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Mizoram , Politics , Top News

Mizoram: PRISM to contest from lone Lok Sabha seat

The People’s Representation for Identity and Status of Mizoram or the PRISM will contest the ensuing General elections from the lone Lok Sabha seat in Mizoram. This was informed by party president Vanlalruata in Aizawl. Speaking to Northeast Live, Vanlalruata said that his party intends to take the cause of the Mizo people to Parliament, […]

5 years ago

Nagaland , Politics , Top News

Congress names KL Chishi for lone Lok Sabha seat in Nagaland

Former Nagaland Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader KL Chishi will be contesting from the lone Lok Sabha seat in the Nagaland. The formal announcement of his candidature was made by the Central Election Committee of the Congress in New Delhi late Friday evening. Chishi, who joined the BJP before the State Assembly Election in […]

5 years ago

Assam , Politics , Top News

LS polls 2019: Congress announces candidates for five seats in Assam

The Congress has declared its candidates for five Lok Sabha seats in Assam that go to poll in the first phase of the elections. The first list of candidates include names of Swarup Das for the Karimganj seat, Sushmita Deb for the Silchar seat, Gaurav Gogoi for Kaliabor seat, Sushanta Borgohain for the Jorhat seat […]

5 years ago

Assam , Politics , Top News

Tezpur MP RP Sharma quits BJP over denial of party ticket for the upcoming LS polls

Tezpur BJP MP RP Sharma has resigned from the primary membership of the party. The MP quit the BJP party as he has been denied a party ticket to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha elections; although the party is yet to formally announce the list of candidates. It is quite likely that Sharma may join […]

5 years ago

Assam , Manipur , Top News , Tripura

High-level EC team to assess poll preparedness in Assam, Tripura and Manipur

A high-level team of the Election Commission led by a Deputy Election Commissioner will visit Assam on Monday (March 18). According to reports, the EC delegation will also visit Tripura, Manipur and West Bengal next week to assess poll preparedness. The decision to send Deputy Election Commissioner, Sudip Jain comes a day after the BJP […]

5 years ago

Assam , National , Top News

Central forces deployed in Assam will not be withdrawn during LS polls: Centre tells SC

In view of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the Centre told the Supreme court that the Central forces deployed in Assam for National Register of Citizens (NRC) work will not be withdrawn. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice R F Nariman said the NRC work and Lok Sabha polls can go simultaneously […]

5 years ago

Assam , Politics , Top News

Assam Cong to announce Lok Sabha candidate list tomorrow

Assam Congress will be declaring the candidates for Phase 1 and Phase 2 polls of Lok Sabha elections on Friday (March 15). This was announced by Assam Pradesh Congress Committee President and Congress leader Ripun Bora. Bora said that the names of the candidates will be declared in New Delhi. The Phase 1 and Phase […]

5 years ago

Assam , Politics , Top News

AGP back into BJP fold ahead of LS polls; 3 AGP ministers rejoin Sonowal cabinet

Just over two months after severing ties with the ruling BJP in Assam, three AGP ministers Atul Bora, Phanibhushan Chowdhury and Keshab Mahanta have withdrawn their resignation today (March 13). Ending all speculations, the AGP is back in the Sarbananda Sonowal-led Assam cabinet ahead of the Lok Sabha elections after a discussion held on Tuesday […]

5 years ago

Assam , Top News

SC seeks EC’s clarity on names in electoral list but not included in Assam NRC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday has asked the Election Commission to clarify about the action to be taken regarding the names in the electoral roll. The apex court specifically asked the EC about the action for those names which are in the electoral roll but not in the Assam NRC to be published on July […]

5 years ago

Arunachal Pradesh , Politics , Top News

Opposition in warpath in Arunachal; demands Pema Khandu’s resignation in the wake of recent unrest

The opposition in Arunachal Pradesh is up in arms against chief minister Pema Khandu. A delegation of the opposition including former chief minister Gegong Apang and state Congress president Takam Sanjoy called on Governor BD Mishra yesterday to demand Khandu’s resignation within 3 days. The opposition asked the Governor to sack Khandu if he refuses […]

5 years ago