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Conrad K Sangma
North East  /  Published 12.10.19

Conrad hopeful of cadre bifurcation

The Centre is “positive” on the demand made by Meghalaya to bifurcate the joint cadre of the All India Services officers with Assam.Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma said this after meetin...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 19.05.20

Licence to a homemade heady brew

The lockdown to combat Covid-19 and the resultant economic downturn has prodded innovative ideas to seek a turnaround in fortunes.Remember Nancy Sinatra crooning about strawberries and cherries in her...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 09.06.20

Meghalaya places of worship to remain closed

The Meghalaya government, along with various religious groups, on Tuesday decided to postpone the decision to reopen places of worship.On June 5, the first meeting between the government and represent...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 10.05.20

NPP blames govt for ‘inviting’ coronavirus

A section of National People’s Party (NPP) members from Meghalaya’s East Jaiñtia Hills has blamed the Conrad K. Sangma government for “inviting” the novel coronavirus into the state by allowi...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 10.09.19

NRC not a state exercise, says Conrad

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma told the Assembly on Tuesday that the state does not have the power to undertake the NRC exercise but his government would put in place mechanisms to protect ...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

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North East  /  Published 28.04.20

‘Corona bonds’ advice to Meghalaya

A group has advocated the issuance of “corona bonds” to raise money from the public to fight against Covid-19 in Meghalaya.This was suggested to chief minister Conrad K. Sangma by the Meghalaya Pe...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 11.01.20

Exempt Assam from law: Conrad

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma on Saturday demanded exemption of Assam from the purview of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 and sought protection for its people in the form of inner-li...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 10.01.20

Levy tax on plants for illegal coal use: Panel

A committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has recommended that royalty and taxes should be realised from cement and thermal power plants which utilised illegally mined coal after th...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 19.12.19

House passes ILP resolution

The Meghalaya Assembly on Thursday passed a resolution to urge the Centre to implement the inner-line permit (ILP) in the state under the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulations, 1873, to safeguard the in...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 14.03.19

Meghalaya passes Rs 16000cr budget

The Meghalaya Assembly on Thursday passed a budget of more than Rs 16,300 crore for the financial year ending March 31, 2020, on the last day of the truncated budget session.Chief Minister Conrad K. S...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


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