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Opposition claims technicality, to seek change of guard in KHADC

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SHILLONG, June 21: Using the unanimous decision to support a resolution moved by it on Wednesday’s session of the House, the opposition Congress in the KHADC has said that this is an indication that the PDF led EC in the Council has ‘technically collapsed’.
“As per my understanding, once the ruling side has succumbed to opposition’s resolution the executive committee has collapsed,” opposition leader Manstudy Nongrem informed after the session while adding that the party will move the Governor for his intervention in this matter.

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Anti railway groups raise threat of intensive agitation

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SHILLONG, June 21: The anti – railway groups have vowed to embark on an intensive mode of agitation if the state government maintains its stoic silence and continues to discuss the issue with them.
The decision was taken after a delegation of the four organizations, which are staging a sit-in-demonstration in the city here, met the Home Minister HDR Lyngdoh, who had invited them for a discussion on the issue.

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Yoga should not be associated with politics: Assam Minister

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SHILLONG, June 21: While no official International Yoga day function was organised in Meghalaya, Assam Minister Pallab Lochan Das who joined the state BJP unit celebration here maintained that Yoga should not be associated with politics as the concept of Yoga does not only belong to the BJP.
The Bharatiya Janata Party Meghalaya unit celebrated the day at Polo where Assam Minister, Pallab Lochan Das was the Chief Guest.

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PDF’s fate to be decided on last day of KHADC session

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SHILLONG, June 21: The fate of the People’s Democratic Forum (PDF) and its continuation at the helm of affairs in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) will be decided on the last day of the ongoing session of the House after the opposition recalled the No Confidence Motion (NCM) against the former on Wednesday.
Before the start of the session, KHADC chairman LG Nongsiej informed the House that he had received a no-confidence motion moved by United Democratic Party (UDP) MDC Teinwell Dkhar but it was later withdrawn by him.

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Mukul inaugurates Jengjal Police station

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TURA, June 21: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul M Sangma inaugurated the new Jengjal Police Station at an impressive function today at Jengjal Secondary School Playground. He also unveiled the foundation stone for construction of road from 67th KM of National Highway- 51 to Bawegre via St. Anthony’s Secondary School Baljek Agal on the occasion.

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