PETA award for Meghalaya Minister

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has named Meghalaya Environment and Forest Minister James Sangma as the winner of the Progressive Business Concept Award for promoting vegan pineapple leather. Apart from encouraging farmers in the State to go for pineapple leather production, Mr. Sangma also had plans to open a climate change … Read more

Will Raise Move To Evict Shillong Sikhs With Centre, Says Punjab Deputy Chief Minister

Meghalaya cabinet has approved a proposal to relocate “illegal settlers” from an area in Shillong Chandigarh: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa today said he will take up with the Union Home Minister Meghalaya government’s alleged move to “evict” Sikhs living in Shillong. Days after the Meghalaya cabinet approved a proposal to relocate “illegal … Read more

Assam, Meghalaya ministers jointly visit border dispute areas

Discussion between the Assam minister and the Meghalaya deputy CM was held recently in Shillong where both sides decided to jointly visit the border areas. Assam and Meghalaya ministers on Saturday conducted a joint inspection of the interstate border areas to solve the long-pending boundary dispute between the two northeastern states, officials said. Assam Water … Read more

6 Dead After Bus Carrying 21 Passengers Falls Into River In Meghalaya

Six people died as a bus carrying at least 21 passengers fell in a river in Meghalaya Shillong: Six people died as a bus carrying at least 21 passengers fell in a river in Meghalaya. The night bus was travelling from Tura to Shillong when it fell in a river in the Ringdi river in … Read more

Meghalaya: DGP’s warning gets cops to remove sympathy posts for ex-militant from social media

Shillong: In an embarrassment to the Meghalaya government, a section of police officers and constables have shown sympathy on social media for a former militant leader who was killed in an encounter, leading to arson and curfew on Independence Day in Shillong. It took a stern warning from the Director-General of Police R Ramachandran to … Read more

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma’s Peace Committee Offer Rejected

Chief Minister Conrad Sangma has backed the state police (File) Shillong: Supporters of former insurgent leader, Cheristerfield Thangkhiew, who was killed in an alleged police encounter on August 13, have refused to be part of the peace committee – set up by Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma to probe the death of the leader – … Read more

मेघालय के मुख्यमंत्री कोनराडा के संगमा के निजी आवास पर पेट्रोल बम फेंका गया

मेघालय के मुख्यमंत्री कोनराड के संगमा (फाइल फोटो). शिलांग: मेघालय के मुख्यमंत्री कोनराड के संगमा के आवास पर रविवार रात अज्ञात बदमाशों ने पेट्रोल बम फेंक दिया. पुलिस ने यह जानकारी दी. उन्होंने कहा कि घटना रात करीब सवा दस बजे हुई, जब वाहन पर सवार होकर आए उपद्रवियों ने ऊपरी शिलांग के थर्ड माइल … Read more

Meghalaya: Curfew imposed in Shillong, mobile internet banned in 4 districts amid violence

Shillong: Curfew was imposed in Shillong and mobile internet stopped in at least four districts of Meghalaya on Sunday amid vandalism and arson over the police encounter of a top militant leader, who had surrendered, officials said. The curfew was imposed in Shillong from 8 pm on Sunday till 5 am on Tuesday, they said. … Read more

Coronavirus live updates | Meghalaya may reopen schools, colleges after mid-August says Education Minister

The Mizoram government on August 6 decided to lift complete lockdown from Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC) areas to enable resumption of economic activities. Singapore’s Health Minister Ong Ye Kung has warned that more people will come down with COVID-19 as the trade and financial hub opens up its economy and moves towards treating the virus … Read more

Assam, Meghalaya to form committees to resolve inter-state border disputes

New Delhi: In an effort to resolve border dispute, Assam and Meghalaya on Friday (August 6) decided to form regional committees headed by cabinet ministers. The decision was taken at a  Chief Ministerial-level talk held in Guwahati.  The committees will work towards resolving the border disputes in a phased manner in six of the 12 … Read more