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No evidence against DGP on campaigning for Congress: ECI

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SHILLONG, Feb 16: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has informed that so far it is yet to find any evidence regarding alleged involvement of Meghalaya Director General of Police (DGP) SB Singh in campaigning for the ruling Congress party.
Speaking to reporters here on Friday, Chief Election Commissioner of India, Om Prakash Rawat said, “So far, we have not been able to lay our hands on any evidence but the process is on and whatever emerges the commission will take a call then and there”. The ECI team led by Rawat, who were on a two-day visit to the state to assess the poll preparedness, also met the representatives of different political parties besides officials of the state government.

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We cannot brush aside contribution of Congress stalwarts towards Meghalaya: Dr. Lapang

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SHILLONG, Feb 16: Veteran Congress leader Former Chief Minister of Meghalaya and MPCC President, Dr DD Lapang on Friday criticized the opposition political parties for trying to spread falsehoods about the Congress party and its role in the development of the state of Meghalaya. He said, “If we go down history we cannot brush aside the contribution of the stalwarts towards the people of Meghalaya.”

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HYC opposes school badges of BK Bajoria

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SHILLONG, Feb 16: The Hynniewtrep Youth Council (HYC) has opposed the action taken by a city school for allegedly trying to impose on students to wear school badges which have got the god of a particular religion printed on them.
“We strongly oppose the decision of the BK Bajoria School to print such badges as this would affect students who are from other religions,” HYC education secretary Roy Kupar Synrem said in a statement issued here on Friday.

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Conrad slams Mukul for failing to do his classwork on development

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TURA, Feb 16: NPP chief Conrad K. Sangma on Friday lambasted Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma for selling false dream by hiding facts in what he speaks.
“Mukul says that I have not done my homework on the roads in plain belt area of Garo hills. It is a known fact that the roads are in deplorable condition and he is selling dream of NH-127B, which is yet to become a reality. I am sorry for Mukul that he has failed to even do his class work”, said Conrad, addressing a rally at Dagal under Songsak constituency, where Mukul is pitted against NPP strongman Nihim D. Shira.

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20 injured in road mishap

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SHILLONG, Feb 16: Several people were injured in an accident on Thursday night at about 10.35 PM. This accident happened in Jowai Bypass in Mukhla, Khliehtyrshi when one bus with registration Number AS02 AC 5707, went and hit a truck from behind.
It was narrated that this bus with full of people was coming back from an election campaign in Nongjngi, West Jaintia Hills district and was on the way to Kyndong Tuber but on reaching Mukhla, Khliehtyrshi, this bus went and hit a truck  that was parked by the road side.

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