Politics

Passage of CAB a darkest day for people of the North East: Dr Mukul

December 9, 2019

Tura, Dec 9: Former chief minister and leader of opposition in the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly Dr Mukul Sangma today termed the passage of the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) as the darkest day for the people of the North East. Addressing the media on Monday in Tura, the former chief minister lambasted the BJP led Read More

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Conrad says Centre taking different approach to introduce CAB

December 4, 2019

SHILLONG, Dec 4: Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma on Wednesday said that last time around when the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) was passed the centre did not consult the people of the region. Reacting to reports that the Union Cabinet had approved the CAB, Conrad said that he is yet to see its contents added that Read More

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4 GHADC MDCs join BJP in Tura

December 1, 2019

Tura, Dec 1: Four MDCs from the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) have formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in a ceremony yesterday. The 4 MDCs, which include the newly deputy chairman, Mettrinson G Momin, amongst others, joined the party in the presence of BJP stalwart, Nalin Kohli, who welcomed them to the Read More

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NPP resolves to oppose CAB in northeast

November 30, 2019

SHILLONG, Nov 30: The National People’s Party (NPP) today held its National Executive Committee Meeting at the Constitution Club of India, New Delhi, which was chaired by the National President and Chief Minister of Meghalaya Conrad K. Sangma. The National Executive Meeting was attended by members of the the party from different States, including Deputy Read More

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Meghalaya stands up against CAB

November 30, 2019

SHILLONG, Nov 30: Political leaders and civil society organisations of Meghalaya in one voice on Saturday expressed their opposition to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill during a meeting with Union Home Minister, Amit Shah. Apart from Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma, deputy chief minister Prestone Tynsong and a few of other cabinet ministers and opposition leader Dr Read More

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MPYC gherao GHADC office

November 29, 2019

Tura, Nov 29: The Meghalaya Pradesh Youth Congress on Friday gheraoed the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) and raised slogans as a mark of protest against the executive committee of the NPP led coalition, refusing from resigning their posts. It may be reminded, on Wednesday, Nov 27, the NPP led members led by its Read More

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NE MPs write to PM on CAB

November 29, 2019

Shillong, Nov 29: Twelve Member of Parliament from the northeastern states on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to exempt the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 from the region. The MPs belonging to the Congress and from the Northeastern states including Meghalaya in a letter to the Prime Minister voiced their “strong objection” to the Read More

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MRSSA awaits nod from Governor: CM

November 26, 2019

SHILLONG, Nov 26: Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma today said that the state government was waiting for the Governor’s assent on the issue of the Ordinance on the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act (MRSSA). When asked if the MRSSA would have an adverse impact on tourism in the state, Conrad said that it will Read More

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Conrad: Rejection for administrator’s rule in KHADC no tussle with Guv

November 26, 2019

SHILLONG, Nov 26: Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma said that the rejection of the plea by the state to impose administrator’s rule in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) by the Governor, Tathagata Roy should not be seen as a tussle between the government and the office of the Governor. “The Governor has taken Read More

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NPP expels Pynshngaiñ N Syiem

November 24, 2019

SHILLONG, Nov 24: National People’s Party (NPP) MDC, PN Syiem on Sunday was expelled from the party for his anti-party activities. The decision to expel Syiem was taken on Sunday by the disciplinary committee of the party held on Sunday. It may be mentioned that Syiem who is the Chairman of the KHADC voted in Read More

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