Meghalaya Government
Opinion  /  Published 26.09.21

Yes, Channi is here to stay

Footnote Last week, the National People’s Party-led Meghalaya government appointed the BJP state unit president, Ernest Mawrie, as adviser to the chief minister, Conrad Sangma. He will advise ...
By Delhi Diaries

North East  /  Published 16.09.21

Cong walks out over ‘encounter’ death

Opposition Congress MLAs in Meghalaya staged a walk-out from the Assembly on Wednesday after the Speaker disallowed discussion on the demand for suspension of the police officials allegedly involved i...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 30.08.21

Meghalaya ex-HNLC leader ‘encounter’ protest

Eleven pressure groups seeking “justice” for the death of a former rebel leader in a “fake encounter” have stepped up pressure on the Meghalaya government to suspend three seni...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.08.21

Shillong encounter probe

The Meghalaya government on Monday announced a judicial probe into the death of a former rebel leader in an encounter to stem the tide of resentment against the ruling dispensation that led to the imp...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.08.21

Meghalaya orders judicial probe into encounter death

Although Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui has resigned on Sunday amid violence in Shillong “to allow a free and fair probe into the killing”, the chief minister is learnt to have not accepted ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Shillong


North East  /  Published 06.03.21

Migrant portal in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya government on Friday launched  the online registration portal for migrant workers under the Meghalaya Identification Registration (Safety and Security) of Migrant Workers Act 2020. ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.11.20

MDA defeats no-confidence motion

The Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) led by Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday defeated the no-confidence motion moved by the oppostion Congress in the Assembly through a voice vote. Spea...
By Our Bureau, Agencies 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 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 14.11.19

Draft coal auction plan ready

The Meghalaya government has finally come up with a draft policy for handing over and auctioning of more than 32 lakh metric tonnes of coal as directed by the Supreme Court in July.The draft policy, w...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


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