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Nov 28, 2018
'Central ministers enjoy picnic, states pay bill': Meghalaya MLA takes jibe at lawmakers frequent visits to North EastUnder the direction of the prime minister, central ministers, since assuming office in 2014, have been visiting the North East states every fortnight to review the implementation of development schemes. "As they (ministers) come as guests, the state government bears the burden of their food and car rental expenses too," the MLA added.
Nov 15, 2018
Attack on Agnes Kharshiing: Meghalaya HC tells state to bear cost of RTI activist's medical treatmentThe Meghalaya High Court said in its order that NEIGRHMS as well as the state should ensure that all medical facilities are made available to both Kharshiing and her colleague.
Nov 08, 2018
Meghalaya activist Agnes Kharshiing critically injured after attack on her; involvement of coal mafia suspectedKharshiing is a prominent activist in Meghalaya known for mainly leading the fight to safeguard environment and human rights.
Oct 24, 2018
Woman names two Shillong priests who sexually abused her as a child; church states commitment to fair hearingShillong's Congregation of Christian Brothers on Wednesday released a statement about the allegations of sexual abuse made against one of their priests by a Khasi woman in a Facebook post on 19 October, the latest in the Me Too wave in India.
Sep 14, 2018
Ex-Meghalaya chief minister Donwa Dethwelson Lapang quits Congress, says services of elderly 'not useful to the party'The five-time Chief Minister of Meghalaya Donwa Dethwelson Lapang did not contest the February 2018 assembly elections but campaigned for the Congress
Aug 23, 2018
Meghalaya bypolls: Voter turnout at 7.5% after first two hours of polling in Ranikor, South Tura Assembly constituenciesAbout 7.5 percent votes were cast in the first two hours in the by-elections to two Assembly constituencies in Meghalaya on Thursday amid tight security, Chief Election Officer FR Kharkongor said.
Jul 07, 2018
Six suspected cow smugglers arrested in Meghalaya for attack on villagers that killed three, injured threeThree persons, including a village headman, were killed and three others seriously injured after a group of suspected cow smugglers attacked them near the Bangladesh border in Meghalaya's West Jaintia Hills district, police said Saturday.
Jun 27, 2018
Meghalaya emerging as heroin distribution hub, says police; growing drug use also leading to rise in crime rate"With Shillong, Meghalaya as the transit point, many players, some with militant background or affiliations, are involved in the drug trafficking business to fund their anti-social activities," East Khasi Hills Superintendent of Police Davis Marak said.
Jun 23, 2018
Congress loses 'single largest party' tag in Meghalaya Assembly after party MLA Martin M Danggo resignsThe Opposition Congress lost the status of the single largest party in Meghalaya Legislative Assembly after one of its MLAs, Martin M Danggo, quit his membership in the House.
Jun 22, 2018
Shillong becomes the 100th city to receive funding under Smart City MissionThe cities under the mission would take up projects like better roads, water bodies, health as well as pan-city projects.