Meghalaya Assembly-election-2018

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Conrad Sangma takes oath as 12th Chief Minister of Meghalaya; Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah attend event
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Conrad Sangma takes oath as 12th Chief Minister of Meghalaya; Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah attend event

National People’s Party chief Conrad Sangma took oath on Tuesday as chief minister of Meghalaya in a ceremony presided over by Governor Ganga Prasad in state capital Shillong

'They did not consult us': Ahead of Conrad Sangma's oath taking, HSPDP expresses reservations about CM candidate
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'They did not consult us': Ahead of Conrad Sangma's oath taking, HSPDP expresses reservations about CM candidate

"A pre-poll alliance was forged between the UDP and HSPDP but they (UDP) did not consult us when they proposed the name of Conrad Sangma to be the chief minister," HSPDP President Ardent Basaiawmoit told journalists.

Rahul Gandhi accuses BJP of using big money to create an 'opportunistic alliance' in Meghalaya
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Rahul Gandhi accuses BJP of using big money to create an 'opportunistic alliance' in Meghalaya

Congress President Rahul Gandhi accused the BJP of "usurping" power through proxy in Meghalaya and using "big money" to create an "opportunistic alliance" in the state

Congress claims BJP's 'blind quest for power' is 'dangerous game' to destablise North East region
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Congress claims BJP's 'blind quest for power' is 'dangerous game' to destablise North East region

Highlighting the differences between the BJP and its coalition partners in the northeast, the Congress on Monday accused the party of playing a "dangerous game” of destabilising the region through its “blind quest for power at any cost”.

Mukul Sangma tenders resignation to Governor after Congress falls short of majority in Meghalaya
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Mukul Sangma tenders resignation to Governor after Congress falls short of majority in Meghalaya

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma tendered his resignation to Governor Ganga Prasad on Sunday, a day after the Congress failed to secure majority .

North East election results: BJP will find joy of electoral victories dwarfed by challenges of governance
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North East election results: BJP will find joy of electoral victories dwarfed by challenges of governance

Electoral mandates in the three North East states of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland also come with big challenges for the incoming governments.

North East elections: Congress winning state, local body polls key to Rahul Gandhi's 2019 national ambitions
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North East elections: Congress winning state, local body polls key to Rahul Gandhi's 2019 national ambitions

Why is it vital for Congress president Rahul Gandhi that his party perform well in the months leading up to 2019?

BJP performance in Tripura reflects mood for 2019 Lok Sabha polls, says Mumbai party chief Ashish Shelar
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BJP performance in Tripura reflects mood for 2019 Lok Sabha polls, says Mumbai party chief Ashish Shelar

The BJP's exemplary performance in Tripura reflects the mood of the people for the 2019 general elections, Ashish Shelar, the party's city unit chief, said on Saturday.

North East Assembly Election results 2018 updates: BJP drubs Left in Tripura, gets alliance invite in Nagaland; Meghalaya hangs in balance
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North East Assembly Election results 2018 updates: BJP drubs Left in Tripura, gets alliance invite in Nagaland; Meghalaya hangs in balance

The counting of votes for the Assembly elections in three states in the North East — Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura — will be held on Saturday amid tight security.

North East election results 2018: BJP’s flirtation with regional elements marks localisation of elections
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North East election results 2018: BJP’s flirtation with regional elements marks localisation of elections

The BJP has made the national synonymous with itself, but its political story in the North East marks the provincialisation of elections in India.

North East Election Results 2018: BJP registers massive victory in Tripura; hung Assembly in Meghlaya
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North East Election Results 2018: BJP registers massive victory in Tripura; hung Assembly in Meghlaya

BJP registered a massive victory in recently concluded elections in Tripura bagging 43 seats out of 60, replacing 25 years of Left rule. While none of the parties could form majority in Meghalaya and Nagaland

Meghalaya election throws up hung Assembly as Congress falls short of majority mark: Complete winners' list
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Meghalaya election throws up hung Assembly as Congress falls short of majority mark: Complete winners' list

While the Congress put up a dismal show in Tripura and Nagaland, it fared relatively better in Meghalaya, where it won 21 seats.

Meghalaya elects hung Assembly: Congress single largest party with 21 seats; NPP comes second
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Meghalaya elects hung Assembly: Congress single largest party with 21 seats; NPP comes second

Meghalaya threw up a hung Assembly on Saturday with the ruling Congress emerging as the single largest party after winning 21 seats out the 59 that went to polls in February.

North East polls 2018: BJP lotus blooms as Left crumbles in Tripura, Congress shut out in Nagaland
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North East polls 2018: BJP lotus blooms as Left crumbles in Tripura, Congress shut out in Nagaland

The BJP can now safely counter its rivals and critics' accusations of it being a north Indian “Hindi, Hindu, Hindustan” party

North East Assembly Election results 2018: Congress self-destructs again; time running out for Rahul Gandhi and Co
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North East Assembly Election results 2018: Congress self-destructs again; time running out for Rahul Gandhi and Co

Both Tripura and Nagaland reflect the same trend — of the Congress losing everything and landing on a snakes tail. And the BJP racing away to victory.

Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland Assembly election result: Counting of votes begins at 8 am today amid high security
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Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland Assembly election result: Counting of votes begins at 8 am today amid high security

The counting of votes for the Assembly elections in three Northeastern states — Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura — will be held on Saturday amid tight security.

Tripura polls: 'Political violence to silence opponents stems from Left ideology,' Himanta Biswa Sarma tells Firstpost
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Tripura polls: 'Political violence to silence opponents stems from Left ideology,' Himanta Biswa Sarma tells Firstpost

Firstpost spoke to Himanta Biswa Sarma, who firmly believes that the BJP will not just win Tripura, but will also be part of the ruling coalitions in Meghalaya and Nagaland

Meghalaya records 67% voting, Nagaland sees 75% turnout as faulty EVMs, violence marks polling
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Meghalaya records 67% voting, Nagaland sees 75% turnout as faulty EVMs, violence marks polling

Faults in EVMs and VVPATs in Meghalaya and violent clashes in Nagaland were reported amid an otherwise peaceful assembly election in both states on Tuesday

Meghalaya exit polls: Congress, NPP emerge as strongest contenders in state Assembly election
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Meghalaya exit polls: Congress, NPP emerge as strongest contenders in state Assembly election

The Congress exuded confidence of retaining power in Meghalaya while the BJP and regional parties were equally gung-ho about unseating the ruling party in the northeastern state