Meghalaya Assembly


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  • Rape Accused MLA Removed From Both Committees Of Assembly

    Rape Accused MLA Removed From Both Committees Of Assembly

    Rape-accused Meghalaya MLA Julius K Dorphang who was earlier this month appointed member of two committees of the state Assembly have been removed from both, officials said today.

  • Meghalaya Assembly Passes Unanimous Resolution Against Cattle Trade Rule

    Meghalaya Assembly Passes Unanimous Resolution Against Cattle Trade Rule

    The Meghalaya assembly on Monday passed a unanimous resolution, asking the Centre to withdraw its cattle trade rules, which ban the sale and purchase of cattle in animal markets for slaughter. The resolution said the rules were "beyond the scope and object" set out in the Preamble of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960, and was thus infr...

  • Meghalaya Passes Resolution Opposing Centre's Notification On Cattle Sale

    Meghalaya Passes Resolution Opposing Centre's Notification On Cattle Sale

    The Meghalaya Assembly today unanimously passed a resolution opposing the Centre's notification banning the sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter and demanded its withdrawal as it would "impact the economy of the state and the food habit of its people".

  • Meghalaya Passes Goods And Services Tax Bill

    Meghalaya Passes Goods And Services Tax Bill

    The Meghalaya assembly today unanimously passed the Meghalaya Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017, paving the way for the roll out of the GST on July 1.

  • Meghalaya BJP Leader Quits Party Protesting Against Cattle Trade Rule

    Meghalaya BJP Leader Quits Party Protesting Against Cattle Trade Rule

    A BJP leader in Meghalaya has resigned in protest against the Centre's new rule that bans cattle trade for slaughter. Bernard Marak, a leader from Garo hills, had created controversy earlier this week by promising cheap beef to people if the party came to power. Assembly elections in the hill state, where beef is staple, is due early next year.

  • As 4 More Congressmen Join BJP In Manipur, Himanta Biswa Sarma's Jab At Rahul Gandhi

    As 4 More Congressmen Join BJP In Manipur, Himanta Biswa Sarma's Jab At Rahul Gandhi

    With a jibe at Rahul Gandhi, the BJP's north-east strategist Himanta Biswa Sarma welcomed to his party today four more Congress legislators in Manipur. The BJP formed a coalition government in the state under Chief Minister N Biren Singh last month; the Congress got the most seats in the assembly election but could not gather from other parties the...

  • Meghalaya Government Fails To Implement RTE, Says CAG Report

    Meghalaya Government Fails To Implement RTE, Says CAG Report

    The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has reprimanded the Meghalaya government for failing to implement the Right To Education Act, 2009. The failure to implement RTE by the state government has resulted in under-utilization of funds of over Rs. 900 crore, shortage of almost 1700 teaching staff, and appointment of over 70% untrained staff.

  • Nearly One Lakh School Dropouts In Meghalaya In 4 Years

    Nearly One Lakh School Dropouts In Meghalaya In 4 Years

    Nearly one lakh students have dropped out of schools in Meghalaya in the past four years, the Meghalaya government informed the state assembly today. Economic condition of the family, domestic sibling care and migration were some of the causes of the high drop-out rates in the state.

  • No Confidence Motion Against Meghalaya Government Tomorrow

    No Confidence Motion Against Meghalaya Government Tomorrow

    A no-confidence motion moved by three opposition parties against the Congress-led government headed by Mukul Sangma in Meghalaya will be taken up tomorrow in the state Assembly.

  • Meghalaya Becomes 21st State To Ratify GST Bill

    Meghalaya Becomes 21st State To Ratify GST Bill

    Meghalaya today became the 21st state in the country to ratify the Goods and Service Tax Bill which was unanimously passed in the first day of the assembly session.

  • Hill State Democratic Party Retains Assembly Seat in Meghalaya

    Hill State Democratic Party Retains Assembly Seat in Meghalaya

    Opposition Hill State Democratic Party (HSPDP) today retained the Nongstoin Assembly seat in Meghalaya defeating ruling Congress candidate by a margin of over 2,700 votes in the November 21 bypoll.

  • Congress Wins Meghalaya By-Poll by a Margin of 2,550 Votes

    Congress Wins Meghalaya By-Poll by a Margin of 2,550 Votes

    Ruling Congress today won the Chokpot Assembly by-poll in Meghalaya with Blubell R Sangma defeating her nearest rival Philipole Marak of National People's Party by a margin of 2,550 votes.

  • High Voter Turn Out for Bypolls in 5 States; Counting of Votes on June 30

    High Voter Turn Out for Bypolls in 5 States; Counting of Votes on June 30

    A record turnout of voters marked the bypoll to RK Nagar Assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu, from where Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is seeking re-election after her acquittal in a graft case, while high voting was recorded in five other assembly bypolls spread across as many states.

  • Massive Turnout in Meghalaya Bypoll

    Massive Turnout in Meghalaya Bypoll

    Balloting in the assembly by-election in Meghalaya's Chokpot constituency passed off peacefully today, with 75 per cent of the total 24,244 electorate casting their votes, an election official said.

  • 35 Per cent Voter Turnout Recorded Till Noon in Megahalaya Bypoll

    35 Per cent Voter Turnout Recorded Till Noon in Megahalaya Bypoll

    A voter turnout of 35 per cent was recorded till noon for the ongoing Assembly bypoll in Chokpot constituency of Meghalaya.

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