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North East

23 MLAs sign resolution to protect territorial integrity of Manipur

Imphal, September 12: Twenty three MLAs in the ruling BJP-led government in Manipur have signed a resolution, pledging to protect the territorial integrity of the strife-torn state. The MLAs also resolved that they would soon proceed to Delhi to persuade the central leadership to bring a solution to the present crisis at the earliest. Interestingly, Chief Minister N Biren Singh was not among the signatories. The signatories, after a meeting with members of newly formed civil society organisation Youth of Manipur at the Chief Minister's secretariat on Monday night, stated...
North East

All MLAs must come together to prevent religious fundamentalism from gaining ground Himanta

Guwahati, September 11: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that all MLAs, irrespective of party lines, must come together to prevent religious fundamentalism from gaining ground in the state. He urged all legislators to raise matters concerning emergence of such "negative powers", in the House for proper discussion. Responding to the issue of purported arms training during a Rashtriya Bajrang Dal camp in Mangaldai, raised by AIUDF legislator Aminul Islam, Sarma said police have already registered a case in this regard. He said legal action was taken...
North East

3 Meghalaya MLAs submit resignation to Speaker

Shillong, November 28: Two MLAs of the ruling NPP in Meghalaya and one of the opposition TMC resigned from the Assembly on Monday, dealing a blow to the two parties. NPP legislators -- Ferlin Sangma, Benedic Marak and TMC's HM Shangpliang submitted their resignations to Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh during the day, Assembly commissioner and secretary Andrew Simons told PTI. They have also quit the membership of their respective parties, sources said. Speculation is rife that the leaders may next month join the BJP, an ally in the NPP-led Meghalaya Democratic...
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