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Here are the names of the newly inducted cabinet ministers in Conrad-led MDA govt

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.

BJP leaders — Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah and Himanta Biswa Sarma

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Here are the names of the cabinet ministers in the Conrad led coalition government in the state.

1. Prestone Tynsong – NPP
2. James P.K.Sangma – NPP
3. A.L.Hek – BJP
4. Sniawbhalang Dhar – NPP
5. Comingone Ymbon – NPP
6. Metbah Lyngdoh – UDP

The jubilant newly inducted cabinet ministers — James Sangma, AL Hek and Sniawbhalang Dhar.

7. Lahkmen Rymbui – UDP
8. Kyrmen Shylla -UDP
8. Banteidor Lyngdoh – PDF
10. Hamletson Dohling -PDF
11. Samlin Malngiang – HSPDP

Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu and Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

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.

Outgoing Chief Minister of Meghalaya– Dr Mukul Sangma

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.

Veteran Congress leader and former MPCC chief Dr DD Lapang

Therefore, the Congress failed to form a coalition government in the state even after emerging as the single largest party.


‘Aggrieved’ cops send open letter to CM; highlight nepotism in posting, transfer

From Our Correspondent, Shillong News | Tura, May 15, 2018:

The plight of the lower rank policemen and the prevalence of nepotism and favoritism in the police department was on Tuesday highlighted in an anonymous letter, allegedly sent to the chief minister of Meghalaya, apparently by a group of policemen.

Umsning MLA alleged of asking peon to wipe wet shoe; Jason Mawlong clarifies

By Our Reporter | Shillong, May 25, 2018: 

Meghalaya MLA, Jason Mawlong Sawkmie courted controversy after a post/statement regarding his alleged ‘high-handedness and bossy’ attitude went viral in social media on Friday.

Meet the new CM of Meghalaya — Conrad Sangma

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, March 04, 2018: 

Finally the 10-year long rule of the Congress in Meghalaya has come to an end and the National People’s Party (NPP) made sure of that.

Home Min issues strict warning to those spreading fake news on social media

By Our Reporter | Shillong, June 2, 2018: 

Amid the hostile atmosphere in Motphran area following a clash between two groups, the state government has assured the people of Shillong that restoring peace in the city is its utmost priority and issued a strict warning against all those involved in spreading rumours on social media.

HSPDP wants Prestone not Conrad as CM

By Our Reporter, TNT News | Shillong, March 05, 2018: 

It seems that the coalition partner of the National People’s Party (NPP) — the Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) is not happy with the decision of its regional ally — the United Democratic Party (UDP) to project NPP chief Conrad Sangma as the next Chief Minister of Meghalaya.

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