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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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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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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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KHADC chairman and CEM calls on Guv

November 28, 2019

Shillong, Nov 28: Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) Chairman Pynshngaiñ Syiem accompanied by newly elected Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the KHADC, Latiplang Kharkongor on Thursday called on Governor Tathagata Roy at Raj Bhawan. “It was a courtesy visit and we discussed certain issues with the Governor. The Governor made it clear that since Read More

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ADCs need to function autonomously: Guv

November 28, 2019

Shillong, Nov 28: Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy today said that the autonomous district councils must function autonomously without any meddling by the state government. Speaking to journalists on the sidelines of a function at the Raj Bhavan, Roy said, “KHADC if you expand it is Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council and I have decided that Read More

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Meghalaya govt celebrates National Milk Day

November 26, 2019

SHILLONG, Nov 26: Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma today said that the National Milk Day is an appropriate celebration to honour the contributions of Dr. Verghese Kurien the “Father of the White Revolution”, in transforming the dairy sector and rural livelihood across the country. Conrad was speaking at the National Milk Day 2019 celebration organised Read More

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Opposition Congress tables no confidence motion against NPP led EC in GHADC

November 25, 2019

SHILLONG, Nov 25: The opposition Congress in the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) on Monday submitted a no-condidence motion against the Dipul R Marak, led Executive Committee (EC) of the National People’s Party (NPP). The chairman of the GHADC, has admitted the no confidence motion and announced in the House today that it will Read More

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NESO intensify protest against CAB in New Delhi

November 24, 2019

Shillong, Nov 24: The North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) has intensified their campaign against the citizenship amendment bill (CAB) in the national capital and will having series of meetings with leaders of the different political parties. On Saturday, led by its chairman Samuel B. Jyrwa, the NESO delegation met Janata Dal (United) leader K.C. Tyagi. Read More

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