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Meghalaya elections 2018

Sun is red when it sets, turns saffron when it rises: Narendra Modi taunts Left after Tripura victory

Prime Minister Narendra Modi revelled in his party's victory in the Tripura Assembly elections, and launched a scathing attack on the politics of the Left. He said the Northeast would show the way to the rest of the country when it comes to development.

Mar 03, 2018, 18:54 PM IST

This is not BJP's golden age, there is more to come: BJP president Amit Shah after victories in Tripura, Nagaland

Only if the BJP has won in West Bengal, Kerala and Odisha would he call it a golden age, Shah said.

Mar 03, 2018, 16:44 PM IST

Reactions on 3 north east states' elections - Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya: Who said what

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally surged ahead of the Left Front in Tripura establishing a lead in 41 seats in the 59-seat elections. It is a close fight in Meghalaya with the Congress ahead in 20 seats and NPP is leading in 19 seats. In Nagaland, the ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) was ahead in 28 constituencies while the BJP and its ally Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) leading in 26 seats.

Mar 03, 2018, 15:13 PM IST

Meghalaya Assembly election results 2018: As it happened

The National People`s Party (NPP) has bagged 19 seats in Meghalaya Assembly elections. 

Mar 03, 2018, 07:38 AM IST

Meghalaya Assembly elections 2018: Hattrick for Congress or win for BJP?

The polling was for the 60-seat Meghalaya Assembly was held on February 27. Of the 60 Assembly seats in Meghalaya, as many as 55 seats in the state are reserved for Scheduled Tribes.

Mar 03, 2018, 07:21 AM IST

2018 elections: Counting day in Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya; BJP eyes major gains

Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura will get new Assemblies today after the election results are declared later in the day. Initial trends show a close contest between the Left Front and BJP-led alliance in Tripura. In Nagaland BJP and its allies have already taken a slender lead and in Meghalaya Congress and BJP are in a neck and neck fight.

Mar 02, 2018, 23:26 PM IST

Will Meghalaya witness hung Assembly? Decision on Saturday

The polling was for the 60-seat Meghalaya Assembly was held on February 27, 2018.

Mar 02, 2018, 23:01 PM IST

Meghalaya Assembly elections live updates: 27.75% voter turnout recorded till 1 pm

 Polling will be held in Meghalaya between 7 am and 4 pm on Tuesday. The state has a 60-member House each, but voting will be held for 59 constituencies.

Feb 27, 2018, 06:51 AM IST

Meghalaya Assembly elections 2018: Whopping 5174% increase in average assets of MLA since 2013

Of the 57 leaders who are recontesting in 2018, Indian National Congress (INC) has the biggest share with 22 MLAs.

Feb 24, 2018, 18:13 PM IST

Meghalaya Assembly elections 2018: 44% increase in average assets of MLAs recontesting in 2018

There has been a growth of Rs. 3.41 crore or by the average assets of MLAs re-contesting the Meghalaya Assembly elections in 2018, as per the affidavits analysed by Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

Feb 24, 2018, 18:00 PM IST

Meghalaya Assembly elections 2018: 25 candidates face criminal cases, 1 charged with murder

Out of the 370 candidates contesting the Meghalaya assembly polls, twenty five have criminal cases against them. As per the self-sworn affidavits of all the candidates analysed by Meghalaya Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) 21 candidates have declared serious criminal cases against themselves.

Feb 23, 2018, 10:05 AM IST

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

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

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

Meghalaya polls: 'Magician' Modi can make even democracy 'disappear', says Rahul Gandhi

Narendra Modi is a ''great magician'' who can make even democracy ''disappear'', Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday.

Feb 21, 2018, 20:15 PM IST

Development never on agenda for Northeast elections, we will change that: BJP's Kiren Rijiju

Elections in the Northeast have never given enough focus to development, Rijiju said.

Feb 20, 2018, 18:35 PM IST

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

443 candidates file nominations for Meghalaya polls

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma filed his nomination papers from two assembly constituencies — Ampati and Songsak.

Feb 08, 2018, 00:47 AM IST