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.

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Elections News in Nagaland

Heat wave, deficit rain affect normal life in NE

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   5:00 pm
Agartala/Guwahati, April 29 (IANS) The normal life in the northeastern region has been affected due to heat wave in several areas and deficit pre-monsoon rains, officials said on Monday. View More..

For BJP, election starts now (IANS Exclusive)

    Updated On : Apr 27,2019   8:08 am
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) For the ruling BJP, the general election of 2019 jump-starts now. This is where the BJP takes the knife to the prison yard fight, for in 2014, it won 161 of the 240 seats on view. As middle and north India goes to the polls over the next four phases, the BJP's resolve gets emboldened further for it knows that to retain power, it has to convert these seats into victories. View More..

Tripura State Rifles personnel leave for Bengal polling

    Updated On : Apr 26,2019   4:44 pm
Agartala, April 26 (IANS) Around 1,020 troopers of the counter-insurgency trained Tripura State Rifles (TSR) left for West Bengal on Friday to perform election related duties in the Trinamool Congress ruled state, official said here. View More..

Modi visits Kal Bhairav temple ahead of filing papers

    Updated On : Apr 26,2019   11:46 am
Varanasi, April 26 (IANS) Before filing his nomination papers for the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Kaal Bhairav temple here. View More..

NPF moves to disqualify seven rebel Nagaland MLAs

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   9:36 pm
Kohima, April 24 (IANS) Nagaland's opposition Naga People's Front (NPF) on Wednesday filed disqualification petition before Assembly Speaker Vikho-o Yhoshu against seven of its legislators for defying the party's collective decision to support the Congress in the April 11 Lok Sabha polls. View More..

NE states have voted for all 25 LS seats in region

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   2:04 pm
Agartala/Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) With the conclusion of the third phase of voting in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, polling in all the 25 parliamentary constituencies of the eight Northeastern states have been completed, Election Commission (EC) officials said on Wednesday. View More..

Earthquake in Arunachal, no casualties reported

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   11:54 am
Itanagar, April 24 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale hit the northeastern states in the early hours of Wednesday, an official said. View More..

Leaders in Nagaland, Meghalaya condemn Lanka attacks

    Updated On : Apr 21,2019   10:24 pm
Shillong, April 21 (IANS) Political and church leaders in Meghalaya and Nagaland on Sunday strongly condemned the multiple blasts that rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday. View More..

Tripura State Rifles' deployment in Bengal postponed

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   3:28 pm
Agartala, April 19 (IANS) After polls to the Tripura East Lok Sabha constituency were rescheduled, the deployment of 12 companies of the Tripura State Rifles (TSR) in West Bengal has been postponed, officials said here on Friday. View More..

50 killed, scores hurt in rain, thunderstorm

    Updated On : Apr 17,2019   10:08 pm
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) As many as 50 people were reportedly killed and scores others injured in thunderstorms, hail and dust-storm and rain that lashed Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana since Tuesday evening. View More..

Nagaland: Seven NPF legislators suspended

    Updated On : Apr 16,2019   8:00 pm
Kohima, April 16 (IANS) The opposition Naga People's Front (NPF) of Nagaland on Tuesday suspended seven of its legislators from both primary and active membership for extending support to outgoing Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) MP Tokheho Yepthomi in the April 11 Lok Sabha polls. View More..

Over 69% voter turnout in first phase: EC

    Updated On : Apr 12,2019   11:58 pm
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The voter turnout during the first phase of the seven-phase elections was recorded at 69.43 per cent in the 91 Lok Sabha seats spread across 18 states and two Union Territories where polling took place on Thursday, the Election Commission said on Friday. View More..

Two Manipuri drug traffickers held in Nagaland

    Updated On : Apr 12,2019   6:16 pm
Kohima, April 12 (IANS) Two Manipuri drug traffickers have been arrested along with 900 grams of brown sugar and four live rounds of ammunition in Khuzuma in Nagaland, officials said. View More..

LS polls 1st phase largely peaceful, highest voting in Tripura

    Updated On : Apr 11,2019   9:50 pm
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Election Commission said on Thursday that voting across 91 Lok Sabha seats spread over 20 states and Union Territories in the first phase of the seven phase elections was largely peaceful, barring a few stray incidents. View More..

Heavy turnout in Nagaland Lok Sabha polls

    Updated On : Apr 11,2019   6:42 pm
Kohima, April 11 (IANS) Voting in the lone Lok Sabha parliamentary seat ended peacefully on Thursday, with an estimated 78 per cent voter turnout. View More..

107-year-old woman casts vote in Sikkim

    Updated On : Apr 11,2019   6:30 pm
Gangtok, April 11 (IANS) Sumitra Rai, a 107-year-old woman, on Thursday became Sikkim's oldest registered voter to exercise franchise in the Lok Sabha elections. She came on a wheelchair to the Kamrang Government Secondary School polling booth in the Poklok Kamrang constituency to cast her vote. View More..

Google Doodle in India focuses on Lok Sabha polls

    Updated On : Apr 11,2019   9:30 am
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Google on Thursday marked the beginning of the general elections in India with a doodle that featured an inked finger, which when clicked led users to a page explaining the voting procedure. View More..

Lok Sabha polls begin with voting in 91 seats

    Updated On : Apr 11,2019   7:20 am
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Voting began on Thursday across 91 Lok Sabha constituencies spread over 20 states and Union Territories as the first phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise kicked off. View More..

Konyak dance is the largest traditional dance: Guinness Records

    Updated On : Apr 10,2019   11:38 pm
Kohima, April 10 (IANS) The Guinness World Records has acknowledged Konyak dance as record holder for the "largest traditional dance", a tribe official said on Wednesday. View More..

14 out of northeast's 25 LS seats to vote on Thursday

    Updated On : Apr 10,2019   8:28 pm
Guwahati, April 10 (IANS) A total of 14 parliamentary constituencies out of 25 in India's eight northeastern states will vote in the first phase of Lok Sabha polls, along with 77 in the rest of the country, on Thursday. View More..