Four legislators from Meghalaya join BJP Jan 03, 2018 0 134 12345 IANSShillongFour Meghalaya legislators, including Congress'Alexander Hek, on Tuesday resigned as members of the Meghalaya Assembly and joined the BJP ahead of elections slated next month. The ninth Meghalaya Assembly, comprising 60 members, was constituted on March 1, 2013, and its term expires on March 6 next year. Hek is a former Bhartiya Janata Party-turned Congress legislator, who had served as a former Health and Family Welfare Minister in the Mukul Sangma cabinet before being sacked last year to calm the rebellion within the Congress Legislature party. The other three who quit include former Deputy Speaker Sanbor Shullai of the Nationalist Congress Party, besides two Independent legislators Robinus Syngkon and Justine Dkhar. Pages 12 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Secret notes from students help Chennai police nab traffickers Jan 03, 2018 0 778 Two held for assaulting teen girls in Mangaluru Jan 03, 2018 0 145 Students from northeast call on army chief Jan 03, 2018 0 147 Suspense hangs over fate of triple talaq Bill IANS New Delhi The fate of the bill that seeks to criminalise instant divorce by Muslim husbands remained shrouded in suspense on Tuesday as the government virtually rejected an overwhelming demand from the opposition .. After Nitin, another Gujarat minister sulks Gandhinagar: After Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel created a stir over allocation of portfolios not befitting his status, Gujarat Koli community veteran Parshottam Solanki on Tuesday threw a tantrum asking Chief .. Former army officer bludgeons six in street killing spree AFP New Delhi A former army officer beat six people to death with an iron rod Tuesday in a street killing spree that sparked panic in an Indian city, police said. Naresh Dhankar, 45, began his two hour murder rampage in a .. Ghaziabad court shuts after protests over Ambedkar statue IANS Ghaziabad The Ghaziabad court was shut on Tuesday following noisy protests by a section of lawyers protesting against the removal by police of a statue of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar from the court compound. The .. ED summons Karti Chidambaram in INX media case IANS New Delhi The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to Karti Chidambaram, son of Congress leader P Chidambaram, in a money laundering case related to alleged irregularities in FIPB clearance accorded to .. Former RAW chief Rajinder Khanna appointed deputy NSA IANS New Delhi The Appointment Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday appointed former RAW Chief Rajinder Khanna as the Deputy National Security Adviser (NSA), an official order .. No negative impact on Congress in Meghalaya: Lapang Shillong: Former Meghalaya Chief Minister D.D. Lapang on Tuesday said the exodus of some Congress legislators to other political parties will have no negative impact on the ruling party."Those who are not comfortable ..