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.
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.
With Assembly polls drawing closer, many feel that while the BJP has intensified its campaign, the CPM has used all of its trump cards too soon
There have been more than 1100 encounters in Uttar Pradesh since Yogi Adityanath took office in Lucknow. Hardnews studied hundreds of FIRs of these dodgy encounters and found the same story of bad guys carrying the same guns getting killed again and again
Hoping to capitalise on the anti-incumbency created by the 25-year-long CPM rule, the BJP is campaigning aggressively to make inroads into the state
The court has said that no bypolls will be held until the case has been adjudged
The Election Commission today announced a two-rounds poll schedule for Assembly Elections for Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland with elections in Tripura scheduled on February 18 and that for Nagaland and Meghalaya on February 27.