BTC polls: BJP promises development, equal importance to Bodo, Assamese languages in election manifesto
The manifesto for the two-phase Bodoland Territorial Council elections on 7 and 10 December was released in Kokrajhar in the presence of the party's state president Ranjit Dass, and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma
The Manipur government led by N Biren Singh plunged into crisis after nine members of the BJP-led coalition, including four ministers of the National People's Party, resigned on 17 June.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Led by Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam medical fraternity takes a leap of faith in fight against COVID-19
Everyone in the country is nervous, only that people like Jenita Baruah, Dhiraj Pathak, Arun Kumar Konwar, Swapna Bhumic Das, Ratnawati Doley and many other unknown faces from the medical fraternity are braver than the rest.
BJP's Mizoram ally MNF votes in favour of resolution on religious freedom; don't follow saffron party's ideologies, says CM Zoramthanga
The Mizoram Assembly on Friday, including BJP ally, Mizo National Front (MNF) unanimously adopted a private member's resolution asking the Centre to take measures for the protection of religious freedom enshrined in the Constitution
Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Monday said the state government is in favour of implementation of NRC and will approach the Centre for it in line with the one in Assam.
Ten SDF MLAs join BJP: Sikkim may be headed towards Arunachal Pradesh route, as mass crossovers leave ex-CM in the lurch
After 10 SDF MLAs joined the BJP, the party has got the status of the main Opposition party in Sikkim, where it had not won a single seat in the recent Assembly polls.
BJP-led NEDA's narrow victory in Nagaland has alarming message for decades-old peace process with militant outfits
The situation in Nagaland and other Naga-inhabited areas of the Northeast underwent a change last February when the BJP leadership decided not to give in to NSCN(IM)'s demands for a separate flag and constitution for Nagaland.
Lok Sabha Election Phase 1: Assam sees turnout of 67.4%; Narendra Modi addresses two rallies in Kamalpur, Silchar
This election is crucial for the BJP in the North East, as it has to prove its mettle in the region post the introduction of the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill.
BJP may not achieve target of 22 Lok Sabha seats in North East as most NEDA partners decide to contest on their own
The BJP — which has set a target to win 22 out of 25 Lok Sabha seats spread over eight states in the region — may not find it easy to achieve its goal as most of its erstwhile allies have decided to contest forthcoming polls on their own.
Himanta Biswa Sarma has to cut short Delhi dreams: BJP brass asks Assam minister to strengthen party in North East amid Citizenship Bill row
Himanta Biswa Sarma comes handy for the BJP to forge these alliances and device a common election strategy. The BJP is depending on Sarma who helped them form the alliances during the Assam Assembly election two years ago.
BJP could have avoided messy situation in Assam over citizenship bill; 'people feel cheated' with last-minute damage-control plan
The extraordinary episode is yet another testimony of the anxieties of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Assam which seems to be caught between the popular movement against the Citizenship Amendment Bill and the party’s decision to pass it in Parliament.
Mizoram Assembly polls: Amit Shah isn't God, his prediction of BJP ruling for 50 years an exaggeration, says MNF
Former chief minister and MNF chief Zoramthanga told PTI in an interview that his party and the BJP can never be allies in the hill state because of the saffron party's Hindutva politics.
Mizoram Assembly Elections: Faulty EVMs, 'drunk' polling officials, delay polling as state records 75% voter turnout till 5 pm
11,100 security personnel, comprising central paramilitary and state security forces, were deployed to avoid any untoward incidents during the Mizoram Assembly elections on Wednesday.
Mizoram Assembly elections updates: 56% voter turnout recorded at Tuikum till 2.30 pm, 51% at South tuipui, 59% at Thorang
Mizoram Assembly elections updates: 56 percent voter turnout was recorded at Tuikum as of 2.30 on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesperson from the Election Commission said. Hrangturzo recorded 55 percent, South Tuipui 51 percent, and Thorang 59 percent, the official said.
Mizoram Assembly Election 2018: Mizo National Front rules out forming electoral alliance with ally BJP
MNF chief Zoramthanga had made it clear that his party would go alone and would not form any alliance with BJP or other political parties.
BJP general secretary Ram Madhav says party to contest all 40 seats in Mizoram Assembly election alone
On the Opposition calling the Mizo National Front (MNF) "proxy" of the BJP, Ram Madhav termed it "ridiculous".
Ahead of the BJP national President Amit Shah's visit to Assam, RTI activist and farmers' body leader Akhil Gogoi was arrested on Sunday morning for protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
North East polls: NPP has scripted a fairy tale rise from little-known Manipur outfit to regional power player
The National People’s Party (NPP) led by Conrad Sangma, who is set to head the new coalition government in Meghalaya, has scripted a fairy tale rise from a little-known party in Manipur to a cynosure of electoral politics in North East.
Congress, BJP rush to stitch alliances in Meghalaya, but undecided regional kingmakers may delay govt formation
Voters of Meghalaya have elected a hung Assembly, with no single party or pre-poll alliance securing enough seats to be able to form the government
Campaigning in Meghalaya, Nagaland Assembly elections draws to end; results to be declared on 3 March
Voting in Meghalaya and Nagaland, both having 60-member Assemblies, will take place on Tuesday. The results will be declared on 3 March along with that of Tripura, where elections were held on 18 February