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Vote, Do Not Boycott The Ballot!

Not voting allows bad politicians to continue Ngaranmi Shimray  In a democracy, regardless of how disillusioned people are with politicians and the government, voters need to go out and vote to exercise their rights. It is not uncommon for voters deciding not to vote out of apathy, disillusionment, disgust or protest. Not voting is one way of ensuring that the bad politicians are simply rewarded for their bad behaviours. This time, the Indigenous Tribal Leaders’ Forum has urged members of the Kuki-Zomi community not to contest the Lok Sabha election....
North East

LS polls in Manipur: Over 24k displaced persons to vote from relief camps

IMPHAL, April 7: Eleven months of conflict, over 50,000 displaced people and an anti-poll sentiment among few---the Election Commission in violence-hit Manipur is gearing up for the challenging task of holding Lok Sabha elections in the state where the poll scene is muted. Chief Electoral Officer, Pradeep Kumar Jha said over 24,500 displaced people have been identified as eligible to vote in the upcoming elections and special arrangements have been made for them to cast their franchise from relief camps. "A total of 2,955 polling stations will be set up...
North East

In violence-hit Manipur, people allowed to vote from camps: EC

Imphal, March 16: People living in camps in violence-hit Manipur will be allowed to vote from their camps in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission announced on Saturday. Responding to a question on Manipur during a press conference on the announcement of dates of the Lok Sabha elections, Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar said "we will make all arrangements." "We have drawn a scheme, which we have notified... to allow the voters in the camp to vote from the camp. Like there is a scheme for Jammu and...
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Vote for yourself

Monalisa Changkija Much has been said but more have been repeated during the campaigns of political parties and can didates,...
North East

We don’t want non-tribals to vote in KAAC poll: KSA

GUWAHATI, MARCH 2: Protest in KarbiAnglong is becoming stringent to debar non-tribal people from casting votes in the forthcoming KAAC (KarbiAnglong Autonomous Council) election. The Council under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution is to safeguard the interest of the tribal population in the hill district. The agitators say that the right to elect KAAC representatives is of the tribal populace only. The agitation in the hill district is going on under the banner of 24+. The agitators comprise students' organizations, political parties, social organizations, etc. Talking to The Sentinel,...
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