AIZAWL, Oct 22: In pursuance of the appeal of churches, civil societies and political parties in Mizoram for change in the dates of polling and counting of votes for the forthcoming Assembly Election, a three-member Congress delegation from Mizoram met Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) VS Sampath in New Delhi on Monday.
Mukherjee bats for longer Assembly Session, discussing all issues, avoiding disruptions
SHILLONG, Oct 21: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday asked the Meghalaya Government to engage in dialogue with Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and settle issues, as these groups are an integral part of the Indian democracy and express views of the people.
Addressing legislators at the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly Mukherjee during his maiden visit to the State as President said apart from the Parliament and State Assemblies, independent judiciary, a free press and civil society are equally important for India’s democracy to sustain.
Shillong, Oct 21: In an unprecedented move eight legislators abstained from Indian President Pranab Mukherjee’s maiden speech in Meghalaya Legislative Assembly’s Special Session on Monday.
SHILLONG, Oct 21: Narrating the story of partition and its side-effects on the economy of North Eastern States, Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma told the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee that the region is still ‘recovering from the ill-effects of partition’.