9 former Congress CMs bite the dust in Lok Sabha election 2019

Those who faced defeat in Lok Sabha election 2019 include former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit from North East Delhi, Bhupinder Singh Hooda from Sonipat in Haryana, Harish Rawat (Nainital-Udhamsingh Nagar in Uttarakhand) and ex-Madhya Pradesh CM Digvijaya Singh from Bhopal. The others who lost are ex-Maharashtra CM Ashok Chavan from Nanded, Sushil Kumar Shinde from Maharashtra’s Solapur, Mukul Sangma from Tura in Meghalaya, Nabam Tuki from Arunachal West and Veerappa Moily from Chikkballapur in Karnataka.

May 23, 2019, 21:19 PM IST

Tura Lok Sabha constituency of Meghalaya: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Tura Lok Sabha constituency of Meghalaya.

Apr 03, 2019, 14:41 PM IST

Tura Lok Sabha constituency

National People's Party (NPP) president Conrad K Sangma had won the Tura Lok Sabha byelection in 2016 with a huge margin of 1.92 lakh. 

Mar 31, 2019, 15:09 PM IST

Disbanding ceremony of Meghalaya outfit held

Altogether 66 cadres of the United A'chik Liberation Army (UALA) bade farewell to arms at a historic disbanding ceremony which was attended by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, Home Minister Roshan Warjri, the interlocutors and others here.

Jun 10, 2016, 02:55 AM 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

PA Sangma's body arrives in Tura for funeral on Monday

The body of former Meghalaya chief minister Purno Agitok Sangma was on Saturday brought to his native place at Tura where his funeral will take place on Monday.

Mar 05, 2016, 15:14 PM IST

Kidnapped Meghalaya official released unharmed

A Meghalaya government official, abducted by militant outfit Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), was released unharmed after seven days early Tuesday, police said.

Nov 03, 2015, 12:49 PM IST

Any bifurcation of Meghalaya has to be agreed by all: Sangma

Member of Parliament from Tura constituency and former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno Agitok Sangma on Sunday said any bifurcation of Meghalaya has to be mutually agreed by all.

Aug 10, 2014, 19:56 PM IST

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.

May 14, 2014, 10:48 AM IST

PA Sangma files papers from Tura

National People`s Party president Purno A Sangma re-entered active politics when he filed his nomination papers for Tura parliamentary constituency in Meghalaya.

Mar 21, 2014, 18:18 PM IST

Four militants shot dead in Meghalaya

Four heavily-armed militants were shot dead in an encounter with the police shortly after the ultras lobbed a crude bomb near a petrol pump damaging vehicles in Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district.

Jan 12, 2014, 14:54 PM IST

Three policemen arrested and suspended for molesting girl

Three policemen were arrested and suspended from service for allegedly molesting a 12-year-old girl in Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district, police said.

Jan 04, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

Curfew relaxed in Meghalaya

Curfew was relaxed for eight hours in Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district, two days after it was imposed following mob violence after an alleged bid to molest a mentally challenged girl.

Jun 23, 2013, 19:44 PM IST

Probe panel to suggest ways to overcome Garo council flaws

A judicial commission,
investigating financial irregularities and other anomalies in
Garo Hill Autonomous District Council (GHADC), will suggest
ways and means to overcome the flaws inflicting the council.

Apr 14, 2011, 13:39 PM IST