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Conrad K Sangma
North East  /  Published 19.12.19

Congress’s no-trust motion disallowed

A no-confidence motion brought by the Opposition Congress against the ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government on Thursday was disallowed from being tabled.After the House was convened fo...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 28.06.19

Conrad’s chance meeting with a witness to statehood

More than 47 years ago, a teenager from a foreign land witnessed the creation of Meghalaya as a separate state on January 21, 1972.Now in his sixties, that teenager, Chris Evans, met Meghalaya chief m...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 21.03.20

Mass-combat effort in Meghalaya

Meghalaya witnessed a rare occasion on Saturday with wholehearted cooperation to the state government’s call to remain indoors. The phenomenon was witnessed across the state.Since midnight, the stat...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 13.03.20

Roy cuts short speech

Perhaps in a first, a Meghalaya governor cut short his address to the state legislature on the first day of the budget session to catch a flight to Calcutta.This happened on Friday when governor Tatha...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 08.03.20

Meghalaya denies impact on two banks

The Meghalaya government has scotched rumours of a negative impact on two local banks following the moratorium placed on Yes Bank, but admitted that the moratorium has temporarily disrupted services o...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

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North East  /  Published 08.08.19

Shillong siblings donate pocket money savings of Rs 50000 for flood relief

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma received a very special donation for flood relief on Thursday as three siblings, aged 12 to 18, handed over Rs 50,000, which they had saved from their pocket ...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 22.09.19

UDP minister still awaits portfolio

United Democratic Party (UDP) legislator H. Brolding Nongsiej, who was sworn in as a member of the Conrad K. Sangma cabinet in Meghalaya last week, is still without a portfolio.Nongsiej was administer...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 12.05.20

Survey of affected trades

The Meghalaya government plans to come up with policies to support businesses and entrepreneurs affected by the lockdown, while it is looking to the Centre to bail it out from the current financial cr...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 28.08.19

Walk to work, says Conrad

About to catch a bus or board a cab? Banish the thought! Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma on Wednesday urged denizens to “walk to work” as Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches the Fit In...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 27.04.20

Conrad Sangma moots new response model

Meghalaya wants the national lockdown to continue after May 3 with more relaxations in the green zones and adoption of the state’s model of rapid response system to combat Covid-19.This was suggeste...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


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