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In Manipur's cabinet reshuffle following political crisis, NPP's Joykumar Singh regains three previously-held portfolios
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In Manipur's cabinet reshuffle following political crisis, NPP's Joykumar Singh regains three previously-held portfolios

With the return of the four NPP ministers, the BJP-led coalition in Manipur has maintained the same set of ministers. The exercise dashed the hopes of some BJP legislators and Congress defectors of becoming ministers.

64 year-old Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Donkupar Roy passes away at hospital in Gurugram after brief illness
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64 year-old Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Donkupar Roy passes away at hospital in Gurugram after brief illness

Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Donkupar Roy passed away on Sunday at a hospital in Gurugram following a brief illness, officials said, he was 64.

12 Congress MLAs in Manipur quit party state unit posts, but dismiss speculation of switching camps
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12 Congress MLAs in Manipur quit party state unit posts, but dismiss speculation of switching camps

Though the NPF decided to withdraw support to the BJP-led government in Manipur this month, its state president Awangbou Newmai had said on 19 May that it would be implemented after the Lok Sabha poll process was completed on 23 May.

Day after Arunachal Pradesh MLA killed by suspected militants, Kiren Rijiju says forces have launched massive anti-insurgency operation
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Day after Arunachal Pradesh MLA killed by suspected militants, Kiren Rijiju says forces have launched massive anti-insurgency operation

'A massive military operation has been launched by the security forces in eastern Arunachal Pradesh,' Rijiju said in a Facebook post.

NPP MLA Tirong Aboh, 10 others shot dead by gunmen in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district; massive combing operations launched
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NPP MLA Tirong Aboh, 10 others shot dead by gunmen in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district; massive combing operations launched

Eleven people, including National People's Party (NPP) MLA Tirong Aboh and his son, were shot dead by suspected NSCN militants in Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district

All eyes on Meghalaya's Tura as contest between Mukul Sangma and PA Sangma's daughter Agatha enters finale
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All eyes on Meghalaya's Tura as contest between Mukul Sangma and PA Sangma's daughter Agatha enters finale

With contest heating up between PA Sangma's daughter Agatha and his once favourite Mukul Sangma for the Tura Lok Sabha seat, voters in the Garo Hills of Meghalaya have to decide if it's time to let go of their beloved leader’s legacy and opt for change

Arunachal Pradesh elections: CM Pema Khandu richest candidate in state; 131 candidates have assets over Rs 1 crore
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Arunachal Pradesh elections: CM Pema Khandu richest candidate in state; 131 candidates have assets over Rs 1 crore

As many as 67 candidates (36 percent) in Arunachal Pradesh have wealth above Rs 5 crore, while 44 candidates (24 percent) possess assets to the tune of Rs 2-5 crore.

Congress MP shies away from filing nomination in Outer Manipur constituency; Kuki militants back BJP candidate
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Congress MP shies away from filing nomination in Outer Manipur constituency; Kuki militants back BJP candidate

Despite denying lobbying for a BJP candidate of its choice, Kuki National Organisation is not shy in expressing its political leaning.

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Sikkim profile: SDF, SNC, HSP in poll fray to win state's lone parliamentary seat
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Lok Sabha Election 2019, Sikkim profile: SDF, SNC, HSP in poll fray to win state's lone parliamentary seat

The northeastern state of Sikkim, which shares its borders with Bhutan and Tibet, has a lone parliamentary seat and 32 Assembly seats.

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Manipur profile: Congress, BJP set to fight it out with Meiteis keen to keep non-Manipuris out of state
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Lok Sabha Election 2019, Manipur profile: Congress, BJP set to fight it out with Meiteis keen to keep non-Manipuris out of state

The fight in the state is between the Congress and the BJP-led coalition which includes LJP, NPF and NPP.

Congress will seek support from all parties opposed to Citizenship Bill, says Tarun Gogoi; claims party will kill it if voted to power
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Congress will seek support from all parties opposed to Citizenship Bill, says Tarun Gogoi; claims party will kill it if voted to power

Senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi Monday said the party will seek support from all organisations and social groups who are opposed to the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the coming Lok Sabha elections.

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Meghalaya profile: Congress seeks to hold onto Shillong, NPP wants to retain Tura
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Lok Sabha Election 2019, Meghalaya profile: Congress seeks to hold onto Shillong, NPP wants to retain Tura

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma is one of the vociferous voices opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and has been trying to rally support in his favour.

25 BJP leaders quit to join Conrad Sangma's NPP; mass desertion in Arunachal Pradesh weeks before state, LS polls
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25 BJP leaders quit to join Conrad Sangma's NPP; mass desertion in Arunachal Pradesh weeks before state, LS polls

The NPP, which is a constituent member of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), has decided to field 40 candidates in the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly polls.

BJP has sealed several alliances in North East, aims at winning at least 22 Lok Sabha seats, says Ram Madhav
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BJP has sealed several alliances in North East, aims at winning at least 22 Lok Sabha seats, says Ram Madhav

The BJP leader will be holding a meeting with Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and leaders of the IPFT in Agartala on Wednesday. The alliances have been finalised under the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance's political coalition with the regional parties of the region.

Citizenship bill row: Curfew continues in Imphal amid protests; mobile internet services suspended till 16 February
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Citizenship bill row: Curfew continues in Imphal amid protests; mobile internet services suspended till 16 February

Prohibitory orders imposed in Manipur capital Imphal continued for the second day on Wednesday even as protests against the Citizenship Bill continued

NPP will break ties with NDA if Centre passes citizenship bill in Rajya Sabha, says Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma
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NPP will break ties with NDA if Centre passes citizenship bill in Rajya Sabha, says Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma said the National People's Party (NPP) will break ties with NDA if the Central government passes the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha.

10 North East political parties, JD(U) oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 'in one voice' after meeting in Guwahati
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10 North East political parties, JD(U) oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 'in one voice' after meeting in Guwahati

A meeting among representatives of ten political parties of the northeast along with the Janata Dal (United) at Guwahati, unanimously decided that the parties would oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma said.

New Mizoram Assembly to have no woman MLA as all 15 female legislators were defeated in 28 November polls
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New Mizoram Assembly to have no woman MLA as all 15 female legislators were defeated in 28 November polls

The Mizoram Assembly will not have a single woman legislator as all the 15 female candidates lost in the 28 November election in the state where women outnumber men in the voters' list.

Mizoram Vidhan Sabha election: BJP banks on leaders from Tripura to make up for marginal presence in state
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Mizoram Vidhan Sabha election: BJP banks on leaders from Tripura to make up for marginal presence in state

The BJP has amped up its poll pitch to secure an electoral victory in Mizoram — the only northeastern state where the party or its allies are not in power.

BJP quest to bloom lotus in Mizoram Assembly faces great wall of Mizo National Front in elections
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BJP quest to bloom lotus in Mizoram Assembly faces great wall of Mizo National Front in elections

Star campaigners from the neighbouring states of Assam, Tripura and Manipur are also campaigning in various constituencies of Mizoram.