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Congress going all out to topple PDF says BJP’s Antonio

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SHILLONG, June 24: Claiming that the Congress party in the state is threatened by the emergence of the People’s Democratic Front (PDF), a newly floated party led by CEM, PN Syiem, the MDC representing Laitumkhrah – Malki constituency in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), Neil Antonio War said that this has resulted in a situation where the Congress is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the PDF is toppled.

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GNC - UDP agree to work together for 2018 polls

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TURA, June 24: With an eye on the upcoming MLA elections in the state, the United Democratic Party (UDP) and the Garo National Council (GNC) held a meeting on Friday in the residence of one of the local GNC leaders with both parties looking to work together to win maximum seats in 2018.
The meeting saw the presence of the former CM, Dr Donkupar Roy as well as party veteran Bindo Lanong along with other top leaders from Garo Hills.

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Teachers accuse NEHU VC of passing the buck

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SHILLONG, June 24: Refusing to accept the argument made by NEHU VC, Professor SK Srivasatava that an ‘inadvertent mistake’ has been made with regards to the documents pertaining to the Hills Areas Special Allowance (HASA) which has since been stopped by the Centre, the North Eastern Hills University Teachers’ Association (NEHUTA) said that admission of this mistake should lead to the stepping down of the VC.

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Shylla ends tryst with UDP, to contest 2018 elections from PDF

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SHILLONG, June 23: The MDC representing Nongkrem constituency in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council has formally joined the People’s Democratic Front (PDF) after he tendered his resignation from the United Democratic Party (UDP) on Friday.

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Centre not planning to re-enter ceasefire with NSCN-K

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SHILLONG, June 24 (IANS): The Indian government has no plans to re-enter into a ceasefire agreement with the Myanmar-based National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K), an official said on Friday.
“We have no plans (to re-sign the ceasefire agreement). Let’s give sometime for things to settle down... it is too early to comment on it,” Ceasefire Monitoring Group Chairman D.K.Pathak informed at the Assam Rifles headquarters here.

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A good education enables youth to realize own capabilities: Mukul

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SHILLONG, June 24: Stressing the importance of a good education, the Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Dr. Mukul Sangma said that this enables the youth to realize their own capabilities and potentials.
“Education provides the whole wherewithal for the youth to realize their own capabilities and potentials based on which one can prepare his future plans,” Dr. Sangma said while speaking at the concluding day of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Shillong Commerce College here on Saturday.

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HYC dares Mukul to debate on feasibility of ILP

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SHILLONG, June 23: Rejecting the recent claim of the Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma that the proposed Facilitation Centres will check influx, the Hynniewtrep Youth Council has asserted that this proposed mechanism is no alternative to the Inner Line Permit (ILP) even as it has dared the Dr. Sangma and his whole Cabinet to a debate on the feasibility of implementation of the ILP in Meghalaya.
“We are ready to face the Chief Minister and his Cabinet in a debate on this issue if they are saying that the ILP is not feasible in the state,” he said while adding that they had on several occasions sought an appointment with the CM, who however did not response till date.

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