North East  /  Published 15.03.19

SC stays court order on Shillong editor

The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the Meghalaya High Court’s judgment convicting The Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim and publisher Shoba Chaudhuri in a contempt case.The high court had also i...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 30.01.20

Pressure groups halt mining hearing

The second public hearing in Meghalaya’s East Jaiñtia Hills to garner views on the proposed limestone and shale mining project of a cement company could not be held on Thursday following stiff oppo...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Travel  /  Published 25.02.19

In photos: The living root bridges of Meghalaya

We walked for a few more metres to reach Nongriat village, where the double decker bridge is located. There was a counter for entry tickets. The path from the village took us only a few minutes and we...
By Subhadeep Biswas

North East  /  Published 30.03.20

Two Meghalaya MPs pledge Rs 1 crore each

Meghalaya MPs Vincent H. Pala and Agatha K. Sangma on Monday allotted Rs 1 crore each from their MPLADS fund for procuring Covid-19 testing kits, masks protective suits and other necessary equipment. ...
By PTI in Shillong

India  /  Published 03.07.19

SC tells Meghlaya to deposit Rs 100-crore fine for not stopping illegal coal mining

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Meghalaya government to deposit the Rs 100 crore fine, imposed on it by the National Green Tribunal, with the Central Pollution Control Board for failing to...
By PTI in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 11.06.19

Revering Planet Earth for a single day

All those who joined bicycle rallies last week or planted saplings and ranted about air pollution on Wednesday, welcome to the most happening month on the UN calendar. The United Nations promotes its ...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

North East  /  Published 13.03.20

Meghalaya bill on visitors

By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 14.01.19

How deep is Meghalaya's illegal coal tunnel?

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Macmillan Byrsat, 44, is the NPP MLA of Nongstoin in the West Khasi HillsWhat does his 2018 affidavit show: He owns five trucks Q: What do you think about the ban on co...
By Furquan Ameen and infographic by Rahul Awasthi in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.12.19

Poster plea for ILP move in Assembly

A day before the Assembly meets to pass a resolution demanding implementation of the inner-line permit (ILP) in Meghalaya, pressure groups put up posters in the city on Wednesday appealing to everyone...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 14.12.19

Shah to allay hill state fears after Xmas

Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday assured the people of Meghalaya that their fears regarding the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 would be allayed after Christmas and reiterated the NDA gover...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong


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