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BJP announces candidates for Nagaland, Meghalaya assembly elections

Rituraj Sinha, one of the national spokespersons of the BJP, said that the BJP leadership has decided to contest on all 60 seats in Meghalaya to empower the state.

published on : 2nd February 2023
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Local-outsider slugfest dominates Meghalaya poll campaign 

The anti-TMC campaign started a few months ago with the narrative that it is a “Bengali party”. The “outsiders’ party” tag was attached to it subsequently.

published on : 29th January 2023
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Tough task for MP Benny Behanan as observer in Meghalaya

With 75 % of the voters being Christians, the central Congress leadership zeroed in on a Christian leader like Benny Behanan as one of the observers in Meghalaya.

published on : 27th January 2023
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Laptops, jobs, sports university: TMC’s Meghalaya manifesto has it all

The election manifesto, containing ten pledges, was released by TMC national secretary Abhishek Banerjee in Shillong on Tuesday. 

published on : 24th January 2023
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Archery tradition thrives in northeast India

Archery is part of the traditional rites of Indigenous people in Meghalaya with folk tales of its origins told for generations.

published on : 24th January 2023
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Orchids bear fruit for Meghalaya women

Housing the diverse genres of Orchid flower plants, the Orchidarium is supplying seed plants, cut flowers and potted plants of the multi-floral local and hybrid Orchid varieties to across the country.

published on : 24th January 2023
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Over Rs 10 lakh unaccounted cash seized in poll-bound Meghalaya

The unaccounted cash was recovered from vehicles coming from Assam in three separate operations in Umkiang village in the Sutnga-Saipung assembly constituency, they said.

published on : 22nd January 2023
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Closure needed for key issues in poll-bound NE States

Tripura is seeing the rise of a new regional alliance of tribal parties and a shrill campaign for a tribal homeland.

published on : 21st January 2023
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North-East states to test BJP flexibility, Congress tenacity

The Congress and the Left are trying to regain the ground by stitching up an alliance.

published on : 19th January 2023
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Hitlers, Roosevelts and cars: What the Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura elections can serve

With money flowing, elections in the Northeast (like elsewhere in India?) are a costly affair. The candidates are required to spend in crores. In places, they are required to gift even cars...

published on : 18th January 2023
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EC announces dates of elections in Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura 

Assembly polls will be held in Tripura on February 16 and in Nagaland and Meghalaya on February 27, with the counting of votes scheduled for March 2.

published on : 18th January 2023
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Soccer turf shines in coal-stained Meghalaya district

This is perhaps the only football stadium in the Northeast where funds from the District Mineral Foundation Trust (DMFT) were used to roll out the artificial turf.

published on : 13th January 2023
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Supreme Court court stays HC order on border pact between Meghalaya, Assam

The pact was signed by Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma and his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma for demarcating the border in at least six of the 12 contested locations between the two states.

published on : 7th January 2023
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SC to hear Assam, Meghalaya's plea challenging HC stay order on inter-state border pact

A single judge bench of the Meghalaya High Court on December 9 had ordered an interim stay on physical demarcation or erection of boundary posts on the ground in connection with the inter-state border

published on : 6th January 2023
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Meghalaya: CM Sangma’s NPP likely to get 3 more MLAs from other parties

Sources said PDF MLAs Hamletson Dohling and Jason S Mawlong and HSPDP legislator Samlin Malngiang would join the NPP this week.

published on : 3rd January 2023
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Assam top cop's 'church survey' letter stokes storm in election-bound Meghalaya

Trinamool Congress said the act amounted to “state-sponsored persecution of Christians”.

published on : 29th December 2022
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Meghalaya: UDP petitions EC against ministers, MLAs of CM's party for ‘misusing’ farmers scheme

The scheme was launched to give succour to farmers. Under it, a seed money of Rs 5,000 is given to each farmer producers’ group to help it scale up operations.

published on : 22nd December 2022
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Meghalaya: Two suspended Cong MLAs join ruling NPP

The two legislators also resigned from the Assembly. In February this year, Congress suspended all its five MLAs in the state as they declared their support for the NPP-led MDA.

published on : 20th December 2022
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Meghalaya: Two Congress MLAs resign, join Conrad Sangma’s NPP

In her resignation letter to Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, Ampareen Lyngdoh, who is a former minister, noted that the Congress has lost touch with the people of the state.

published on : 19th December 2022
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As three Northeast states gear up for polls, a question of survival for Congress

The Congress does not have a single MLA in Nagaland, just one in Tripura and five in Meghalaya.

published on : 19th December 2022
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