East Khasi Hills
North East  /  Published 20.08.19

Bilateral meet vow to weed out terrorism

The bilateral meeting for cluster-9 between the border districts in Meghalaya and Bangladesh was held in Shillong on Tuesday with Bangladeshi officials pledging cooperation to root out terrorists oper...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 21.09.19

Assembly byelection bugle sounds in NE

The Election Commission on Saturday announced bypolls to four Assembly seats in Assam, one in Arunachal Pradesh and one in Meghalaya on October 21.The key contenders in Assam, the BJP and the Congress...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 05.03.20

One more stabbed in Shillong

A person hailing from Assam was allegedly stabbed here on Thursday, although Meghalaya police maintained that the situation in the state was “normal and under close watch”.Assistant inspector-gene...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 03.03.20

Peace talks held in Meghalaya

Meghalaya home minister Lahkmen Rymbui on Tuesday discussed with representatives of various religious and social organisations ways and means to restore normalcy and peace in the state capital and in ...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 04.03.20

Meghalaya calm, RAF patrols Shillong

Rapid Action Force personnel began patrolling the streets here on Wednesday though no untoward incident has been reported in Meghalaya since Tuesday.Assistant inspector-general G.K. Ïangrai said no u...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 28.07.19

Former Meghalaya CM Donkupar Roy passes away

Meghalaya Assembly Speaker and former chief minister Donkupar Roy passed away on Sunday at a hospital in Gurgaon. He was 64 and is survived by his wife and six children.Roy, a PhD in economics, who re...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 13.07.19

Floods wreak havoc with rivers in spate

The body of a woman, who had been swept away by strong currents in Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills, was recovered on Saturday.Jenebin Suting, 26, was swept away by strong currents at Nonghyrngan under ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 05.03.20

Shillong limps to normalcy

Sitting in her shop at the entrance to Ïewduh on Thursday, Susanna Marbaniang was seen segregating perished vegetables from saleable ones.From Saturday noon till 6am on Thursday, Susanna could not ve...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 05.05.19

21 villages hit in Meghalaya

Twenty-one villages in Meghalaya have been affected by Cyclone Fani on Saturday, with the maximum in East Khasi Hills district.According to an official status report of the State Disaster Management A...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 19.03.20

Cruel month plays out in northeast

The Ides of March, a portent of doom for the Romans, seems to have cast an ominous shadow over the month. Not only has the novel coronavirus wrapped the planet in a mantle of dread, but pockets of pro...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in


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