North East  /  Published 18.05.22

First waste fuel plant in Meghalaya

The country’s first-of-its-kind waste-to-fuel pilot project was inaugurated in Meghalaya on Tuesday. The 35-metric tonne pilot plant, situated at the landfill site at Rongkhon Songital in Tura,...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 03.04.19

What Meghalaya wants

By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Tura

North East  /  Published 25.03.19

Mukul Sangma files nomination in Tura

Veteran Congress leader and former chief minister of Meghalaya, Mukul M. Sangma, is hoping to be third-time lucky in his attempt to become a parliamentarian from Tura Lok Sabha seat in West Garo Hills...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh and Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 27.03.19

Mukul government neglected coal ban: Conrad

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma on Wednesday accused his predecessor Mukul M. Sangma of being “lackadaisical” about the coal mining ban in the state and monopolising the coal trade.Addre...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 04.04.19

Finally, Garo hills shed shadowy mantle of militancy

Five years ago, one would hear names like Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), Liberation of A’chik Elite Force (LAEF), United A’chik Liberation Army (UALA), A’chik National Co-operative Army (...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Tura


North East  /  Published 24.03.19

BJP names Tura candidate

The BJP on Sunday announced its candidate from the Tura parliamentary constituency, a day after the party’s state president Shibun Lyngdoh pledged support to former Union minister Agatha K. Sangma.S...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 22.03.19

Agatha, Vincent file papers

Congress MP Vincent H. Pala, who is seeking re-election for the third time from Shillong constituency, and former Union minister Agatha K. Sangma, who is looking to secure a third win from Tura, both ...
By Rining Lyngdoh and Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 13.03.19

Conrad no to pre-poll tie-up

The National People’s Party (NPP) on Wednesday ruled out any pre-poll alliance with the BJP in the Lok Sabha elections in any of the seats in the Northeast.Making the announcement a day after meetin...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 23.05.19

Agatha Sangma leads in Tura by 63526 votes

As of this evening, Agatha Sangma, the National People’s Party candidate, was leading by over 60,000 votes in the Tura constituency.Tura, from where she contested, is family turf for her. Her brothe...
By The Telegraph

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


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