Politics – The News Mill https://thenewsmill.com Assam Northeast India News Live, Latest Sports, Cinema, Business & Politics News Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:50:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 https://i2.wp.com/thenewsmill.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/cropped-TNM-white.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Politics – The News Mill https://thenewsmill.com 32 32 Man promises 3 Arunachal MLAs of cabinet seat; takes money and disappears https://thenewsmill.com/man-promises-3-arunachal-mlas-of-cabinet-seat-takes-money-and-disappears/ Wed, 17 Jul 2019 07:50:46 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17491

At least three Arunachal Pradesh MLAs were allegedly duped by a Delhi-based man who offered them help to get cabinet seat in the state government. The man, posing as a personal assistant of an MP, promised the trio of helping get ministerial berth in the newly-formed BJP-led government in the Northeast state. The accused, identified […]

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Union MoS Kulaste launches BJP Sangathan Parv in Nagaland https://thenewsmill.com/union-mos-kulaste-launches-bjp-sangathan-parv-in-nagaland/ Sun, 07 Jul 2019 08:18:53 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17220

Union Minister of State for Steel Faggan Singh Kulaste has launched the BJP Sangathan Parv Membership Drive 2019 for Nagaland at Kohima on July 6 at a function organised by the state unit of BJP. Kulaste formally inaugurated BJP Sangathan Parv by lighting a candle and paying tributes to Shyama Prasad Mukherjee on the occasion […]

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CPI (M) accuses Tripura govt of flouting poll promise https://thenewsmill.com/cpi-m-accuses-tripura-govt-of-flouting-poll-promise/ Wed, 03 Jul 2019 05:47:34 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17073

The opposition CPI (M) in Tripura has accused the ruling BJP-IPFT coalition government of violating poll promises made before the last assembly election. The party said that the breach of commitment of the coalition has come to light from the recent hike in MGNREGA daily wage from Rs 177 to Rs 192, which they had […]

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NPP in Arunachal to take action against those involved in ‘anti-party activities’ https://thenewsmill.com/npp-in-arunachal-to-take-action-against-those-involved-in-anti-party-activities/ Tue, 02 Jul 2019 03:03:58 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=17045

The state office bearer of National People’s Party (NPP) in Arunachal Pradesh unanimously resolved to take stern action against those involved in anti-party activities against its official candidates during the simultaneous Assembly and Lok Sabha polls held on April 11. The decision was taken at the party’s office bearer meeting in Itanagar on July 1, […]

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PM Modi targets Congress on NRC in Assam https://thenewsmill.com/pm-modi-targets-congress-on-nrc-in-assam/ Thu, 27 Jun 2019 06:40:13 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=16978

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday slammed the Congress for opposing the National Register of Citizens (NRC), saying they cannot claim partial credit as former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi had accepted it in the Assam Accord. In his address to the Rajya Sabha over President’s motion of thanks, Modi said, “The Congress wants to claim […]

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Lone JD-U MLA merges with ruling NDPP in Nagaland https://thenewsmill.com/lone-jd-u-mla-merges-with-ruling-ndpp-in-nagaland/ Wed, 26 Jun 2019 03:09:40 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=16941

The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) on June 25 welcomed the “official merger” of the Janata Dal (United), Nagaland unit with the ruling NDPP. A press release from the NDPP media and communication committee stated that the Nagaland JD(U), under the leadership of state Agriculture Minister G Kaito Aye, along with the state executive members, […]

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Tripura BJP starts work for ensuing three-tier panchayat election https://thenewsmill.com/tripura-bjp-starts-work-for-ensuing-three-tier-panchayat-election/ Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:46:48 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=16921

The BJP Tripura state committee held a high level preparatory meeting for ensuing three-tier panchayat poll to 6,111 seats of 591 gram panchayats, 419 seats of 35 panchayat samitis and 116 seats for eight Zilla Parishad scheduled in the end of next month. Besides, the party president and Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, party general […]

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Jarpum Gamlin, Paknga Bage appointed as NPP national secretary https://thenewsmill.com/jarpum-gamlin-paknga-bage-appointed-as-npp-national-secretary/ Mon, 24 Jun 2019 07:00:17 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=16918

Arunachal Pradesh leaders Jarpum Gamlin and Paknga Bage have been appointed as National People’s Party (NPP) national Secretary in-charge for media, social media and communications and National Secretary in-charge of Nagaland respectively. In a statement issued in Shillong on June 23, NPP national president and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said, “Communications plays a […]

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Baichung Bhutia considers recent elections as a learning experience https://thenewsmill.com/baichung-bhutia-considers-recent-elections-as-a-learning-experience/ Sun, 23 Jun 2019 16:04:57 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=16899

Former national footballer and working president, Hamro Sikkim Party (HSP) Baichung Bhutia on June 23 congratulated Chief Minister PS Goley and party for government formation in Sikkim. Speaking before the media for the first time since the results of the Lok Sabha and Sikkim Assembly elections were declared, Bhutia said that he respect the mandate […]

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Congress asks NEDA partners to overlook short term benefits https://thenewsmill.com/congress-asks-neda-partners-to-overlook-short-term-benefits/ Sat, 22 Jun 2019 03:13:35 +0000 https://thenewsmill.com/?p=16860

Congress General Secretary in-charge of northeastern states Luizinho Faleiro on Friday asked non-Congress parties who are part of the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) to not look at short term benefits by being part of the BJP. “The chairman of the NEDA is Amit Shah, and all knows about the agenda of the BJP/RSS. They […]

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