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

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

NDPP chief ministerial candidate Neiphiu Rio on Thursday voiced confidence that the NDPP-BJP alliance will come to power with absolute majority in Nagaland.

Feb 16, 2018, 00:46 AM IST
Assembly elections: Kerala CM attacks BJP and its alliance in Tripura

Assembly elections: Kerala CM attacks BJP and its alliance in Tripura

Kerala Chief Minister on Thursday alleged that the BJP was "violently attacking" CPI(M) workers.

Feb 15, 2018, 19:50 PM IST
In Tripura's politics women certainly matter

In Tripura's politics women certainly matter

  The Assembly polls in Tripura on Sunday will see 23 women contesting, including two pitted against Chief Minister Manik Sarkar.

Feb 15, 2018, 16:32 PM IST
Nagaland assembly election 2018: No women representative in 60-member house

Nagaland assembly election 2018: No women representative in 60-member house

  Even after 54 years of statehood and 12 assembly elections, Nagaland is yet to see any woman representative in the Assembly.

Feb 15, 2018, 11:26 AM IST
3 days to Tripura Assembly polls: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address election rallies

3 days to Tripura Assembly polls: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address election rallies

The Prime Minister will address rallies in Santirbazar of South Tripura and Agartala of West Tripura districts. 

Feb 15, 2018, 07:34 AM IST
Will return to power: Nagaland CM TR Zeliang

Will return to power: Nagaland CM TR Zeliang

Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang on Wednesday exuded confidence that the NPF will return to power and said the party has not shut doors to the BJP to return into the partnership after February 27

Feb 15, 2018, 00:52 AM IST
Tripura Assembly Elections 2018: BJP conspiring to wipe Tripura off history, says CM Manik Sarkar

Tripura Assembly Elections 2018: BJP conspiring to wipe Tripura off history, says CM Manik Sarkar

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Tuesday hit out at the alliance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Indigenous People`s Front of Tripura (IPFT), saying that both the parties are

Feb 14, 2018, 10:27 AM IST
Meghalaya Assembly Elections 2018: Poll results will be a boost for Congress in 2019 elections,says Kerela CM Oommen Chandy

Meghalaya Assembly Elections 2018: Poll results will be a boost for Congress in 2019 elections,says Kerela CM Oommen Chandy

Voicing confidence that the Congress will retain power in Meghalaya, former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday said that the state election results will definitely give a boost to the

Feb 14, 2018, 09:58 AM IST
BJP's high-profile campaign aims to breach Left fortress in Tripura

BJP's high-profile campaign aims to breach Left fortress in Tripura

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold two rallies on Thursday in Tripura.

Feb 14, 2018, 01:03 AM IST
Yogi Adityanath calls Rahul Gandhi's 'temple run' a victory for BJP

Yogi Adityanath calls Rahul Gandhi's 'temple run' a victory for BJP

The Congress had claimed in November 2017 that Rahul Gandhi was 'janeu-dhari Hindu'.

Feb 13, 2018, 15:58 PM IST
Meghalaya assembly election 2018: Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat to visit on February 27

Meghalaya assembly election 2018: Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat to visit on February 27

  An Election Commission (EC) team led by Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat will arrive here on Thursday to take stock of the preparations for the February 27 assembly polls, an official

Feb 13, 2018, 12:57 PM IST
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