Meghalaya IAS officers back Kropha

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, MAY 22: The Meghalaya IAS Officers Association (MIASOA) today expressed shock, disbelief and anguish over the judgment passed by the special CBI court convicting Meghalaya chief secretary KS Kropha and two others of corruption in a coal scam. Officers attending an emergent meeting of the association Read More

BJP lambasts Cong on women security

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, MAY 22: BJP Mahila Morcha national chief Vijaya Rahatkar today said the fear of the law is not present in the state as she lambasted the ruling Congress for its alleged failure to protect women and children from heinous crimes. “Where is the security for women? Read More

BJP for women candidates

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, MAY 22: BJP national Mahila Morcha chief Vijaya Rahatkar today said that party would field as many women candidates as possible in the forthcoming 2018 elections to the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly. “We will try our best to field as many women candidates as possible in the Read More

Ex rebels’ seek transparency

    TURA, MAY 21: The disbanded breakaway faction of A’chik National Volunteers Council (ANVC-B) today said that the government’s claim of rehabilitation package to 18 of its former cadres were baseless.     “Looks like government sanctioned our packages to other militants”, said Deepan Momin, secretary of A’chik Matgrik, Read More

CM for probe into HNLC claims

   By Our Reporter   SHILLONG, MAY 21: Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has directed investigation into the recent HNLC’s statement and maintained that the ruling Congress under his leadership do not and will not associate with any terrorist organization.     In a statement issued via email on Sunday, Sangma, Read More

Shylla bats for pre-poll umbrella

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, MAY 19: UDP MDC from Nongkrem Hispreaching Son Shylla has suggested the need for pre-poll alliance among the regional political parties to ensure they form the new government in 2018. “There is a good chance for the regional political parties to work together on this by Read More

Kropha convicted in coal scam

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, MAY 19: Meghalaya chief secretary KS Kropha is among the three former bureaucrats of Ministry of Coal convicted in an alleged coal scam case by a special CBI court on Friday. Kropha, was the former Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Coal. The two others who were Read More

BJP members quit

By Our Reporter SHILLONG, MAY 19: A BJP member from North Shillong Lurshai Lyngwa today quit the party to support the cabinet minister and sitting legislator Roshan Warjri citing that the ruling Congress deserved to come back to power in 2018. Lyngwa, who was earlier eyeing for the BJP ticket Read More