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
"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.
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
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”.
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
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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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
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
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
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
While the Congress put up a dismal show in Tripura and Nagaland, it fared relatively better in Meghalaya, where it won 21 seats.
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.
BJP’s spectacular North East rise under Modi-Shah combine result of long-term planning, attention to detail
Its expanding presence in the North East makes BJP a true pan-India party.
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
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
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
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
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
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