Naga Students’ Federation to go ahead with public rally; demands ‘Solution (to Naga issue) before Election’

Naga Students’ Federation to go ahead with public rally; demands ‘Solution (to Naga issue) before Election’

KOHIMA, January 21, 2018: The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) has reaffirmed its stand for ‘Solution (to Naga issue) before Election’ and decided to go ahead with its public rally scheduled for January 23 here at Naga Solidarity Park. According to a release issued by NSF President Kesosul Christopher Ltu appealed that solution should be arrived […]

Meghalaya: Battle against money power in elections; Banks to monitor suspicious cash transactions

Meghalaya: Battle against money power in elections; Banks to monitor suspicious cash transactions

SHILLONG, January 20, 2018: In an effort to fight the usage of money power in the upcoming elections, Meghalaya Chief Electoral Officer Frederick Kharkongor said that the banks have been requested to share the information with the District Election Officers or respective Deputy Commissioners regarding suspicious cash transactions. “We need the support of the banks […]

Nagaland first to use VVPAT device for voting in 2013 poll

Nagaland first to use VVPAT device for voting in 2013 poll

KOHIMA, January 19, 2018: The first official use of the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) with Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) in the country was in Noksen Assembly Constituency under Tuensang district of Nagaland during 2013 Assembly Elections and the result was satisfactory. Chief Electoral Officer Nagaland Abhijit Sinha, in a statement said on awareness […]

Tripura: Bringing military forces into state ahead of polls will compromise other security forces

Tripura: Bringing military forces into state ahead of polls will compromise other security forces

Agartala, January 12, 2018: The Election Commission proposes to deploy a record 30,000 Central Para-Military Force (CPMF) personnel for next month’s assembly elections in Tripura, a top police officer said. “The Election Commission has asked the Union Home Ministry to deploy around 30,000 (300 companies) CPMF personnel in Tripura for conduct of the assembly elections […]