The Maldivian Democratic Party, the main opposition party, said on Twitter police had arrested Mohamed Ameeth and Abdulla Ahmed, two lawmakers who had defected from Yameen's party and two more from other opposition parties late on Monday.Independent television Raajje TV, which showed footage of police forcibly blocking protesters, said Abdulla Ahmed was arrested while giving a media interview about the protest.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held separate meetings with the visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday and both sides agreed to strengthen the ties.Modi met his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau and both the leaders later also held delegation level talks.
Addressing reporters here on Thursday evening , Col Kaul said ‘Chanakya Chakra’ , once implemented, will be a National-International Interface based on Dynamic Identification System, called DID.
The Congress party also issued a statement saying it had directed its rank and file to back "secular party candidates to save the people from sinking in the 'Hindutva quicksand'
The maiden visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to poll bound Nagaland on February 22, has generated palpable excitement among the Nagas as they expect to hear something concrete on the peace `framework agreement’ signed between the Centre and insurgent outfit NSCN (IM) as a solution to the vexed Naga problem.
Battle lines have been drawn in the run-up to the February 27 elections in Nagaland and Meghalaya and as many people, including Christian leaders, suspect voters are turning toward pro-Hindu party BJP in these Christian-majority states, the row over religious chauvinism seems inevitable.
Nepal finally framed a new constitution through a Constituent Assembly after four years of debate and discussion on the constitutional issues; however, for all the toils, it could not do justice to women.
The CPI-M raised allegation of massive violence across nine seats where opposition Indigenous Peoples’ Front of Tripura (IPFT) contested the election.
As the curtains are set to fall for the election campaign in Tripura, where polling is to be held on Sunday, the BJP poll strategists are working overtime now to launch an aggressive campaign in Congress-ruled Meghalaya.Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to campaign in Phulbari in Garo Hills on February 21 or 22, a key source in Me
In the election season in northeast, amid the hyped campaign by the BJP for a Congress-free region - where the grand old party had been a dominant force - the regional forces seemed to be making the most of it.
Emphasising that Jan Sangh and BJP leaders have been at the forefront of all leading mass movements after Independence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that 'Ours is a party committed to Rashtra Bhakti'.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to campaign in Phulbari in Garo Hills on February 21 or 22, a key source in Meghalaya's BJP unit told UNI.