Hoping’s niece supports Paul

SHILLONG, APR 7: Like a shot in the arms, the United Democratic Party (UDP) got a fillip just before the April 9 parliamentary elections when the  Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) MLA-MDC candidate Fenela Lyngdoh declared her support to UDP’s nominee for Shillong Lok Sabha seat Paul Lyngdoh and Read More

Like age, Purno & Daryl style differs

TURA, APR 7: On the last day of campaigning for the April 9 Lok Sabha elections, the National People’s Party (NPP) candidate Purno Agitok Sangma and Congress candidate Daryl William Momin tried to woo voters, albeit in their own style. While the veteran Purno addressed an election meeting at Tura Read More

Paul: Don’t be swayed by money, religion

SHILLONG, APR 7: Exhorting the electorates of the Khasi and Jaintia hills not to be swayed either by “money power” or by misuse of “religion” by other candidates, United Democratic Party (UDP) Shillong Lok Sabha candidate Paul Lyngdoh said that his party truly stands for the identity of the indigenous Read More

Mobile banned inside PS

SHILLONG, APR 7: West Jaintia hills District Election Officer (DEO) has banned the use of cellular phones by all the polling agents, candidates or the election agent of candidate inside the polling station. The electors are also not allowed to carry any cellular phone inside the polling station. The DEO, Read More

Close-up on ethical voting

TURA, APR 7: To educate young voters in Meghalaya, the state election department held an interactive session on ethical voting in rural as well as urban areas. Forty percent of the electorates in Meghalaya comprises of youths. West Garo hills district administration in collaboration with election department on Monday held Read More

Polls bound state ask BSF to seal border

SHILLONG, APR 7:Hundreds of polling officials left for the designated polling stations on Monday and more will be leaving on Tuesday as Meghalaya Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) P Naik informed that ten thousand two hundred and forty eight polling officials have been deployed all over the state for April 9 Read More

Bakshi warns poll officials

SHILLONG, APR 6: West Garo hills District Election Officer (DEO) Pravin  Baskshi warned on Sunday that stringent action will be taken against those polling personnel who fails to report for election duty. Bakshi said that it has come to the notice that some polling personnel did not report for their duties Read More

Undeterred, ngos repeat poll boycott

SHILLONG, APR 6: Three West Khasi hills district ngos said they are not deterred by the threat of arrests for appealing to the electorates of the district to boycott the April 9 Lok Sabha elections as a mark of protest against the state government’s step motherly treatment to development. The Read More