Tripura Election: Repolling in six polling stations on Monday

Tripura Election: Repolling in six polling stations on Monday

IANS | Agartala, Feb 23, 2018 The Election Commission on Friday directed the Tripura Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) to conduct a repoll in six polling stations on Monday, an official said. One polling station falls in Dhanpur segment, from where Chief Minister and CPI-M politburo member Manik Sarkar is contesting. While the ruling Communist Party […]

Tripura Polls: Voters cast mandate in queues till 12:30 am in Tripura, 89.96 pc final turnout 

Tripura Polls: Voters cast mandate in queues till 12:30 am in Tripura, 89.96 pc final turnout 

By Our Correspondent AGARTALA, February 20, 2018 After conducting polling till 12:30 AM last night, Tripura has come up with 89.96 percent poll turnout in Sunday’s assembly election as final figures of voters’ participation in the electoral exercise emerged today. In a news conference here this evening, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sriram Taranikanti said over a thousand polling stations […]

Tripura polls – a fate changer, a curtain raiser!

Tripura polls – a fate changer, a curtain raiser!

By Debraj Deb | February 18, 2018 From universal health insurance to farm loan waiver and smartphone for youths to direct funding for ADC – 2018 Tripura assembly election already is a eye-catcher. Among three Northeastern states that goes to assembly polls this month, Tripura is the curtain raiser for more reasons than one. The […]

Nagaland Politics: Congress withdraws 5 candidates after woeful shortage of finances leaving 18 in poll fray!

Nagaland Politics: Congress withdraws 5 candidates after woeful shortage of finances leaving 18 in poll fray!

Kohima | February 16, 2018 A few days ago the Congress party folded its hand in the upcoming assembly election in Nagaland when it was reported that the party was struggling to find candidates for the state elections. The party workers’ lack of enthusiasm, shortage of resources and organisational weakness was blamed for such a […]

EC “Suvida’ App turns “Asuvidha” for political parties in Meghalaya

EC “Suvida’ App turns “Asuvidha” for political parties in Meghalaya

Staff Reporter SHILLONG, Feb 16, 2018:  Riding on the digital platform for ease of business this Assembly elections in Meghalaya may not just be an all appropriate step for the Election Commission with representative of various political parties on Thursday expressing discontent on the usage of the EC app ‘Suvidha’- stating that it is more of […]

Meghalaya Election: BJP lodges complaint against DGP & others for campaigning in support of CM

Meghalaya Election: BJP lodges complaint against DGP & others for campaigning in support of CM

By Our Reporter Shillong, Feb 16, 2018 The BJP has lodged a formal complaint to the Chief Election Commissioner of India, Om Prakash Rawat that the Director General of Police, SB Singh and other senior officials are campaigning for Chief Minister Mukul Sangma. The formal complaint lodged to CEC was handed by BJP senior leader, Nalin […]