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Conrad Sangma set to take the charge of Meghalaya

Conrad Sangma set to take the charge of Meghalaya

Updated On : 2018-03-05
Meghalaya elections end with hung Assembly

Meghalaya elections end with hung Assembly

Updated On : 2018-03-04
Stage set for polls: Congress, BJP claim win in Meghalaya

Stage set for polls: Congress, BJP claim win in Meghalaya

Updated On : 2018-02-27
Campaigning ends for Meghalaya polls

Campaigning ends for Meghalaya polls

Updated On : 2018-02-25
Meghalaya elections: Regional parties queer Congress poll pitch

Meghalaya elections: Regional parties queer Congress poll pitch

Updated On : 2018-02-22



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Meghalaya General Election 2014

There are two Lok Sabha constituencies in Meghalaya: Shillong and Tura. Both the constituencies are reserved for the Schedule Tribes.

The total number of voters in Meghalya is 15, 53,028, among which 7, 83,270 are male and 7, 83,270 are female.

In Meghalaya about 55,423 voters are newly enrolled, among which 29,519 are male and 25,904 are female. Three tribes that play an important role in Meghalaya's politics are Garo, Jaintia, and Khasi.

The Indian National Congress (INC), the National Peoples' Party (NPP), the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP), and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are the major parties here.

Opinion poll by India TV says both the INC and the NPP will win one parliamentary constituency each from Meghalaya.

The Lok Sabha election in Meghalaya will be held on 9 April 2014. This is the first time when the VVPAT or Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail will be used in Meghalaya (only Tura constituency).

Parliament Election Results 2014

Party Results

Active Political Parties in Meghalaya

Party name Abbr Election symbol
United Democratic Party UDP Drum
Hill State People's Democratic Party HSPDP Drum
Aam Aadmi Party AAP
Bharatiya Janata PartyBJP
Indian National Congress INC
Communist party of IndiaCPI

General Election News in Meghalaya

Heat wave, deficit rain affect normal life in NE

Posted On : Apr 29,2019,    5:00 pm
Agartala/Guwahati, April 29 (IANS) The normal life in the northeastern region has been affected due to heat wave in several areas and deficit pre-monsoon rains, officials said on Monday. View More..

For BJP, election starts now (IANS Exclusive)

Posted On : Apr 27,2019,    8:08 am
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) For the ruling BJP, the general election of 2019 jump-starts now. This is where the BJP takes the knife to the prison yard fight, for in 2014, it won 161 of the 240 seats on view. As middle and north India goes to the polls over the next four phases, the BJP's resolve gets emboldened further for it knows that to retain power, it has to convert these seats into victories. View More..

'PM KISAN scheme to benefit just 38% farmers till polls conclude'

Posted On : Apr 26,2019,    12:04 pm
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The ambitious PM-KISAN scheme that aims to provide Rs 6,000 annually to small and marginal farmers will reach only 38 per cent of the intended beneficiaries by the end of ongoing Lok sabha polls, thanks to tardy furnishing of information by the states, lack of digitised land records and the election Model Code of Conduct being in force, according to government officials involved in its implementation. View More..

Mass prayer held for SL terror victims in Meghalaya

Posted On : Apr 24,2019,    11:58 pm
Shillong, April 24 (IANS) A holy mass was held in Meghalaya for the victims and survivors of the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks that killed over 350 in Sri Lanka. View More..

NE states have voted for all 25 LS seats in region

Posted On : Apr 24,2019,    2:04 pm
Agartala/Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) With the conclusion of the third phase of voting in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, polling in all the 25 parliamentary constituencies of the eight Northeastern states have been completed, Election Commission (EC) officials said on Wednesday. View More..

Earthquake in Arunachal, no casualties reported

Posted On : Apr 24,2019,    11:54 am
Itanagar, April 24 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale hit the northeastern states in the early hours of Wednesday, an official said. View More..

Pragya's statement on Karkare despicable: Former DGs

Posted On : Apr 21,2019,    10:38 pm
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Eight former Directors General of Police on Sunday condemned as "despicable and regrettable" BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's comment that it was her "curse" that led to the killing of police officer Hemant Karkare by terrorists. View More..

Leaders in Nagaland, Meghalaya condemn Lanka attacks

Posted On : Apr 21,2019,    10:24 pm
Shillong, April 21 (IANS) Political and church leaders in Meghalaya and Nagaland on Sunday strongly condemned the multiple blasts that rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday. View More..

Santosh Trophy: Punjab take on Goa in semis

Posted On : Apr 18,2019,    4:56 pm
Ludhiana, April 18 (IANS) Punjab, Goa, Services and Karnataka will fight it out for a spot in the final of the Santosh Trophy here on Friday. View More..

50 killed, scores hurt in rain, thunderstorm

Posted On : Apr 17,2019,    10:08 pm
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) As many as 50 people were reportedly killed and scores others injured in thunderstorms, hail and dust-storm and rain that lashed Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana since Tuesday evening. View More..

NPP-CPI take on BJP in Inner Manipur Lok Sabha seat

Posted On : Apr 17,2019,    6:48 pm
Imphal, April 17 (IANS) The political fate of 11 candidates, including Manipur's former top official, a popular film actor and a Left candidate supported by the constituent of the BJP-led ruling alliance, will be at stake when the Inner Manipur Lok Sabha constituency goes to the polls in the second phase of polling on Thursday. View More..

Meghalaya to appeal to SC on trapped miners

Posted On : Apr 16,2019,    9:06 pm
Shillong, April 16 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Tuesday said the state government will appeal to the Supreme Court to call off the rescue operation to evacuate bodies of 13 coal miners trapped inside an illegal 370-ft coal pit for 125 days now. View More..

Repolling in Meghalaya assembly bypoll ends smoothly

Posted On : Apr 15,2019,    10:54 pm
Shillong, April 15 (IANS) Repolling in Konarchar polling booth for the by-poll to Meghalaya's Selsella Assembly constituency went off smoothly on Monday, an election official said. View More..

Meghalaya bypoll: Re-polling in one booth on Monday

Posted On : Apr 13,2019,    10:52 pm
Shillong, April 13 (IANS) Re-polling will be held at the Konarchar polling station on Monday in the bypoll to Meghalaya's Selsella Assembly constituency, an election official said on Saturday. View More..

Over 69% voter turnout in first phase: EC

Posted On : Apr 12,2019,    11:58 pm
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The voter turnout during the first phase of the seven-phase elections was recorded at 69.43 per cent in the 91 Lok Sabha seats spread across 18 states and two Union Territories where polling took place on Thursday, the Election Commission said on Friday. View More..

Re-poll ordered in one Meghalaya Assembly booth

Posted On : Apr 12,2019,    11:34 pm
Shillong, April 12 (IANS) Re-polling has been recommended in Konarchar polling station in Meghalaya's Selsella Assembly constituency due to criss-crossing of electronic voting machine (EVM) during the polling on Thursday, an election official said on Friday. View More..

Voting peaceful in Meghalaya, turnout 67.03%

Posted On : Apr 11,2019,    10:50 pm
Shillong, April 11 (IANS) Out of the total 19,14,795 voters in the state, an estimated 67.03 per cent exercised their franchise on Thursday to elect the two new members to the Lok Sabha from Shillong and Tura parliamentary seats in Meghalaya. View More..

LS polls 1st phase largely peaceful, highest voting in Tripura

Posted On : Apr 11,2019,    9:50 pm
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Election Commission said on Thursday that voting across 91 Lok Sabha seats spread over 20 states and Union Territories in the first phase of the seven phase elections was largely peaceful, barring a few stray incidents. View More..

Shillong BJP candidate dead against citizenship bill

Posted On : Apr 11,2019,    4:30 pm
Shillong, April 11 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Sanbor Shullai from the Shillong parliamentary seat on Thursday said he would rather "kill himself than allow" the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill to be implemented in Meghalaya and other northeastern states. View More..

45% voter turnout in Meghalaya LS polls (2nd Lead)

Posted On : Apr 11,2019,    3:06 pm
Shillong, April 11 (IANS) Nearly 45 per cent of the total 19,14,795 electorate have cast their ballots in the first seven hours of polling for the two Lok Sabha seats in Meghalaya on Thursday, an election official said. View More..

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