North East  /  Published 11.12.19

Northeast MPs seek exemption for entire region

A group of Parliamentarians from the Northeast demanded for the exemption of the entire region from the purview of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill from Union home minister Amit Shah.National People‚Ä...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 09.12.19

Forum seeks Roy ouster

The Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisations staged a protest on Monday against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill while demanding immediate recall of governor Tathagata Roy.The members of the co...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 03.01.19

Take prompt action to rescue miners: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed dissatisfaction over the tardy efforts made so far to rescue the 15 miners trapped in a Meghalaya coal mine and directed the Centre to place by Friday a status ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.12.18

13 labourers trapped in Meghalaya illegal mine feared dead

At least 13 labourers trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia hills district and feared dead, police said Thursday.The incident was reported to district authorities on Thursday mor...
By PTI in Shillong

North East  /  Published 13.11.19

Cherry blossom fest takes off

Will they bloom or won’t they? Unlike two years ago, when the cherry blossoms failed to bloom in time for the festival named after them, this year the trees are a captivating profusion of pink and w...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong


North East  /  Published 03.11.19

KSU steps in to repair border school

The Khasi Students’ Union has decided to repair a lower primary school in Meghalaya’s Ri Bhoi district in the disputed Block II along the border with Assam. The school was allegedly dismantled by ...
By Babul Dkhar in Shillong

North East  /  Published 24.03.19

First-time voters hold trump card in Meghalaya

First-time voters will play a decisive role in the electoral outcomes of aspiring parliamentarians from Meghalaya in this year’s Lok Sabha polls.There are 76,782 first-time voters registered so far,...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 05.02.20

Cartel aids illegal coal trade: Mukul

Leader of Opposition in Meghalaya Assembly Mukul Sangma said a ‚Äúcartel‚ÄĚ was operating within and outside the state to facilitate illegal coal mining and transportation.Speaking to reporters here o...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 19.03.19

Cavers on an exploration high

When an international caving expedition reaches the abode of clouds, the thrill of exploration multiplies.Eight new caves have been explored and mapped in Meghalaya while the world’s longest sandsto...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 04.02.20

CM divulges plans for Jaintia hills

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma, who chaired a cabinet meeting for the second time outside Shillong on Tuesday, announced initiatives for Jai√Ītia hills and the promotion of tourism.The firs...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Jowai


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