Friday, March 24, 2023

Jairam Ramesh seeks CBI probe into Amit Shah's 'Sangma govt most corrupt' remark

New Delhi/Shillong |Friday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
Congress General Secretary Jairam Ramesh has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to summon Home Minister Amit Shah over his remark describing Meghalaya government headed by Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, in its previous term, as "most corrupt... read..

Govt serious about checking illegal transportation of charcoal: Meghalaya CM

Shillong |Thursday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said on Wednesday that the state government is serious about checking and effectively containing illegal transportation of charcoal.... read..

Border clash: Mukhroh village part of Meghalaya, claims CM Conrad Sangma

Shillong |Wednesday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma refuted his Assam counterpart's assertion on Tuesday in the state assembly, insisting that Mukroh village, on the contentious interstate border with Assam, where a violent skirmish claimed six lives last year, is ... read..

First Meghalaya International Film Festival: Know everything about the event

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 14, 2023 11:35:33 PM IST
The State of Meghalaya celebrated the first-ever International Film Festival in the capital city of Shillong on Tuesday.... read..

Both Assam, Meghalaya claim violence-hit Mukroh village in their territory

Guwahati/ Shillong |Tuesday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST
Even as Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has claimed that the disputed Mukroh village falls in the state's jurisdiction, Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong on Monday said "the village is very much within Meghalaya".... read..

Meghalaya CM writes to Union Education Minister seeking exemption from CUET exam

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 11, 2023 3:35:28 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has written to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan urging him to exempt the state from conducting Common University Entrance Test (CUET).... read..

Meghalaya CM Sangma chairs first cabinet meeting of new Meghalaya Govt

Shillong(Meghalaya) | March 10, 2023 2:04:17 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Thursday chaired the first cabinet meeting of the newly elected Government in Meghalaya.... read..

Thomas A Sangma elected as speaker of Meghalaya Assembly

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 10, 2023 5:34:54 AM IST
Thomas A Sangma of the ruling National People's Party (NPP)-led coalition government was on Thursday unanimously elected as the Speaker of the 11th Meghalaya Legislative Assembly.... read..

Meghalaya CM congratulates new Assembly Speaker Thomas A Sangma, says he will "uphold the sanctity" of House

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 9, 2023 10:34:07 PM IST
Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday congratulated Thomas A Sangma for "being unanimously" elected the new Speaker of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly.... read..

Meghalaya, Nagaland Chief Ministers to take oath today, PM to attend swearing-in ceremony

Kohima/ Shillong (Nagaland/ Meghalaya) | March 7, 2023 9:34:16 AM IST
Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party's Neiphiu Rio and National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad Sangma will take oath as a Nagaland and Meghalaya Chief Ministers respectively today in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.... read..

Conrad Sangma to take oath as Meghalaya CM on Tuesday

Shillong |Tuesday, 2023 2:15:10 AM IST
National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad Sangma will take oath as Chief Minister of Meghalaya for the second consecutive term here on Tuesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and others are expected to attend his swearing-in ceremo... read..

Meghalaya CM-designate Conrad Sangma attends prayer meeting before swearing-in ceremony of new Govt

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 7, 2023 11:34:37 AM IST
Meghalaya CM-designate Conrad Sangma on Tuesday attended a prayer meeting with all cabinet ministers before they all leave for Raj Bhavan for the swearing-in ceremony of the new Government.... read..

NPP party chief Conrad Sangma takes oath as Meghalaya CM for second consecutive term

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 7, 2023 12:34:51 PM IST
National People's Party chief Conrad Sangma on Tuesday took oath as the Chief Minister of Meghalaya for the second consecutive term.... read..

Jharkhand CM congratulates "younger brother" Conrad Sangma on taking oath as Meghalaya CM

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 7, 2023 2:34:40 PM IST
Stating the day as "joyous", Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren congratulated Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma for taking the oath and said that he has 'familial relations' with the Sangma family.... read..

Portfolios to be distributed in next 24-48 hrs, says Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 7, 2023 2:05:16 PM IST
After taking oath as Meghalaya Chief Minister, National People's Party chief Conrad Sangma on Tuesday said that the portfolios will be distributed in the next 24-48 hours.... read..

NPP chief Conrad Sangma takes oath as Meghalaya CM for second consecutive term

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 7, 2023 12:34:49 PM IST
National People's Party chief Conrad Sangma on Tuesday took oath as the Chief Minister of Meghalaya for the second consecutive term.... read..

Conrad Sangma urges parties to work for Meghalaya with "positive mindset"

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 6, 2023 6:33:35 PM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister-designate Conrad Sangma on Monday urged all parties to work with a "positive mindset" for the state.... read..

Meghalaya Democratic Alliance 2.0: 8 cabinet berths to go to NPP, 2 to UDP, 1 each to BJP and HSPDP

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 6, 2023 5:03:35 PM IST
National People's Party (NPP) national president Conrad K Sangma on Monday said that the new alliance forming the government will be named 'Meghalaya Democratic Alliance 2.0' with him as the chairman.... read..

Meghalaya BJP chief accuses TMC, Cong of running anti-Christian propaganda against his party

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 6, 2023 10:33:44 AM IST
Meghalaya Bharatiya Janata Party president Ernest Mawrie on Monday accused the Trinamool Congress and Congress of running propaganda by framing his party as an anti-Christian party.... read..

Meghalaya: In a new twist, Conrad Sangma gets support of UDP, PDF

Shillong |Monday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST
In a big jolt to the Trinamool Congress and the Congress, which were looking for avenues for an alternate formation to keep Conrad Sangma's National People's Party (NPP) out of power in Meghalaya, the United Democratic Party (UDP) -- that emerged the seco... read..

Meghalaya: BJP asks Conrad Sangma to induct its two MLAs in new state cabinet

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 5, 2023 2:33:24 PM IST
Meghalaya state BJP has asked Conrad Sangma to induct two of its MLAs in the new state cabinet, said Meghalaya BJP chief Ernest Mawrie on Sunday.... read..

Meghalaya: Drama over government formation continues

Shillong |Sunday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
Even as NPP leader Conrad Sangma staked claim to form the government in Meghalaya, a drama continued in the hill state on Saturday as well.... read..

Conrad Sangma stakes claim to form Meghalaya govt, oath ceremony on March 7

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 5, 2023 1:34:27 AM IST
The government formation process in Meghalaya has once again taken a U-turn as National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad Sangma claimed that his party has 32 MLAs and has received a letter from the Governor inviting him to form the government.... read..

Meghalaya: Swearing-in-ceremony of NPP-led govt likely on March 7

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 4, 2023 3:33:45 PM IST
Former Deputy Chief Minister and National People's Party (NPP) MLA Prestone Tynsong on Saturday said that the swearing-in-ceremony of the NPP-led government in Meghalaya will be held on March 7.... read..

Trinamool comes a cropper in Tripura, consolation prize in Meghalaya

Agartala/Shillong |Saturday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
The Trinamool Congress which contested 56 of the 60 seats in Meghalaya and 28 of the 60 seats in Tripura secured five seats and 13.78 per cent votes in Meghalaya and only 0.88 per cent votes in Tripura, where 1.36 per cent votes were polled for NOTA (None... read..

As Conrad Sangma stakes claim, six parties hold meeting in Meghalaya to form government

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 3, 2023 11:33:48 PM IST
A day after the results of assembly polls in Meghalaya in which the ruling NPP emerged as the single-largest party, MLAs of other parties except NPP and BJP held a meeting on Friday to decide their future course of action in an apparent bid to form the ... read..

NPP chief Conrad Sangma likely to take oath as Meghalaya CM on March 7

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 3, 2023 3:04:07 PM IST
National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad Sangma is likely to take oath as the Chief Minister of Meghalaya on March 7.... read..

Meghalaya: NPP's Conrad Sangma submits resignation as CM, stakes claim to form new govt

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 3, 2023 1:33:45 PM IST
National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad Sangma on Friday submitted his resignation letter as chief minister of Meghalaya before Governor Phagu Chauhan and staked claim to form the new government in the state.... read..

Meghalaya Cong chief Vincent Pala loses, NPP candidate wins

Shillong |Friday, 2023 1:45:09 AM IST
In a major setback to the Congress, its Meghalaya unit president and Lok Sabha MP Vincent Pala lost the assembly election. He was defeated by the NPP candidate Santa Mary Shylla.... read..

Results for 59 seats of Meghalaya Assembly to be out today, counting to begin at 8

By Amit Kumar

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 2, 2023 7:03:47 AM IST
Results for the 59 seats in the Meghalaya Assembly will be declared on Thursday after the counting of votes which is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m.... read..

United Democratic Party MLAs to hold meeting to decide next move in Meghalaya: Party chief

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 2, 2023 8:34:50 PM IST
As the counting of votes in the Meghalaya Assembly polls is about to end, the newly elected MLAs of the United Democratic Party (UDP) will shortly hold a meeting in Shillong to decide the party's next move.... read..

Meghalaya Assembly polls: NPP emerge as single largest party in hung assembly

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 2, 2023 9:33:34 PM IST
The counting of votes for the Meghalaya Assembly elections ended on Thursday with the National People's Party (NPP) coming out as the single largest party with 26 seats, as no party was able to touch the majority mark (31 seats) on its own.... read..

Meghalaya Assembly polls: Counting of votes begins amid 3-tier security

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 2, 2023 9:03:45 AM IST
The counting of votes of the Meghalaya Assembly elections has begun across 13 counting centres across the state on Thursday.... read..

Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma's NPP wins 2 seats , leads in 21, show per latest trends

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 2, 2023 2:05:02 PM IST
The ruling National People's Party (NPP) won two seats in Meghalaya and was leading in 21, as per the latest counting trends shared by the Election Commission (EC) at 12.40pm on Thursday.... read..

BJP to win 10-15 seats in Meghalaya polls: Ernest Mawrie

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 1, 2023 10:34:49 PM IST
Ahead of the counting of votes in three North Eastern states, Meghalaya Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Ernest Mawrie on Wednesday said that his party would win 10-15 seats in this election in Meghalaya.... read..

Meghalaya Assembly polls: Counting of votes tomorrow amid tight security

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 1, 2023 10:04:40 PM IST
The counting of votes of the Meghalaya Assembly elections will be held on Thursday amid tight security arrangements.... read..

Meghalaya CEO flags voting secrecy violation at Mawhati polling station, seeks report

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 1, 2023 3:35:13 PM IST
Chief Election Officer of Meghalaya FR Kharkongor on Wednesday directed the officials to conduct an inquiry into the alleged violation of the secrecy of voting that occurred at the Mawhati Assembly Constituency in Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi district during the A... read..

Voting in Meghalaya peaceful, turnout 77.57%: EC

Shillong |Tuesday, 2023 4:45:09 AM IST
The Assembly elections in Meghalaya were by and large peaceful, the state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Frederick Roy Kharkongor, said on Monday.... read..

Meghalaya polls: 76.57% turnout recorded

Shillong |Tuesday, 2023 2:45:10 AM IST
Over 76 per cent voting was recorded in the Meghalaya Assembly election on Monday, and polling was, by and large, peaceful, officials said.... read..

Voting for Assembly elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland today

Shillong/Kohima (Meghalaya/Nagaland) | February 27, 2023 6:33:07 AM IST
After high-voltage campaigns, the poll battles in the two key northeastern states of Meghalaya and Nagaland reached their finality as voters will decide the fate of candidates on Monday.... read..

EC officers brave difficult terrain, trek for hours to reach polling stations in Meghalaya

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 27, 2023 6:03:32 AM IST
In line with the motto of 'no voter to be left behind', the poll officers in Meghalaya braved harsh conditions, and trekked difficult terrains to reach their respective polling stations.... read..

Meghalaya Assembly elections: A look at key issues impacting voters

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 27, 2023 6:33:09 AM IST
As voting for the Assembly elections will begin today in the state, one of the prominent issues that affect people is unemployment.... read..

Meghalaya assembly polls: A look at key contests between candidates

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 27, 2023 6:33:11 AM IST
As the countdown for voting for the Meghalaya Assembly elections has begun, the people of the state are all set to exercise their secret ballot in all the 59 constituencies and seal the political fate of 369 candidates today.... read..

Voting for Assembly election in Meghalaya begins amid tight security

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 27, 2023 7:33:35 AM IST
The voting for the Meghalaya Assembly elections began amid tight security on Monday.... read..

With people's vote I will become MLA: Meghalaya BJP chief Ernest Mawrie

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 27, 2023 2:04:19 PM IST
Meghalaya BJP chief Ernest Mawrie on Monday cast his vote, exuding confidence that the people will send him to the Assembly again from West Shillong constituency.... read..

BSF Meghalaya alongwith Meghalaya police rescue 33 Cattles meant for smuggling

Shillong(Meghalaya) | February 27, 2023 11:04:57 PM IST
In a joint operation conducted by BSF Meghalaya and Meghalaya state police, forces were able to save 33 cattle that were on their way to being trafficked into Bangladesh.... read..

6 die as truck hits vehicle on Meghalaya highway

Shillong |Monday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST
At least six Christian clerics, including three women, died on the spot and two others were injured after their vehicle was hit by a cement-laden truck at Sumer in Meghlaya's Ri Bhoi district on Sunday, police said.... read..

Meghalaya Assembly elections: Around 19000 personnel, polling staff deployed on duty

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 27, 2023 7:04:26 AM IST
As the voting in 59 out of 60 Assembly constituencies is to be held today in Meghalaya, around 19000 polling personnel have been stationed on poll duty.... read..

Meghalaya assembly polls 2023: Key constituencies that are likely to see fierce contests

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 26, 2023 11:34:17 AM IST
The people of Meghalaya are all set to vote for the assembly elections sealing the political fate of 369 candidates on Monday after intense campaigning by all the political parties.... read..

Meghalaya: BSF foils smuggling bids, seizes Indian, foreign currencies in East Khasi

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 26, 2023 3:34:09 AM IST
Officials of the Border Security Force (BSF) seized Indian and Bangladesh currencies in two different operations from East Khasi Hills district in Meghalaya, officials said on Saturday.... read..

Countdown begins for Meghalaya Assembly polls, battle for Shillong in focus

Shillong (Meghalaya) | February 26, 2023 10:33:50 AM IST
After the high-pitched election campaigning, Meghalaya is all set to decide its political fate in the Assembly polls that are to be held on Monday.... read..
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