Nagaland Parlimentary Election 2015

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio was Friday heading for victory as he was leading by around 2,68,000 votes in the lone Lok Sabha constituency in the state against Congress candidate K.V. Pusa.



Nagaland General Election Results 2015 (1):

Party Name Results
BJP + 1
Cong 0
Others 0

Nagaland is a state situated in the northeast of India. It has only one parliamentary constituency. The state is surrounded by various Indian states like Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and the country of Myanmar. The total population of the state is 1,980,602, of which the rural population is 1,406,861 and urban 573,741. The total number of electors in Nagaland is 1,321,878, among which 676,722 are male and 645,156 female. The capital of the Nagaland Parlimentary Constituency is the city of Kohima.


Nagaland Election Schedule Map

Nagaland Lok Sabha Constituencies Schedule and Results 2015


Name of Constituencies Winner Party
Nagaland Neiphiu Rio PF


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Elections News in Nagaland

Boost for BJP in Nagaland as more leaders join

    Updated On : Jan 22,2018   7:36 pm
Dimapur, Jan 22 (IANS) As many as 15 leaders, including former Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader K.L.Chishi on Monday joined the BJP to contest the February 27 Assembly elections in Nagaland. View More..

Former Nagaland CM, Independent legislator to join BJP

    Updated On : Jan 21,2018   10:12 pm
Kohima, Jan 21 (IANS) Independent legislator Jacob Zhimomi on Sunday resigned from the Nagaland assembly to join the BJP and contest the February 27 assembly polls on its ticket, while former Chief Minister K.L. Chishi will also be joining the party. View More..

Nagaland ex-CM quits as Congress member

    Updated On : Jan 20,2018   11:20 pm
Kohima, Jan 20 (IANS) Former Nagaland Chief Minister Keyezhe L. Chishi on Saturday resigned from Congress primary membership ahead of the February 27 assembly elections. View More..

Bhagwat to address 'biggest-ever' RSS rally in Assam on Sunday

    Updated On : Jan 20,2018   9:38 pm
Guwahati, Jan 20 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat is slated to address a rally of around 50,000 swayamsevaks in the Assam capital on Sunday, that is being touted as the biggest conclave of the Hindutva group in the Northeast. View More..

BJP 'almost' ties up with Tripura tribal faction

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   3:58 pm
Guwahati, Jan 19 (IANS) BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday said his party has almost clinched an alliance with the NC Debbarma faction of the IPFT, a leading tribal group in Tripura. View More..

Quit NPF after it severed ties with BJP, says Neiphiu Rio

    Updated On : Jan 19,2018   12:00 am
Dimapur, Jan 18 (IANS) Nagaland's lone Lok Sabha member Neiphiu Rio on Thursday said that he quit the ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) after it decided to severe ties with the BJP ahead of the February 27 assembly elections. View More..

Tripura parties hail announcement of assembly polls

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   6:52 pm
Agartala, Jan 18 (IANS) Both the ruling Left and opposition parties in Tripura on Thursday expressed happiness over the declaration of assembly polls in the state and all said they were confident of winning. View More..

Congress confident of poll victory in 3 northeastern states

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   4:40 pm
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Congress said it was confident of retaining power in Meghalaya, and winning in Nagaland and Tripura as poll dates for the three northeastern states were announced on Thursday. View More..

Assembly polls in three northeast states on Feb 18, 27

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   3:24 pm
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland will go to polls in February to elect new assemblies, the Election Commission announced on Thursday, setting the stage for the first round of elections in 2018 ahead of the battle in Karnataka and later in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh. View More..

Assembly polls in three northeast states on Feb 18, 27

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   1:08 pm
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Assembly elections in Tripura will be held on February 18 and in Meghalaya and Nagaland on February 27, the Election Commission announced on Thursday. View More..

Nagaland MP Rio quits NPF for NDPP

    Updated On : Jan 18,2018   12:24 am
Dimapur, Jan 18 (IANS) Nagaland's lone Lok Sabha member Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday resigned from the primary membership of the ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) and joined the newly floated Nagaland Democratic People's Party (NDPP) ahead of the state assembly elections. View More..

NSA was not present in any political meeting, says Home Ministry

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   11:00 pm
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Refuting the allegations of the CPI's Tripura unit, the Union Home Ministry on Wednesday clarified that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval was not present in any political meeting at the Home Minister Rajnath Singh's house on January 14. View More..

Rio decides to join NDPP ahead of Nagaland polls

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   8:26 pm
Dimapur, Jan 17 (IANS) Lone Naga People's Front (NPF) Lok Sabha member Neiphiu Rio on Wednesday decided to join the newly floated Nagaland Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) ahead of the state assembly elections. View More..

Congress announces coordination committee for Nagaland polls

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   6:38 pm
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday approved the Coordination Committee for the upcoming assembly elections in Nagaland, which are expected to be held in February or March this year. View More..

151 Tripura police officers transferred on EC's order

    Updated On : Jan 17,2018   1:06 pm
Agartala, Jan 17 (IANS) Following the instructions of the Election Commission, ahead of the assembly elections, the Tripura police chief has transferred 151 officers, including 20 offcers-in-charge (OC) of police stations, a senior officer said here on Wednesday. View More..

NCP to go solo in Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   7:28 pm
Shillong, Jan 16 (IANS) Sharad Pawar-led NCP on Tuesday said it will fight the coming assembly elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura on its own. View More..

Nine oil tankers set afire on Assam-Arunachal border

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   6:56 pm
Guwahati, Jan 16 (IANS) Suspected Naga militants set afire nine tankers loaded with crude oil in the remote Namsik area on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Tuesday evening. View More..

CPI-M writes to EC over Doval attending BJP poll meet

    Updated On : Jan 16,2018   3:44 pm
New Delhi/Agartala, Jan 16 (IANS) The Tripura unit of CPI-M on Tuesday wrote to Election Commission (EC), asking for an investigation and action over the reports of NSA Ajit Doval attending a BJP meeting in the national capital, pertaining to assembly elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland. View More..

Did NSA attend BJP election strategy meeting?

    Updated On : Jan 15,2018   7:18 pm
New Delhi/Agartala, Jan 15 (IANS) The CPI-M on Monday, citing media reports, said it was "shocking" that National Security Adviser Ajit Doval attended a meeting at Home Minister Rajnath Singh's house to discuss the election strategy in Tripura. View More..

NSA attended BJP election strategy meeting?

    Updated On : Jan 15,2018   6:46 pm
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The CPI-M on Monday described as "shocking" media reports that National Security Adviser Ajit Doval attended a meeting at Home Minister Rajnath Singh's house to discuss the election strategy in Tripura. View More..