Meghalaya Democratic Alliance
North East  /  Published 12.11.20

MDA defeats no-confidence motion

The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) led by Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday defeated the no-confidence motion moved by the oppostion Congress in the Assembly through a voice vote. Spea...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Shillong

North East  /  Published 21.09.19

Assembly byelection bugle sounds in NE

The Election Commission on Saturday announced bypolls to four Assembly seats in Assam, one in Arunachal Pradesh and one in Meghalaya on October 21.The key contenders in Assam, the BJP and the Congress...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.12.19

Meghalaya cabinet nod to ILP resolution

The Meghalaya cabinet on Tuesday approved a government resolution to be tabled and passed in the Assembly this week.Through the resolution, the Meghalaya government will urge the Centre to implement t...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 19.12.19

Congress’s no-trust motion disallowed

A no-confidence motion brought by the Opposition Congress against the ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government on Thursday was disallowed from being tabled.After the House was convened fo...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 07.04.19

Women to vote, not to vote for in Shillong

The Shillong parliamentary seat will be a battle among men although there are more female voters than males — an irony especially when the tag “matrilineal” has always been a prefix while descri...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


North East  /  Published 31.01.19

Anti-bill chorus in Shillong, all hail ILP

Cries of “No CAB, Yes ILP” rend the air with thousands chanting slogans against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and demanding implementation of the Inner-Line Permit (ILP) in Meghalaya to ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 23.12.19

If ILP in, ordinance out: Meghalaya Government

Meghalaya deputy chief minister Prestone Tynsong on Monday said once the inner-line permit system under the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulations, 1873, is put in place, the state government would do aw...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 17.12.19

Safety is priority: Conrad

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma on Tuesday said the priority of his government was to ensure that people’s lives are safe.He was reacting to criticism from Opposition leader Mukul Sangma o...
By Babul Dkhar in Shillong

North East  /  Published 26.02.20

Crimes linked to ‘outsiders’

A Garo hills group has blamed “outsiders” for the rise in crimes in some parts of Meghalaya and in the Northeast, which was “threatening” peaceful coexistence between “genuine” non-indigen...
By The Telegraph in Shillong

North East  /  Published 07.02.20

Glare on Conrad govt over coal mining

The Conrad K. Sangma government appears to be losing the battle in defending alleged illegal coal mining and transportation in Meghalaya.The government has been accused by several quarters of facilita...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


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