Fifty-nine percent of the candidates for the February 27 Assembly elections are crorepatis with JD(U) nominee Ramongo Lotha being the richest with a total wealth of Rs 38.92 crore, an analysis of the affidavits said.
Edited by Sumana Nandy | Thursday February 22, 2018, New Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address election rallies in Nagaland and Meghalaya in a bid to boost BJP's prospects of victory in the two poll-bound states. The two north-eastern states will go to vote on February 27.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a "great magician" who can make even democracy "disappear", Congress chief Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday, taking a swipe at the prime minister over disgraced businessmen Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya fleeing the country following accusations of fraud.
Police has received a complaint from a woman that two persons, including CPI(M) candidate of Takarjala assembly constituency Ramendra Debbarma, allegedly tried to molest her at her house in Sipahijala district.
The CPI-M on Tuesday demanded that the Election Commission order a "thorough probe" into the alleged violations of electoral law during the Tripura polls on Sunday, as also count of VVPAT slips in 13 constituencies.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today termed as "most irresponsible" Rajnath Singh's comment slamming the state government over "failure" in maintaining law and order and said perhaps the Union home minister has forgotten about his own responsibility.
The death of Nationalist Congress Party candidate Jonathane N Sangma in an IED blast in Meghalaya's Garo Hills has triggered a debate over law and order in the state where assembly elections will be held on February 27
Over 92 per cent of Tripura's 2,536,589 voters cast their votes in Sunday's peaceful elections in 59 of the 60 Assembly seats, setting a new record in the electoral history of India, an official said here on Monday.