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Modi magic sweeps Lok Sabha; opposition crushed

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Modi magic sweeps Lok Sabha; opposition crushed

New Delhi, May 23 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday led the BJP to a stunning victory in the Lok Sabha battle, with the ruling party itself set to win 303 seats in a marked improvement over its 2014 showing that left the opposition dazed and demoralised. And along with its allies, the BJP-led […]

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Thrilling contest ends with Yepthomi retaining LS seat

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Thrilling contest ends with Yepthomi retaining LS seat

Our Correspondent Kohima, May 23 (EMN): After a pulsating race that went down right to the wire, sitting MP Tokheho Yepthomi of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) won the lone Lok Sabha seat by a margin of 16344 from his closest rival KL Chishi, when result was declared on Thursday night. He was the […]

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Heavy rain to lash NE in next 48 hrs

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Heavy rain to lash NE in next 48 hrs

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 23: In the next 48 hours, heavy rains accompanied by gusty winds and lightning is expected to lash the northeastern states of India. After 48 hours, intensity of these pre-monsoon weather activities will start reducing to some extent. According to Skymet forecast on Thursday, cyclonic circulation will develop over Meghalaya […]

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Aonglenden chooses Sharingain

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Aonglenden chooses Sharingain

PDA consensus candidate defeats Congress rival by landslide margin of 6148 votes Our Correspondent Mokokchung, May 23 (EMN): The consensus candidate of People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) from the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), Sharingain Longkumer won the by-election to 26-Aonglenden assembly constituency by a landslide margin of 6148 votes. He defeated Congress candidate Alem Jongshi. […]

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Ceasefire has no territorial limits — NSCN (IM)

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Ceasefire has no territorial limits — NSCN (IM)

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 23: After the Manipur government allegedly stated that there is no ceasefire in Manipur, the NSCN (IM) has retorted that the ceasefire agreement signed between the group and the government of India is without territorial limits as agreed upon on June 14, 2001. V Horam, a member of the outfit’s […]

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Naga Hoho alleges ‘sinister design’ behind Arunachal killing

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Naga Hoho alleges ‘sinister design’ behind Arunachal killing

Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): The Naga Hoho has condemned the ‘gruesome assassination’ of Arunachal legislator Tirong Aboh—a Nocte-Naga—his son and nine others by unknown miscreants on May 21 in Tirap district, Arunachal Pradesh In a press release issued on Thursday, the Naga Hoho stated that at a time when Indo-Naga negotiation is nearing “a concluding […]

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Voters allowed democracy to prevail — NDPP

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Nagaland, Top News  /  Comments Off on Voters allowed democracy to prevail — NDPP

Dimapur, May 23 (EMN): A triumphant Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) on Thursday commended the voters in Nagaland for “allowing true democracy to prevail.” In a statement, the NDPP said that the fact that counting of votes for the Lok Sabha seat went down to the wire only proves that democracy is alive in the […]

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Lok Sabha results: Saffron surge sweeps Northeast states too

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  Region, Top News  /  Comments Off on Lok Sabha results: Saffron surge sweeps Northeast states too

Guwahati/Itanagar/Shillong/Gangtok/ Aizawl, May 23 (PTI/IANS): The saffron surge that swept the entire country on Thursday also gripped India’s north-east with the BJP leading in 14 out of the total 25 seats in the eight northeastern states. In Assam, BJP is leading in nine out of the 14 Lok Sabha seats including Autonomous Council (Diphu), Dibrugarh, […]

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Populists eye upsets as Brexit-bound UK, Netherlands kick off EU elections

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  Top News, World  /  Comments Off on Populists eye upsets as Brexit-bound UK, Netherlands kick off EU elections

London, May 23 (PTI/AFP): Voters in Brexit-bound Britain cast on ballots Thursday at the start of 28-nation EU elections in which eurosceptic, anti-immigration forces have vowed to create a political earthquake that will shake the Brussels establishment. With Prime Minister Theresa May’s resignation appearing imminent after she postponed a forlorn attempt to push her divorce […]

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Lok Sabha 2019: Vote counting today

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  Nagaland, Nation, Top News  /  Comments Off on Lok Sabha 2019: Vote counting today

Eastern Mirror Desk Dimapur, May 22: The counting of votes for Lok Sabha elections 2019 will be held across the country today. It will begin at 8 am but the final results are likely to be delayed by four hours this time due to introduction of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) counting. The counting […]

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