Nagaland Elections

  • LS elections: Repolling ordered in three polling stations in Nagaland May 8, 2014

    Kohima: The Election Commission on Thursday ordered repoll in three polling stations of the lone Nagaland Lok Sabha parliamentary constituency on May 10. "EC has declared repolling in Akhakhu Polling Station No 2 and Naltoqa PS No 25 in Zunheboto district and Ladaigarh Polling Station No 1 in Longleng district," Chief...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Nagaland votes on April 9 March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Nagaland will vote for Lok Sabha elections on April 9. ...
  • Old guard reclaim power in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland February 28, 2013

    Agartala: The Left Front stormed back to power in Tripura and the Naga People's Front in Nagaland, while the Congress, which fared poorly in both states, emerged as the single-largest party in Meghalaya with two seats short of absolute majority in the assembly election results declared on Thursday. The three outgoing...
  • Left wins Tripura, NPF bags Nagaland, Cong Meghalaya February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: It was a repeat of the 2008 Assembly elections in the three northeast states of Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya as the incumbent parties came to power in all the three states. In Tripura, the CPI(M) registered its fifth consecutive victory with wins in 49 seats. In Nagaland, the...
  • Meghalaya: Cong emerges as single largest party, to retain power February 28, 2013

    Agartala: The ruling Congress party on Thursday came back to power after emerging as the single largest party in the state and winning 29 seats in Meghalaya. It now remains to be seen whether it will yet again form a coalition with the UDP like the last time to come...
  • Women fail to enter Nagaland Assembly once again February 28, 2013

    Kohima: The two women candidates among the 185 aspirants in the fray for the Nagaland elections have lost out to their male counterparts once again. Rakhila Lakiumong, the BJP candidate from Tuensang Sadar-II and Independent nominee from Mokokchung Town Dr Yangerla were placed third. Rakhila polled 4,193 votes and Dr Yangerla...
  • Nagaland polls: NPF retains power with absolute majority February 28, 2013

    Kohima: Ruling Naga Peoples Front returned to power with an absolute majority in Nagaland, winning 37 seats in the 60-member Assembly. Prominent among those who were re-elected were Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, who won Northern Angami II seat for the sixth consecutive time by 12671 votes, and will look to...
  • Live: CPI(M) wins Tripura, NPF retains power in Nagaland, Cong single largest party in Meghalaya February 28, 2013

    New Delhi: 5:16 pm: The Congress emerged as the single largest party in Meghalaya with wins in 29 seats. It remains to be seen whether it will form an alliance once again with the UDP, which has won eight seats. The NCP won 2 seats, HSPDP 4 while the NPP...
  • Nagaland polls: NPF wins 24 seats, INC wins 4 February 28, 2013

    Kohima: Counting of votes for 59 of the 60 Assembly seats in Nagaland began at 8.00 am on Thursday and NPF wins 24 seats, INC wins 4 seats, NCP wins two seats, Others wins 2 seats and BJP wins 1 seat. NPF is leading in 10 seats. INC is leading...
  • Northeast polls today, stakes high for Congress February 28, 2013

    The stakes are high for the Congress party but analysts say the CPM-led Left front will gain a comfortable win in Tripura. Nagaland may be problematic as well where the Congress and the ruling Naga People's Front have been on almost equal footing the last few elections. Each state has...
  • Nagaland polls: Counting of votes for 59 Assembly seats today February 28, 2013

    Kohima: Adequate security has been put in place for the counting of votes to the 59 Assembly seats of 60-member House in Nagaland on Thursday. Peaceful elections were held in the state on February 23 while re-poll to the nine polling stations in eight Assembly Constituencies spread over the seven districts...
  • Northeast polls: States to tighten security for counting February 27, 2013

    Agartala: Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland have been told to tighten security on their international and inter-state borders ahead of the vote count in the three states on Thursday. "Security along the borders will be further tightened in view of the counting of votes," an Election Commission official stated on Monday. The...
  • Nagaland, Tripura, Meghalaya brace for poll results February 28, 2013

    Agartala/Kohima/Shillong: Counting of votes will begin on Thursday in the Northeastern states of Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland amid tight security. Assembly elections in the three states, having 60 seats each, were held February 14 and February 23. TRIPURA In Tripura, both the ruling CPI-M led Left Front as well as the Congress-led...
  • Nagaland elections: repoll in nine booths today February 26, 2013

    Kohima: Re-election will be held at nine polling stations in as many assembly constituencies in Nagaland on Tuesday, Election Department said. Re-election in the nine booths were ordered as the voting was adjourned because of disturbance by miscreants, clashes between supporters of political parties and candidates and damage of EVMs...
  • Nagaland witnesses over 83 per cent voter turnout February 23, 2013

    Kohima: Nagaland witnessed a high 83.29 per cent turnout of voters to elect 59 members of the 60-member Assembly on Saturday with the polling by and large peaceful. Election to the Tuensang sadar seat was countermanded following the death of Congress candidate P Chuba Chang on Friday. Prominent candidates whose fates...
  • Northeast elections: Meghalaya records over 88 pc voting, more than 83 pc polling in Nagaland February 23, 2013

    Shillong/Kohima: Polling for the Assembly elections were conducted in Meghalaya and Nagaland on Saturday. While Meghalaya recorded over 88 per cent polling, Nagaland witnessed a voting percentage of 83.27. The two northeastern states have 60-member assembly each. In Nagaland, polling was postponed in one constituency following the death of a...
  • Polling postponed at a Nagaland constituency February 23, 2013

    Kohima: The polling for the Tuensang Sadar I assembly constituency in Nagaland has been postponed after the death of Congress candidate and sitting MLA P Chuba Chang at a hospital in Kohima Friday. Chang (49) was ailing and he breathed his last at a private hospital in Kohima Friday. Nagaland Joint...
  • Nagaland: 30 per cent polling recorded till 11 am February 23, 2013

    Kohima: Around 30 per cent votes were cast in the first three hours of polling in Nagaland, where election is on for its 60-member House amidst unprecedented security. Election is, however, being held for 59 seats on Saturday, following the sudden death of Congress candidate P Chuba Chang of Teunsang...
  • NE polls: Polling underway in Meghalaya, Nagaland February 23, 2013

    Shillong/Kohima: Polling began in Meghalaya and Nagaland on Saturday and the Congress is fighting to retain power in Meghalaya and win back Nagaland in these elections. The two northeastern states have 60-member assembly each. In Nagaland, polling was postponed in one constituency following the death of a Congress candidate. Twelve per...
  • Assembly polls: High voter turnout expected in Nagaland, Meghalaya February 23, 2013

    Meghalaya, Nagaland go to polls on Saturday. A high voter turnout is expected. ...
  • Nagaland polls: Voting underway, high turnout expected February 23, 2013

    Kohima: Voting is underway to elect 60 members to the 12th Nagaland Assembly from among 188 candidates with an electorate of 11.93 lakh eligible to vote. The polling began early in the morning amidst tight security. The candidates whose fate will be decided are Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio from Northern...
  • Nagaland Congress candidate and MLA Chuba dies February 22, 2013

    Kohima: Congress candidate and MLA of Tuensang Sadar-II Assembly constituency, P Chuba, died here this morning, party sources said. Chang died following a brief illness at a hospital in Kohima on Friday morning, Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee, general secretary (admn) Medokul Sophie told reporters. Nagaland Assembly polls will be held on...
  • 188 in fray in Nagaland Assembly elections on Saturday February 22, 2013

    Kohima: Nagaland goes to the polls on Saturday to elect 60 members to the 12th Assembly from among 188 candidates with an 11.93 lakh electorate. Prominent candidates whose fate will be decided are Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio from Northern Angami II, Speaker Kiyanilie Peseyie from Western Angami, Opposition Leader Tokheho...
  • Nagaland polls: 255 companies of forces deployed February 22, 2013

    Kohima: A total of 255 companies of Central Armed Paramilitary Forces (CAPF) have been deployed for smooth conduct of the February 23 Nagaland Assembly elections, a senior official said. A total of 255 companies of CAPF have been deployed to ensure cent per cent coverage of 2023 polling stations spread over...
  • Only 2 women candidates in Nagaland Assembly poll February 21, 2013

    Kohima: Only two women are contesting the February 23 Assembly elections in Nagaland where women comprise around 49 per cent of the electorate in the state. Nagaland has a total electorate of 11,93,438, out of which male voters are 6,03,933 and female voters are 5,89,505, according to figures released by...
  • Blast in poll-bound Nagaland kills one February 20, 2013

    Kohima: One person was killed on Wednesday morning after a bomb exploded near a railway station in Dimapur district of Nagaland. The blast occurred in a market near the railway station. The state goes to polling on February 23. Pradeep Thapa was going on his bike near the station when the...
  • Nagaland Home Minister resigns from Council of Ministers: Sources February 18, 2013

    Kohima: Nagaland Home Minister Imkong L Imchen has resigned from the Council of Ministers, sources said on Monday. Imchen was detained earlier after he was caught carrying carrying a cache of arms and ammunition and Rs 1.10 crore in cash in a vehicle. A case under the Arms Act has...
  • Nagaland Home Minister detained for carrying arms, cash February 18, 2013

    Kohima: Nagaland Home Minister Imkong L Imchen was detained on February 18 near Wokha district for allegedly carrying a cache of arms and ammunition and Rs 1.10 crore in cash in a vehicle, official sources said. Imchen was going to his constituency Koridanga in Mokokchung district from Kohima when...
  • Dimapur: EC seizes Rs 1 cr from a NPF candidate February 17, 2013

    Dimapur: An Election Commission (EC) team seized Rs 1 crore cash from Nyemli Phom, a candidate of the Nagaland Peoples Front in the poll-bound state. The EC team alerted the Income Tax department and police officials about the development. Polls for the 60 Assembly seats in the state will be...
  • 30 Minutes: Poll-bound Nagaland in focus February 16, 2013

    The people of Nagaland reveal what their expectations are from their leaders. ...