West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.21

4 arrested with 15kg cannabis

Police arrested four Meghalaya residents, including a woman, after 15 kilos of cannabis was seized from their vehicle in Jalpaiguri on Monday night. Police sources said they had information that an i...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

India  /  Published 07.10.21

Health ministry warns of Covid-19 resurge

A senior Health Ministry official on Friday warned citizens about the threat of a resurgence in Covid-19 cases during the upcoming festival and wedding season, and advised them to avoid crowded places...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

States  /  Published 04.10.21

Under-19 men’s and women’s teams win

Sikkim, the toddlers of Indian cricket, have made a rousing start to the 2021-2022 cricketing season with both the teams of their girls and boys faring well with three and one wins, respectively, in t...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

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

Sports  /  Published 22.09.21

BCCI lays pitch for Northeast outreach

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has always taken utmost care to develop the domestic infrastructure for the betterment of the game in remote corners of India. That has been one of the...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta


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

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.21

Meghalaya: A case for police reform

An operation carried out by the Meghalaya police to arrest a former militant of the banned Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council resulted in an accused being shot dead. Following allegations of huma...
By Jade Lyngdoh

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.21

Northeast: Porous borders

The reorganization of the Northeast and the creation of new states between 1963 and 1987, all carved out of Assam, left behind unresolved boundaries. The disputed lands have both symbolic and substant...
By Subir Bhaumik

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 24.08.21

Snatched rifles fished out of Umkhrah river

A team of the Meghalaya Fire and Emergency Services on Monday afternoon recovered from Umkhrah river the three INSAS rifles that were snatched on August 15 from police by unidentified persons. An ele...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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