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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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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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SF-10 commandos victims of bias says GHSMC

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TURA, June 24: The Garo Hills State Movement Committee (GHSMC) has raised the issue of discrimination after some Special Forces (SF-10) commandos were deprived of their due.
In a letter to the state Home Minister, HDR Lyngdoh on Saturday the chairman of the GHSMC, Nikman Ch Marak claimed that one group of SF-10 commandoes who were fighting insurgency in Garo Hills were being treated unfairly over the past 23 months.

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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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