Ngos to boycott polls

NONGSTOIN, MAR 31: The West Khasi hills district ngos said they are going ahead with their decision to boycott the ensuing Lok Sabha elections slated on April 9 as a mark of protest against government’s failure to provide better road connectivity in the region. The three ngos– Western Youth Welfare Read More

States meet on border polls

SHILLONG, MAR 31: The election departments of Meghalaya and Assam are slated to meet on Tuesdayin Shillong to discuss coordination strategies during the April 9 Lok Sabha elections in Meghalaya. “We will be having a meeting with our Assam counterparts tomorrow to discuss various election coordinating issues,” Meghalaya Chief Electoral Read More

Rift petty, says Cong VP

SHILLONG, MAR 31: Downplaying the visible rift within its party, the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) however said the issue is small and there is nothing to worry as everything is taken care off. Taking strong exception to some of the party leaders trying to sabotage the success of their Read More

NCP will support Cong nominees

SHILLONG, MAR 31: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP),the Congress led  UPA II coalition partner  at the centre –decided to support the two Congress candidates for the Shillong and Tura Lok Sabha constituencies in the ensuing April 9-Lok Sabha elections. NCP national president Sharad Pawar and general secretary Praful Patel, who is Read More

‘Be alert of weapons, ultras might snatch’

SHILLONG, MAR 31: The state home department has issued a directive to the para military forces that have been deployed in Garo hills to be watchful of the weapons that they are carrying as the militants operating those areas might try and snatch or steal their weapons.    Forty companies Read More

Lapang asked to act against saboteurs

SHILLONG, MAR 30: All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary (in-charge Meghalaya) Luizinho Faleiro said he has reports alleging that in some constituencies for the Shillong Lok Sabha seat, Congress leaders and workers are trying to sabotage the party prospect to retain the seat by working against party candidate Vincent Read More

Purno is “Promise all Sangma”: Mukul

TURA, MAR 28: Branding the National People’s Party (NPP) candidate Purno Agitok Sangma as “Promise all Sangma”, chief minister Mukul Sangma told an election rally at Williamnagar on Friday that he will keep his promise for bringing about holistic development of Meghalaya” Campaigning for the Congress Tura Lok Sabha candidate Read More

Govt confirms CM’s claim after threat

SHILLONG, MAR 28: Meghalaya government Friday informed that it is waiting for the approval of the union government on the three mediators it had proposed to initiate peace talks with the banned Garo rebel outfit – Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA). In a statement issued by the Meghalaya government joint Read More