PA Sangma

Conrad Sangma takes oath: Five interesting facts about Meghalaya's new CM

With a BBA degree from Wharton and an MBA from Imperial College of London, many feel 40-year-old Conrad Sangma can be an able successor to father PA Sangma.

Mar 06, 2018, 11:39 AM IST

Murli Manohar Joshi, Sharad Pawar among 39 people conferred Padma awards

Sharad Pawar, Murli Manohar Joshi and the late Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma, were among the 39 people who were conferred this year's Padma awards on Thursday.

Mar 30, 2017, 23:32 PM IST

Rich tributes paid to PA Sangma on his birth anniversary

Rich tributes were paid to former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma on his birth anniversary at a function in the Central hall of Parliament House on Thursday.

Sep 01, 2016, 18:40 PM IST

Bypoll Results: BJP, TRS wrests seat from Congress in Gujarat and Telangana respectively

The by-election in Tura was necessitated following the demise of former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno A Sangma. 

May 19, 2016, 08:31 AM IST

Sangma's son pitted against CM's wife in Tura by-poll

The National People's Party (NPP) today nominated late P A Sangma's youngest son Conrad K Sangma to contest for the May 16 by-poll in Tura parliamentary constituency.

Apr 22, 2016, 16:08 PM IST

Northeast MPs pay tribute to Sangma

Members of parliament from the northeast on Wednesday paid tribute to former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma, who passed away on March 4, at a condolence meeting organised by the Northeast MPs' Forum (NEMPF).

Mar 10, 2016, 00:34 AM IST

PA Sangma penned his last letter for footballer Bembem Devi

Sangma dashed off the letter to Singh on March 3, one day before a fatal heart attack in Delhi.

Mar 07, 2016, 00:48 AM IST

Former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma passes away

Former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma died at the age of 68 in New Delhi today. He also served as the chief minister of Meghalaya before being elected as a speaker.

Mar 04, 2016, 17:14 PM IST

Former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma passes away

Former Lok Sabha Speaker P A Sangma passed away, ANI reported on Friday.

Mar 04, 2016, 10:58 AM IST

EC suspends recognition of PA Sangma's National People's Party

The Election Commission on Tuesday suspended the recognition of former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma-led National People’s Party.

Jun 16, 2015, 21:35 PM IST

Sangma, Amit Shah discuss NDA expansion in Northeast

Former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma on Saturday met BJP president Amit Shah and held discussions with him on strengthening the NDA base in the northeastern region.

Jun 13, 2015, 21:21 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi meets delegation of Northeast MPs

An all-party delegation of MPs from Northeast India met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday and handed over a memorandum to him on various development issues pertaining to the region.

May 12, 2015, 22:05 PM IST

Sought Modi's intervention to stop attacks on churches: Sangma

Expressing concern on the frequent attacks on on churches and Christian institutions, former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma said he has sought personal intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take appropriate measures to prevent recurrence of such attacks.

Feb 18, 2015, 00:00 AM IST

Meghalaya CM files defamation plea, HC restrains opponent PA Sangma

In a relief to Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul M Sangma, the Delhi High Court has restrained his political opponent P A Sangma from "repeating defamatory" statements against the CM.

Oct 16, 2014, 19:20 PM IST

Sangma demands President`s Rule in Meghalaya

NPP leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma on Tuesday demanded imposition of President`s Rule in Meghalaya accusing the state chief minister of having links with an underground group.

Jun 10, 2014, 22:06 PM IST

Dams on Brahmaputra in China an aggression: Sangma tells PM Modi

The reported building of dams on the Brahmaputra in China was a "matter of serious concern" and any attempt to interfere with the river`s flow should be considered as an "act of aggression", NPP leader PA Sangma has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Jun 01, 2014, 22:14 PM IST

PA Sangma makes a courtesy call on Rajnath Singh

National People`s Party (NPP) president and former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma on Sunday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh.

May 18, 2014, 13:54 PM IST

Congress loses some ground to NPP, others in Meghalaya

The ruling Congress in Meghalaya has lost ground to the PA Sangma-led National Peoples Party and the regional parties in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

May 17, 2014, 19:35 PM IST

PA Sangma calls on Narendra Modi

National People`s Party president and former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno A Sangma on Monday met BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi at his residence in Gandhinagar, party officials said.

May 12, 2014, 23:17 PM IST

EC allots symbols of candidates, PA Sangma gets book

The Election Commission today allotted symbols to candidates contesting in the two Lok Sabha constituencies in Meghalaya, officials said.

Mar 26, 2014, 21:49 PM IST