Mukul used chopper after MTC de-hired

TURA, APR 3: Tura Lok Sabha parliamentary seat Returning Officer Pravin Bakshi informed the Meghalaya Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Prashant Naik that the Pawan Hans Limited Dauphin N3 helicopter used by Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma for campaigning in Garo hills had been hired by the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee Read More

‘Happy with polls arrangement in GH’

TURA, APR 3: Expressing satisfaction over the meticulous and elaborate security arrangements in militancy ravaged Garo hills region, Meghalaya acting chief secretary PBO Warjri said that the that extra measures have been taken to ensure free and fair Lok Sabha election on April 9 in the of East and South Read More

Tura’s date with prayer for peaceful polls

SHILLONG, APR 2: Tura town Bishop Rev Andrew R Marak informed a meeting with Tura Lok Sabha constituency returning officer Praveen Bakshi on Wednesday that coming Sunday will be observed as a day of prayer for peaceful elections in Garo hills even as Father Viju informed that the community has been Read More

Polls: States to check ultras movement

SHILLONG, APR 1: Meghalaya and Assam have agreed to check the movements of militants during the parliamentary elections in both the state besides coordinating on other issues to ensure free and fair Lok Sabha elections. Meghalaya goes to polls on April 9 for the two Lok Sabha seats- Shillong and Read More

BJP slams Cong over dev

SHILLONG, APR 1: Meghalaya unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) slammed the Congress for its failure to bring about any development in the state. Addressing a rally recently in the city, BJP candidate Shibun Lyngdoh said that the sitting MP Vincent Pala had made many promise of cleaning Umiam Read More

EVMs commissioned in SW Garo hills

SHILLONG, APR 1: The process of commissioning of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) for the ensuing Lok Sabha elections began in the Ampati District Election Office on Tuesday. Altogether 147 EVMs were commissioned by the sector officers in the presence of central observer Amita Prasad, district election officials and ECIL engineers. Read More

192 arms deposited

SHILLONG, APR 1: Altogether 192 arms were deposited in the office of South West Garo hills district SP till March 31 after an order was issued by the district police to deposit arms by the license arms holders of the district. With the Lok Sabha elections slated for April 9 Read More

Polls: States to check ultras movement

SHILLONG, APR 1: Meghalaya and Assam have agreed to check the movements of militants during the parliamentary elections in both the state besides coordinating on other issues to ensure free and fair Lok Sabha elections. Meghalaya goes to polls on April 9 for the two Lok Sabha seats- Shillong and Read More