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Lok Sabha poll results: Gaurav Gogoi, Agatha Sangma retain seats in North East; buck trend of dynasts facing defeat
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Lok Sabha poll results: Gaurav Gogoi, Agatha Sangma retain seats in North East; buck trend of dynasts facing defeat

Despite the nationwide trend, two other dynastic leaders in the North East — Gaurav Gogoi and Agatha — retained their seats.

Meghalaya by-polls: Campaigning ends for South Tura, Ranikor; CM Conrad Sangma also in fray
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Meghalaya by-polls: Campaigning ends for South Tura, Ranikor; CM Conrad Sangma also in fray

The fate of Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma will be decided when the state goes for by-elections in two Assembly constituencies on Thursday.

Meghalaya Assembly Election 2018: Voting for 59 constituencies begins in over 3,000 polling stations amid tight security
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Meghalaya Assembly Election 2018: Voting for 59 constituencies begins in over 3,000 polling stations amid tight security

Polling for the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly began at 7 am on Tuesday morning amid tight security with over 18 lakh voters eligible to exercise their franchise

Rahul Gandhi to kick off election campaign in Meghalaya, will meet religious heads, other leaders
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Rahul Gandhi to kick off election campaign in Meghalaya, will meet religious heads, other leaders

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will kick off the election campaign of the party in poll-bound Meghalaya on Tuesday with a musical festival showcasing the cultural diversity of the state.

69th Republic Day: 47-year-old BSF trooper Dara Singh set to march Rajpath for record 18th time
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69th Republic Day: 47-year-old BSF trooper Dara Singh set to march Rajpath for record 18th time

For 47-year-old BSF soldier Dara Singh marching the Rajpath for a record 18th time on Friday is just a small tribute to his 'revered' namesake and the iconic wrestler.

Narendra Modi unveils key connectivity projects in Mizoram, Meghalaya to boost development in North East
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Narendra Modi unveils key connectivity projects in Mizoram, Meghalaya to boost development in North East

Narendra Modi inaugurated crucial connectivity and power projects in Mizoram and Meghalaya to accelerate development in the northeastern states, a focus area of his government's Act East Policy

Narendra Modi in Shillong: PM announces Rs 90,000 cr for improving roads, highways in Northeastern region
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Narendra Modi in Shillong: PM announces Rs 90,000 cr for improving roads, highways in Northeastern region

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Rs 90,000 crore for improving roads and national highways in the North East in the next two to three years

Tura MP Conrad has father PA Sangma's legacy to uphold, many hopes to fulfill
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Tura MP Conrad has father PA Sangma's legacy to uphold, many hopes to fulfill

There is pride among the faithful that the legacy of Purno A Sangma will be carried forward.

Meghalaya: Congress alleges RSS of spreading communal tension ahead of Tura by-poll
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Meghalaya: Congress alleges RSS of spreading communal tension ahead of Tura by-poll

Congress in Meghalaya charged Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) with distributing hate pamphlets ahead of the 16 May Tura Lok Sabha by-election.

Tura by-poll gets intense as Sangma's son to take on CM's wife
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Tura by-poll gets intense as Sangma's son to take on CM's wife

The by-poll was necessitated following the death of Purno A Sangma.

Meghalaya: Woman resists rape, head blown off by militants
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Meghalaya: Woman resists rape, head blown off by militants

The rise of crime against women in Meghalaya is ironic as the state has always showcased its matrilineal social system with pride.

Meghalaya votes amid wild elephant scare and firing near booths
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Meghalaya votes amid wild elephant scare and firing near booths

Suspected insurgents fired blanks near the Tolegre polling booth in South Garo Hills district under Tura parliamentary constituency.

Lok Sabha polls 2014: Voting begins in Meghalaya
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Lok Sabha polls 2014: Voting begins in Meghalaya

Voting for two parliamentary constituencies in Meghalaya began Wednesday amid tight security, marking the start of second phase elections in India.

'Rahul came and left in a chopper, doesn't know a thing about Garo Hills'
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'Rahul came and left in a chopper, doesn't know a thing about Garo Hills'

PA Sangma's son Conrad spoke to Firstpost about his father 's return to national politics, his challenger Daryl William Momin and what is next for his sister Agatha.

PA Sangma files nomination papers from Tura
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PA Sangma files nomination papers from Tura

Sangma, who came on a wheel chair due to a fall last week, was accompanied by his daughter, former Union Minister of state Agatha Sangma and son James K Sangma who is also the party spokesperson in the state and other party workers.

Meghalaya cop arrested for rape of two minors escapes custody
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Meghalaya cop arrested for rape of two minors escapes custody

A police officer arrested for raping two minor girls escaped from police custody in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district Sunday, a district official said.