Author: Shillongmail

KSU condemns Centre for imposing CAB

December 9, 2019

SHILLONG, Dec 9: The Khasi Students’ Union (KSU) on Monday has condemned the dictatorial attitude of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government for tabling the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) in the Parliament even as it expressed concern over the lackadaisical attitude of the state government to enact laws to protect the indigenous people. Speaking to Read More

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CoMSO stages surprise protest against CAB

December 9, 2019

SHILLONG, Dec 9: The Confederation of Meghalaya Social Organisations (CoMSO) a conglomeration of various pressure groups of the state on Monday staged a surprise agitation over the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Activists of the CoMSO began their protest from the office of the BJP where they shouted slogans against the Bill. From there the activists marched Read More

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Conrad says Centre taking different approach to introduce CAB

December 4, 2019

SHILLONG, Dec 4: Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma on Wednesday said that last time around when the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) was passed the centre did not consult the people of the region. Reacting to reports that the Union Cabinet had approved the CAB, Conrad said that he is yet to see its contents added that Read More

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Meghalaya lifts sub-junior football championship

December 3, 2019

SHILLONG, Dec 3: Meghalaya won the Sub-Junior National Football Championship final 3-0 over Arunachal Pradesh in Kalyani, West Bengal, today. Samchaphrang Lato (52′), Samlang Rympei (90’+4) and Teibok Nongrum (90’+5) scored the three goals to give Meghalaya, who were runners-up in 2017, the title. Both North East sides were unbeaten right through the final round Read More

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PwDs take to the street demanding implementation of 4 percent job reservation

December 3, 2019

SHILLONG, Dec 3: On the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Tuesday, the Federation of Persons with Disabilities (FPD) in Meghalaya took to the streets demanding the implementation of 4 per cent job reservation in the various departments of the state. As part of their agitation, the members of the federation staged Read More

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Differently-abled woman from Meghalaya conferred national award

December 3, 2019

SHILLONG, Dec 3: A differently-abled woman from Meghalaya did the state proud when she was conferred an award on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Tuesday. Celine Lawai of Laitumkhrah, Shillong was conferred with the National Award for Best Employee for the year 2019 under the Category Locomotor Disabilities. Thirty year Read More

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CM inaugurates MATI permanent campus in Mawdiangdiang

December 3, 2019

Shillong Dec 3: Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma today inaugurated the permanent campus of the Meghalaya Administrative Training Institute (MATI) at Mawdiandiang Shillong. The inaugural function was also attended by Minister Education, etc., Lahkmen Rymbui, Minister P.H.E., etc., Samlin Malngiang, Chief Secretary i/c H. Marwein, Addl. Chief Secretary and Director General MATI, R.V. Suchiang, Addl. Read More

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NGT panel chief Justice (retd) B. P. Katakey expresses willingness to resign

December 2, 2019

SHILLONG, Dec 2:The chairman of the committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Justice (retd) B. P. Katakey on Monday has expressed his willing to resign from his assignment. Speaking to media persons after a meeting of the committee here, Katakey said that in the proceedings he expressed his mind to disassociate himself from Read More

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4 GHADC MDCs join BJP in Tura

December 1, 2019

Tura, Dec 1: Four MDCs from the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) have formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in a ceremony yesterday. The 4 MDCs, which include the newly deputy chairman, Mettrinson G Momin, amongst others, joined the party in the presence of BJP stalwart, Nalin Kohli, who welcomed them to the Read More

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NPP resolves to oppose CAB in northeast

November 30, 2019

SHILLONG, Nov 30: The National People’s Party (NPP) today held its National Executive Committee Meeting at the Constitution Club of India, New Delhi, which was chaired by the National President and Chief Minister of Meghalaya Conrad K. Sangma. The National Executive Meeting was attended by members of the the party from different States, including Deputy Read More

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