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Bypolls: BJP loses Kairana, wins Palghar in crucial elections

31 May 2018

Bypolls: BJP loses Kairana, wins Palghar in crucial elections

The counting of bypolls for four Lok Sabha seats started on Thursday morning.

Bypolls in 1 Lok Sabha, 5 Assembly seats tomorrow

27 May 2018

Bypolls in 1 Lok Sabha, 5 Assembly seats tomorrow

The stage is set for by-polls to one Lok Sabha and five Assembly seats in various states in India's eastern region tomorrow.

5 times when CMs and deputy CMs were from rival-parties

23 May 2018

5 times when CMs and deputy CMs were from rival-parties

Following an unprecedented turn of events in Karnataka election results, Chief Minister and deputy Chief Minister of different parties came together to form the government.

Nagaland MLAs ask for Innova, say Duster not good enough

11 Mar 2018

Nagaland MLAs ask for Innova, say Duster not good enough

Even before taking their oaths as legislators, some newly-elected MLAs from the Naga People's Front (NPF) are already concerned about travelling comforts.

Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland polls: Parties experience post-poll alliance jitters

02 Mar 2018

Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland polls: Parties experience post-poll alliance jitters

Counting of votes in the north-eastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland will be held tomorrow.

Ahead of 2019 Elections, why are BJP's allies upset?

06 Feb 2018

Ahead of 2019 Elections, why are BJP's allies upset?

BJP may be witnessing anti-incumbency, especially evident in its total-washout in Rajasthan by-elections and Gujarat elections' low seat-share.

Nagaland: Parties boycott Assembly elections, till Naga issue is resolved

30 Jan 2018

Nagaland: Parties boycott Assembly elections, till Naga issue is resolved

In a setback to next month's assembly elections in Nagaland, major political parties have bowed down to Naga demands. They have decided not to issue party tickets, name candidates and file nominations before the Naga political issue is resolved.

Election Commission announces Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura poll dates

18 Jan 2018

Election Commission announces Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura poll dates

The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced dates for elections of the Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland assemblies today.

EC may announce dates for Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland polls

12 Jan 2018

EC may announce dates for Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland polls

The poll season is upon us again. The Election Commission of India will probably announce the polling schedule for assembly elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland today.

Nagaland crisis: Zeliang re-appointed CM after Liezietsu skips floor test

19 Jul 2017

Nagaland crisis: Zeliang re-appointed CM after Liezietsu skips floor test

TR Zeliang has been re-appointed the Nagaland CM after his rival and incumbent CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu skipped a floor test scheduled to prove majority.

Nagaland crisis deepens: Zeliang approaches the governor to form government

10 Jul 2017

Nagaland crisis deepens: Zeliang approaches the governor to form government

Nagaland spiralled into political chaos recently after former CM T R Zeliang approached the Governor P B Acharya to form a government.

After UP, Haryana, BJP-ruled MP to shut illegal slaughterhouses

08 May 2017

After UP, Haryana, BJP-ruled MP to shut illegal slaughterhouses

Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday announced that the state's illegal slaughterhouses would all be shut down.

VHP: Will ban cow slaughter, beef in Goa in 2-years

17 Apr 2017

VHP: Will ban cow slaughter, beef in Goa in 2-years

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has stated that it would impose a ban on cow slaughter and beef consumption in Goa in just 2 years, without the government's support. It added that groups like the Bajrang Dal and the Durga Vahini would help them achieve this.

5 BJP states begin crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses

01 Apr 2017

5 BJP states begin crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses

BJP governments in Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh have begun cracking down on illegal slaughterhouses in their states.

Slaughterhouse ban: Jharkhand follows UP, clamps down on illegal abattoirs

28 Mar 2017

Slaughterhouse ban: Jharkhand follows UP, clamps down on illegal abattoirs

Days after Yogi Adityanath banned illegal slaughterhouses in UP, Jharkhand, another BJP-ruled state, has followed suit.

BJP wins floor test in Manipur

20 Mar 2017

BJP wins floor test in Manipur

Manipur's BJP Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh won the floor test in the Manipur assembly, having got support from 33 MPs.

Biren Singh sworn in as Manipur CM

15 Mar 2017

Biren Singh sworn in as Manipur CM

The BJP's N Biren Singh has been sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Manipur, while the NPP's Y Joykumar Singh took oath as the deputy chief minister.

BJP names Biren Singh as CM candidate, Ibobi Singh quits

14 Mar 2017

BJP names Biren Singh as CM candidate, Ibobi Singh quits

The BJP has named N Biren Singh as their Chief Ministerial candidate in Manipur. Singh was the only potential Chief Ministerial candidate within the BJP.

Manipur Results: BJP gets the required numbers

13 Mar 2017

Manipur Results: BJP gets the required numbers

BJP submitted a list of 32 MLAs who support the party, to Manipur Governor Najma Heptullah, proving that they have the majority in the state.

Manipur polls: Irom Sharmila vs CM Singh in last phase

08 Mar 2017

Manipur polls: Irom Sharmila vs CM Singh in last phase

22 constituencies in Manipur went to polls on March 8 in the second and last phase of polling.

First phase of Assembly Polls begin in Manipur

04 Mar 2017

First phase of Assembly Polls begin in Manipur

Polling has commenced in the first phase of assembly elections in Manipur.

Irom Sharmila: Will replace Bengali script with Manipuri script

03 Mar 2017

Irom Sharmila: Will replace Bengali script with Manipuri script

Irom Sharmila's People's Resurgence and Justice Alliance, has vowed to amend the Manipur Official Language Act, 1979, and replace the state's Bengali script "with an indigenous script."

Modi: Manipur gave 15 yrs to Congress, give us 5

25 Feb 2017

Modi: Manipur gave 15 yrs to Congress, give us 5

PM Narendra Modi accused the Congress, which has been in power in Manipur since 2002, of neglecting the state's development.

Manipur blockade to not hamper poll process

22 Feb 2017

Manipur blockade to not hamper poll process

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) assured political parties that Manipur elections will be free, fair and unaffected by ongoing economic blockade.

Nagaland gets a new chief minister

20 Feb 2017

Nagaland gets a new chief minister

Nagaland CM Zeliang stepped down yesterday conceding to demands of tribal groups who were protesting his government's move to reserve 33% seats for women urban body elections.

Crores of 'missing' demonetized currency resurfaces

25 Nov 2016

Crores of 'missing' demonetized currency resurfaces

Demonetized currency of Rs.3.5 crore had 'vanished' from Dimapur airport on Tuesday after having arrived there in a chartered aircraft from Hissar, Haryana.