Shillong had always been an epitome of peace, love and progress in North East India. It is home to different communities with their varied cultural practices, living and working together to develop the city that they love and are proud of.
Dear Leaders, Members and Office bearers of Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC),
I am a common Shillong woman in my mid twenties borne out of a Khasi mother and a non Khasi father wedlock. My family members never followed the religion of my father or grandfather rather I have been taught to proudly display the practice of a matrilineal society whenever and wherever I represent myself outside the state of Meghalaya in any platform that I go to.
Meghalaya Congress legislator from East Shillong constituency, M Ampareen Lyngdoh on Monday continued with the trend set by Governor Ganga Prasad of using a language other than the English language in the Assembly.
From Our Correspondent, Shillong News | Tura, May 11, 2018:
As the by-poll battle for the Ampati Assembly seat gets interesting by the day, Congress candidate Miani D Shira, daughter of former chief minister, Dr Mukul Sangma has invited controversy after she ‘presumably’ refer to the people of Ampati as ‘more intelligent’ while calling those of Selsella as ‘less intelligent’.
By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, March 06, 2018:
It’s a new day for Meghalaya as it greets its newly sworn-in Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma, who will lead the NPP led coalition government in the state for the next 5 years.
The NPP chief was administered the oath of office by Governor Ganga Prasad at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday morning in the presence of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu besides Congress leaders like outgoing CM Mukul Sangma and former MPCC chief DD Lapang.
As per the results of the Meghalaya State Assembly polls declared on March 3, the Congress party retained its hold with 21 seats, while the NPP bagged 19 seats.
Following its defeat in the state Assembly polls here, the BJP on Saturday had suggested that the NPP and UDP to enter into an alliance to form a “non-Congress government” in the state.
After which the NPP got support from United Democratic Party (UDP), People’s Democratic Front (PDF), Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) and the BJP and an Independent. UDP, PDF, HSPDP and BJP have six, four, two and two seats respectively.
Therefore, the Congress failed to form a coalition government in the state even after emerging as the single largest party.