Meghalaya Assembly Election 2023


Election officials cross river, trek for hours to reach Meghalaya poll booths

Updated on Feb 27, 2023 03:41 AM IST

A total of 3,419 polling teams have been deployed for the elections to the 59 assembly seats.

Election officials had to row a boat to reach the Amlarem constituency's Kamsing polling station which has only 35 voters, Chief Electoral Officer FR Kharkongor said.(pinterest)

BJP means people first, instead of family first, PM Modi at Meghalaya rally

PM Modi said the ‘lotus’, the BJP symbol, will bloom in Meghalaya as the party always prioritised the well-being of its people

PM Modi, who had earlier taken part in a road show in Shillong, said he was overwhelmed by the love and support shown by the people of Meghalaya.
Updated on Feb 24, 2023 06:57 PM IST

Meghalaya Elections 2023: How to check name in voter list

Meghalaya elections 2023: Citizens of Meghalaya, who will be exercising their right to vote must visit the polling station with their voter slip on polling day.

Meghalaya elections: The voting for the 60-member Meghalaya assembly will take place on February 27.(Representative image)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 03:34 PM IST

India saying 'Modi tera…’: In Meghalaya, PM reacts to ‘kabar khudegi’ slogan

Congress leaders protesting at Delhi airport tarmac against party colleague Pawan Khera's arrest allegedly raised slogans like 'Modi teri kabar khudegi' (Modi, your grave would be dug).

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public rally ahead of the Nagaland Assembly election in Chumukedima, Nagaland.(PTI)
Published on Feb 24, 2023 03:34 PM IST

Mahua Moitra hits back at Rahul Gandhi over ‘TMC’s idea in Meghalaya' barb

Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the Trinamool Congress alleging it was fighting elections in Meghalaya to ensure the BJP comes to power in the state.

Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
Updated on Feb 24, 2023 06:06 PM IST
By, New Delhi

‘Incompetence…’: TMC slams Rahul Gandhi over ‘scam and violence’ jibe

Addressing a rally in Meghalaya which votes on February 27, Gandhi took on the TMC, accusing it of corruption and violence in West Bengal.

TMC General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee addressing party workers during foundation day celebrations in Kolkata.
Published on Feb 22, 2023 08:47 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Rahul Gandhi cites anti-conversion bill, mob lynching to attack BJP in Meghalaya

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi called on people of Meghalaya to fight BJP and RSS through non-violence, and love and respect for each other's traditions, cultures, language and religions.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressing public rally in Shillong.
Updated on Feb 22, 2023 03:38 PM IST

Meghalaya polls: New entrants hope to win people’s support

A total of 375 candidates are in the fray in the Meghalaya polls. While BJP and Congress are contesting from 60 seats each, the ruling NPP has fielded 57 candidates and Trinamool Congress (TMC) has fielded 56

The 2023 legislative assembly elections in Meghalaya are scheduled for 27 February to elect all 60 members (Representative Photo)
Updated on Feb 23, 2023 06:45 PM IST

Meghalaya polls to test TMC’s expansion plan

West Bengal’s ruling party has won three consecutive assembly polls in its home, but its ambition of expanding beyond Bengal to consolidate its position as a key political outfit has faced challenges.

On November 25, 2021, 12 out of 17 Congress MLAs of Meghalaya, including former chief minister Mukul Sangma. (ANI)
Published on Feb 19, 2023 01:36 AM IST

50% of Meghalaya candidates are crorepatis, 6% have criminal cases: ADR Report

The National People’s Party (NPP) ranked on top with 43 out of 60 candidates being crorepatis and the party’s Metbah Lyngdoh holds the highest valued assets at over ₹146 crore

ADR recently analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 375 candidates who are contesting in the Meghalaya Assembly Elections 2023. (Representative Image)
Published on Feb 17, 2023 06:21 PM IST
ByShweta MudaliarShweta Mudaliar

Meghalaya: ECI notice to women’s commission chairperson for poll code violation

Phidaloi Toi holds the position of a public servant after she was appointed as the chairperson of the commission in December, 2021

Toi has also violated the Representation of People Act of 1951. (File image)
Updated on Feb 15, 2023 10:16 AM IST
ByDavid Laitphlang

Congress relies on young candidates in Meghalaya, says old faces ‘used’ party

Congress in-charge of Meghalaya Manish Chatrath said the old forces left the party and joined other parties to fulfil their monetary ambitions and also to be in power

The Congress has fielded over 30 young candidates for the February 27 Meghalaya assembly elections. (Representative Image)
Updated on Feb 20, 2023 02:40 PM IST
ByDavid Laitphlang

Meghalaya polls: ECI serves showcause notice to NPP, UDP for violation of MCC

According to Chief Electoral Officer Frederick Roy Kharkongor, the candidates of both the NPP and UDP in the West Shillong constituency allegedly distributed pressure cookers and bowl sets to voters in violation of the model code of conduct

The showcause was issued by the returning officer of the West Shillong assembly constituency to the general secretary of both parties (Representative Photo)
Updated on Feb 05, 2023 02:32 PM IST
ByDavid LaitphlangDavid Laitphlang
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