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Time running out, hope CIL acts on our plea for special pumps: Meghalaya CM on trapped miners

The CM said the state government has written to the Coal India seeking their special pumps (high-power submersible pumps) to aid the rescue of the 15 miners in Lumthari area of East Jaintia Hills district.

Meghalaya to hold all-party meet to start NRC-like exercise

He said the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government is on the job and the state has various ways to check illegal immigration ensuring that indigenous people are protected.


Meghalaya bypolls: CM wins Conrad Sangma South Tura, UDP bags Ranikor

The South Tura seat was held by the CM’s sister and former Union Minister Agatha Sangma. She had resigned last month to make way for her brother to get elected and continue in office.

Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma wins South-Tura assembly bypoll

Sangma defeated Congress rival Charlotte W Momin by over 8,400 votes and now has 20 seats in the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly.

Confident of NPP's win in two Assembly bypolls: Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma

Sangma, who was sworn in as chief minister in March, has to get elected to the Assembly to continue in office. His sister Agatha Sangma resigned from South Tura in July to pave way for him to contest the election.

Meghalaya bypoll: On election day, young runners to ensure info from remote booths

Besides Ranikor in South West Khasi Hills district, the bypoll to South Tura Assembly seat in West Garo Hills district will also be held on August 23. In South Tura, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma is contesting to get elected to the state legislature.


Fenced in by past, Shillong’s Punjabi Lane hopes for a clean break

Since clashes erupted following an altercation between a Khasi bus driver and a woman from the Punjabi Lane on May 30, the locality next to Shillong’s commercial hub and its largest traditional market place of Iewduh, or Bara Bazaar, has been under almost continuous curfew.

Curfew stays: No fresh clashes in Shillong

On Wednesday, the curfew in the 14 areas will be relaxed for five hours — from 7 am to 12 noon — an official press note said.

Shillong remains under curfew as Army stages flag march

The CM announced the formation of a seven-member high-level committee headed by Deputy CM Prestone Tynsong, which will work towards finding a permanent solution to the long-pending issue of relocation of the settlers in Punjabi Lane.

Shillong clashes: CM Conrad Sangma says ‘funded’; Punjab sends team

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma told reporters that “certain people” were funding the unrest in the city and added that evidence of alcohol and money being supplied to protesters had been found.