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Meghalaya CM completes 5 years in office

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Monday completed five years in office on his 50th birthday on Monday.

PM Modi extends birthday wishes to Mukul Sangma

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday extended birthday wishes to Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma.

Battle lines drawn in Meghalaya for Assembly polls

Battle lines have been drawn for Saturday’s poll to the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly in which 345 candidates are in the fray.

Congress will win next Assembly polls: Lapang

Meghalaya Congress chief DD Lapang Monday expressed confidence that the Congress under the leadership of Chief Minister Mukul Sangma would win the state assembly elections slated for early next year.

Four legislators demand Sangma`s resignation

The rebel legislators, including two former ministers in Sangma`s cabinet, are Frankenstein W Momin, Augustine D Marak, Sayeedullah Nongrum and Samuel Sangma.

Five dissidents to find berths in new Meghalaya ministry

Five dissident Congress MLAs who along with some others triggered the ouster of former Chief Minister DD Lapang would find berths in the new Meghalaya ministry led by Mukul Sangma.

Lapang quits as Meghalaya Chief Minister

Meghalaya CM DD Lapang submitted his resignation to Sonia Gandhi to end a dragging political crisis in the state.

I`m ready to quit: Meghalaya Chief Minister

Admitting that he has "lost
majority" in the Congress Legislature Party, Meghalaya Chief
Minister D D Lapang on Sunday said he is ready to quit, paving the
way for his deputy Mukul Sangma to take over the reins.

Meghalaya heads for fourth government in two years

Meghalaya appears to be heading for its fourth government in a little over two years, with senior Congress leader Mukul M Sangma likely to take over the mantle from beleaguered Chief Minister DD Lapang.

Lapang given more time to secure numbers by AICC

Beleaguered Meghalaya Chief Minister DD Lapang has been given more time by the Congress high command to cobble up the majority support in the face of a revolt within the party in the state.

No proposal to change leadership in Meghalaya: Pranab

In a jolt to Congress dissidents demanding removal of Meghalaya Chief Minister DD Lapang, senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday ruled out any leadership change in the state.

Lapang dismisses apprehensions of split in Meghalaya Cong

Meghalaya Chief Minister D D
Lapang on Thursday dismissed apprehensions of a split in the state
Congress unit in the wake of 16 dissident MLAs pressing the
Central leadership to remove him from the post.

After snub, Lapang orders crackdown on illegal toll gates

Meghalaya Chief Minister D D
Lapang today ordered dismantling of all illegal toll and check
gates in the state, less than a week after Congress president
Sonia Gandhi expressed concern over the issue.

Lapang to visit B`desh, may meet Hasina

Meghalaya Chief Minister DD Lapang will visit Dhaka later this month, where he is expected to meet Bangladesh premier Sheikh Hasina to discuss a host of issues.

Lapang asks HNLC leaders to surrender honourably

Meghalaya Chief Minister DD Lapang on Saturday asked the leaders of the proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council to "surrender honourably", amid the crackdown on North-East militants by Bangladeshi security agencies.

Meghalaya embarks on tourism revolution

To give a facelift to the state`s
hospitality business, Meghalaya Government has embarked on an
initiative giving thrust on improving road and air
connectivity in the state.