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Nagaland assembly elections

Nagaland Assembly elections 2018: NDPP-BJP in a win-win situation, NPF offers support

The BJP had contested the polls in Nagaland in alliance with the newly-floated NDPP where the two contested in 20 and 40 seats, respectively. 

Mar 03, 2018, 16:10 PM IST

Bharatiya Janata Party tsunami uproots Left from Tripura, party eyes governments in Meghalaya, Nagaland

A saffron wave seems to have swept through India’s three north-eastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland.

Mar 03, 2018, 15:19 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

Neiphiu Rio, the man who won unopposed in Nagaland, to be NDPP-BJP CM candidate

Rio may soon become Nagaland chief minister if election results go in favour of the NDPP -BJP alliance.

Mar 03, 2018, 14:02 PM IST

Nagaland Assembly election results 2018: BJP-NDPP in close contest with NPF

The latest trends in Nagaland show a close contest between the BJP-NDPP combing and the NPF.

Mar 03, 2018, 08:54 AM IST

Nagaland Assembly elections 2018: Here's the full list of winning candidates

Former Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio was declared the winner uncontested in the Northern Angami II constituency.

Mar 03, 2018, 08:12 AM IST

Nagaland Assembly election results 2018: As it happened

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance and the Naga People's Front (NPF) are in a neck and neck fight in the 60-member Assembly in Nagaland.

Mar 03, 2018, 07:52 AM IST

Nagaland Assembly elections 2018 results: It’s BJP-NDPP combine vs NPF

Former Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has already been declared the winner uncontested in the Northern Angami II constituency.

Mar 03, 2018, 07:35 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

Nagaland elections 2018: BJP-NDPP combine seems set to deliver big upset to NPF

Former Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio has already been declared the winner uncontested in the Northern Angami II constituency. 

Mar 02, 2018, 22:52 PM IST

Nagaland Assembly elections: One injured in bomb blast at polling station in Tizit

Nationalist Democratic People's Party (NDPP) chief Neiphiu Rio has won Northern Angami-II seat unopposed.

Feb 27, 2018, 10:28 AM IST

Assembly elections 2018: PM Narendra Modi urges people to vote in large numbers in Meghalaya, Nagaland

Meghalaya and Nagaland have a 60-member House each.

Feb 27, 2018, 08:25 AM IST

Live updates: 56% voter turnout recorded in Nagaland, 27.75% in Meghalaya till 1 pm

Meghalaya and Nagaland have a 60-member House each.

Feb 27, 2018, 07:38 AM IST

59% candidates for Nagaland assembly polls are crorepati, ex-CM Neiphiu Rio in top three: ADR report

According to ADR, 114 or 59 percent out of the total 196 candidates in the fray, have declared their assets in crores.

Feb 22, 2018, 11:07 AM IST

Nagaland elections 2018: Neiphiu Rio, BJP ally and former CM, has already won unopposed with two weeks to go for polling

This is the second time Rio is being elected to the Nagaland Assembly without a challenger.

Feb 13, 2018, 07:33 AM IST

227 nomination papers found valid for Nagaland polls: Official

Elections to the 60-member Nagaland Assembly are slated to be held on February 27.

Feb 09, 2018, 00:37 AM IST

First batch of contestants files nomination in Nagaland on penultimate day

The filing of nominations for the 60-member Nagaland House had started on January 31, but all the political parties in the north-eastern state kept away till Tuesday.

Feb 07, 2018, 00:39 AM IST

PM Modi's words don't mean anything: Rahul Gandhi on Naga peace accord

On August 4, 2015, the Centre had inked a historic peace accord with Naga militant group NSCN(IM).

Feb 04, 2018, 11:17 AM IST

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

Nagaland Assembly Elections: Women voters outnumber men

Polling percentage of female voters in Nagaland surpassed their male counterparts in the February 23 assembly elections.

Feb 26, 2013, 17:41 PM IST