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Shillong: Meghalaya Governor Ganga Prasad has sent a reminder to the Election Commission (EC) seeking its view on the disqualification of 17 MLAs, who resigned as Parliamentary Secretaries after an adverse High Court verdict, a Raj Bhavan official said on Saturday.
Published 20-Jan-2018 18:39 IST
Shillong: The Nationalists Congress Party (NCP) will contest at least 42 seats in Meghalaya where Assembly election is due in the first quarter of this year, party general secretary Praful Patel had said on Tuesday.
Published 16-Jan-2018 19:06 IST
Shillong: The Election Commission will felicitate 133 millennium voters of Meghalaya on National Voters Day on January 25, the state's Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) F R Kharkongor said on Tuesday. Those who were born on January 1 in the year 2000, the first day of the 21st century and have attainedMore
Published 16-Jan-2018 16:02 IST
Shillong: Former Meghalaya Minister and Independent legislator Saleng A. Sangma on Monday resigned as Assembly member and joined the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) ahead of state elections. The ninth Meghalaya Assembly, comprising 60 members, was constituted on March 1, 2013, and its term expiresMore
Published 15-Jan-2018 17:06 IST
Shillong: The West Khasi Hills district administration has imposed prohibitory orders in the district to prevent farmers from burning stubble and grasslands, officials said on Friday. Acting on reports about unscrupulous burning of stubble and grasslands in the district during the dry winter season,More
Published 12-Jan-2018 20:31 IST
Williamnagar: A top commander of the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) was killed on Thursday when security forces raided his hideout in Meghalaya, police said. Matchallang Sangma alias Vietnam, the deputy commander-in-chief of the GNLA, was killed in a gun battle when police burst intoMore
Published 11-Jan-2018 20:42 IST | Updated 20:50 IST
Shillong: Women have outnumbered men, making up for 50.4 per cent of the registered voters in the final electoral rolls of the state. The voters' list, published on Tuesday, has names of 18, 30, 104 voters, of which 9, 23,848 are women, chief electoral officer (CEO) F R Kharkongor said. The finalMore
Published 10-Jan-2018 16:11 IST
Shillong: A prominent civil society organisation here on Tuesday urged the Election Commission to make it mandatory for all married candidates of the Assembly polls to furnish marriage registration certificates while filing nominations papers. The EC is likely to announce the dates for AssemblyMore
Published 09-Jan-2018 19:38 IST
Nartiang (Meghalaya): National People's Party (NPP) supremo Conrad K. Sangma on Monday voiced confidence that his party will replace the ruling Congress government in Meghalaya after the assembly elections. "NPP would not be the single largest party but the single majority in the 2018 election,"More
Published 09-Jan-2018 07:48 IST
Shillong: NCP legislator Marthon Sangma and four other Independent legislators, are set to join Meghalaya's ruling Congress to contest the upcoming assembly polls, a party leader said on Monday. The move of the five legislators to join Congress is significant after seven of its legislators hadMore
Published 08-Jan-2018 18:49 IST
Shillong: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday said it will contest at least 35 seats in the Meghalaya Assembly elections.
Published 08-Jan-2018 17:39 IST
Shillong: The Election Commission has sought deployment of 107 additional companies of Central Armed Police Force from the Ministry of Home Affairs during the assembly election in Meghalaya, Chief Electoral Officer F R Kharkongor said on Monday.
Published 08-Jan-2018 18:11 IST
Shillong: BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said that he was confident that the party will overthrow the ruling Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance government and form the new government in the state after the assembly polls slated for later this year. Addressing party workers after kicking offMore
Published 07-Jan-2018 07:54 IST
Shillong: Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh has urged the North Eastern states to accelerate implementing schemes for farmers where the Centre is providing 90 per cent funds to help double their income by 2022.
Published 07-Jan-2018 17:42 IST
Tura (Meghalaya): North East Democratic Alliance chairperson and Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday lashed out at Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma and his government accusing him for being responsible for the underdevelopment in the state. Addressing a rally at Tikrikilla in WestMore
Published 07-Jan-2018 08:03 IST
Shillong: Ahead of the Assembly elections in Meghalaya, Union Tourism Minister K J Alphons on Sunday announced projects valued at Rs 70 crore to develop religious and spiritual circuits in the state which, he said, lack infrastructure. These projects will be completed within a period between six andMore
Published 07-Jan-2018 12:39 IST
Shillong: BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday termed the Congress government in Meghalaya as the "most corrupt" in the country and said BJP would not try to form the government in the state just for the sake of doing so. Assembly polls are due in the north eastern state this year and eight MLAs,More
Published 06-Jan-2018 21:52 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday accused the BJP-led NDA central government at the Centre of trying to legalise immigrants by proposing to amend the Citizenship Act. " On one hand they wanted to push illegal immigrants, but on the other, they wanted to legalise immigrants byMore
Published 06-Jan-2018 07:58 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday accused the BJP of implementing the RSS' agenda and claimed that the "ultimate aim" of the saffron brigade was to amend the Constitution and allow a only single religion in the country. He lashed out at the BJP-RSS for their allegedMore
Published 05-Jan-2018 21:13 IST
Shillong: Sharpening his attacks on the BJP and the RSS, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday called them "agents of devil", and expressed confidence that the Congress party will retain power in Meghalaya, after the state polls slated for later this year. The veteran Congress leader accused theMore
Published 05-Jan-2018 20:56 IST

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