Nagaland: Congress leadership ate own vomit: NPF

The Congress party is hell bend for leather to show the discerning public its fantastic ignorance of the Indian parliamentary norms and procedure by calling the present Chief Minister as “unmandated” when the 60-member House has endorsed his leadership. The Constitution provides that an unelected member can head the House/ Parliament provided he/ she gets […]

NPF-led DAN to support NDA Candidate

The Naga People’s Front has always been an ally of the non-Congress national party since the late 1970s and this alliance was renewed and strengthened in the early part of 2003 when the non-Congress political parties came together and formed the Democratic Alliance of Nagaland where the then Chairman of the NDA George Fernandes himself […]

BJP, Congress to contest for lone Rajya Sabha seat from Manipur

Both the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress are likely to have a straight fight on May 25 for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Manipur. Imphal: Both the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress are likely to have a straight fight on May 25 for the lone Rajya Sabha seat from Manipur. The Bharatiya […]

Rise of Hindutva in North East: RSS, BJP score in Assam, Manipur but still untested in Arunachal

Editor’s note: In the first of a two-part series Firstpost analyses the rise of the BJP in North East India and the role its ideological parent RSS might have played in this new political trend visible in the region. Linked to the rest of India by the Chicken’s Neck, or the Siliguri Corridor in West […]