NPP

  • Meghalaya witnesses 10 per cent voting till 9 am April 9, 2014

    Shillong: Meghalaya witnessed ten per cent of the voters exercising their franchise till 9 am for the two Lok Sabha constituencies where polling began this morning. Defying a 12-hour bandh called by a banned separatist group in the Khasi Jaintia Hills region, voters turned out more in urban areas compared to...
  • Congress, NPP MLAs accuse state government of phone tapping February 21, 2014

    Opposition Congress and National People's Party MLAs on Friday accused the BJP government in Rajasthan of tapping their phones and infringing upon their rights, which the ruling party denied. During the Zero Hour, Congress MLA Vishwendra Singh told the House that according to reliable sources the government was "conducting surveillance on...
  • Opposition stages walkout from assembly against TET January 24, 2014

    Opposition members including thatof Congress and NPP on Friday staged a walkout from the state assembly demanding abolition of Rajasthan Teacher EligibilityTest (RTET). During the Question Hour, dissatisfied with EducationMinister K C Saraf's answer, opposition members led by Leaderof Opposition (Congress) Rameshwar Dudi and NationalistPeople's Party Dr K L Meena first...
  • Unfazed by stage crash, Kirori Lal Meena to address 7 rallies across Rajasthan November 28, 2013

    A stage prepared for Dausa MP and NPP leaderKirori Lal Meena came crashing on Wednesday in Rajgarh area of Alwar district. The MP, 62, was present at the stage to address a rally when the makeshiftstage collapsed. No one was injured in the mishap. He is set to address seven more...
  • Meghalaya elections: Shaky start for PA Sangma's NPP March 2, 2013

    Shillong: Purno Agitok Sangma's new found political avataar as the head of the National People's Party has had a shaky start at the Meghalaya polls. With only two seats in his kitty, this is an unimaginable result for the state's grand old politician. Adding insult to injury was Opposition leader...
  • PA Sangma launches National People's Party January 6, 2013

    New Delhi: PA Sangma, who broke away with the NCP in 2012 to contest the presidential elections, though unsuccessfully, on Saturday launched National People's Party (NPP), and chosen a book as its symbol. Sangma has chosen to align his party with the BJPled National Democratic Alliance (NDA). Launching the NPP at...
  • NCP Meghalaya unit merges with Sangma's NPP August 24, 2012

    Shillong: The NCP in Meghalaya on Friday merged with National People's Party (NPP), a newlyformed outfit formed by PA Sangma. Sangma, who had resigned from NCP as its General Secretary and unsuccessfully contested the Presidential poll against Pranab Mukherjee last month, would be NPP's president. Altogether 13 out of 14 NCP...