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Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb and other BJP leaders to campaign in Mizoram ahead of Assembly election
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Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb and other BJP leaders to campaign in Mizoram ahead of Assembly election

At least five of the 40 Assembly constituencies in Mizoram share borders with Tripura, which has a 109 km border with the Christian-dominated state.

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav says party to contest all 40 seats in Mizoram Assembly election alone
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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".

RTI activist Akhil Gogoi arrested for protesting citizenship bill ahead of Amit Shah's Assam visit
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RTI activist Akhil Gogoi arrested for protesting citizenship bill ahead of Amit Shah's Assam visit

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.

BJP chief Amit Shah sets target of winning over 21 Lok Sabha seats from North East in 2019 general elections
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BJP chief Amit Shah sets target of winning over 21 Lok Sabha seats from North East in 2019 general elections

Addressing a rally of BJP booth unit chiefs in Guwahati, Amit Shah asked the party members to work towards achieving this target.

Tripura swearing-in updates: Biplab Kumar Deb takes oath as first BJP chief minister in North East state
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Tripura swearing-in updates: Biplab Kumar Deb takes oath as first BJP chief minister in North East state

BJP president Amit Shah and senior party leaders arrived in Agartala on Thursday ahead of formation of a BJP-led government in Tripura on Friday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Tripura swearing-in ceremony: Manik Sarkar to attend event as long-time RSS loyalist Biplab Deb takes oath as new CM
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Tripura swearing-in ceremony: Manik Sarkar to attend event as long-time RSS loyalist Biplab Deb takes oath as new CM

Biplab Deb will be sworn in as the chief minister of Tripura at the Assam Rifles ground on Friday which will usher in the first BJP government in the northeastern state.

North East polls: NPP has scripted a fairy tale rise from little-known Manipur outfit to regional power player
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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
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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

Tripura polls: 'Political violence to silence opponents stems from Left ideology,' Himanta Biswa Sarma tells Firstpost
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Tripura polls: 'Political violence to silence opponents stems from Left ideology,' Himanta Biswa Sarma tells Firstpost

Firstpost spoke to Himanta Biswa Sarma, who firmly believes that the BJP will not just win Tripura, but will also be part of the ruling coalitions in Meghalaya and Nagaland

Meghalaya Election 2018: BJP has only engaged in aggressive marketing, Narendra Modi is an expert in it, says Mukul Sangma
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Meghalaya Election 2018: BJP has only engaged in aggressive marketing, Narendra Modi is an expert in it, says Mukul Sangma

Ahead of Meghalaya polls on 27 February, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma speaks about his poll strategy, cleansing Congress of dissidents and why he believes his party will return to power in March

Meghalaya Election: No pre-poll alliance with BJP, says NPP chief Conrad Sangma, terms Hindutva politics a Congress creation
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Meghalaya Election: No pre-poll alliance with BJP, says NPP chief Conrad Sangma, terms Hindutva politics a Congress creation

Ahead of Meghalaya Assembly polls, NPP chief Conrad Sangma speaks with Firstpost about his political journey, siblings, proposed alliance with BJP, and his positioning as the main rival to incumbent chief minister Mukul Sangma

BJP, not NEDA, leading charge against Tripura's Left Front: Status of tribal parties renders alliance's relevance negligible
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BJP, not NEDA, leading charge against Tripura's Left Front: Status of tribal parties renders alliance's relevance negligible

With Tripura Assembly elections scheduled for 18 February, the BJP looks set to go to polls in alliance with the Indigenous Peoples' Front of Tripura (IPFT).

Meghalaya Assembly polls: NPP says Nitish Kumar, not Rahul Gandhi, has potential to unseat BJP from power
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Meghalaya Assembly polls: NPP says Nitish Kumar, not Rahul Gandhi, has potential to unseat BJP from power

The National People's Party (NPP), an ally of the BJP at the Centre, said JD(U) president Nitish Kumar was the only person who could unseat the saffron party from power and not Rahul Gandhi

Meghalaya polls: Regional parties will form next govt, says UDP chief Paul Lyngdoh
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Meghalaya polls: Regional parties will form next govt, says UDP chief Paul Lyngdoh

The United Democratic Party (UDP) in Meghalaya has exuded confidence that regional outfits would form the next government in the state.

Tripura will be battle royale for us, says Ram Madhav: BJP plans to neutralise Left, gain larger footprint in Northeast
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Tripura will be battle royale for us, says Ram Madhav: BJP plans to neutralise Left, gain larger footprint in Northeast

Of the three Northeastern states going to polls in February, it seems that the BJP views Tripura as the big prize.

Tripura Assembly polls: Tribal parties begin negotiations with BJP, Congress for electoral alliance
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Tripura Assembly polls: Tribal parties begin negotiations with BJP, Congress for electoral alliance

With the political activities gradually picking up ahead of the crucial Assembly elections in February in Left-ruled Tripura, tribal parties are negotiating with BJP and Congress for electoral alliances

Tripura election: BJP tells EC to appoint micro-observers as fear prevails in poll-bound state
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Tripura election: BJP tells EC to appoint micro-observers as fear prevails in poll-bound state

The BJP on Thursday asked the Election Commission to appoint micro-observers in poll-bound Tripura from outside the CPM-ruled state and deploy maximum paramilitary forces, alleging that an atmosphere of fear was prevailing there.

Tripura Assembly Election 2018: With announcement of polls due soon, war of words heats up between CPM and BJP
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Tripura Assembly Election 2018: With announcement of polls due soon, war of words heats up between CPM and BJP

With announcement of Assembly elections in Tripura due soon, strident political attacks have become the order of the day in the Left-ruled state.

Amit Shah bats for development of North East at NEDA conclave
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Amit Shah bats for development of North East at NEDA conclave

BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday inaugurated the second conclave of the party-led North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) in New Delhi with a focus on the coming elections in three north-east states — Tripura, Meghalaya and Mizoram.

PPA rues Arunachal BJP's decision to sever ties with party, says it is not a 'healthy sign' for North East
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PPA rues Arunachal BJP's decision to sever ties with party, says it is not a 'healthy sign' for North East

Peoples Party of Arunachal (PPA) said BJP's decision to sever ties with it was not a 'healthy sign' for the region and said that the bone of contention was Pema Khandu carrying on as chief minister