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CAB protests Highlights: Violent protests rock West Bengal, CM Mamata appeals for peace

December 14, 2019 10:22 pm

Citizenship Amendment Bill CAB 2019 Protests in Assam, Tripura, Guwahati, Northeast Today Highlights: While indefinite curfew was relaxed for several hours in Dibrugarh and Guwahati, the suspension of internet services in 10 districts was extended for 48 hours till December 16.

Citizenship Amendment Bill protests highlights: Protesters vandalise railway stations, block roads in Bengal

December 15, 2019 7:45 am

Citizenship Amendment Bill CAB 2019 Protests in Assam, Tripura, Guwahati, Northeast Today highlights: West Bengal witnessed were in throes of violence, with protesters setting ablaze Beldanga railway station in Murshidabad district and thrashing RPF personnel.

North-East Bandh HIGHLIGHTS: Tripura govt cuts off internet for 48 hours, CM Deb claims no effect of anti-CAB strike

December 10, 2019 9:34 pm

North-East Bandh, Citizenship Amendment Bill Protests HIGHLIGHTS: Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb said the anti-CAB strikes were pointless in the state as tribals in the state were already protected against the influx of migrants.

Explained: In Meghalaya living root bridges, study sees global potential. Can it work?

November 24, 2019 10:34 am

New research investigates the jing kieng jri or living root bridges structures and proposes to integrate them in modern architecture around the world, and potentially help make cities more environment-friendly. Will it work?

Meghalaya to bring entry law for visitors

November 02, 2019 1:17 pm

The move comes in the backdrop of demands for an ILP-like regime and concerns by civil society and political leaders, including Chief Minister Conrad Sangma, that people excluded from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam might try to enter Meghalaya.

The Northeast India AV Archive: Putting context to some shaky flashbacks

October 31, 2019 1:57 pm

In a world where archives tend to be perceived as strictly academic spaces for scholars and historians, a new Northeast India-centric archive in Shillong aims at being different: accessible, interactive and user-friendly.

Use polite manners to improve public service delivery: Meghalaya DC to officials

September 25, 2019 4:15 am

In a note dated September 20, East Garo Hills DC Swapnil Tembe wrote, “While talking to people utmost care should be taken regarding the tone and texture of your voice. The same should not be offensive or rude in any manner whatsoever.

Amit Shah at NEDA meet: Not just Assam, intend to expel illegal immigrants from entire country

September 09, 2019 3:03 pm

While most of Amit Shah's speech was centered around illegal migrants, the chief ministers of Nagaland and Meghalaya expressed apprehensions regarding the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.

Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Donkupar Roy dies, PM Modi, CM Sangma express condolences

July 28, 2019 7:43 pm

According to reports, Roy was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Haryana's Gurugram on July 18 after he complained of some stomach-related complication.

Over 1 lakh people affected as Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district gets flooded

July 15, 2019 12:20 pm

Rising waters of the Brahmaputra and the Jinjiram rivers, both flowing from Assam, submerged the low-lying areas of the West Garo hills district, an official said.

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Inside Meghalaya's coal mines: Lives at risk, violation of NGT ban

December 31, 2018 9:07 am

Four years after the National Green Tribunal ordered a ban on coal mining in Meghalaya, illegal practices continue unabated in the state, putting lives at risk every day

Northeast Assembly election 2018: BJP celebrates big win in Tripura, silence in Congress HQ

March 03, 2018 8:20 pm

After the first two hours of counting, initial trends show a neck-and-neck fight between the Left Front and the BJP in Tripura. In the 60-member House, the BJP leads in 35 seats and the Left in 24. In Meghalaya, the Congress is in a comfortable lead in 23 seats. In Nagaland, the ruling NPF has taken a lead in 30 seats. The NDPP trails, leading in 29 seats.

Lok Sabha Elections: Polling ends in Meghalaya

April 09, 2014 6:04 pm

Polling for two Lok Sabha seats in Meghalaya began on a peaceful note in the second phase of the election.

MEGHALAYA VIDEOS

How a community of villagers in Meghalaya’s Mawkyrwat are running towards a better life

November 19, 2018 9:52 am

In the hilly trails of Meghalaya’s Mawkyrwat region, a group of villagers have inculcated a healthy new hobby: running.

There has been a significant dip in the population of India’s working women: News in Numbers

August 17, 2018 2:52 pm

There is a dip in the population of working women across India. But the northeastern states have a prominent presence. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i

On Kashmir, Modi invokes Vajpayee. Says using bullets is not the way forward

August 15, 2018 6:49 am

Modi also spoke about reduced instances of violence in northeast India and gave credit to the Army, Centre and state governments for repealing of AFSPA in Tripura, Meghalaya and parts of Arunachal Pradesh. See more: https://bit.ly/2M2t86i