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SHILLONG: Shillong broke into a sea of humanity on Wednesday when Rahul Gandhi took out a road show to woo the people for the next week’s assembly polls.

During his second leg of poll campaigns in Meghalaya, the Congress president pulled huge crowd in Garo hills since the area is a traditional Congress bastion where Chief Minister Mukul Sangma hails.

Rahul Gandhi campaigning in Shillong on Monday

SHILLONG: In a bid to avoid an acrimonious pre poll landscape in Meghalaya, the Election Commission has banned publication of poll related advertisements in newspapers.

The country’s poll panel issued the strictures acting on the complaint from the ruling Congress alleging BJP advertisements in some local dailies allegedly defaming Chief Minister Mukul Sangma.


SHILLONG: Conrad K. Sangma promised a slew of measures to help the people see a resurgent Meghalaya as the NPP president addressed a series of poll rally in the north eastern state on Tuesday.

Sangma observed that the people have given Congress enough time and opportunity. But the people in power have been failing to deliver the good much to their utter disappointment.


TURA: Congress president Rahul Gandhi said the people Meghalaya have already made up their minds to give his party yet another term in the upcoming assembly polls.

Addressing a huge poll rally in the Garo hills on Tuesday, Gandhi said the country and millions of its people have, indeed, no choice but to go with Congress since the peoples’ party is teeming with the people of all walks of life.

Stability is what the need of the hour for Meghalaya to allow the engine of sustainable to run, said the scion of the Nehru-Gandhi family.


SHILLONG: Amid shock and anger hundreds of people in Shilling took to the streets on Tuesday evening to pay tribute to Jonathone N Sangma and five others who lost their lives in the rebel attack in William Nagar on Sunday night.

The participating people, mostly, lit up candle praying  for eternal peace of the departed NCP leader along with his two associates and two security guards who were killed in attack in Samad as they were on their way back to home after holding a poll rally.


TURA: A powerful explosion keeps Meghalaya on the boil leaving a poll candidate along with four others dead triggering huge shock, anger and condemnation in the north eastern state.

NCP candidate Jonathone N Sangma, his two security guards and two associates died when suspected GNLA rebels exploded a powerful bomb on Sunday in East Garo Hills district.

Chief Minister Mukul Sangma deeply condoled his death and condemned the dastard attack on the candidate and his convoy.


SHILLONG: Diabolic terror tentacle is spreading in Meghalaya a week ahead of the assembly polls where a poll candidate was among five were killed in an explosion in the northeastern state.

NCP candidate Jonathone N Sangma, his two security guards and two associates died when suspected GNLA rebels exploded a powerful bomb on Sunday evening in a remote place within his constituency in the East Garo Hills district.


SHILLONG: Five people including a poll candidate in Meghalaya died in a powerful explosion in the poll bound north eastern state on Sunday.

According to information, suspected GNLA rebels exploded the bomb at Samanda at 7.30 in the evening where NCP candidate from Williamnagar Jonathone N Sangma along with two associates and three security guards died on the spot.

Sangma, was believed to have received threat from the rebel outfit as he filed nomination papers. 

Commissioning of EVMs for Presiding Officers

Bobby S Marak

SHILLONG: Only a couple of days is left for Meghalaya to go to the assembly polls. Electioneering gathers steam all central leaders are visiting the Congress ruled north eastern state.

All political parties have no dearth of promises to sell to woo the voters holding huge rallies. But who will have the last laugh? Will Mukul Sangma get yet another term? Or will Conrad Sangma be able to make it to the hot seat?



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