Politics

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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Mukul takes up delay in holding GHADC polls, alleged misappropriation of funds in council

December 10, 2020

Shillong, Dec 10: The opposition leader Meghalaya, Dr. Mukul Sangma today took up the issue of the delay in holding the elections to the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC) with Governor Satya Pal Malik. Speaking to reporters after meeting the Governor, Dr. Sangma said that here was no reason to delay the election, and Read More

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Mukul Sangma meets Governor, discusses ILP, MRSSA

December 10, 2020

Shillong, Dec 10: The opposition Congress in Meghalaya today met Governor, Satya Pal Malik to discuss Inner Line Permit (ILP) and Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act (MRSSA). Speaking to reporters after meeting the Governor, leader of opposition, Dr. Mukul Sangma informed that during the course of interaction with Malik, told him that there was Read More

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Deliver ILP and implement MRSSA says Mukul Sangma

December 9, 2020

Shillong, Dec 9: Meghalaya Leader of Opposition Dr. Mukul Sangma today urged the state government to fulfil their promises of delivering Inner Line Permit (ILP) to the state and implementing the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act (MRSSA). Addressing reporters following a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party, he stated that during their regime, their Read More

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Conrad meets Meghalaya Governor on ILP, MRSSA

December 9, 2020

Shillong, Dec 9: Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma on Wednesday met Governor Satya Pal Malik to discuss on the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security (Amendment) Act, 2020 and Inner Line Permit. “The Governor is also concerned about these issues and he will take up the matter at his level with the Home Ministry,” Sangma told Read More

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ILP demand: CM says ready to accompany Guv to Delhi

December 8, 2020

Shillong, Dec 8: Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma on Tuesday stated that he is willing to accompany Governor Satya Pal Malik to Delhi to discuss Inner Line Permit with central leadership, if invited. “Regarding going to Delhi it will be appropriate if governor will make his own schedules, if he desires I accompany him, then Read More

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