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HSPDP seeking dissolution of ADCs: Shylla

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SHILLONG, Feb 13: While accusing the Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) of seeking the dissolution of the Autonomous District Councils (ADCs), the National People’s Party (NPP) candidate from Nongkrem, Hispreaching Son Shylla has called upon the people of Meghalaya to shun this party in the upcoming Assembly elections.
“The people of the state should not support the HSPDP, a party which is asking for extension of Article 371 of the Constitution in Meghalaya which will affect the existence of the three Autonomous District Councils in the state,” Shylla said here on Tuesday.

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Congress urges Meghalaya to be careful of ‘Judas in operation’

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SHILLONG, Feb 12: Terming a perceived connivance between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and other political parties as ‘Judas in operation’, the Congress party has warned the people of Meghalaya to be careful of this in the upcoming Assembly polls.
“These (political parties which are supporting the BJP) are Judas in operation. These are people who have sold their souls and now their bodies are on sale. These are the people who have compromised with the devil because of power,” AICC national spokesman Tom Vaddakan said on Monday.

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Live grenade attached to Congress functionary’s vehicle

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SHILLONG, Feb 12: Just 16 days ahead of the State Assembly polls, a live grenade was found attached to a SUV of a Congress supporter in Shillong on Monday.
According to the reports, the Congress supporter named Michael Pakyntein had called up the police and informed about the discovery of a live grenade from his SUV bearing registration number of ML-05-S-2927.

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Objectionable messages to invite police action

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TURA, Feb 12: Police have issued a warning against those sending ‘objectionable messages’ which are in violation of the Model Code of Conduct which are currently in force with Meghalaya going to polls on February 27 next.
The Superintendent of Police (SP) (DSB), East Garo Hills (EGH) district, RTG Momin has said that police will initiate action against the sender of such messages.

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Creating good infrastructure is not rocket science: Rudy

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SHILLONG, Feb 12: Creating state of the art infrastructure is not rocket science, according to senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, Rajiv Pratap Rudy who said that all that is needed for this is political will.
“To have a parallel system for road, municipality, electricity, welfare, sports, you do not require rocket science, but it is the will of the government,” Rudy said here on Monday.

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Tarun Agarwala sworn in as Chief Justice of Meghalaya HC

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Shillong, Feb 12 (IANS): Justice Tarun Agarwala was on Monday sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court.
Governor Ganga Prasad administered the oath of office to Agarwala at Raj Bhavan. He was a judge at the Allahabad High Court prior to this.

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Regional front only option for people of Garo Hills: UDP

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TURA, Feb 12: The United Democratic Party (UDP) has projected itself along with its ally Garo National Council (GNC) as the only viable alternative to the people of Garo Hills while alleging that rife is corruption under the Congress led government and anti – Christian leanings of the BJP. The party also hit out at the tall promises of the NPP and the Congress, calling it as a sign of desperation by both parties.

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