TURA, Feb 14: Enumerating the interventions of his government, Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma said that he has raised the bar for the next government to be formed in Meghalaya.
Dr. Sangma had made this statement at Babadam in the outskirts of Tura town where he was campaigning for sitting Congress legislator Noverfield R. Marak.
SHILLONG, Feb 14: A total of Rs 14 lakh has been seized by the flying squads of the Election department in the state capital of Meghalaya in the past 24 hours.
SHILLONG, Feb 14 (IANS): Former Union Minister Vincent H. Pala has exuded confidence that Meghalaya’s ruling Congress will come to power on its own after the February 27 assembly elections.
“We (Congress) are contesting in all the 60 assembly constituencies alone. In the past, Congress has worked with like-minded parties but this time, the party alone will form the government,” he said here.
SHILLONG, Feb 13: A desperate Congress party is panicking and as such is resorting to communalizing the upcoming Assembly elections, according to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national spokesperson, Nalin Kohli.
Reacting to Congress national spokesman Tom Vaddakan’s allegations that there are political parties clandestinely supporting the BJP and his dubbing these political parties ‘Judas in operation’, Kohli said, “I am charging the Congress party for trying to communalize this election and trying to force the churches into politics which is very unfortunate.”
SHILLONG, Feb 14: The Co-founder of Daniel Syiem’s Ethnic Fashion House, Daniel Syiem unveiled his collection entitled ‘ShaKiLum’ at the Sustainable Fashion Day at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2018.
The collection which was inspired by the beautiful landscape of Meghalaya was made entirely of Ryndia – a hand woven Eri silk from Ri-Bhoi District. His collection was part of an initiative by IMG Reliance to promote and showcase North-eastern fabrics and designs.
SHILLONG, Feb 12: Lakhs of leaflets citing 29 reasons why Meghalaya should not vote for the Congress party in the upcoming Assembly elections were released by the Hynniewtrep Youth Council (HYC) on Tuesday.
The leaflet, which was released by the HYC president Peter Lawai and general secretary Robertjune Kharjahrin here in the city on Tuesday for distribution to the general public, was part of the organization’s anti-Congress campaign.
SHILLONG, Feb 13: While alleging that his rival from Nongkrem constituency, Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit had held a public meeting at Mawmuthoh village on February 2, Hispreaching Son Shylla of the National People’s Party (NPP) has said that this is in violation of the Model Code of conduct that has come into effect in Meghalaya.