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Media men vs High Court over Press gag in Meghalaya

Media men vs High Court over Press gag in Meghalaya

Shillong {Meghalaya} Working journalists in Meghalaya have decided to move the Press Council of India and other higher authorities against the recent High Court order which restrained the media from…

Principal beats up 5 kids in front of shocked parents, then absconds

Principal beats up 5 kids in front of shocked parents, then absconds

TURA, (Meghalaya):  Two teachers of the Goudiya Vedanta Vidyapeeth School found five kids singing in a classroom in an off-period and gave them a beating (or two according to the…

Beef eating is a state subject, don’t stop it : BJP Meghalaya

Beef eating is a state subject, don’t stop it : BJP Meghalaya

Fact, stranger than fiction? The Meghalaya unit of the BJP is actually spoken against the beef ban, in an effort to calm down frayed tempers of the public before their president Amit…

Shillong mourns Ripple Kyndiah

Shillong mourns Ripple Kyndiah

SHILLONG: On Sunday, Shillong mourned the passing away of Ripple Kyndiah. The mortal remains of veteran Congress leader Paty Ripple Kyndiah was accorded State funeral at St Anthony’s Ground, Laitumkhrah,…

Mizoram, Meghalaya take stock of HIV and AIDS

Mizoram, Meghalaya take stock of HIV and AIDS

AIZAWL:  At least 9,637 people in Mizoram have been found to be HIV-positive while 587 AIDS patients died in the State in the last 24 years, according to Mizoram State…

Meghalaya ratifies Constitutional status for NJC

Meghalaya ratifies Constitutional status for NJC

SHILLONG:  The Meghalaya Assembly has ratified the Constitution (121st Amendment) Bill, 2014 after it was moved by Deputy Chief Minister in-charge Law, RC Laloo through a Government resolution. The Bill…

100 Meghalaya villages refuse to vote

100 Meghalaya villages refuse to vote

SHILLONG: A hundred villages in Meghalaya will not cast their collective ballots, since they are pissed that no government have repaired their roads for half a century. The Government basically…

Truck strike to protest ‘illegal’ toll gates in Garo Hills

Truck strike to protest ‘illegal’ toll gates in Garo Hills

SHILLONG: It’s not just the government that exerts toll tax in Meghalaya, but other local musclemen as well. Now truck owners have decided that enough is enough. The Goalpara District…

Rat hole mines flourish: Meghalaya lies to Green Tribunal

Rat hole mines flourish:  Meghalaya lies to Green Tribunal

SHILLONG: (Meghalaya) Rat-hole coal mining in the South Garo Hills continues unabated, even though there exists a government ‘ban’. Local newspapers say that the Meghalaya Government has misrepresented before the…

Shillong: Fishy business grows

Shillong: Fishy business grows

SHILLONG:  It’s fishy business. Meghalaya hopes to end the import of 2,500 metric tonnes of fish from Andhra Pradesh eventually. The solution, let’s grow our own. The State imports an…

Free Ur Mind: play music not politics of bandhs

Free Ur Mind: play music not politics of bandhs

SHILLONG:– The citizens of Shillong are fed up with shut-downs, strikes, and bandhs disrupting normal life, and that was the message of the ‘Free Ur Mind’ concert on Tuesday. Coinciding…

Prez says Higher Education in India needs new direction

Prez says Higher Education in India needs new direction

SHILLONG: – Darn it, professors, pull up your socks, or  get new ones! Present day higher education in India needs an urgent overhaul, it’s not turning out any Nobel prize…

Khasis upset at rampant infiltration, NGOs tell Prez

Khasis upset at rampant infiltration, NGOs tell Prez

Shillong : Ten pressure groups in Meghalaya on Sunday claimed that illegal Bangladeshi migrants enter the State after obtaining proof of “Indian citizenship” from Assam and urged President Pranab Mukherjee…

Prez arrivest at ‘Shutters down’ Shillong

Prez arrivest at ‘Shutters down’ Shillong

Shillong : Keep the Bangladeshi infiltrators out: that was the message the Indian President received from the Khasi community of Shillong. President Pranab Mukherjee arrived here on a two-day visit…

Meghalaya Government can’t stop sand-mining Mafia?

Meghalaya Government can’t stop sand-mining Mafia?

TURA: – Sand mining mafia doesn’t exist only in Uttar Pradesh. Illegal sand mining is very much a reality in Meghalaya, especially in the West Garo Hills. Some citizens have…

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