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Lok Sabha Election 2019, Meghalaya profile: Congress seeks to hold onto Shillong, NPP wants to retain Tura
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Lok Sabha Election 2019, Meghalaya profile: Congress seeks to hold onto Shillong, NPP wants to retain Tura

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma is one of the vociferous voices opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, and has been trying to rally support in his favour.

Himanta Biswa Sarma has to cut short Delhi dreams: BJP brass asks Assam minister to strengthen party in North East amid Citizenship Bill row
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Himanta Biswa Sarma has to cut short Delhi dreams: BJP brass asks Assam minister to strengthen party in North East amid Citizenship Bill row

Himanta Biswa Sarma comes handy for the BJP to forge these alliances and device a common election strategy. The BJP is depending on Sarma who helped them form the alliances during the Assam Assembly election two years ago.

Meghalaya bypolls: MDA ties up with NPP, UDP after parties win by-elections, increases tally to 39 seats
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Meghalaya bypolls: MDA ties up with NPP, UDP after parties win by-elections, increases tally to 39 seats

After NPP and UDP candidates won both bypolls in Meghalaya, MDA tied with the parties and increased its tally from 37 to 39 seats in 60-member Assembly

Meghalaya bypoll: Conrad Sangma must win South Tura seat to remain chief minister, Martin M Danggo to try luck at Ranikor
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Meghalaya bypoll: Conrad Sangma must win South Tura seat to remain chief minister, Martin M Danggo to try luck at Ranikor

The party position in the 60-member Meghalaya House, which as on date has 58 MLAs, comprises of MDA allies having 35 seats while the opposition Congress has 20 MLAs and two Independent MLAs.

Congress' vote share in northeastern states falls by 13.4 percent since 2014; seats won drops by half
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Congress' vote share in northeastern states falls by 13.4 percent since 2014; seats won drops by half

Since 2014, the average percentage of votes the Congress has drawn in six of the seven northeastern states has dropped 13.4 percentage points from 38.1 percent to 24.7 percent

Meghalaya set for non-Congress govt as NPP's Conrad Sangma meets guv, stakes claim; oath-taking ceremony on 6 March
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Meghalaya set for non-Congress govt as NPP's Conrad Sangma meets guv, stakes claim; oath-taking ceremony on 6 March

The suspense over who will form the government in Meghalaya finally came to an end with National People's Party (NPP) chief Conrad Sangma meeting Governor Ganga Prasad in Shillong to stake claim to form the government, media reports said.

Non-Congress govt likely in Meghalaya as UDP, BJP support NPP; Conrad Sangma to meet governor at 5 pm
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Non-Congress govt likely in Meghalaya as UDP, BJP support NPP; Conrad Sangma to meet governor at 5 pm

Meghalaya is likely to have a non-Congress government in state despite being the single largest party as United Democratic Party (UDP) extended its support for National People's Party (NPP), media reports said.

Congress, BJP rush to stitch alliances in Meghalaya, but undecided regional kingmakers may delay govt formation
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Congress, BJP rush to stitch alliances in Meghalaya, but undecided regional kingmakers may delay govt formation

Voters of Meghalaya have elected a hung Assembly, with no single party or pre-poll alliance securing enough seats to be able to form the government

Meghalaya Assembly Election results: BJP says it will 'inspire' regional parties to form non-Congress government
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Meghalaya Assembly Election results: BJP says it will 'inspire' regional parties to form non-Congress government

The BJP on Saturday said that it will "inspire" the regional parties to respect the public mandate and form the non-Congress government in Meghalaya

Tripura Assembly election 2018: BJP storms to victory in Left bastion, ends CPM's 25-year rule
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Tripura Assembly election 2018: BJP storms to victory in Left bastion, ends CPM's 25-year rule

Organised efforts of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tripura paid off as it stormed to victory in the tiny state, ending the 25-year-tenure of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).

Meghalaya Assembly Election results 2018 counting updates: Hung House in state, Congress emerges as largest party with 21 seats
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Meghalaya Assembly Election results 2018 counting updates: Hung House in state, Congress emerges as largest party with 21 seats

Congress has exuded confidence of retaining power while the BJP and regional parties are equally gung-ho about unseating the ruling party in Meghalaya

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

Meghalaya Election 2018: BJP has only engaged in aggressive marketing, Narendra Modi is an expert in it, says Mukul Sangma
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Meghalaya Election 2018: BJP has only engaged in aggressive marketing, Narendra Modi is an expert in it, says Mukul Sangma

Ahead of Meghalaya polls on 27 February, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma speaks about his poll strategy, cleansing Congress of dissidents and why he believes his party will return to power in March

Meghalaya polls: With 5 MLAs quitting Congress and NPP, BJP emerging strong, the threat against ruling party is palpable
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Meghalaya polls: With 5 MLAs quitting Congress and NPP, BJP emerging strong, the threat against ruling party is palpable

With 5 MLAs quitting party, the NPP emerging strong in Meghalaya and the combined resources of the BJP and RSS, the threat against ruling Congress is real and growing

Meghalaya polls: Regional parties will form next govt, says UDP chief Paul Lyngdoh
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Meghalaya polls: Regional parties will form next govt, says UDP chief Paul Lyngdoh

The United Democratic Party (UDP) in Meghalaya has exuded confidence that regional outfits would form the next government in the state.

Meghalaya Assembly Election 2018: Amid unemployment, insurgency, this northeastern state will be a tough nut to crack for BJP
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Meghalaya Assembly Election 2018: Amid unemployment, insurgency, this northeastern state will be a tough nut to crack for BJP

With the Assembly elections due early this year, the northeastern state of Meghalaya is set to be a tough battleground for political parties in the region.

Meghalaya Congress suffers setback as five party MLAs resign state Assembly, to join NPP on 4 January
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Meghalaya Congress suffers setback as five party MLAs resign state Assembly, to join NPP on 4 January

The ruling Congress in Meghalaya on Friday suffered a setback when five of its MLAs, including former deputy chief minister Rowell Lyngdoh, resigned from the state Assembly.

Meghalaya MLA Julius Dorphang accused of raping minor, appointed to state Assembly panels
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Meghalaya MLA Julius Dorphang accused of raping minor, appointed to state Assembly panels

Meghalaya legislator Julius Dorphang, accused of raping a minor girl, has been appointed a member of two Assembly panels, evoking a strong opposition from a women's group.

Presidential Elections 2017: After Meira Kumar, Ram Nath Kovind to campaign in Meghalaya on Friday
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Presidential Elections 2017: After Meira Kumar, Ram Nath Kovind to campaign in Meghalaya on Friday

NDA's presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind will arrive in the Congress-ruled state of Meghalaya on Friday to seek support for his candidature.

Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar to campaign in Meghalaya tomorrow
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Presidential Election 2017: Meira Kumar to campaign in Meghalaya tomorrow

Opposition Presidential candidate Meira Kumar will be campaigning in Congress–ruled Meghalaya on Wednesday to garner votes for the 17 July elections, officials said on Tuesday.