Shillong : The death toll in the devastating landslides triggered by heavy rains in Meghalaya has risen to seven, an official said on Sunday.
Published 18-Jun-2017 07:18 IST | Updated 16:10 IST
Shillong: Three persons were killed and nine others suffered injuries while two women went missing after incessant rainfall triggered a massive landslide in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya on Saturday.
Published 17-Jun-2017 22:29 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has asked railway officials to work out plans and design for rail connectivity between Shillong and Sohra.
Published 16-Jun-2017 15:31 IST
Shillong : Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday directed the police to have a 'deeper' probe into the possible nexus between banned militant outfit Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) and the Khasi Students' Union (KSU) which was opposing railway projects in the state.
Published 14-Jun-2017 19:43 IST
Shillong : The Election Commission on Tuesday said it will launch a special enrolment drive for about 1 lakh first time electors in the age group of 18 to 21 years from July 1.
Published 13-Jun-2017 21:00 IST
Shillong: The Meghalaya Assembly on Monday unanimously passed a resolution opposing the Centre's notification banning the sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter and demanded its withdrawal as it would "impact the economy of the state and the food habit of its people".
Published 12-Jun-2017 19:31 IST
Shillong: The Meghalaya Assembly on Monday unanimously passed the Meghalaya Goods and Services Tax Bill 2017 paving the way for the roll out of GST regime from July 1. The bill was introduced by Taxation Minister Zenith M Sangma in the special session of the assembly.
Published 12-Jun-2017 17:48 IST
Shillong: The Border Security Force has seized 249 cattle and contraband items worth Rs 82 lakh from near Indo-Bangladesh border during the past one week.
Published 11-Jun-2017 06:49 IST | Updated 07:58 IST
Shillong : Two Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militants were killed and seven injured in an encounter with police in West Khasi Hills on Friday, a senior police officer said.
Published 09-Jun-2017 21:04 IST
Tura: Over 5,000 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers in Meghalaya on Wednesday quit the party over the Centre's new rules that aim to prevent sale of cattle for slaughter.
Published 08-Jun-2017 07:57 IST
Shillong: The BJP in Meghalaya, on Wednesday, said that the party was expecting more resignations in the Garo Hills region in the coming days over beef ban row.
Published 08-Jun-2017 07:20 IST
Shillong: The opposition Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) and the United Democratic Party, which have formed a pre-poll alliance, on Tuesday declared they would not have any truck with the BJP or the Congress.
Published 06-Jun-2017 16:43 IST
New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday termed as "false and malicious untruth" reports that it wants to impose a ban on beef in Meghalaya as another party leader in the state quit protesting the Centre's controversial notification on cattle.
Published 06-Jun-2017 14:19 IST
Tura: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Meghalaya suffered yet another major political setback when one more senior party member quit over the Centre's new cattle trade and slaughter rules.
Published 06-Jun-2017 10:42 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has written to his Tripura counterpart Manik Sarkar urging to unite against the Centre's new law on cattle trade and slaughter.
Published 03-Jun-2017 10:22 IST
Shillong: Days after the arrest of five student leaders, unknown people set on fire a Congress office and damaged three vehicles in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya, police said on Friday.
Published 02-Jun-2017 13:13 IST
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Thursday inaugurated the Act East Business Show here highlighting the existing potentialities in the North East region and their opportunities for mutual benefits.
Published 01-Jun-2017 19:23 IST
Shillong: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Meghalaya has resigned from the party after senior party members opposed his plans to organise a "bitchi-beef party" to celebrate three years of Modi government. Bernard Marak, the District President of the BJP in West Garo Hills, alleged that theMore
Published 01-Jun-2017 17:19 IST
Shillong: A magisterial inquiry has been ordered into the food poisoning case at remote Nongkya village in Ri-Bhoi district in which nine persons have died and nearly 200 taken ill after consuming rice and pork at a feast on Sunday, officials said on Wednesday.
Published 31-May-2017 11:54 IST
Shillong: Eight children in Meghalaya's Ri-Bhoi district have died of suspected food poisoning while nearly 100 others were hospitalised, an official said on Tuesday.
Published 30-May-2017 13:43 IST | Updated 21:31 IST

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