgent BJP in Dhanpur

The Dhanpur constituency in Sipahijala district has emerged as one of the main battlefields in poll-bound Tripura.

Feb 16, 2018, 16:44 PM IST
BJP 'match fixing' with NPP in Meghalaya elections: Congress

BJP 'match fixing' with NPP in Meghalaya elections: Congress

Meghalaya`s ruling Congress has accused the BJP of "match-fixing" with the National People`s Party.

Feb 16, 2018, 16:40 PM IST
BJP accuses CPI(M) of spreading rumours in Tripura, moves EC

BJP accuses CPI(M) of spreading rumours in Tripura, moves EC

The BJP has approached the Election Commission, alleging that the ruling CPI(M) in Tripura is spreading rumours.

Feb 16, 2018, 16:35 PM IST
BJP using 'terror collaborator' to oust Left government in Tripura: Manik Sarkar

BJP using 'terror collaborator' to oust Left government in Tripura: Manik Sarkar

Manik Sarkar has been Chief Minister of Tripura for the past 20 years.

Feb 16, 2018, 16:31 PM IST
With poetry and song, Tripura's poll campaigning gets colourful

With poetry and song, Tripura's poll campaigning gets colourful

Street plays and satirical poetry lampooning rivals are the order of the day as part of hectic campaigning for Sunday`s Tripura Assembly polls.

Feb 16, 2018, 16:23 PM IST
BJP accuses Odisha Governor SC Jamir of campaigning for Nagaland polls, moves EC

BJP accuses Odisha Governor SC Jamir of campaigning for Nagaland polls, moves EC

The BJP has accused Odisha Governor SC Jamir of campaigning for the Congress and a regional party in Nagaland.

Feb 16, 2018, 15:57 PM IST
NDPP-BJP alliance to get absolute majority in Nagaland, says Neiphiu Rio

NDPP-BJP alliance to get absolute majority in Nagaland, says Neiphiu Rio

Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party`s CM candidate on Thursday voiced confidence that the NDPP-BJP alliance will come to power with absolute majority in Nagaland.

Feb 16, 2018, 15:51 PM IST
Ensure fair voting in Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland: EC to officials

Ensure fair voting in Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland: EC to officials

Chief Election Commissioner on Friday asked the election machinery in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland to be "fearless and unbiased".

Feb 16, 2018, 15:43 PM IST