Board’s centre demanded

SHILLONG, JAN 17: The Hynniewtrep National Youth Front (HNYF) Northern Region today demanded the Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) to set up SSLC examination centre at Mawhati area in Ri Bhoi District. “We have demanded the board to consider setting up a centre in Mawhati area for students appearing Read More

NCP will not support BJP

SHILLONG, JAN 16: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) national general secretary Praful Patel today said the party will never support the BJP even as he asked the people of Meghalaya to reject the saffron party in the upcoming state polls. “We are not going to the support the BJP that Read More

NCP to contest in 42 seats, keen for an alliance with regional forces

SHILLONG, JAN 16: The Nationalist Congress Party – a former ally of the Congress – is all set to field candidates in 42 seats in the upcoming Assembly polls even as it expressed keen interest to have an alliance with the regional forces. “In this coming election, the NCP will Read More

Weighbridge Rules amended

SHILLONG, JAN 16: The Government of Meghalaya has amended the Meghalaya Installation, Regulation, Maintenance and Operation of Weighbridge Rules, 2009 and shall be called the Meghalaya Installation, Regulation, Maintenance and Operation of Weighbridge (Amendment) Rules, 2017. This was informed by the Commissioner & Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, Transport Department. Read More

More MLAs to join BJP

SHILLONG, JAN 15: The BJP Meghalaya unit today said it is expecting more sitting legislators to join its fold ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls with the party still in the process of negotiating with them. “We are negotiating with some MLAs. But we cannot disclose their names at the Read More

Training for poll officials

SHILLONG, JAN 15: As part of its preparedness for the upcoming Assembly Elections, 2018, the Deputy Commissioner (Election), South West Garo Hills, has held a series of meetings, briefings and trainings for concerned ROs, AROs, Sector Officers, police personnel and polling personnel as well as the political parties of the Read More

BJP leaders joins NCP

SHILLONG, JAN 15: In a blow to BJP, its leaders from Pynthorumkhrah constituency today quit the party and joined the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls. The BJP Mandal in Pynthorumkhrah was also dissolved with the resignation of its president Batshanbor Wanswett and Predecessor Rumnong, who Read More

Saleng resigned as MLA, joins as new NCP chief in state

SHILLONG, JAN 15: Independent legislator from Gambegre Saleng A Sangma today resigned as member of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly and joined the NCP Meghalaya state as its new chief ahead of the upcoming state polls. The two-time MLA and former Congress minister handed over his resignation letter to the Assembly’s Read More