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 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…

Ahead of NE counting, Kiren Rijiju  sees “new political landscape”Top Stories

Ahead of NE counting, Kiren Rijiju sees “new political landscape”

NEW DELHI, March 2: A day before results for assembly elections to Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura are announced, union minister Kiren Rijiju says he is confident that the BJP will expand its footprint in the Northeast. Concurring with two exit…

Democracy at stake: ECI remains paper tigerTop Stories

Democracy at stake: ECI remains paper tiger

Kohima, March 2: The world largest democracy only remains in paper as the realities on ground speaks volumes how democratic process functions and the Election Commission of India (ECI) has remained only a paper tiger. The democratic process has deteriorated…

More peace, talks on the cardsTop Stories

More peace, talks on the cards

Dimapur, March 1: As New Delhi nears a settlement of the Naga political problem, the National Socialist Council of Nagaland that was led by late SS Khaplang, may well be in negotiations with the Government of India soon. The most…

Re-poll in 12 polling  stations todayTop Stories

Re-poll in 12 polling stations today

Fresh poll at Ladigarh in temporary structure Dimapur/Kohima, March 1: The Election Commission on Thursday ordered re-polls in 12 polling stations spread across eight assembly constituencies in six districts, two days after the state voted on February 27. Surprisingly no…

NDPP demands disqualification of NPF candidate Dr AtoTop Stories

NDPP demands disqualification of NPF candidate Dr Ato

Kohima, March 1: Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) candidate for 9-Kohima Town Assembly Constituency, Dr Neikiesalie (Nicky) Kire has demanded the disqualification of NPF candidate Dr Tseilhoutuo (Ato) Rhutso for carrying out criminal acts on the day of polling on…

NDPP-BJP alliance confident  of securing majorityTop Stories

NDPP-BJP alliance confident of securing majority

Dimapur, March 1: The NDPP-BJP alliance has expressed confidence of forming a stable government by securing a clear majority on their own. In a meeting of the NDPP-BJP Alliance Coordination Committee held at Kohima, the committee discussed the formation of…