Meghalaya Assembly Elections 2008

  • BJP-NCP to form govt in Nagaland, Meghalaya March 10, 2008

    New Delhi: The BJP-NCP alliance in Nagaland has staked claim to form the government and in Meghalaya, the story is no different. It is an alliance which would have been impossible to even think of, for the BJP and the NCP have been at loggerheads in Maharashtra and Delhi but have...
  • UDP-NCP, Cong stake claim to form govt in Meghalaya March 9, 2008

    Shillong: In Meghalaya, both the ruling Congress and the opposition NCP-UDP coalition have staked claims to form the next government. The NCP-UDP coalition, which is calling itself the Meghalaya Progressive Alliance, paraded 30 MLAs before the Governor SS Sidhu on Friday, which constitutes a simple majority in the 60-member Assembly. Chief Minister...
  • Meghalaya's tribal courts cry for recognition March 3, 2008

    Shillong: As Meghalaya goes to polls on Monday, the issue of local self-governance remains on the sidelines. Tribal chiefs in the state want legal recognition for the unique forms of grass-roots democracy that are still popular in Meghalaya. Tribal courts unrecognised by the state and managed by Syiems or local...