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20-Feb-2018 Tura (Meghalaya)

Meghalaya CM slams Rajnath's remark on security

Countering Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement that the murder of an election candidate was proof of "lawlessness" in Meghalaya, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesday said his government has never compromised on tackling insurgency and restoring peace in the...

07-Feb-2018 Williamnagar (Meghalaya)

Mukul Sangma files nomination from second seat of Songsak

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the February 27 assembly elections from Songsak assembly constituency in Meghalaya, his second constituency after Ampati seat.Sangma voiced confidence that the ruling Congress will retain...

27-Jan-2018 Songsak (Meghalaya)

NPP agent of BJP in Meghalaya : Mukul Sangma

Kicking off his election campaign ahead of the February 27 Meghalaya Assembly elections, Chief Minister and veteran Congress leader Mukul Sangma on Saturday accused main rival National People's Party (NPP) of being an "agent of the BJP".Sangma said the Bharatiya...

24-Jan-2018 Shillong

Modi weakening federal structure of India : Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government of weakening India's federal structure."They are going to destroy this nation, diluting the federal structure is one step for ultimate disastrous future...

05-Jan-2018 Shillong

NDA government trying to legalise immigrants : Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday accused the BJP-led NDA central government at the Centre of trying to legalise immigrants by proposing to amend the Citizenship Act."On one hand they wanted to push illegal immigrants, but on the other, they wanted...

05-Jan-2018 Shillong

NE power corp allowed BJP to misuse its funds : Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday dared the CBI to prosecute officials of the government-owned North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) for allowing the BJP to "misuse its funds for holding party rally".Sangma's statement came after...

05-Jan-2018 Shillong

RSS-BJP 'agents of devil', Congress to retain power : Mukul Sangma

Sharpening his attacks on the BJP and the RSS, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday called them "agents of devil", and expressed confidence that the Congress party will retain power in Meghalaya, after the state polls slated for later this year.The veteran Congress...

03-Jan-2018 Tura (Meghalaya)

Mukul Sangma lays foundation for 100-seat medical college

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for the 100-seat Tura medical college here in western Meghalaya.The medical college will come over 100 acres at Doldegre area, about 8 km from Tura, the district headquarters of West Garo Hills.The...

19-Dec-2017 Shillong

Mukul Sangma slams Mohan Bhagwatf's 'Indians are Hindus' remark

Slamming RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remark that "anybody living in India is a Hindu", Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesday said "India is a secular, democratic country and secularism is part of our constitution"."Their agenda is only to divide the...

14-Dec-2017 Shillong

Meghalaya will be able to host 2022 National Games : Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya would be able to host the 2022 National Games despite the perceived shortcomings and paucity of time to prepare for the mega event, Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Zenith M Sangma said on Thursday."With only four years left for the mega event, the...

14-Dec-2017 Shillong

Centre confusing NE, nation over Aadhaar : Mukul Sangma

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Thursday accused the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre of creating confusion over the implementation of Aadhaar not only in Meghalaya but across the country."...In one letter the Centre says that Aadhaar is not compulsory,...

13-Dec-2017 Shillong

Mukul Sangma accuses Centre of not releasing funds

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday accused the Central government of irregular release of funds to northeastern states.Replying to a special motion moved in the assembly by opposition United Democratic Party legislator Paul Lyngdoh on the need...

13-Dec-2017 Shillong

NGT banned only illegal coal mining in Meghalaya : Mukul Sangma

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday claimed that the National Green Tribunal (NGT) "did not ban mining of coal but banned only illegal coal mining" in Meghalaya.Sangma maintained that coal could still be legally mined, with the state-owned Meghalaya Mineral...

06-Dec-2017 Shillong

Mukul Sangma dares rebel Congress MLAs to quit assembly

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday dared rebel Congress legislators to resign from the assembly ahead of next year's elections."We know all who will resign. We will be happy to see if they resign as MLAs. That is why we have given enough time....

06-Dec-2017 Shillong

Mukul Sangma lays foundation stone for first medical college in state

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday laid the foundation stone here for the first medical college in Meghalaya.The 500-bed medical institute-cum-hospital will be developed by the KPC Group of Kolkata under the public-private partnership (PPP) mode at an...

27-Oct-2017 Sohra (Meghalaya)

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma rubbishes K.J. Alphons

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday rubbished Union Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons accusing him of "stealing people's money" and said it requires legal examination."This type of allegation will require legal examination. What does he mean by 'stealing...

05-Oct-2017 Shillong

Analyze pros and cons of simultaneous polls : Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Thursday said political parties must analyse the pros and cons of holding simultaneous elections to assemblies and the Lok Sabha."The practical application of this whole concept, of this thinking process on how practically...

12-Apr-2017 Shillong

Congess should take on BJP to protect the nation : Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has said the Congress should take on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to protect the nation.Noting that only the Congress can take on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, Sangma told reporters here on Tuesday: "What is important...

03-Apr-2017 Tura (Meghalaya)

Meghalaya CM announces special schemes for committed fish farmers

Meghalaya's fisheries sector would be made demand-driven so that there would be no room for spoon-feeding, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said on Monday while announcing a special expansion scheme to all committed farmers to expand their existing fish farms and hatcheries.Addressing...

20-Mar-2017 Shillong

Meghalaya budget set new benchmark : Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Monday said the 2017-18 budget, which he presented in the assembly last week, will set a new "benchmark"."This budget will set a new benchmark for the right kind of environment that the state requires for the overall transformation...

15-Mar-2017 Shillong

Meghalaya presents deficit Budget; levies taxes on liquor, tobacco

The cash-strapped Meghalaya government on Wednesday levied fresh taxes on liquor, tobacco, hotels and restaurants, besides Passengers and Goods Tax for internal resource mobilisation.Presenting a Rs 1,236-crore deficit Budget for the 2017-18 Fiscal Year,...

29-Jan-2017 Shillong/Itanagar

Minister won't resign over rape case : Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Saturday said Home Minister Horju Donkupar Roy Lyngdoh will "not resign" in wake of opposition demand over the alleged rape of a minor girl at his son's guesthouse here."There are law provisions on when I can ask any of...

26-Jan-2017 Shillong

Meghalaya committed to fight corruption : Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Thursday said the government was sincerely committed to fight corruption in the state."Fight against corruption needs comprehensive measures to insulate the system from its vulnerability to corruption. The agenda to fight...

09-Sep-2016 Shillong

Meghalaya ratifies GST Bill

Meghalaya on Friday became the 21st state to ratify the Constitution Amendment Bill on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as the assembly unanimously gave its assent.It is the fifth Congress-ruled state after Himachal Pradesh, Puducherry, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh...

15-Aug-2016 Shillong

Meghalaya celebrates Independence Day

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma unfurled the national flag here on Monday as Meghalaya celebrated the 70th Independence Day.Thousands of people gathered at the Polo ground witnessed a ceremonial parade. An Indian Air Force helicopter hovered over the sprawling...

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