R Sangma of the Congress polled 8,042 votes. The Congress gained in the Chokpot assembly byelection in Meghalaya, with its candidate Bluebell R Sangma winning a four-cornered contest in which her nearest rival was Phillipole D Marak of the ... Indian Express, 1 month ago
Kolkata : For many people across the world trying to figure out where Shillong is, after the demise of former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam, who died there on Monday, this obscure capital of the little known Indian state of Meghalaya is probably ...4 Traders, 3 days ago
As the nation is commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Emergency that turned a democratic Republic into a dictatorial fiefdom there is something bizarre in the political firmament. The present head of this very democratic Republic was an ...The Statesman, 1 month ago Forty years after The Statesman, 1 month ago
Chokpot (Meghalaya), June 18: A dense forest cover always provides a haven for militants. And when that haven is abuzz with coal trade, the profits can play havoc with electoral politics. That is the story of Chokpot. This constituency in ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago
There are many people around who can still vividly recollect that June afternoon of 1996 in the Lok Sabha. The proceedings were being live telecast. The Union Council of Ministers headed by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had just lost the ...The Echo Of India, 1 month ago
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