Politics

Cong to Deputy CM: Not the time to play politics

May 12, 2020

Shillong, May 12: Congress MLA Zenith Sangma took on Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong for his comments over Congress’ move to pay for stranded Meghalaya citizens and said that the Deputy CM was politicising the matter.  “Let me tell Mr. Prestone Tynsong who is representing the Government as Deputy CM that this is not the time Read More

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Will bear transportation cost for migrant workers: Ampareen Lyngdoh

May 4, 2020

Shillong, May 4: Congress MLA Ampareen Lyngdoh, on Monday, welcomed the decision by the All India Congress Committee to bear the cost for transportation of migrant workers to their home states. Speaking to Shillong Mail, the Congress MLA said that all State Pradesh Congress Committees have been directed to start identifying individuals so that they Read More

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Dr Mukul Sangma urges Govt to reverse decision to hike VAT on Petrol & Diesel

April 23, 2020

Shillong, Apr 23: Meghalaya Leader of Opposition Dr Mukul Sangma, on Thursday, urged the state government to reverse their decision to increase the taxes levied on Petrol and Diesel. The decision to hike up the Value Added Tax on petrol and diesel comes even as the global crude oil plummeted due to COVID-19. The price Read More

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COVID-19: ‘It’s the best time to bring back stranded Meghalaya Citizens’

April 19, 2020

“We do now; we don’t mess up; we don’t lose precious time and, of course, don’t lose precious life.” Shillong, Apr 19: Meghalaya Leader of Opposition Dr Mukul Sangma, on Sunday, pointed that bringing back persons stranded outside state during the lockdown might be more beneficial than after it is lifted. He said that a Read More

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COVID-19: Meghalaya tests 738 samples, 667 tested negative

April 18, 2020

Shillong, Apr 18: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, on Saturday, informed the public that a total of 738 samples have been tested for COVID-19 out of which 667 tested negative.  The state currently has 10 active cases and 1 death. The Chief Minister informed that the condition of all the 10 patients are stable. He Read More

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Mukul Sangma: Meghalaya under prepared in its Fight against COVID-19

April 16, 2020

SHILLONG, Apr 16: Meghalaya Leader of Opposition, Dr Mukul Sangma on Thursday, said that the state was still lagging behind in its fight against COVID-19. He also said that there was panic among citizens of the state because scientific information about the virus hasn’t been shared extensively. He urged the state government to put up Read More

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Meghalaya cabinet to ease restrictions post lockdown

April 6, 2020

SHILLONG, Apr 6: The Meghalaya Cabinet on Monday took a slew of measures to ease restrictions after the 21-day lockdown to combat COVID-19 ends. The Cabinet stated that construction works (road construction) and other allied developmental programs sanctioned by the government in the last financial year is allowed to restart from April 15. The Cabinet Read More

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All party meeting held on law and order situation

March 12, 2020

Shillong, Mar 12: An all-party meet was held on Thursday to discuss the law and order situation in the state. The meeting was called by Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma. Several MLAs from the ruling coalition and the opposition were present at the meet. Speaking to media after the meet, the Chief Minister said all Read More

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BJP demands Administrative rule in GHADC

March 11, 2020

SHILLONG, Mar 11: Meghalaya BJP State President, Ernest Mawrie on Wednesday alleged that the Vote of No Confidence Motion moved at Garo Hills Autonomous District Council was “in a very manipulative manner.” The motion was moved against the Executive Committee led by the NPP. He claimed that the chairperson of GHADC made BJP lose by Read More

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BJP demands Administrative rule in GHADC

March 11, 2020

SHILLONG, Mar 11: Meghalaya BJP State President, Ernest Mawrie on Wednesday alleged that the Vote of No Confidence Motion moved at Garo Hills Autonomous District Council was “in a very manipulative manner.” The motion was moved against the Executive Committee led by the NPP. He claimed that the chairperson of GHADC made BJP lose by Read More

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