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Mukul accuses Modi of making official programme a BJP rally

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Shillong, Dec 17 (IANS): Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for using the official programme for a BJP rally here on Saturday.
Modi, who had inaugurated the Shillong-Nongstoi-Rongjeng-Tura Road, launched the public rally dubbed as "The Rally for Change" wherein he claimed that Meghalaya was not witnessing any development during the 15 years rule of the Congress.

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Tourist vehicles looting public large at Police Bazar

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SHILLONG, Dec 17: Created scarcity and overcharging rules the roost at Police Bazar where tourist vehicles are running riot of late. These tourist vehicles are having a field day at the city’s commercial hub where they are resorting to all kinds of “foul tactics” to make passengers give in to their demands.

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Congress govt in Meghalaya favoring mining mafia: Modi

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SHILLONG, Dec 16: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has accused the Congress – led Government in Meghalaya of favouring the mining mafia even as he added that there is a plethora of scamsrunning in the state.
“The Congress led government in the state is not for the people but belongs to the mining mafia,” Modi said while addressing at the BJP’s ‘rally for change’ held in the state capital here to kick-start the election campaign in poll-bound Meghalaya.

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Rahul attacks Modi for indulging in ‘medieval’ politics

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NEW DELHI, Dec 16 (IANS): In a generational shift that ended the Sonia Gandhi era in the Congress, her son Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took over as the new party President and launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of taking the country “backwards to a medieval past” where people are butchered because of what they eat and believe in.

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Congressman resigns to contest upcoming elections

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TURA, Dec 17: Senior party worker for the Congress party in West Garo Hills (WGH), Olpiash N Arengh, recently quit the party after a period of 15 years in an effort to make a mark as an independent candidate from the Rongjeng constituency in East Garo Hills.
Arengh had submitted his resignation on Nov 29 and will join the fray with as many as 10 more contestants from the constituency. Yesterday, the NPP MDC from Daurgre, and deputy chairman of the GHADC, Mettrinson G Momin resigned to contest from Rongjeng after being denied a ticket from the party. Like the former NPP MDC, Arengh too will contest as an independent candidate.

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Rs 5700 crores for 400 kms of roads in Meghalaya: Modi

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SHILLONG, Dec 16: The National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDC) will soon take up the construction of 400 kms of roads in Meghalaya at a cost of Rs. 5700 crores, according to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
Announcing this here on Saturday, Modi said that over 1200 kms of roads was constructed at an expenditure of nearly Rs 14,000 crore during the last three years only.

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Pynshngain bids Congress party adieu

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SHILLONG, Dec 17: Mawsynram MLA, Pynshngain N Syiem has formally parted ways with the party which has placed him on a three – year suspension namely the Congress Party here on Saturday.
“I hereby tender my resignation from the membership of the Congress party with effect from today (December 16),” Syiem said in a letter submitted to the Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Party (MPCC) president, Dr. DD Lapang here on Saturday.

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