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Khasi Hills


A new series of picture postcards explores conversion among the Khasi people

October 16, 2021 6:38 pm

Tarun Bhartiya's set of 100 postcards show an uncomfortable story of conversion unfolding in the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya

Where Divisions Lie

January 05, 2019 2:15 am

Set in the volatile times of the 1980s — in the backdrop of communal tension between the Khasis and Bengalis — the novel begins on a highly promising note.

Meghalaya: Khasi women reject bill discouraging marriage outside the tribe

August 01, 2018 2:43 pm

The bill which denies them rights, including the ability to inherit land if they marry outside their tribe, was passed last month by the tribe's governing body. The bill is said to be a measure to protect the group's indigenous identity.

Centre ready for talks if insurgents give up violence: Rajnath Singh

March 21, 2016 6:18 pm

There are two militant groups in Meghalaya -- HNLC and ANVC, both active in Khasi hills and Garo hills regions respectively.

Meghalaya district council can give anticipatory bail: Supreme Court

July 28, 2015 3:41 am

The bench stayed a Meghalaya High Court judgment that restrained the district council from exercising its power.

And the judges said

August 05, 2011 12:48 am

Report on the debate set off by the recent rhetorical flourishes from the Supreme Court.