North East  /  Published 22.04.20

Meghalaya hikes fuel taxes for funds

Meghalaya has increased taxes on petrol and diesel in a bid to augment its resources, which are under stress in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.In an order issued on Tuesday, the government announced en...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 09.08.19

We have failed at even basic water management

Look for Mawlynnong on the map of Meghalaya. It’s a village relatively close to Cherrapunjee and Mawsynram, and is one of the wettest places on earth. But the villagers there often run out of water ...
By Pinaki Roy

North East  /  Published 16.04.20

Kindness is the need of the hour: Conrad

A silent burial of the mortal remains of the first Covid-19 patient in Meghalaya was held here on Thursday, hours after two places denied him a place to rest. Chief minister Conrad K. Sangma stressed ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 12.04.20

Say a prayer for grace

Light a candle, say a prayer, resonated across Meghalaya on Sunday as the people, led by chief minister Conrad K. Sangma, prayed and interceded for the world.Meghalaya Prays, an initiative of the chie...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 06.03.20

Isolation wards in 13 hospitals

Meghalaya has listed 13 hospitals across the state which will have isolation wards as precautionary measures in view of the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. Speaking to reporters on Friday, chi...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong


North East  /  Published 02.03.20

Tearful adieu to KSU activist on final journey

“I will go to Ichamati whenever a meeting takes place (against the Citizenship Amendment Act)…I will fight for my land, and for the future of my children…”These were the words of Lurshai Hynñ...
By Andrew w. Lyngdoh

India  /  Published 31.08.19

NRC: Influx-wary Meghalaya union steps up vigil

Activists of the Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) in Meghalaya on Saturday checked vehicles coming from Assam after the final NRC list was made public in the neighbouring state on Saturday.The KSU has de...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 30.05.20

Teer poised for Meghalaya return

“Did you dream last night? What kind of dream did you have? Please inform me if you have dreamt so that I can calculate and turn it into numbers” — these are the common questions one is asked in...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 30.05.20

Masks mandatory in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya government has made wearing of face masks mandatory in all public spaces and workplaces.Amending the Meghalaya Epidemic Diseases, Covid-19 Regulations, 2020, the health department has no...
By Our Correspondent and Tanmoy Chakraborty in Shillong

India  /  Published 17.10.19

Collegium proposes new high court chief justices

The Supreme Court collegium has recommended new chief justices for several high courts and the elevation of some advocates and judicial officers to others, according to an official resolution uploaded...
By Our legal correspondent in New Delhi


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