Meghalaya Cong leaders meet Sonia, demand CM Sangma's ouster

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma faced revolt against his leadership in the party on Wednesday after senior leaders met Congress President Sonia Gandhi and demanded his ouster.

Nothing specific for NE in budget, says Meghalaya CM

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma expressed disappointment with the general budget saying there was no investment strategy to promote trade and commerce with other countries in the North East region.

Centre directs Meghalaya to stop negotiations with GNLA

Centre has formally indicated to the state government not to pursue further negotiations with GNLA militants for peace talks, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Thursday said.

50 mini, micro hydel power projects identified in Meghalaya

As many as 50 mini and micro hydel power projects have been identified in different districts of Meghalaya aimed at meeting the state`s power requirements.

No regrets for Modi remark: Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday said he does not regret his remark that Narendra Modi will never become the prime minister because of his "fundamentalist background".

Congress suffered due to anti-incumbency and inflation: Meghalaya Chief Minister

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today congratulated BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on the party`s sweeping success in the Lok Sabha elections saying the Congress suffered due to anti-incumbency and a bad economic phase leading to inflation in the country.

Five detained for disturbing peace in Meghalaya

Five youth have been detained for allegedly trying to disturb peace after they were found conducting certain rituals in a graveyard at Tura, police said.

Meghalaya CM has violated Model Code of Conduct: EC

Election Commission said Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma has violated Model Code of Conduct by using a government-run chopper service to ferry him to campaign rallies in the Garo Hills region.

Complaint lodged against Meghalaya CM for violation of Model Code

The National People`s Party (NPP) has lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma charging him with misuse of public transport chopper service for Congress candidate Daryl Momin`s campaign in the Garo Hills region, flouting the Model Code of Conduct.

No deterioration of law and order: Meghalaya CM

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Wednesday dismissed allegations that there was deterioration in law and order situation due to militancy in the state.

Meghalaya to repeal Lokayukta act

The Meghalaya government said it would repeal the Lokayukta Act, 2013 and introduce a new legislation following the passage of the Lokpal Bill by Parliament in December 2013.

NPP demands Mukul Sangma`s ouster on his nexus with ANVC-B

The National People`s Party (NPP) on Monday demanded removal of Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma for his alleged nexus with a militant organisation and sought a probe by a judicial commission.

Decide Sangma`s tribal status, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Monday directed the National Commission on Scheduled Tribes to decide the tribal status of Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma within eight weeks.

Pro-ILP activists in Meghalaya suspend agitation

Pressure groups in Meghalaya demanding implementation of the 140-year-old Eastern Bengal Frontier Regulation Act on Wednesday suspended their four-month-long agitation.

Man of fundamentalist background can`t be PM: Mukul Sangma

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will never become the prime minister of India because of his fundamentalist background, but the Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will make it, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said here Wednesday.

Not linked to any militant outfits: Meghalaya CM

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma Tuesday denied hobnobbing with the breakaway faction of the A`chik National Volunteers Council-B.

Meghalaya CM denies link with any militant group

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesday denied having links with any militant group in the Garo Hills region of the state even as Opposition parties demanded a CBI inquiry into the matter.

UDP demands Sangma`s resignation for militant nexus

Opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) in Meghalaya on Monday demanded Chief Minister Mukul Sangma`s resignation accusing him of conniving with tribal Garo militants as was alleged by a militant leader and demanded a CBI enquiry into it.

Meghalaya CM Sangma counters Modi`s attack at NRI meet

After Narendra Modi`s potshots at Prime Minister at NRI meet, Congress` Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma defended UPA government, crediting its "visionary leadership" for building foundation for better days.

Need not copy other leaders on austerity: Meghalaya CM

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma Tuesday termed as "rhetoric and populist strategies" the austerity measures adopted by other politicians in the country.