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Coronavirus: Meghalaya postpones class 12 board exams

March 23, 2020 1:15 pm

The Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (HSSLC) examinations started on March 2, the official said. A total of 30,697 candidates have appeared for the examinations

Man lynched in Meghalaya for ‘witchcraft’, 25 arrested

March 11, 2020 11:48 am

Meghalaya Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui has condemned the incident and assured justice.

Explained: Behind Meghalaya violence

March 06, 2020 11:58 am

A clash on the border, a stabbing spree in Shillong and three deaths have thrown the spotlight on the ethnic complexities of Meghalaya. Which communities are in conflict, and where does CAA figure in it?

Meghalaya limps back to normalcy after ethnic strife

March 03, 2020 3:24 am

Curfew for the entire evening and night - from 6pm on Monday to 6am Tuesday - was imposed across Shillong city to prevent any law-and-order situation, while in three particular areas of the city curfew remained in place for the entire day.

In Meghalaya, 3 deaths widen CAA, ethnic faultlines: ‘Had machetes... planned attack’

March 02, 2020 7:06 am

Curfew has been imposed and mobile internet services have been snapped in large parts of the state following the violence.

Meghalaya clashes: Death toll rises to 3, police urges restraint

March 01, 2020 6:07 pm

Taking to Twitter, the Meghalaya Police asked the people to desist from spreading fake news and rumours. "We request citizens to exercise restraint and do not believe unverified information," it tweeted.

Meghalaya violence toll rises to 2 as migrant worker stabbed to death in Shillong market

February 29, 2020 9:06 pm

Seven persons were injured in the knife attack in the heart of the city and two of them suffered stab wounds, Superintendent of Police Claudia Lyngwa told PTI.

CAA, Inner Line Permit: 1 killed in Meghalaya clash

February 29, 2020 9:51 am

Mobile internet service has been suspended in six districts — West Jaintia Hills, East Jaintia Hills, East Khasi Hills, Ri Bhoi, West Khasi Hills and South West Khasi Hills District — for 48 hours.

From deep dark Meghalaya cave, explorers bring to light 'world’s largest' subterranean fish

February 14, 2020 4:07 am

Morphological and genetic studies are underway to determine what could possibly be the world’s largest subterranean fish — an almost-blind species that seems similar to the Golden Mahseer

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.


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.


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:

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: