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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
BJP 0
INC 1
NPP 1
CPI 0
HSPDP 0
UDP 0

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

Efforts to save 13 miners trapped in Meghalaya coal pit halted

Posted On : Dec 14,2018,    6:22 pm
Shillong, Dec 14 (IANS) The operation to rescue 13 miners trapped inside a coal pit filled with water in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district was called off for the day, with officials again saying on Friday that the chances of their survival were bleak. View More..

Justice Sen communal, can't be judge: CPI-M

Posted On : Dec 14,2018,    6:06 pm
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The CPI-M on Friday condemned Justice Sudip Ranjan Sen of the Meghalaya High Court for making what it said were communal observations and said he had lost the moral right to be a judge. View More..

13 miners trapped in Meghalaya coal pit, rescue on

Posted On : Dec 14,2018,    12:04 pm
Shillong, Dec 14 (IANS) Thirteen miners, who were trapped inside a coal pit filled with gallons of water in Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district, were yet to be reached or rescued, district police chief said on Friday. Officials had already said their chances of survival were bleak. View More..

13 miners trapped in coal pit in Meghalaya

Posted On : Dec 13,2018,    8:14 pm
Shillong, Dec 13 (IANS) Thirteen miners were trapped inside a coal pit filled with gallons of water in Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district on Thursday, police said. Officials said their chances of survival were bleak. View More..

I-League: Aizawl to face Indian Arrows at Barabati (Preview)

Posted On : Dec 13,2018,    5:34 pm
Cuttack, Dec 13 (IANS) Former champions Aizawl FC is all set to face Indian Arrows in what will be a bottom of the table clash of the I-League football tournament at the Barabati Stadium here on Friday. View More..

Aviation officials, airline CEOs' personal appearance in Meghalaya HC stayed

Posted On : Dec 13,2018,    12:58 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the personal appearance of the Civil Aviation Secretary, Airports Authority of India (AAI) Chairman and CEOs of Indigo and SpiceJet airlines before the Meghalaya High Court in the event of their failure to decide on the date of commencement of flights from Umroi Airport in Shillong to Delhi and other metros. View More..

Meghalaya HC judgement unacceptable: Owaisi

Posted On : Dec 13,2018,    12:38 pm
Hyderabad, Dec 13 (IANS) AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday termed as unacceptable the judgment of Meghalaya High Court that India should have been a Hindu nation. View More..

KSU disagrees with Meghalaya HC on granting Indian citizenship without documents

Posted On : Dec 12,2018,    8:56 pm
Shillong, Dec 12 (IANS) The powerful Khasi Students' Union (KSU) on Wednesday "disagreed" with the Meghalaya High Court order to allow Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Parsis, Christians, Khasis, Jaintias and Garos from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan to become citizens without production of any document. View More..

SC to hear IndiGo, SpiceJet plea against flights from Shillong

Posted On : Dec 12,2018,    7:32 pm
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear a plea by low-cost airline IndiGo and SpiceJet challenging the Meghalaya High Court order directing them to start the flights from Shillong from December 15. View More..

Congress will return to power at Centre: Ex-Meghalaya CM

Posted On : Dec 12,2018,    12:46 am
Shillong, Dec 12 (IANS) After his party's victory in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, former Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesday exuded confidence that the Congress will return to power at the Centre as well. View More..

I-League: Real Kashmir thrash Lajong FC, move to third spot

Posted On : Dec 11,2018,    5:42 pm
Srinagar, Dec 11 (IANS) Debutants Real Kashmir FC inflicted a tennis scoreline on Shillong Lajong FC, running away 6-1 winners in an I-League clash at the TRC Turf ground here on Tuesday. View More..

Counting of votes underway in Mizoram

Posted On : Dec 11,2018,    8:24 am
Aizawl, Dec 11 (IANS) Counting of votes in the 40-seat Mizoram Assembly polls commenced on Tuesday, an official said. View More..

Five-time Congress CM Lapang joins NPP in Meghalaya

Posted On : Dec 11,2018,    1:02 am
Shillong, Dec 11 (IANS) Five-time former Meghalaya Chief Minister Donwa Dethwelson Lapang, who had quit the Congress, on Monday joined the ruling National People's Party (NPP) after his appointment as Chief Advisor to the nine-month-old Conrad Sangma-led government. View More..

Elaborate preparations for vote count in Mizoram

Posted On : Dec 10,2018,    3:36 pm
Aizawl, Dec 10 (IANS) The Election Commission has made elaborate arrangements to count the polled in the Mizoram Assembly polls on Tuesday, an official said on Monday. View More..

Modi's LPG scheme reduced household air pollution: Study

Posted On : Dec 07,2018,    11:38 pm
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), a pet project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that aims to provide every household Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) replacing wood or coal fuel, has been found useful in tackling household air pollution, a new report said. View More..

India's growth was muted by lack of intent of earlier governments: Modi

Posted On : Dec 07,2018,    12:26 pm
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Claiming that India has witnessed unprecedented growth and development under his tenure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday blamed the "lack of intent" of previous governments making the nation lag behind in all aspects until the BJP came to power in 2014. View More..

11 Bangladeshi Hindus arrested in Meghalaya

Posted On : Dec 06,2018,    8:56 pm
Shillong, Dec 6 (IANS) Eleven Bangladeshi Hindu nationals, including four minors, were nabbed by the Border Security Force (BSF) in Meghalayas South Garo Hills distinct, the BSF said on Thursday. View More..

State of art Orchidarium to come up in Meghalaya

Posted On : Dec 05,2018,    8:26 pm
Shillong, Dec 5 (IANS) A state of the art Orchidarium and Orchid Production Unit will be set up here in this mountainous state capital of Meghalaya, an official said on Wednesday. View More..

Demand for Garoland revives in Meghalaya

Posted On : Dec 05,2018,    7:34 pm
Shillong, Dec 5 (IANS) The demand for creation of Garoland, to be carved out of Garo areas in western part of Meghalaya, reverberated in this mountainous state capital of Meghalaya on Wednesday. View More..

Over 1,000 players register for IPL 2019 auction

Posted On : Dec 05,2018,    6:30 pm
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Maintaining a trend, 1003 players, including 232 overseas cricketers, have signed up for the Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction set to take place in Jaipur on December 18, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Wednesday. View More..

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