close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Northeast elections

Northeast India to become 'Congress-free'?

Watch this segment to know whether Northeast India is set to become 'Congress-free'? BJP won elections in Tripura and will also form government in Nagaland. On the other hand, Congress got 21 seats in Meghalaya and is trying hard to form government in Meghalaya.

Mar 05, 2018, 10:03 AM IST

BJP-IPFT storm leaves Tripura a fallen fortress for the Left

The Left is now dramatically more vulnerable. On the other hand, BJP says ally IPFT will be a part of the new government.

Mar 04, 2018, 00:16 AM IST

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

Tripura Assembly Elections 2018: Left front confident of wining polls, says CPI

Veteran communist leader Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy today expressed doubts over the two exit polls which predicted the BJP's win in Tripura elections, and said the Left front is confident of returning to power.

Feb 28, 2018, 14:57 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

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

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

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 conniving to wipe off the state from the history.

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

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 party in next year`s Lok Sabha elections.

Feb 14, 2018, 09:58 AM IST

Tripura Assembly Elections 2018: BJP will bring central schemes in state, says Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said if the BJP was voted to power in Tripura, it would ensure that all welfare schemes of the Centre reach the poor, even in the farthest corner of the Northeastern state.

Feb 13, 2018, 13:36 PM IST

As election fever grips Northeast, PM Modi leads BJP's campaign in Tripura

As election fever grips the poll-bound states in the Northeast, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to lead the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) campaign in Tripura on Thursday. The state will go to polls in a single phase on February 18, 2018.

Feb 08, 2018, 12:42 PM IST