Meghalaya Democratic Alliance Mda
India  /  Published 23.06.22

MDA to vote for Murmu in prez poll

P A Sangma was in fact the first tribal candidate to contest the presidential elections in 2012. He was supported by BJP and its allies but lost the contest to Pranab Mukherjee. The five suspended Co...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Shillong

North East  /  Published 29.03.22

Border: Assam-Meghalaya sign pact to end dispute

Assam shares a 2743 km boundary with Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and West Bengal. It is locked in border disputes with Nagaland, Mizoram, Meghalaya and Arunachal ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Shillong

North East  /  Published 13.02.22

Cong MLAs who joined BJP ally face suspension

The Congress is likely to suspend all the five MLAs who on Tuesday joined the National People’s Party (NPP)-led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government in which the BJP is a constituent, ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 10.02.22

Spotty unity: opportunism

The political and ideological rivalry between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress is one of the markers of contemporary Indian politics. An alliance comprising the two rivals would be inconcei...
By The Editorial Board

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


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