Violence Spreads Despite Curfew in Shillong


 SHILLONG : The army was asked to be on standby and curfew continued in parts of Meghalaya’s capital Shillong for the third day on Saturday after night-long violence during which a mob burnt a shop, a house and damaged at least five vehicles besides injuring a senior police officer. At least 500 people have been given shelter in an army cantonment, More...

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By On Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Meghalaya: Congress’s Miani D Shira Wins

SHILLONG : Miani D Shira, the daughter of former chief minister Mukul Sangma, won the Ampati assembly seat in Meghalaya today – a victory that gave the Congress 21 seats, making it the single largest party More...

By On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

BJP invites Manik Sarkar for Biplab Deb’s swearing-in

AGARTALA : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday invited outgoing CM Manik Sarkar for the swearing-in-ceremony of Chief Minister-elect Biplab Deb. BJP leader Ram Madhav and Dev personally met and invited More...

By On Monday, March 5th, 2018

Saffron BJP’s ally IPFT favors tribal leader as CM

AGARTALA : TheBJP party has another task to contend with before the business of administering the state begins: choosing a chief minister without upsetting any constituency. In a state where the indigenous tribal More...

By On Sunday, March 4th, 2018

Nagaland: Governor asked Neiphiu Rio to form the Govt.galand Governor

KOHIMA : Former Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and BJP leader Ram Madhav on Sunday met Governor PB Acharya to stake claim to form the government. Neiphiu Rio has the majority and should form the government, More...

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By On Monday, February 26th, 2018

Saffron party is facing the test of secularism in Meghalaya,

SHILLONG : Mandate 2018 in Meghalaya and Congress on Tuesday could be a battle of existence for the Congress and a test for BJP’s ability to sway the largely Christian electorates. But the spotlight is likely More...

By On Saturday, February 24th, 2018

BJP shaking off anti-Christian image in Meghalaya

SHILLONG : Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to have given the Bharatiya Janata Party in Meghalaya an idea for shaking off the anti-Christian tag – the rescue of missionaries from terrorists in West Asia. Labelled More...

By SANTANU BANERJEE On Thursday, December 7th, 2017

India-B’desh border becomes more important Home Minister Rajnath Singh alerts CMs

KOLKATA :In a meeting in Navanna, state secretariat, here this afternoon, Union Home Minister Rajnath informed all Chief Ministers West Bengal, Asom, Tripura, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur and Arunachal, why they More...

By On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Heavy casualties Naga militants along Myanmar border on NSCN(K) rebels

NEW DELHI : The Army has inflicted heavy casualties on NSCN(K) militants in an operation close to the Myanmar border on Wednesday morning, the Kolkata-based Eastern Army Command has said. “In the early hours of More...

By On Saturday, September 16th, 2017

‘New India’ push will start from North East : C M Sonowal

NEW DELHI : PM Narendra Modi’s push for a “New India” would begin from the North East as it is the starting point of the government’s South East Asia connectivity project, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal More...