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July 22, 2018 7:20:16 am

The man who helped the geological scientists zero in on the little-known Mawmluh cave was Brian Karpran Daly. The 71-year-old is unanimously acknowledged as the foremost cave enthusiast and explorer in Meghalaya.

Meghalaya Baby League, Shillong, Football in Meghalaya
July 14, 2018 9:21:46 am

In football-crazy Northeast India, a group of children kickstart Meghalaya’s very own baby football league.

Rajnath Singh, NEC Plenary Session, North Eastern Council, Shillong, Northeast, India news, Indian Express news
July 10, 2018 3:55:39 am

Speaking at the 67th Plenary Session of the North Eastern Council (NEC) in Shillong, Singh said, “I know that India cannot be happy if our brothers and sisters of the Northeast are unhappy."

To rekindle fortunes, Congress looks to Freedom struggle, nationalism
June 22, 2018 6:19:36 pm

The election for the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly was held in February last. Danggo submitted his resignation to Deputy Speaker Timothy D Shira in the absence of Speaker Donkupar Roy late last night.

Germany summons Facebook over user data safety concerns -report
June 21, 2018 7:32:54 pm

One arrest made and nine cases registered by Meghalaya’s Cyber Crime Police Station for “offensive” social media content.

Shillong crisis, Shillong unrest, Shillong clashes, Meghalaya tourism, Meghalaya, Tourism Minister, India news, indian Express news
June 18, 2018 2:48:27 pm

Clashes in the first week of June between Khasis and Sikhs in the city's Punjabi Lane area had briefly affected tourism in Shillong, popularly known as 'Scotland of the East'.

Shillong, Shillong violence, Shillong curfew, Shillong curfew relaxation, Shilong Sikh community, India news, Indian Express news
June 10, 2018 4:59:33 pm

The capital of Meghalaya has been tense since violence broke out on May 29 following an altercation between Sikh residents in the city's Punjabi Lane area and Khasi drivers of state-run buses.

Shillong crisis, Shillong unrest, Shillong clashes, Meghalaya tourism, Meghalaya, Tourism Minister, India news, indian Express news
June 9, 2018 4:50:44 pm

The capital of Meghalaya was gripped by violence since May 29 following an altercation between Sikh residents in the city's Punjabi Lane area, and Khasi drivers of state-run buses.

Shillong crisis, Shillong unrest, Shillong clashes, Meghalaya tourism, Meghalaya, Tourism Minister, India news, indian Express news
June 6, 2018 7:12:20 am

Since clashes erupted following an altercation between a Khasi bus driver and a woman from the Punjabi Lane on May 30, the locality next to Shillong’s commercial hub and its largest traditional market place of Iewduh, or Bara Bazaar, has been under almost continuous curfew.

Around 350 families live in ‘Punjabi Lane’. (Express photo by Abhishek Saha)
June 6, 2018 2:43:03 am

On Wednesday, the curfew in the 14 areas will be relaxed for five hours — from 7 am to 12 noon — an official press note said.

Around 350 families live in ‘Punjabi Lane’. (Express photo by Abhishek Saha)
June 5, 2018 7:38:58 am

The CM announced the formation of a seven-member high-level committee headed by Deputy CM Prestone Tynsong, which will work towards finding a permanent solution to the long-pending issue of relocation of the settlers in Punjabi Lane.

Around 350 families live in ‘Punjabi Lane’. (Express photo by Abhishek Saha)
June 4, 2018 6:49:15 pm

The panel has decided to send its member Manjit Singh Rai from Punjab to Shillong to assess the situation, said NCM chairperson Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi.

Clashes broke out last Thursday in Punjabi Line area when a bus handyman was allegedly beaten up by a group of residents. (File)
June 4, 2018 4:22:57 pm

Shillong has been on the edge since Thursday following a clash triggered by an altercation between a Khasi boy and a Sikh woman in a Punjabi settlement with around 350 households in Them Iew Mawlong.

Clashes broke out last Thursday in Punjabi Line area when a bus handyman was allegedly beaten up by a group of residents. (File)
June 4, 2018 6:59:54 am

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma told reporters that “certain people” were funding the unrest in the city and added that evidence of alcohol and money being supplied to protesters had been found.

Around 350 families live in ‘Punjabi Lane’. (Express photo by Abhishek Saha)
June 3, 2018 10:07:13 pm

While internet and SMS services continued to remain suspended for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday, curfew, however, was relaxed in the 14 localities under Lumdiengjri police station and Cantonment Beat House.

Shillong curfew
June 3, 2018 7:03:19 pm

Shillong violence: The tension between the two communities stems from a long-standing demand from sections of the Khasi society to evict "illegal settlers" from the area.

Around 350 families live in ‘Punjabi Lane’. (Express photo by Abhishek Saha)
June 3, 2018 11:35:00 am

Shillong clashes: Khasi outfits call for eviction of ‘trouble makers, illegal settlers’, residents of ‘Punjabi Lane’ say we belong here.

Shillong curfew
June 2, 2018 10:44:06 pm

Several groups including the Khasi Students Union, the Federation of Khasi Jaintia and Garo People and the Hynniewtrep Youth Council demanded that those involved in the assault of local boys be punished.

May 31, 2018 2:36:48 pm

Congress now has 21 MLAs in the 60-member Meghalaya Assembly. Ruling National People's Party (NPP), which is currently leading the coalition government in the state with the support of regional parties and BJP, has 20 MLAs. 

Patricia Mukhim, Shillong Times, Bomb, Attack on Patricia Mukhim
April 18, 2018 12:41:57 pm

A blow to freedom of press in Meghalaya as a bomb goes off under the bedroom window of Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim