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Politics , Top News , Tripura

BJP’s Tripura ally IPFT to go solo in upcoming Lok Sabha polls

The Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura, the main ally of the ruling BJP in Tripura, has announced that it would go solo in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Speaking to Northeast Live, IPFT assistant general secretary Mangal Debbarma said the party is preparing for the upcoming polls in full swing and that it is confident […]

5 years ago

Manipur , Politics , Top News

Manipur BJP adopts political resolution; Ram Madhav attends party convention in Imphal

The BJP in Manipur will fight the ensuing Lok Sabha elections by highlighting major achievements in four or five areas which include its campaign against drugs, maintenance of law and order, investment and connectivity. This was indicated in a political resolution adopted by the Manipur State BJP Convention held in Imphal on Wednesday. The convention […]

5 years ago

Politics , Sikkim , Top News

Swaraj India extends support to Bhaichung Bhutia’s Humro Sikkim party

The Swaraj India party has announced its active support to the Humro Sikkim party, the announcement comes ahead of the state assembly polls which are due soon in the Himalayan state. The Swaraj India party, formed by former Aam Aadmi Party leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan has called the Humro Sikkim as a beacon […]

5 years ago

Assam , Top News

SC raps Assam govt over NRC; says it is creating confusion

The Supreme Court today pulled up the Assam government for creating confusion in the final draft of the NRC and not re-evaluating the claims of those who have been left out. The bench led by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi stated that the Assam Government is creating confusion in regards to the NRC update […]

5 years ago

Meghalaya , Politics , Top News

LS polls: BJP set to contest both Shillong, Tura seats

The BJP in Meghalaya is preparing to contest both Shillong and Tura Lok Sabha seats. The party has decided to skip the upcoming district council polls to prepare for the Lok Sabha elections. BJP’s decision to contest both Shillong and Tura seats has come as a blow to the NPP-led MDA coalition’s bid to field […]

5 years ago

Top News , Tripura

PM Modi to visit Tripura on Feb 9; Biplab Deb holds meeting with senior officials

Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb held a meeting with senior officials of the Government on the proposed visit of Prime Minister Modi to the state. Modi is slated to visit Tripura on February 9 on a day-long visit where he will inaugurate a number of developmental projects including a new teaching block of the […]

5 years ago

National , Top News

Interim Budget 2019: Full tax rebate on income up to Rs 5 lakh, says FM Piyush Goyal

A full tax rebate has been announced for those with an income of up to Rs 5 lakh while those with incomes of up to Rs 6.5 lakh need not pay tax if specific investments are made. Besides this, in a big boost to the working class, Rs 3000 assured pension has been announced for […]

5 years ago

National , Top News

Former Defence Minister George Fernandes passes away at 88

Former Defence Minister George Fernandes passed away at the age of 88 on Tuesday. A union minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s Government, Fernandes had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Fernandes, born in south Karnataka, started his political career in Mumbai as a trade union leader. He became famous as a ‘giant killer’ when he defeated […]

5 years ago

Assam , Top News

SC refuses to extend deadline for publication of final NRC list beyond July 31

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to extend the July 31 deadline for the publication of final Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC). The top court also asked Assam chief secretary Alok Kumar, state NRC co-ordinator Prateek Hajela and Election Commission to hold deliberations within 7 days to decide how to conduct the citizen register […]

5 years ago

Politics , Top News

Lok Sabha election schedule likely to be announced in March first week

The Election Commission of India is likely to announce the dates for the Lok Sabha elections in the first week of March. The elections are likely to be held in six to seven phases. The term of the current Lok Sabha ends on June 3rd. As per the reports, the decision on the phases would […]

5 years ago