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Dr Roy tells Mukul to avoid blame – game

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Shillong, April 08: Former Chief Minister and UDP Chief Dr Donkupar Roy on Monday cautioned the incumbent Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma from playing the ‘blame-game’ and desist from ‘passing the buck’.
Dr Roy told the CM to avoid blaming the MPA government, which was in power briefly in 2008, over the delay in construction of Ganol Hydel Power project. 

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MUA -II firm in enforcing law: Mukul

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SHILLONG, April 07: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma has avowed that the MUA -II government is firm in enforcing the law of the land, and action as per law will be taken against those who are involved in the vandalism that left four people injured and some shops vandalized in Laitumkhrah during the recent KSU rally.

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Shops in Laitumkhrah to remain closed on April 09

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SHILLONG, April 07: In order to send a strong message of togetherness and unity, the elders of Laitumkhrah Dorbars have agreed to have a total shutdown of shops on April 09 in the locality.

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Sanbor set for second inning as Dy Speaker with Cong support

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SHILLONG, April 06: The Congress led MUA – II government has decided to field Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator Sanbor Shullai as its candidate for the Deputy Speaker’s post in the 9th Meghalaya Legislative Assembly. Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma underlined that he would speak to all political parties to garner their support for Shullai and Congress leader Wansuk Syiem as the Rajya Sabha MP candidate.

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Government run schools in Meghalaya – balancing skewed teacher-student ratio

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Tura, April 07: With the current Dr Mukul Sangma led government grappling with the education scam and its failure to act on the directions of the High Court, the discovery of the state of primary education in most districts of the state comes as a shocker. Most government sponsored primary and secondary schools are grappling with a crisis that is quite big, if not bigger.

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SOMALA says new Meghalaya Industrial Policy is ‘injurious to tribals’

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SHILLONG, April 07: The Social Organization of Meghalaya against Land Alienation (SOMALA) has criticized the new Meghalaya Industrial and Investment Promotion Policy 2012, saying it will be ‘more injurious to the cause of the indigenous tribal people’.
SOMALA convener Wilster Anthony said, “It will be more injurious due to the fact that the question arises as to how the government will grant lease to the investors when it has no land of its own as the land belong to the people.”

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Opposition not to contest for Dy Speaker, Rajya Sabha seat

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Shillong, April 06: The opposition parties in state under the banner of the Meghalaya People’s Forum (MPF) have decided not to put up any candidate for the upcoming bye-election to the Rajya Sabha as well as for Meghalaya Deputy Speaker’s post.
The reason thereof is due to the unavailability of candidates for the two elections, MPF Secretary and UDP working president, Paul Lyngdoh, told reporters here.
The MPF also decided to meet the Meghalaya Speaker, AT Mondal to demand for the immediate appointment of the Leader of Opposition (LO).


 

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