This might make Count Dracula bat his eyelids in anxiety. Meghalaya governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary, not known to have bats in his belfry, has batted for bat meat. His claim: the nocturnal flying mammal, often demonised as evil bloodthirsty vampires, is tasty and healthy.
A slight intensity earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale shook the country's northeast on Tuesday morning. There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage to property.
Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma today presented a Rs. 526 crore deficit Budget for the financial year 2013-14.
Congress legislator Roshan Warjri scripted history by becoming the first woman to hold the crucial home portfolio in the matrilineal state of Meghalaya - she is also the second woman in the country to hold this portfolio in a state.
Meghalaya chief minister Mukul M Sangma Tuesday formed his new council of ministers by inducting 11 members from the Congress.
Mukul Manda Sangma is sworn in as the Meghalaya chief minister for the second time in a row; takes oath alone, will expand cabinet later.
Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma on Friday was elected the Congress legislature party (CLP) leader, said a party source. This makes him retain his post as the chief minister.
The rains returned to Sohra, also known as Cherrapunjee, last year to prevent it from losing its world’s wettest place tag following a ‘dry’ spell. But that didn’t cure the place of its paradoxical ailment – water scarcity.
This capital city of Meghalaya or the Abode of Clouds is often referred to as the Scotland of the East. As the seat of power at 4,900ft above sea level, it is also known as the height of political instability. Rahul Karmakar reports.
This assembly election, Purno Agitok Sangma’s appeal is on test in his own backyard — Meghalaya’s western half dominated by the Garo tribe he belongs to.
Worldwide protests made a Mumbai restaurant and an Ahmedabad apparel store drop ‘Hitler’ from their names last year. It is now the turn of a Congress candidate in Meghalaya to be targeted for carrying the Nazi dictator’s name. Rahul Karmakar
Altogether 113 candidates of the total 341 candidates in fray for the February 23 Assembly elections in Meghalaya have property worth over Rs. 1 crore, according to an working for electoral reforms.
Five Congress legislators, denied ticket for the coming Meghalaya polls, Tuesday hinted at contesting as independents. But the state Congress leadership wants them to support the official candidates.
For Shillong's Khasi tribe, the Mayan prophecy is a chance to see the lost 'golden bridge'. Rahul Karmakar writes.
Trinamool Congress (TC) would contest in all the 60 seats in Meghalaya assembly polls, party leaders said on Thursday.