North East  /  Published 02.05.19

Meghalaya moves SC to call off mine effort

The Meghalaya government has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court stating that the families of the victims who were trapped inside a coal mine in December last year and are untraced till now, have ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh and PTI in Shillong

North East  /  Published 26.02.20

Crimes linked to ‘outsiders’

A Garo hills group has blamed “outsiders” for the rise in crimes in some parts of Meghalaya and in the Northeast, which was “threatening” peaceful coexistence between “genuine” non-indigen...
By The Telegraph in Shillong

North East  /  Published 25.04.19

Check all trucks in Meghalaya: NGT

A committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed that all trucks plying through Meghalaya will have to be checked to ascertain whether they are illegally transporting coal.The...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 22.02.20

Hek draws flak for ‘misleading’ Centre on ILP

A remark by a Meghalaya BJP leader that only 30,000 people are in favour of implementing the inner-line permit has sparked a row with pro-ILP groups claiming that the leader was responsible for “mis...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Culture  /  Published 14.04.19

Wangala, Tusu: 8 lesser-known harvest festivals

India is a multicultural country where numerous festivals are celebrated around the year. Most of these festivals such as Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Onam are associated with harvest and coinci...
By Manan Kapoor


North East  /  Published 17.02.20

KSU warns parents of traffickers

The Khasi Students’ Union cautioned parents from sending their children to metros, especially to New Delhi, after a girl hailing from Meghalaya’s West Jaiñtia Hills managed to escape from a broth...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 12.02.20

ILP groups start checks

The Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisations (COMSO) began to “implement” the inner-line permit (ILP) on Wednesday by conducting checks on those “outsiders” who were entering the state....
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 07.02.20

ILP crusade highlights marriages

Mixed marriages in Meghalaya will see a drastic reduction if the inner-line permit (ILP) is introduced, some organisations have claimed.Distributing leaflets to the public on Friday as a part of the c...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 07.02.20

Glare on Conrad govt over coal mining

The Conrad K. Sangma government appears to be losing the battle in defending alleged illegal coal mining and transportation in Meghalaya.The government has been accused by several quarters of facilita...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 22.03.19

Assam village offers hope by building sparrow shelters

Sir — There has been a sharp decline in the number of sparrows recently. Gone are the days when a sparrow flying into the house sent its residents rushing to switch off fans to avoid injuring the bi...
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