Security assured on poll day

SHILLONG, APR 6: In view of the 12 hours bandh call given by the proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) on April 9 to boycott the elections to the Shillong Lok Sabha seat, Meghalaya acting chief secretary PBO Warjri informed that the state government has made all necessary arrangements to Read More

BJP blames Cong for communal politics

SHILLONG, APR 6: Turning the table against its arch rival, the Meghalaya unit of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) accused the Congress of indulging in communal politics even as it assured to introduce stringent laws to curb inflow of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants into Meghalaya if elected to power. Meghalaya unit Read More

BJP complains against Hek

SHILLONG, APR 5: The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Meghalaya unit lodged a complaint against Congress minister AL Hek for allegedly violating the model code of conduct during series of election campaigns organized by the party in the city. “Hek, currently a cabinet minister of the state has violated the model Read More

Exhibition to encourage voters to vote

SHILLONG, APR 5: Aimed at encouraging voters to exercise their right to franchise, a photo exhibition on general elections to Lok Sabha election 2014 was held at Assam Club, Laban on Saturday. Organized by the Field Exhibition Office, Directorate of Advertisement and Visual Publicity in collaboration with Meghalaya’s Chief Electoral Read More

HNLC calls 12 hours bandh on voting day

SHILLONG, APR 5: Banned Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) has called for 12 hours bandh on April 9 the day Meghalaya goes to polls for the Shillong and Tura Lok Sabha parliamentary seats. The bandh will be effective from 5 am to 5 pm. The boycott call was given on Read More

Ethical voting campaign

SHILLONG, APR 4 : An interactive awareness as well as rural outreach programme under Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) plan  on ethical voting was held at Rongram, 15 kilometers away from Tura on Friday. The programme was followed by an interactive youth awareness campaign at Tura Don Bosco Read More

Cong rift, EVMs alert

SHILLONG, APR 3: Following rift within the party, All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary Luizinho Faleiro asserted that all Congressmen will have to fall in-line with the party’s discipline to ensure that the party’s candidates emerge winners in forthcoming April 9-Lok Sabha elections. Addressing a press conference on Thursday, Faleiro Read More

Faleiro praise Pala, ask voters to reelect

SHILLONG, APR 3: All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary (in charge northeastern region) Luizinho Faleiro said party’s sitting MP Vincent H Pala is an “eloquent testimony of the best parliamentarian” while questioning the contributions made by former members of parliament (MPs) and former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Agitok Sangma from Read More