Meghalaya News

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

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

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

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

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.

Rain batters Meghalaya, throws life out of gear

Several villages in the district have been cut off from Shillong, as roads were damaged in a flash flood last weekend, Revenue and Disaster Management Minister Kyrmen Shylla said.

Education job scam: Meghalaya HC directs additional chief secretary to head panel to check CBI report

The high court order was passed on Friday by the division bench of Chief Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal and Justice H S Thangkhiew while disposing of an application filed by the state government for the extension of time by six months.


Meghalaya: Supreme Court says mining can continue if rules followed

A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph also ruled that a ban imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on mining in the state will only apply in case of illegal mining.

Meghalaya: NPP gets national party status

The NPP, which is BJP’s ally in the Northeast, is also part of the alliance government in Manipur.

Meghalaya: 1 held in assault video case

A police officer said Teibirling Marwein (24) was picked up from his home in Ranikor and has confessed that he is one of the men in the video.

Meghalaya HC overrules own judge who called for Hindu India

Justice Sen had also called the process of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam “defective as many foreigners become Indians and original Indians are left out which is very sad”.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: