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Nagaland, Tripura, Meghalaya brace for poll results


Assembly elections in the three states, having 60 seats each, were held February 14 and February 23.

Northeast polls: States to tighten security for counting


The poll panel has asked the states to ensure three-tier security around the counting centres.

Colonel remanded to custody for allegedly smuggling drugs


Ajay Chaudhury had claimed that he was unaware that the consignment contained illicit drugs.

Manipur: Two powerful bombs recovered, two arrested


The bombs were meant to be placed so as to target security personnel, according to initial official reports.

Blast in poll-bound Nagaland kills one

Arijit Sen
The blast occurred in a market near the railway station.

Nagaland Home Minister resigns from Council of Ministers: Sources

Arijit Sen
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.


Tripura: Re-polling in one booth on Monday


The EC ordered re-polling at polling station number 36 at Kakrabon-Salgarah in Gomati as the EVM didn't function earlier.

Nagaland: EC team seizes Rs one crore cash from chopper


Sources said the candidate will be asked about the sources and utility of this huge cash.

Meghalaya polls: PM promises to empower tribal bodies


Meghalaya's economic growth doubled to Rs 4000 crore in the last three years.

Assam panchayat polls: 2 killed in firing, curfew imposed


The supporters of contestants attacked police and BSF men at a counting centre in Hatsingimari subdivision.

Tripura records highest voter turnout in the country at 93 pc: EC


Tripura had a record polling of 91.22 pc in the last Assembly polls in 2008, which was so far the highest in the country.

CPI(M) eyes fourth straight win as voting begins in Tripura


The CPI-M, the dominant partner in the Left Front, is contesting 56 seats; RSP two and CPI and Forward Block one seat each.

Tripura Assembly elections: Will the Left retain power?

Rajdeep Sardesai
Key to the Left's success in Tripura is Manik Sarkar, arguably India's poorest Chief Minister.

Tripura polls: 2 CPM workers injured in clashes with Cong workers


Reports also said that Congress supporters allegedly attacked Left cadres in Khayerpur on the outskirts of capital Agartala.

Assam govt responsible for violence in RHAC areas: AGP


Asom Gana Parishad on Tuesday said the situation had escalated due to "high-handedness" of the ruling Congress party.

Assam: 8 dead in police firing as mob attacks polling booth

Arijit Sen
A mob of 400 men and women from the Rabhas community armed with iron rods, axes, machetes and sticks attacked a polling station and indulged in arson.

Tripura polls: Oust anti-people LF govt, Rahul urges voters


The Congress vice-president alleged that all central funds to Tripura were being diverted to the ruling CPI-M's party fund.

NSCN rejects ban on movement of cadres with arms


The NSCN-IM has said the cardholders would carry weapons as mentioned in the ceasefire agreement.

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Northeast polls: States to tighten security for counting0
The poll panel has asked the states to ensure three-tier security around the counting centres.
Northeast polls: States to tighten security for counting0
The poll panel has asked the states to ensure three-tier security around the counting centres.
Northeast polls: States to tighten security for counting0
The poll panel has asked the states to ensure three-tier security around the counting centres.
Nagaland, Tripura, Meghalaya brace for poll results0
Assembly elections in the three states, having 60 seats each, were held February 14 and February 23.
Nagaland, Tripura, Meghalaya brace for poll results0
Assembly elections in the three states, having 60 seats each, were held February 14 and February 23.
Nagaland, Tripura, Meghalaya brace for poll results0
Assembly elections in the three states, having 60 seats each, were held February 14 and February 23.
Manipur: Army jawan killed in bomb explosion0
It was not immediately known whether the suspected insurgents used remote-controlled device or a timer.
Bomb recovered in front of Indian Oil refinery in Assam0
The bomb was kept in a bag in front of the gate of the refinery in Noonmati area of the city, police said.
Colonel remanded to custody for allegedly smuggling drugs0
Ajay Chaudhury had claimed that he was unaware that the consignment contained illicit drugs.
Manipur: Two powerful bombs recovered, two arrested0
The bombs were meant to be placed so as to target security personnel, according to initial official reports.

Assam

Bomb recovered in front of Indian Oil refinery in Assam

A powerful country-made bomb was recovered from a bag near the main gate of the Indian Oil Corporation's...

Assam: Hardcore ULFA leader comes overground

Bijoy Chinese, a top ULFA leader and a trusted lieutenant of its 'military chief' Paresh Baruah, has come...

Assam: Lukewarm response on day 2 of strike

The second day of the nationwide trade union strike evoked lukewarm response in Assam on Thursday. ...

Assam: Youths detained for setting friend on fire

A 15-year-old boy died on Wednesday after being set ablaze by three friends in a remote area at...

Tripura

Left Front will come back to power in Tripura with a huge margin: Jayanta Bhattacharya

PTI's Agartala bureau chief Jayanta Bhattacharya joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the possible outcome of the Tripura polls. ...

Tripura elections: 91.6 per cent turnout recorded

Tripura on Thursday witnessed a massive turnout of 91.6 per cent of 23,52,505 voters in peaceful polling amidst tight security for the 60-member House. The...

Tripura elections: 20 per cent poll turnout till 10 am

Polling percentage in Tripura till 10 am on Thursday morning was recorded as 25 per cent, with no incident of violence reported from the northeast...

CPI(M) eyes fourth straight win as voting begins in Tripura

The Left Front government, led by Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, is looking to regain power in the 60-member State Assembly with a fourth consecutive victory....

Meghalaya

Assembly polls: High voter turnout expected in Nagaland, Meghalaya

Meghalaya, Nagaland go to polls on Saturday. A high voter turnout is expected. ...

Meghalaya gears up for today's Assembly polls, 345 candidates in fray

Battle lines have been drawn for Saturday's poll to the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly in which 345 candidates, including...

Meghalaya polls: Govt takes steps to ensure fair election

Meghalaya government has pressed 100 public transport vehicles into service in Khasi-Jaintia Hills to enable voters to reach...

Meghalaya polls: PM promises to empower tribal bodies

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on February 15 promised to empower tribal governing bodies and improve women's representation in...

Manipur

Manipur: Army jawan killed in bomb explosion

An Army jawan was killed and two others seriously injured when a powerful bomb, allegedly planted by insurgents, exploded in Manipur's interior Churachandpur district bordering...

Colonel remanded to custody for allegedly smuggling drugs

A Colonel-rank Defence PRO in Manipur and five others arrested for allegedly transporting illicit drugs estimated at over Rs 24 crore for smuggling to Myanmar...

Manipur: Two powerful bombs recovered, two arrested

Two powerful bombs were recovered from Imphal West in Manipur, police said on Monday. Two people have been arrested in this connection. ...

Manipur drugs' smuggling: Colonel denies involvement

Denying an involvement in the drugs smuggling, Colonel Ajay Chowdhry said, "I has been cheated and not informed what the merchandise was." Chowdhry and five...

Nagaland

Northeast polls: States to tighten security for counting

Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland have been told to tighten security on their international and inter-state borders ahead of...

Nagaland, Tripura, Meghalaya brace for poll results

Counting of votes will begin on Thursday in the Northeastern states of Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland amid tight...

Nagaland witnesses over 83 per cent voter turnout

Nagaland witnessed a high 83.29 per cent turnout of voters to elect 59 members of the 60-member Assembly...

Nagaland: 30 per cent polling recorded till 11 am

Around 30 per cent votes were cast in the first three hours of polling in Nagaland, where election...

Arunachal Pradesh

Providing connectivity to Arunachal topmost priority: Antony

Defence Minister AK Antony on Friday said providing connectivity to all areas of Arunachal Pradesh, a strategically situated frontier state, was his top most priority....

'Arunachal Pradesh heading towards total literacy'

Arunachal Pradesh Education Minister Bosiram Siram said that the state would soon attain total literacy and the state government has made all-out efforts to improve...

Minor earthquake in Arunachal Pradesh

A slight intensity earthquake epicentred in West Siang District of Arunachal Pradesh hit the region early Thursday today, the Met Department said. ...

Missing IPS officer from Arunachal traced in Delhi

IPS officer MS Chauhan, who probed the high-profile PDS scam and mysteriously went missing in Arunachal Pradesh's West Kameng district on October 16, has been...

Mizoram

Cong names candidates for Mizoram, UP assembly bypolls

Congress on Friday declared names of its candidates for by-polls in Mizoram's Chalfilh and Uttar Pradesh's Bhatpar constituencies...

Sikkim

Women workers of Sikkim Krantikari Morcha beaten up by police

Women workers of the newly formed Sikkim Krantikari Morcha were assaulted by male police officers on February 11, after they allegedly threw plastic bottles at...

Lake atop Himalayas could burst, cause devastation: study

A satellite-based study has indicated that a huge glacial lake has formed atop the Himalayas in Sikkim with a "very high" potential for it to...

Sikkim: Indian Air Force's Jaguar jet crashes near Mangan

A Jaguar jet of the Indian Air Force crashed near Mangan in Sikkim on Friday. The aircraft was reportedly on a routine sortie of the...

Sikkim: 13-year-old arrested for raping two minor girls

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested on charge of separately raping two minor girls, aged 5 and 9 years, at Gyalshing in West Sikkim, police...