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BJP uses regional parties to form govt in Meghalaya: Dr Mukul Sangma

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

After its inability to form the government despite emerging as the single largest party in the state, the Congress on Monday has alleged the BJP of using the regional parties to achieve its target of ‘Congress-mukt’ Northeast.

Dr Donkupar Roy set to become new Assembly Speaker

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, Mar 05, 2018:

Former Chief Minister, Dr Donkupar Roy will assume office as the new Assembly Speaker of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly.

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.

With BJP on board, will HSPDP withdraw support from NPP led MDA?

Shillong News Desk | Shillong, March 05, 2018; 

A day before MLAs of the newly formed Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) coalition are set to attend the swearing in ceremony at Raj Bhavan tomorrow, the Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) has added a new twist to the whole political drama in the state by issuing a statement favouring the formation of a non-Congress, non-BJP government in the state.

Yet Another GNLA cadre surrenders before police today

From Our Correspondent, Shillong News | Tura, March 05: 

Yet another cadre of the proscribed Garo National Liberation Council (GNLA) surrendered before the people without arms on Monday afternoon, thereby reducing the strength of the outfit to a single digit, police said.

UDP brushes aside rumours of party withdrawing support from NPP led coalition Govt

Shillong News | Shillong, Mar 05, 2018:

A day after Meghalaya witnessed an interesting game of musical chairs and the subsequent success of the National People’s Party (NPP) to rally the support of other regional parties to stake claim for formation of government, rumours are now doing its round on the intention of United Democratic Party (UDP) to back out from the NPP led coalition, the same of which has been termed as ‘fake’ by the UDP.

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