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Nagaland polls


Nagaland Election Results 2018: BJP in driver’s seat after Kohima photofinish, Congress decimated

March 04, 2018 8:40 am

The NPF emerged the single-largest party with 27 seats, the NDPP has 17, BJP 12, Nationalist People’s Party (NPP) 2, JD(U) 1, and one independent - 37-year-old Tongpang Ozukum who defeated the working president of the NDPP and former Chief Secretary Alemtamshi Jamir.

TINA factor alive and well in Meghalaya, Nagaland

February 27, 2018 4:49 pm

The campaigns by both political parties, the Congress and the BJP, seemed particularly vitriolic. Voters wondered what the Congress had done for Meghalaya, despite being in power for eight years, but then asked themselves what the alternatives were.

BJP Chief Amit Shah's visit to Dimapur cancelled

February 23, 2018 7:00 pm

BJP national president Amit Shah's scheduled visit to Dimapur today was cancelled on health grounds, a senior leader of the party's state unit said.

First time in Nagaland: Religion becomes the talking point during elections

February 24, 2018 1:38 am

For the first time in Nagaland religion has emerged as major poll plank for the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly elections. And the religious pitch is getting shrill every passing day.

Despite push for clean elections, votes sell easy in Nagaland

February 17, 2018 8:24 am

The much-hyped Clean Election Campaign in Nagaland has all but disintegrated as the election fever grips the state.

Nagaland polls: BJP joins hand with new regional party NDPP after seat-sharing talks with NPF fail

February 04, 2018 12:14 am

The much-anticipated announcement came after the seat-sharing talks with NPF, which has been in alliance with BJP in Nagaland’s DAN government for the last 15 years, fell apart

Poll process in Nagaland will not be hampered: CEO

January 30, 2018 10:28 pm

The decision was taken at a meeting called by the Core Committee of Nagaland Tribal Organisations and Civil Societies (CCNTOCS), and attended by representatives of the 11 parties including the BJP, Congress, JD(U) and 7 Naga Nationalist Political Groups (NNPGs).

'Imposition' of polls in Nagaland not acceptable: NSCN(IM)

January 24, 2018 4:28 am

The NSCN(IM) said the “stand and wish” of the Naga people was for an early political solution and not election.

Nagaland assembly elections: Naga organisations reach consensus that polls should not take place before solution

January 22, 2018 11:34 pm

"We are not anti-India or anti-constitutional process. But once election is allowed to proceed it will revive hostilities, polarise the (insurgent) groups, and that would have negative impact on political negotiations," NTC secretary Theja Therieh.

Nagaland Assembly election: Soon after announcement of dates, Naga Hoho says it won’t allow polls

January 21, 2018 4:33 pm

In the backdrop of the cry for ‘Solution before Election’, political uncertainty grips Nagaland as Naga Hoho has decided not to allow elections to take place even as political parties prepare for D-day