Nagaland Polls

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • 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 pollbound 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...
  • Nagaland poll: Congress, NPF still neck and neck March 8, 2008

    Kohima: The battle for political supremacy in Nagaland is poised for a close finish with no party likely to get a clear majority, according to latest trends and results declared so far for the 60member legislature. The Congress party won three seats and was leading in 16 others, followed by the...
  • National wipes: Whats making news January 14, 2008

    Heres a look at what is making news across the country. ...