Meghalaya

Meghalaya : “I have raised the standard of development for the next government”: Mukul

February 14, 2018, 10:46 pm
By : Saidul Khan
 
Tura(Meghalaya) , Feb 14 : The sleepy village of Babadam in the outskirt of Tura town under North Tura constituency today turned out to be melting pod for several villages as people gathered to witness Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma’s election campaign for sitting Congress legislator Noverfield R. Marak.
 
 
 

Meghalaya : BJP charges Congress of communalising election

February 13, 2018, 6:20 pm
 
By : Evanjoplin Dkhar 
 
 
 
Shillong (Meghalaya ),Feb 13: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today charged the ruling Congress of communalizing the elections and use of unacceptable languages out of ‘desperation and panic’.
 
 
 
“I am charging the Congress party for trying to communalize this election and trying to force the churches into politics which is very unfortunate,” BJP national spokesman Nalin Kohli told journalists here on Tuesday.

Interview : South Tura needs an active legislator, says Agatha

February 13, 2018, 5:54 pm
By : Saidul Khan
 
 
Tura(Meghalaya), Feb, 13 : Former union minister of state Agatha K. Sangma contesting from the prestigious South Tura constituency in Meghalaya, which was represented by her later father Purno Agitok Sangma is of the view that South Tura needs “an active legislator” to tackle the looming crisis of underdevelopment plaguing the constituency.
 
 
 

Meghalaya polls: Cong attacks BJP over GST, demonetisation

February 13, 2018, 9:49 am
Shillong(Meghalaya), Feb 13 :  The Congress party on Monday again raised the issue of GST and demonetisation, and alleged the BJP led Central Government of pushing common man towards hardship by taking steps which are adversely affecting their daily lives.
 
Addressing a press confernce here, party's spokesperson, Tom Vadakkan, said, "On November 8,2016, the 'tsunami' (demonetisation) that hit the Indian economy left 150 people dead.
 

Model Code Violation: Congress candidate served with show cause notice In Meghalaya

February 12, 2018, 8:54 pm
By : Saidul Khan
 
Tura(Meghalaya ) , Feb 12: The Election Commission has issued a show cause notice to Congress candidate from South Tura, Grithalson Arengh, for holding a campaign meeting without permission and giving an inflammatory speech to incite communal anger.
 
Arengh has been asked to reply to the show cause notice by Tuesday failing which action will be taken as per rules of the Election Commission of India.
 

Meghalaya : Apart in politics, together in faith

February 12, 2018, 1:58 pm
Tura (Meghalaya): Feb , 12  :Political rivals Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma and NPP chief Conrad K. Sangma on Sunday attended the 150 years celebration of the arrival of Chrisitanity in Garo hills at Rajasimila village in North Garo Hills.
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Chief Minister Mukul Sangma and NPP national president Conrad Sangma was seen together in a religious function at Rajasimla in North Garo Hills on Sunday. That the two political arch rivals exchanged niceties and shook hands posing for the lensmen.
 

Meghalaya : CM Mukul will loose both Ampati and Songsak seat: Conrad

February 10, 2018, 6:36 pm
 By : Saidul Khan
 
Bajengdoba(Meghalaya), Feb 10 :  The National People’s Party (NPP) has nailed chief minister Mukul Sangma left, right and centre and has vowed to end Congress misrule forever in Meghalaya.
 
 
 
Addressing several rallies under Bajengdoba constituency on Saturday to campaign for NPP candidate Pongseng R. Marak, Conrad said, Mukul Sangma’s rule in Meghalaya will end and he will loose both the seats Ampati and Songsak.
 
 
 

Meghalaya: PDF releases its manifesto, promises to come up with a state mining policy

February 9, 2018, 11:06 pm
By :Evanjoplin Dkhar 
 
Shillong (Meghalaya), Feb  9: The newly floated People’s Democratic Front (PDF) today resolved to come up with a state mining policy in line with the provision of the 6th Schedule to the Constitution of India.
 
 
 
This is one of the main points in the 28 pages election manifesto for the February 27-Assembly polls, released by the PDF leader Pynshngain N Syiem here in the city on Friday.
 
 
 

Meghalaya : Rejection of visa to Christian preacher takes political colour

February 9, 2018, 11:55 am
By : Saidul Khan
 
 
 
Tura(Meghalaya) , Feb 9 : The rejection of visa application to a Christian preacher by the India Consulate in South Africa who was schedule to attend 150 years of Christianity amongst the Garo Baptist at Rajasimla in North Garo Hills have created an uproar amongst the community in Garo hills.
 
 
 

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