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North East

Meghalaya: HSPDP MLA’s office set on fire for supporting NPP-BJP alliance

Shillong, March 4: HSPDP MLA Methodius Dkhar’s office in Shillong was set on fire allegedly by members of his own party as he supported the NPP-BJP coalition, senior NPP leader Prestone Tynsong said on Saturday. Dkhar along with party MLA Shakliar Warjri on Friday pledged support to the NPP-BJP alliance, which staked claim to form the next government in the state under the leadership of Conrad K Sangma. Tynsong, the outgoing deputy chief minister, told PTI that angry supporters of Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) went to Dkhar’s office...
North East

3 Meghalaya villages transferred to Assam against people’s wishes, claims regional party chief

Shillong, April 7: HSPDP chief K P Pangniang has alleged that three villages that were "originally a part of West Khasi Hills" no longer figure in the list of places that were accorded to Meghalaya in the pact inked by Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and his Assam counterpart to resolve disputes along the interstate border. The Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP), an ally of the ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA), also claimed that the villages were "transferred" to Assam against the wishes of the local population. "Three villages --...