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IN PICS | Citizens alert poll authorities of MCC violation; action initiated

SHILLONG | March 16, 2019:

With the Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in effect as the country gears up for the Lok Sabha polls next month, the Election Commission of India and citizens alike are keeping a watchful eye on activities which violate the poll code.

Meghalaya to go for polls in single phase; All you need to know about election dates

SHILLONG | March 10, 2019:

With the announcement of the Lok Sabha polls 2019 by the Election Commission of India today afternoon, the model code of conduct has come into effect immediately.

Meghalaya: UDP walks out of BJP-led NEDA over Citizenship Bill row

TNT desk | Feb 20, 2019

In what may be termed as a blow to the BJP-led NEDA in Meghalaya, reports are in that United Democratic Party (UDP) has decided to break alliance with BJP.

Party vice president, Allantry Franklin Dkhar, said, “The regrouping of all North Eastern Political Parties in Guwahati has rendered NEDA bereft of regional parties.”

Dkhar also said that UDP is not a part of NDA, as NDA is a Parliamentary Alliance and the party has no MP in Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha. He further said that led by Donkupar Roy, the UDP strongly opposes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and asked the government to seriously look into the implementation of Inner Line Permit (ILP).

It should be noted that Amit Shah on Sunday said that if the BJP comes back to power again, the party would revive the CAB. Shah’s remarks have evoked sharp reactions among various political as well as indigenous organizations in the northeastern States as the CAB lapsed in Rajya Sabha after massive protests in the region.

Notably, UDP has 8 MLAs in the NPP-led government in Meghalaya.

It m,ay be mentioned that Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) was the fire regionsl party in Assam to break ties with NEDA over CAB row.

With inputs from Pratidin Time

Things are going to be different in MDC elections this year; Find out more

SHILLONG | Feb 01, 2019:

With Khasi and Jaintia Hills set to go to ADC poll on February 27, the state government has laid down all the required provisions to ensure the smooth conduct of the elections to the two district councils — KHADC and JHADC.

Find out the names of recipients of Meghalaya Day award 2019

SHILLONG | Jan 17, 2019:

Like every year, the Meghalaya government will present the state awards to its “deserving” citizens engaged in various fields ranging from social services to sports.

Here’s the names of recipients of this year’s Meghalaya Day Award. The list was approved by the Meghalaya cabinet on Wednesday.

The awards will be presented on Republic Day celebration in Shillong.

CM inaugurates Lake View Cottages and Orchid Lake Cottages near Umiam Lake

SHILLONG | Jan 9, 2019:

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma today inaugurated the Lake View Cottages and Orchid Lake Cottages near the scenic Umiam Lake constructed under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.

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