Day: March 21, 2018

Supreme Court asks Meghalaya govt to release Champion Sangma

March 21, 2018

SHILLONG Mar 21: The Supreme Court has asked the state government to release jailed cop-turn-militant, Champion R Sangma. In its order, the Supreme Ciurt pointed out that though the prosecution has moved an application before the Court of Additional District Magistrate (Judicial), North Garo Hills, opposing the bail application made by Champion in the Court, Read More

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Ka 2022 National Games ka dang don ha lynti ka jingpynkhreh: Conrad K Sangma

March 21, 2018

Shillong, Lber 21: U nongthaw-ain ka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) na South Shillong, u Bah Sanbor Shullai u la pynpaw ba ka Constituency jong u ka dei ban ioh jingmyntoi na ka National Games ka ban pynlong ha ka jylla Meghalaya ha u snem 2022. Haba shim bynta ha ka kynta kylli jingkylli ha ka Read More

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Timothy D Shira elected the Deputy Speaker

March 21, 2018

SHILLONG, Mar 21: National People’s Party (NPP) legislator from Resubelpara, Timothy D Shira was elected the Deputy Speaker of the Meghalaya Assembly. Shira defeated opposition Congress candidate David Nongrum by 16 votes. Shira (68), the former Deputy Chief Minister and oldest-most member in the assembly, polled 36 votes while his rival Nongrum secured 20 votes, Read More

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Legislators discuss road safety in Assembly

March 21, 2018

SHILLONG, Mar 21: The Meghalaya Assembly on Wednesday discussed the issue of road safety and the reasons leading to accidents. Initiating the discussion, during a cut motion, Congress legislator from Nongthymmai, Charles Pyngrope compared the situation in the country with that of foreign countries. Pyngrope pointed out that, driving licences in the state are easily Read More

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2022 National Games at planning stage: Conrad

March 21, 2018

SHILLONG, Mar 21: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator from South Shillong, Sanbor Shullai wants his constituency to benefit from the National Games to be held in Meghalaya in 2022. Taking part during the Question Hour, on Wednesday Shullai wanted to know whether there is any proposal to build sporting infrastructure in South Shillong constituency for Read More

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E-Way Bill System to check pilferage of revenue

March 21, 2018

SHILLONG, Mar 21: Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday told the House that once E-Way Bill System is introduced in the state, pilferage of taxes will be completed checked. Replying during the Question Hour, Conrad while admitting that there is pilferage of revenue said, “E-way bill system will tighten it (revenue leakage).” Earlier, Congress Read More

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Congress set to lose GHADC as 5 MDCs defect

March 21, 2018

Tura, Mar 21: The case of musical chairs continued once again in the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council after 5 MDCs defected to the National People’s Party in a late development yesterday. The defection has led to the NPP’s growth in strength to 17 which now means the NPP will form the next GHADC government Read More

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