Monday, January 30, 2023

Conrad K Sangma

Meghalaya CM expects ‘cross-voting’ in presidential polls

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Sunday said he expects cross-voting from opposition Trinamool Congress (TMC) legislators in the State in favour of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu.“All legislators of the MDA (ruling Meghalaya Democratic...

M’laya BJP MLA interrupts speaker; UDF demands action

The UDP, a partner of the ruling coalition in Meghalaya, has demanded action against state minister and BJP MLA Sanbor Shullai for allegedly “interrupting” its president and Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh during a recent meeting with NDA presidential nominee...

Meghalaya CM for use of Khasi and Garo languages in Assembly

Seeking to promote the use of local languages in the Assembly, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has said that MLAs should be allowed to speak and debate in Khasi and Garo languages inside it.An Assembly official told PTI...

MDA to vote for Murmu in president poll: Conrad Sangma

The ruling BJP-backed Meghalaya Democratic Alliance will support BJP candidate Droupadi Murmu and a decision in this regard will be taken at a meeting of the coalition partners, a senior member in it said.Five Congress MLAs who were suspended...

IIT-Guwahati to probe steel dome collapse in Meghalaya

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG) will audit the collapse of a steel dome from atop the under-construction Assembly building.The High Powered Committee of the Assembly had decided to entrust a...

M’laya CM rules out possibility of repealing Gaming Act

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has ruled out the possibility of repealing the Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Act, 2021 saying its repeal would cost the state about Rs 10 crore revenue loss. He said the Act is required...

Steps to be taken for safety of Umiam bridge: Meghalaya CM

Steps will be taken to ensure the safety of the bridge over the Umiam dam, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said.Sangma’s statement came after the Meghalaya High Court directed the state to ban vehicles carrying loads of more...

NPP supremo congratulates party winners in Manipur

Correspondent National People’s Party (NPP) Supremo and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday hailed his party’s performance in the Manipur assembly election and observed that the performance of the NPP in the state has “increased manifold” compared to...

11 more students from Meghalaya returned from Ukraine: Chief Minister

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Tuesday said 11 more students from the state, who were stranded in war-torn Ukraine, have reached New Delhi, as part of the evacuation mission.With their return, overall 12 students from the northeastern...

50% meat products comefrom outside to Meghalaya

Correspondent Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Saturday said that 50 per cent meat products consumed in Meghalaya come from outside the state, thereby draining resources of the state, even as he called for self-reliance in this sector.“Almost 50 percent...