Politics

James asks BJP leaders to take up issues in right platform

January 14, 2021

Shillong, Jan 14: National People’s Party (NPP) leader and Dadenggre MLA, James Sangma on Thursday said that the BJP which is a coalition partner in the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government should be raising issues of the government in the right forum. “BJP is very much part of the government and we have always made Read More

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Meghalaya BJP meets Nadda takes up issue of illegalities in district councils

January 13, 2021

Shillong, Jan 13: The Meghalaya Unit of the BJP on Wednesday evening met national president J. P. Nadda. According to Meghalaya BJP president, Ernest Mawrie, during the meeting, the state unit informed that discussed the issue of corruption in the autonomous district councils of Jaintia Hills and Garo Hills. “We also discussed the issue of Read More

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Manish Chatrath: Will try my best no one leaves Congress

January 12, 2021

Shillong, Jan 12: The All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge of Meghalaya, Manish Chatrath today said that he will try his best that nobody leaves the party. The AICC in-charge who is on his maiden visit after taking charge of Meghalaya said that it was his duty to ensure that no one leaves the Congress Read More

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Pala bats for alternative ILP

January 11, 2021

Shillong, Jan 11: Congress MP from Shillong Vincent Pala said that the state needs alternative Inner Line Permit (ILP) with scope for employment opportunities for the indigenous people of Meghalaya. “Not only protection (of the indigenous) people you should also think about being employed,” Pala said. According to him, with the state facing ban of Read More

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‘No rumblings within the Congress’

January 11, 2021

Shillong, Jan 11: All India Congress Committee (AICC) in-charge Meghalaya Manish Chatrath on Monday said that there are no rumblings in the party. Speaking to reporters after his meeting with party legislators including leader of opposition ad former Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma and Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president, Dr. Celestine Lyngdoh, Chatrath said, Read More

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HSPDP wants legalisation of coal mining to rid of illegalities

January 7, 2021

Shillong, Jan 7: The Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting of the Hill State People’s Democratic Party (HSPDP) discussed the issues of alleged corruption in the Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited (MeECL) and illegal coal mining and transportation. Speaking to reporters after the meet, HSPDP, interim president K. P. Pangniang said that the party will take up Read More

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Khasis avoid discussing problems afflicting society

December 30, 2020

Shillong, Dec 30: Former legislator Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit on Wednesday said that as a community the indigenous Khasi people avoid discussing the crux of the problem affecting its society thereby issues taken up decades back are still lingering on. “We need to debate the truth (affecting Khasi society), but many times we avoid discussing these Read More

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Meghalaya BJP adopts ‘zero tolerance’ towards corruption

December 22, 2020

Shillong, Dec 22: The meeting of the BJP, state office bearers held today has adopted a political resolution – “Zero Tolerance” against corruption. According to the State unit of the BJP the party was thought to be a communal party but now it is seen as the guardian of the common people. According to the Read More

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NPP: Amended MRSSA more robust that the one passed in 2016

December 11, 2020

Shillong, Dec 11: The National People’s Party (NPP), today said that the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act (MRSSA), (Amendment), Bill, 2020 in its current form is more robust and substantial unlike during the Congress regime where it was toothless and vague. “The MRSSA passed by Dr. Mukul’s government was just an instrument to play Read More

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Assembly Speaker meets Guv to discuss MRSSA

December 11, 2020

Shillong, Dec 11: Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh today met with Governor Satya Pal Malik to discuss the amendment to Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act. Speaking to reporters after, he informed that he received a positive response from the governor on the amendment bill but added that Malik requested for time to go through Read More

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