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Bypolls Results: UDP snatches Ranikor from 5-time MLA Danggo after winning bypoll by 2896

Shillong, Tura, Aug 27, 2018: 

While the National People’s Party (NPP) emerged victorious in South Tura Bypolls, it has lost its ground in Ranikor as the five times MLA, MM Danggo suffered defeat in the hands of the NPP’s alliance partner — United Democratic Alliance (UDP).

Conrad waits for D-Day with bated breath; confident of NPP’s victory in South Tura, Ranikor

By Our Reporter | Shillong/Tura, Aug 26, 2018: 

Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K Sangma’s future as CM of the state will hinge on the results of the by-election to South Tura Assembly Constituency, counting for which will begin early morning tomorrow.

By-Polls: Votes cast; 8 candidates wait with bated breath for August 27

By Our Reporter | Shillong, August 24, 2018:

The fate of the eight candidates contesting the bye-poll in South Tura and Ranikor assembly constituencies were sealed after the polling concluded yesterday evening.

CM exudes confidence of winning South Tura seat; says there is no Plan B

Tura, Aug 23, 2018: 

Chief Minister and NPP candidate in the South Tura bypoll, Conrad K Sangma today exuded confidence of winning the seat and cementing his position as the leader of the ruling coalition — Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA).

Moments captured during voting process in Ranikor, South Tura

Shillong/Tura, Aug 23, 2018: 

As the voting is currently underway in Ranikor and South Tura constituencies, let us have a look at some of the moments captured during the voting process.

Meghalaya MLA’s brother Rishan Rapsang attacked by masked man in Shillong

TNT News | June 28, 2018

In what may be termed as a serious lapse in the law and order scenario of the state, prominent businessman, Rishan Rapsang popularly known as Bahdeng Rapsang was badly injured after he was hit by an iron rod on his head by an unidentified masked person at the premises of his mother’s residence at Jaiaw Langsning in Shillong on Wednesday evening at around 7.30 pm.

When contacted, Rapsang’s younger brother, Mohindro Rapsang told TNT- The Northeast Today that it was a usual practice of his elder brother that after closing his office and his shop he would always visit their mother’s place every evening. But yesterday he was suddenly attacked by the masked man who was hiding inside the premises.

“My elder brother was severely injured as he was hit by an iron rod on his head,”he said.

According to Rapsang, the masked man also managed to run away with a substantial amount of cash since his brother had just closed his shop. When asked how many people attacked his brother, he said that as per the CCTV footage, the masked man was alone.

The younger brother of Rapsang further added that they immediately shifted his elder brother to Woodland Hospital.

“He is presently admitted at the hospital and now his condition is stable”,he added.

Meanwhile, an FIR has been filed in Lumdiengjri police station in this connection.

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