"We are challenging the Act because it attacks the fundamental rights of the individuals belonging to the tribal communities, with respect to their persecution as a trans-border tribal community as well as their status in neighbouring countries."
“It is important to note that this (resolution on ILP) is nobody’s victory or nobody’s loss, we are all in it together for the interest of the people,” Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said.
The delegation, which includes ministers, senior officials and entrepreneurs, would visit Sylhet and Dhaka, among other parts of Bangladesh, after crossing the border at Dawki.
The amendments came in the backdrop of demands for an ILP like regime in Meghalaya and concerns, expressed by civil society and political leaders including the chief minister Conrad Sangma, that people excluded from the NRC in Assam might try to enter Meghalaya.
Across the state, the Meghalaya Basin Development Authority has started an initiative to help farmers share and access agricultural knowledge via YouTube.
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.
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.
Chief Minister Conrad Sangma issued directives to look for solutions and in 2018, the state had a solution — it built its first plastic road in Nongstoin in West Khasi Hills.
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.
According to reports, Roy was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Haryana's Gurugram on July 18 after he complained of some stomach-related complication.
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.
The illegal mine is located at Ksan in East Jaintia Hills district, about 3.7 km deep inside a forest. It was flooded in December last year when water from the nearby Letein river gushed into it, trapping 15 miners inside.
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.
Meghalaya, he said, must now ensure that mining is proper, scientific and systematic by adhering to rules while giving utmost concern to environmental aspect.
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.
The NPP, which is BJP’s ally in the Northeast, is also part of the alliance government in Manipur.
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.
A 23-year-old is rounding up locals from his village to preserve an ancient form of architecture: that of the world-famous living root bridges of Meghalaya
The Punjabi community that forms a majority of the residents of the lane has reacted sharply to the notice, seeing it as another bid to oust them.
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”.