People of Northeast rejected ‘politics of hate’: PMTop Stories

People of Northeast rejected ‘politics of hate’: PM

Bengaluru, March 4: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today that the people of the Northeast have rejected the “politics of hate” by “unanimously” voting the BJP to power. The BJP yesterday wrested Tripura, the Left bastion, and received an invitation…

NDPP-BJP dethrones NPF from power in NagalandTop Stories

NDPP-BJP dethrones NPF from power in Nagaland

To form Govt with support from JD(U), Independent Dimapur/Kohima, March 3: Fifteen years after Neiphiu Rio led Naga People’s Front (NPF) to power in Nagaland by dethroning the Congress Government; it was again left to Neiphiu Rio to stop the…

Clueless CEO creates confusionTop Stories

Clueless CEO creates confusion

Kohima, March 3: The office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Nagaland today appeared to be clueless on the results of elections in some constituencies in the State, creating confusion and apprehension among the public. Addressing a press conference on…

All 5 women candidates loseTop Stories

All 5 women candidates lose

Dimapur, March 3: It is the same old story again. The 60-member Nagaland assembly will again have no woman MLA. Though for the first time in the electoral history of Nagaland, five women candidates were in the fray among the…

DPC flays mistreatment of journalists at counting centreTop Stories

DPC flays mistreatment of journalists at counting centre

Dimapur, March 3: The Dimapur Press Club (DPC) has expressed displeasure at the “unprofessional and insolent treatment” meted out to press and media personnel by officials at the vote-counting centre in the Dimapur deputy commissioner’s office complex on March 3.…

BJP demolishes Left Front bastion in Tripura; Manik Sarkar loses powerTop Stories

BJP demolishes Left Front bastion in Tripura; Manik Sarkar loses power

AGARTALA, March 3: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies have demolished the last Left Front bastion in the country, Tripura and secured a majority in the 60-member Assembly. Following a brusing battle in Tripura Assembly elections 2018, the…

Hung assembly in Meghalaya, Congress single largest party

SHILLONG, March 3: Meghalaya threw up a hung Assembly today with the ruling Congress emerging as the single largest party after winning 21 seats out the 59 that went to polls last month. The National People’s Party (NPP) was at…

Parties stake claim to form Govt before resultsTop Stories

Parties stake claim to form Govt before results

NPF ink pact with NPP, JD (U) & NCP Dimapur/Kohima, March 2: In another first, and one which can happen only in Nagaland, political parties that had contested the February 27 general elections are already staking claim to form the…

Staring at hung verdict, parties go out hunting IND candidatesTop Stories

Staring at hung verdict, parties go out hunting IND candidates

Dimapur/Kohima, March 2: At least 6 presumed “winning candidates” of allies and Independent have been lodged in highly guarded locations in the State capital by the ruling NPF ahead of the declaration of assembly elections result on Saturday to ensure…

73.05% turnout for re-polls in 13 PSTop Stories

73.05% turnout for re-polls in 13 PS

Counting of votes today; 3-tier security put in place: Addl. CEO Kohima, March 2: Around 73.05 % electorates turned up to exercise their franchise in the 13 polling stations were fresh poll was held in one and re-poll conducted in…