Security forces have shot dead a Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militant in Meghalaya’s South West Garo Hills district in an encounter, the police said today.
BJP activists were today detainedin Meghalaya when they tried to force shopkeepers to close the shutters in view of a bandh called by them to protest FDI in multi-brand retail and diesel price hike.
Meghalaya urban affairs minister Ampareen Lyngdoh on Friday said she had received threatening text messages on her cell phone after her goodwill visit to Maharashtra and Karnataka to stem the exodus of north east students in the wake of backlash against Assam violence.
The NCP on Tuesday expressed eagerness in having a pre-poll alliance with the Congress and like minded regional parties in Meghalaya and other north eastern states ahead of next year's assembly elections.
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday proposed a grand alliance with Meghalaya's ruling Congress and other regional parties in the state to take on former colleague PA Sangma's newly launched National People's Party (NPP).
Educational institutions in India face unscheduled shutdowns for a number of reasons. But a Central university in Meghalaya's capital Shillong broke new grounds when it tripped over power failure.
A Meghalaya court on Sunday remanded outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma to judicial custody for 14 days, a lawyer said.
The NCP in Meghalaya on Friday merged with National People’s Party (NPP), a newly-formed outfit formed by PA Sangma.
An earthquake of moderate intensity shook India's northeast on Sunday afternoon.
Expressing concern over "students' exodus" from southern states fearing attacks, the Meghalaya government on Thursday decided to send a delegation to these states to unearth the truth.
The Independence Day celebrations in Meghalaya were marred by a shutdown called by a militant group, which affected life in the state.
After a hostel warden in a West Bengal school forced a 10-year-old to lick her urine as punishment for bedwetting last month, a police trainer in Meghalaya allegedly prescribed the same punishment to two of his trainees after a drunken brawl.
Rainfall delays search operation, toll expected to rise. HT reports.
An earthquake of moderate intensity shook Meghalaya, Assam and some other north-east states today but there was no report of any casualty or damage to property.
Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma has convened an all-party meet in Shillong on Thursday to discuss the inter-state boundary dispute with Assam.