Friday, February 3, 2023

Meghalaya Assembly polls: CM justifies denying ticket to sitting NPP MLA

West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | February 2, 2023 3:03:03 AM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma justified denying an Assembly poll ticket to sitting Phulbari MLA S G Esmatur Mominin and replacing him with former MLA A T Mondol.... read..

Meghalaya polls: NPP chief Conrad Sangma holds mega bike rally in Mukul's bastion Ampati, promises to provide 5 lakh jobs

South West Garo Hills (Meghalaya) | February 1, 2023 3:03:48 AM IST
Ahead of Meghalaya Assembly polls, Chief Minister and National People's Party (NPP) Chief Conrad K Sangma on Tuesday said his party is committed to ensuring that the youth are provided with job opportunities.... read..

BSF foils bid to smuggle sarees worth Rs 22 lakh from Meghalaya to Bangladesh

East Khasi Hills (Meghalaya) | January 29, 2023 10:33:43 PM IST
The Border Security Force (BSF) foiled a smuggling attempt in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya on Saturday. Clothing items including sarees worth Rs. 22 lakhs were seized from the bordering area of East Khasi Hills, which were meant for smugglin... read..

Meghalaya TMC students' union accuses NPP-BJP of smear campaign against party's pledges

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 29, 2023 10:02:32 PM IST
The Meghalaya Trinamool Congress Students' Union President Bansharailang Pyngrope on Sunday accused the National People's Party (NPP) and Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) of running a smear campaign against TMC's 10 pledges for the state and called on the part... read..

Mamata Banerjee is a "pro-Bangladeshi", people will not accept West Bengal-based party: Meghalaya BJP chief

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 27, 2023 11:33:28 PM IST
BJP's Meghalaya unit president Ernest Mawrie on Friday termed AITC chief Mamata Banerjee as a "pro-Bangladeshi" and said that the people of Meghalaya will not accept the West Bengal-based political party in their state.... read..

Meghalaya: Army holds mini-marathon, weapon display in Shillong

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 27, 2023 12:01:55 AM IST
As a run-up to the Republic Day celebrations, the 58 Gorkha Training Centre conducted a Mini Marathon and Equipment & Weapon Display in Shillong.... read..

74th Republic Day: 58 Gorkha Training Centre in Shillong hold mini-marathon, weapon display

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 26, 2023 8:02:19 PM IST
Ahead of the country's 74th Republic Day celebrations, the 58 Gorkha Training Centre in Shillong conducted a mini-marathon.... read..

TMC releases manifesto for Meghalaya, promises 3 lakh jobs in next 5 years

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 25, 2023 2:03:13 PM IST
The All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) election manifesto for the upcoming Meghalaya Assembly elections promises to revoke the Border Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed with Assam and to set up an expert committee to study and resolve the demand f... read..

Meghalaya Polls: Trinamool promises 3 lakh jobs, financial aid for youth, women

Shillong |Wednesday, 2023 1:15:09 AM IST
Three lakh jobs in five years, financial assistance of Rs 1,000 per month to the youth and women are among the 10 promises made by the Trinamool Congress in its election manifesto for Meghalaya released on Tuesday.... read..

Tripura, Meghalaya, Manipur celebrate 51st Statehood Day

Agartala/Shillong/Imphal |Sunday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
Meghalaya, Tripura and Manipur on Friday separately celebrated their 51st Statehood Day by holding numerous colourful cultural programmes and other functions.... read..

NE Assembly polls: EC appoints 6 categories of observers to monitor poll process

Agartala/Shillong |Saturday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST
The Election Commission has appointed six categories of observers in three election-bound states - Tipura, Meghalaya, Nagaland - to closely monitor the poll process and related aspects.... read..

5 more MLAs in poll-bound Meghalaya quit house, parties

Shillong |Thursday, 2023 1:15:08 AM IST
Meghalaya Public Health Engineering Minister Renikton Lyngdoh Tongkhar and four other sitting MLAs of different parties, including the Congress and the Trinamool Congress, resigned from the Assembly on Wednesday, hours before the Election Commission annou... read..

Meghalaya's MDA is a proxy BJP corrupt govt, says Mamata Banerjee

Shillong |Thursday, 2023 2:45:09 AM IST
West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday termed the MDA government in Meghalaya as a "BJP proxy corrupt government", which did nothing for the people of the state.... read..

Meghalaya, Tripura polls litmus test for Trinamool's expansion plans

Agartala/Shillong |Monday, 2023 3:45:09 AM IST
The coming Assembly election in the first two of the three northeastern states - Meghalaya, Tripura, and Nagaland - will prove to be a litmus test for Trinamool Congress, headed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banrjee.... read..

Mamata to address a rally in Meghalaya on Jan 18

Shillong |Monday, 2023 2:15:09 AM IST
Trinamool Congress chairperson and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would visit Meghalaya on January 18 to address an election rally in North Garo Hills district, party sources said on Sunday.... read..

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee to conduct public meeting in North Garo Hills on January 18

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 15, 2023 9:01:57 PM IST
All India Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee is slated to visit Meghalaya on January 18 for a public meeting in the North Garo Hills district, the party announced on Sunday.... read..

Airtel 5G services now live in Shillong

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 15, 2023 11:31:21 AM IST
India's leading telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel has announced the launch of its 5G services in Shillong.... read..

India's first online gaming Centre of Excellence to come in Shillong

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 14, 2023 12:31:32 PM IST
India's first Centre of Excellence for online gaming will be set up in Shillong, said the Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar.... read..

Voters in villages along disputed border with Assam can vote in Meghalaya polls: EC

Shillong |Saturday, 2023 5:15:10 AM IST
Voters living in the areas along the disputed border with Assam will be allowed to cast their votes in the upcoming Assembly elections in Meghalaya, Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Rajiv Kumar said here on Friday.... read..

Two more Trinamool MLAs quit Meghalaya Assembly, join NPP

Shillong |Friday, 2023 4:45:12 AM IST
Weeks before the announcement of Assembly elections, MLAs switching loyalty continued in Meghalaya with two more Trinamool Congress (TMC) legislators quitting the Assembly on Thursday to join the ruling National Peoples Party (NPP).... read..

Meghalaya polls - Vital question: Can Congress' Pala do business with Mukul Sangma?

Shillong/New Delhi |Thursday, 2023 5:15:09 AM IST
In poll-bound Meghalaya, the Trinamool Congress has already earned the negative sobriquet of being called a 'Bengali party'. This could possibly have a negative connotation in a state that witnesses frequent riots and anti-outsiders violence over parochi... read..

Meghalaya Cabinet approves state organic farming, tourism policies, DREAM for curbing drug abuse

Shillong (Meghalaya) | January 11, 2023 5:02:23 PM IST
Meghalaya Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to the State Organic and Farming Policy, Meghalaya Tourism Policy and the state's mission to curb drug abuse -- Drug Reduction Elimination and Action Mission (DREAM).... read..

Central forces reaching Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya for polls

Agartala/Shillong |Tuesday, 2023 4:45:08 AM IST
Weeks before the announcement of the Assembly election schedule by the Election Commission, central armed police forces (CAPF) have started arriving in three poll-bound states of Tripura, Nagaland, and Meghalaya, officials said on Monday.... read..

3 more MLAs quit Meghalaya Assembly, party, likely to join NPP

Shillong |Friday, 2023 1:15:10 AM IST
Weeks before the announcement of Assembly elections, shifting of loyalty of MLAs continued in Meghalaya with three more legislators of local parties on Thursday quitting the Assembly, and their parties... read..

Another NPP MLA quits Meghalaya Assembly, party

Shillong |Thursday, 2023 2:15:10 AM IST
Another MLA of Meghalaya's ruling National People's Party (NPP), S.G. Esmatur Mominin resigned from the Assembly and the party on Wednesday and is likely to join Trinamool Congress on Thursday.... read..

Earthquake of magnitude 3.2 strikes Meghalaya

Ri-Bhoi (Meghalaya) | January 2, 2023 1:31:28 AM IST
An earthquake of magnitude 3.2 on the Richter scale hit Meghalaya's Nongpoh late Sunday night, according to the National Center for Seismology (NCS).... read..
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