Sohan killed in encounter

SHILLONG, FEB 24: Self-styled Commander-in-Chief of the proscribed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Sohan D Shira was shot dead by security forces in an encounter at a remote village of East Garo Hills District on Saturday morning. The incident took place at around 11 am, at Achakpek village near Dobu in East Garo Read More

Ganja worth Rs 1 crore seized

SHILLONG, FEB 24: The Border Security force once again showing it’s alertness on the International border, seized 900 kgs Ganja on Saturday evening. Acting on a tip off about suspected smuggling of Ganja through a truck bearing No. NL – 01 – K – 7415, troops of Border Security Force, laid a Mobile Check Post on Read More

Most wanted militant of Meghalaya shot dead

Williamnagar: Meghalaya’s most wanted militant and commander-in-chief of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Sohan D. Shira was shot dead by elite Special Force (SF) – 10 commandos of Meghalaya police this afternoon. The militant was taking shelter at Bawanggre, about 10 km from Dobu in East Garo Hills, along the border Read More

Late Jonathone’s wife to contest poll

SHILLONG, FEB 23: Krinilla R Marak, the wife of late Jonathone N Sangma, who was killed in a recent IED blast, has decided to contest in his place as the candidate of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) from Williamnagar constituency. The decision was taken at a meeting held at Williamnagar, Read More

Complaint lodge against Manas for MCC violation

SHILLONG, FEB 23: A complaint was lodged against the Congress nominee of South Shillong Manas Chaudhuri for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by distributing free of cost ration and issuing of identity card to BPL families within the constituency. In a letter of complaint to the Returning Officer on Read More

Joint meeting held

SHILLONG, FEB 23: With just three days left for the general elections to the State Assembly, a joint meeting of all the zonal magistrates, zonal police officers, sector officers and police sector officers for the three Assembly segments in South West Garo Hills district was held at Ampati on Friday evening. It Read More

Prohibitory order

SHILLONG, FEB 23:  The District Magistrate, Ri Bhoi District, Nongpoh has promulgated an order under Section 144 CrPC prohibiting plying of any overloaded vehicle weighing over 9 MT over the Lailad and Umsiang bridges, for the safety of the road users as well as the bridges and road pavement in the Read More

Congress to retain power, BJP no delivery record: Tharoor

SHILLONG, FEB 23: Senior Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor today expressed confidence that the party will come back to power in Meghalaya as he claims that the BJP has no “record of delivery” nationally. “I believe that the Congres is in with a very good chance. The Read More