LO writes to Governor and Speaker on lapses of holding a special session

January 23, 2020

SHILLONG, Jan 23: Leader of Opposition, Dr. Mukul Sangma, have written a letter to governor RN Ravi and speaker Metbah Lyngdoh regarding the special session of the State Assembly held recently. In his letter to governor, the former chief minister stated that it was found that the special session did not fulfill the requirement of Read More

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CAA a wake-up call to people of NE: UDP

January 23, 2020

Shillong, Jan 23: United Democratic Party (UDP) general secretary, Jemino Mawthoh today said Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), 2019 a wakeup call for the people of the northeast. “The passing of the CAA by the Parliament was a wake up for the people of this region. For decades we have been fighting illegal immigration and the Read More

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Prestone: ILP will not affect state’s tourism

January 22, 2020

SHILLONG, Jan 22: Meghalaya deputy chief minister, Prestone Tynsong on Wednesday said that Inner Line Permit (ILP) will not affect Tourism in the state. Tynsong said that if the centre considers the resolution of the assembly to implement ILP, the state government will have to frame rules. “We will make sure that the rules are Read More

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Meghalaya conferred with e-Governance award

January 21, 2020

SHILLONG, Jan 21: Department of Planning Government of Meghalaya and National Informatics Centre, Meghalaya has been conferred with a CSI SIG e-Governance award 2018-2019 during the Computer Society of India, 53rd Annual Convention at KIIT, Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. The title of the award is “Award of Recognition” which was given for the “MeghEA Online Questionnaire”, under Read More

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KSU paste posters and stickers in State

January 21, 2020

Shillong, Jan 21: Various pressure groups of the state on the occasion of the 48th anniversary of Meghalaya Statehood Day organised protest by hanging banners and pasting stickers on vehicles in Khasi-Jaintia Hills demanding Inner Line Permit (ILP) and Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act (MRSSA) and condemning the implementation if Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. Read More

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Conrad: Govt to ensure state’s entrepreneurship ecosystem improves

January 21, 2020

Shillong, Jan 21: Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma today inaugurated Meghalaya Entrepreneurship & Start up Summit 2020 at State Convention Centre which was also attended by CEO NITI Ayog, Amitabh Kant as the Guest of Honour. Delivering the Inaugural Address, Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma said that the country and the world as a whole Read More

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PM Modi greets Meghalaya on its Statehood Day

January 21, 2020

New Delhi, Jan 21: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the people of the state of Meghalaya on the occasion of its statehood day. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “The people of Meghalaya are known for their kind and compassionate nature. From sports, music to conservation of nature, there is much to learn Read More

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Conrad: power projects delayed for various reasons

January 20, 2020

SHILLONG, Jan 20: Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma on Monday said that a number of power projects in the state has been delayed due to various reasons. “These has been stuck due to various reasons like land acquisition, delay in the detailed project reports, delay in the transmission lines to be put up. Different challenges have Read More

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Leader of Opposition expresses concern over period of amendment Bill

January 20, 2020

SHILLONG, Jan 20: Meghalaya Assembly leader of opposition, Dr Mukul Sangma expressed his concern over the fact that the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Amendment) Bill, 2019, seeks to extend the reservation for SCs and STs by only 10 years. Speaking during the one-day special session of the state assembly on Monday, Dr Sangma said, Read More

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Meghalaya Assembly ratifies 126th Amendment Bill, 2019 to extend reservation of seats for SC/ST in State Assemblies and Parliament

January 20, 2020

SHILLONG, Jan 20: Meghalaya Legislative Assembly today unanimously ratified the Constitution (One hundred and twenty-sixth Amendment) Bill, 2019, passed by both the Houses of Parliament, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. The Constitution (126th) Amendment Bill, 2019, was passed by both the houses of Parliament in the moth of December, 2019 and has forwarded to the Read More

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