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North East Elections

281 CAPF to be deployed for Nagaland Assembly poll

Altogether 281 companies of central force will be deployed in Nagaland to ensure free and fair Assembly polls in the state on February 27, the state chief electoral officer said.

Feb 12, 2018, 11:03 AM IST

Remove Manik govt, choose 'Hira': Modi to Tripura voters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called upon the people of poll-bound Tripura to "throw" out the Manik Sarkar-led Left Front government in the state and vote for the BJP to usher in development for which he developed a new acronym - 'hira'.

Feb 08, 2018, 17:14 PM IST

Centre moves SC for withdrawal of security forces from Darjeeling

The Central government on Wednesday sought the Supreme Court`s nod for withdrawing the remaining four companies of security forces from West Bengal`s trouble-torn Darjeeling and Kalimpong for their deployment in poll-bound states of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland.

Feb 08, 2018, 11:57 AM IST

NPF charges Rio with obstructing rival candidates to file paper

The ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) accused Neiphiu Rio, chief ministerial candidate of newly-floated NDPP, of trying to restrain its candidate from filing nomination papers today, the last day to do so.

Feb 08, 2018, 11:25 AM IST

International border sealed, security beefed up for PM's Tripura visit

The India-Bangladesh border adjoining Sipahijala and Unakoti districts of Tripura has been sealed in view of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit tomorrow, police said today.

Feb 08, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

BJP not for dividing Tripura: Himanta Biswa Sarma

The BJP today said it does not support the demand for a separate state by dividing Tripura, and its alliance with the IPFT for the upcoming Assembly polls, was on the basis of a common minimum programme.

Feb 08, 2018, 10:08 AM IST

443 finally files nomination for Meghalaya poll

  A total of 443 candidates have filed papers for the 60 constituencies in Meghalaya after end of filing of nominations today, chief electoral officer F R Kharkongor said.

Feb 08, 2018, 09:57 AM IST

Nagaland Poll: 231 candidates file nomination

A total of 231 candidates on Wednesday filed nomination for election to the 13th Nagaland assembly.It was the last date to file nominations today.

Feb 08, 2018, 09:51 AM IST