Nagaland Elections 2019

Elections to the lone Lok Sabha seat in Nagaland will be held on April 11. Counting of votes will be taken up along with the rest of the country on May 25.

Over 12 lakh voters including 5.96 Lakh women will exercise their franchise at 2,227 polling stations in Nagaland. Along with Lok Sabha election, by-election to Aonglenden will also be held. The main political parties in Nagaland re Nagaland Peoples Front (NPF) and Indian National Congress (INC). Both parties have won several seats in Lok Sabha and Assembly elections. NPF had won the seat in 2014, 2009, 2004. Congress has won the seat in 1999, 1998, 1996, 1989 and 1984. In 2019 Assembly election, Naga People Front joined hands with BJP led NDA and won 34 seats to form the government. In 2013 Assembly Election, NPF with its alliance partners formed the government with 28 seats.

Nagaland Election Map

List of Lok Sabha Constituencies

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Elections News in Nagaland

Incredible numbers, but poor representation of women from NE in politics (Dangal 2019)

    Updated On : Mar 23,2019   11:08 am
Agartala, March 23 (IANS) Women are almost a non-entity in the electoral politics and governance in India's northeastern region, albeit an incredible gender ratio in the electoral rolls of the region. View More..

JD(U) to field 15 candidates for Arunachal assembly polls

    Updated On : Mar 22,2019   9:22 pm
Guwahati, March 22 (IANS) The Janata Dal (United) has decided to contest at least 15 assembly constituencies of Arunachal Pradesh in the polls due on April 11, according to party's National General Secretary Afaque Ahmad Khan on Friday. View More..

Over Rs 57 lakh undisclosed money seized in Nagaland

    Updated On : Mar 22,2019   9:00 pm
Dimapur, March 22 (IANS) Income Tax sleuths have made a seizure of Rs 57.10 lakh cash as undisclosed money, making it the biggest cash seizure by the Directorate General of Income Tax Investigationin in the North-East so far since the notification of the general election. View More..

Nagaland MP, ex-CM file nominations for LS polls

    Updated On : Mar 22,2019   7:50 pm
Kohima, March 22 (IANS) Sitting Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) MP, Tokheho Yepthomi and Congress candidate K.L. Chishi on Friday filed their nominations for the lone Lok Sabha seat. View More..

BJP's first list has 16 candidates from NE states

    Updated On : Mar 21,2019   10:04 pm
Guwahati, March 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released the first list of 184 candidates for the Lok Sabha polls, which includes names for 16 constituencies in the North-East. View More..

DITI to monitor poll expenditures in NE states

    Updated On : Mar 21,2019   7:20 pm
Agartala, March 21 (IANS) ) The Directorate of Income Tax Investigation (DITI) has appointed 160 officials to monitor expenditure of political parties and candidates during the Lok Sabha polls in the seven northeastern states, an official release said here on Thursday. View More..

NPP legislators in Nagaland merge with NDPP

    Updated On : Mar 21,2019   11:10 am
Dimapur, March 21 (IANS) The National Peoples Party (NPP) on Wednesday suffered a major setback when two of its legislators in Nagaland merged with the ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDDP). View More..

Rs. 34.90 lakh seized in poll-bound Arunachal Pradesh

    Updated On : Mar 20,2019   11:14 pm
Guwahati, March 20 (IANS) Central agencies monitoring the election process in northeastern states have seized an amount of Rs 34.90 lakh in Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang district, officials said on Wednesday. View More..

Notification for 91 LS seats in first phase issued

    Updated On : Mar 18,2019   6:48 pm
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Election Commission, here on Monday, issued notification for the first phase of the seven-phased Lok Sabha elections, kicking off the process of filing of nominations for 91 constituencies across 20 states and Union Territories. View More..

Notification for phase 1 of LS polls on Monday

    Updated On : Mar 18,2019   12:06 am
Kolkata/New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The polling process to elect the next government of the world's largest democracy begins on Monday with the Election Commission set to issue the notification for the first of the seven-phase Lok Sabha polls involving 91 seats spread over 20 states and union territories. View More..

Sushmita, Gogoi, Pala in Congress third Lok Sabha list

    Updated On : Mar 16,2019   1:04 am
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Congress on Friday released its third list of party candidates fielding its sitting MPs Sushmita Dev from Silchar, Gaurav Gogoi from Kaliabor and Vincent H Pala from Shillong. View More..

Sushmita, Pala in Congress third Lok Sabha list

    Updated On : Mar 16,2019   12:42 am
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) AThe Congress on Friday released its third list of party candidates fielding Mahila Congress chief Sushmita Dev from Silichar, former MP Paban Singh Ghatowar from Dibrugarh and its sitting MP Vincent H Pala from Shillong. View More..

Terror camps on India-Myanmar border destroyed

    Updated On : Mar 15,2019   10:18 pm
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) When the nation's attention was focussed on the Balakot air strike, Indian Army in a joint operation with Myanmaerese Army destroyed 10 camps belonging to an insurgent group in Myanmar which had threatened the Kaladan multi-mode transit project. View More..

IITs to develop Himalayan climate change vulnerability assessment

    Updated On : Mar 14,2019   5:58 pm
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), March 14 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati, Indian Institute of Technology-Mandi and Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru have collaborated to develop a climate change vulnerability assessment for the Indian Himalayan region using a common framework, it was announced on Thursday. View More..

BJP's do-or-die battle against Congress in Northeast (Dangal 2019)

    Updated On : Mar 12,2019   11:30 am
Agartala/Guwahati, March 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party has embarked on a do-or-die battle to win as many of the 25 Lok Sabha seats as it can in eight northeastern states. For its part, the Congress party has set off a determined attempt to regain its lost ground in the region. View More..

BJP-led NEDA will win 19-21 seats in Northeast: Himanta

    Updated On : Mar 11,2019   12:10 am
Guwahati, March 11 (IANS) Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said the BJP and its allies will win between 19 and 21 seats out of the Northeast's 25 Lok Sabha seats. View More..

Lok Sabha polls in seven phases April 11-May 19, vote count on May 23

    Updated On : Mar 10,2019   8:08 pm
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Lok Sabha elections will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19, the Election Commission announced on Sunday setting a two-and-half month-long process for people to either vote in the Narendra Modi-led dispensation once again or choose an alternative. View More..

Seven-phase Lok Sabha battle from April 18, vote count on May 23

    Updated On : Mar 10,2019   6:54 pm
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The much awaited Lok Sabha elections will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19 and the millions of votes will be counted on May 23, it was announced on Sunday. View More..

Seven-phase polling in Bihar, UP, Bengal

    Updated On : Mar 10,2019   6:02 pm
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal will see staggered Lok Sabha elections spread over all seven phases starting from April 11 to May 19, it was announced here on Sunday. View More..

Prasar Bharati launches 11 state DD Channels

    Updated On : Mar 09,2019   10:46 pm
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Prasar Bharati launched, here on Saturday, 11 more state Doordarshan channels, including five for northeast through DD Free Dish, to widen the reach and accessibility of the government broadcaster. View More..