GCCM writes to NCST

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, JUNE 28: The Grand Council of Chiefs of Meghalaya (GCCM) has sought the intervention of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) into the recent dress discrimination against a tribal Khasi woman by the Delhi Golf Club. In a letter to the NCST chairperson Nand Kumar Read More

Respect tribals: HDR

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, JUNE 28: State home minister HDR Lyngdoh today appealed to the people of mainland not to discriminate the tribals of the North East region merely on account of their ethnic cultural dresses, custom and unique facial appearance. “I appealed to the people of the rest of Read More

BJP accuses Cong of nexus with cement cos

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, JUNE 28: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Meghalaya today accused the Congress-led state government of having an alleged ‘nexus’ with the cement factories by hiking the price of cement ahead of next year’s state elections. The party has also served a 30 days deadline to the Read More

High Court on VEC

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, JUNE 27:  The Meghalaya High Court has directed the secretary of a village employment council (VEC) in West Garo Hills District to pay the job card holders as per government rules within a week. In an order issued here on Tuesday, Justice SR Sen said, “The Read More

Legal notice to VC

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, JUNE 27: The North Eastern Hill University Teachers’ Association (NEHUTA) has served a legal notice to the University’s vice chancellor Prof SK Srivastava for allegedly tampering minutes of Executive Council meeting. “We have served a legal notice to the VC asking as to why no criminal Read More

CM condemns ‘racial behaviour’ in club

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, JUNE 27: Chief Minister, Mukul M Sangma has come down heavily on the discrimination against a Khasi woman, Tailin Lyngdoh in Delhi Golf Club on June 25 calling it “unacceptable, distasteful and racial behaviour”. Sangma, who is currently in Delhi speaking to Republic TV, News X, Times Read More

GNLA C-IN-C escapes in police raid

By Our Correspondent Tura, Jun 27: Sohan D Shira, the commander in chief of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) managed to escape after South Garo Hills police today raided a camp of the outfit near the village of Rongsu in the district. The incident took place at about 6 am with Read More

Ganja seized

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, JUNE 26: Two persons from Tripura were arrested after a huge cache of ganja was seized from their possession in the city here on Monday. The accused have been identified as Hirani Deb Barma (26) and Mangal Deb Burma (19), both hailing from West Tripura District, police Read More