HYC took out 93 km protest rally

SHILLONG, AUG 22: The Hynniewtrep Youth Council (HYC) today took out a 93-km-long rally walking all the way from Nongstoin to Shillong as a mark of protest against the step-motherly treatment of the Congress-led state government towards the West Khasi Hills District. Around 70 activists of the HYC-Nongstoin Circle began Read More

KHNAM threatens to protest over age limit

SHILLONG, AUG 22: Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement (KHNAM) today threatened to take to the street if the state government fails to heed the demand for increasing the upper age limit of candidates appearing for Meghalaya Civil Service (MCS) exams to 40 years. “We would be compelled to hit the Read More

Gowda to visit state

SHILLONG, AUG 22: Union Minister of Statistics & Programme Implementation DV Sadananda Gowda will be visiting the state on August 24 – 25 to review various programmes including railway project in Meghalaya. During his two-day official visit, Gowda will hold a review meeting with the officials of the Directorate of Economics and Read More

Prohibitory order

SHILLONG, AUG 22: The Sub Divisional Magistrate, Pynursla Civil Sub-Division, East Khasi Hills District, has promulgated an Order under Section 144 CrPC in the Sub-Division in order to prevent danger to human life, health and safety and to safeguard the environment restraining any person, company or authority from illegal stone quarrying and sand mining Read More

Public hearing on MUDA

SHILLONG, AUG 22: Residents of over 12 villages in Upper Shillong are all set to take a call at a public hearing to be held on August 26, on whether the Meghalaya Urban Development Authority (MUDA) will be accepted in the area, which falls under the Sixth Schedule of the district Read More

KSU to move bail tomorrow

SHILLONG, AUG 21: Six activists of Khasi Students’ Union (KSU), who were arrested earlier this year in connection with arson cases which arises out of the protest against construction of a railway line in Ri Bhoi District, will be moving for bails tomorrow. Earlier today on hearing that bails have been Read More

DC tenders apology

SHILLONG, AUG 21: The Deputy Commissioner of East Garo Hills District HB Marak today tendered his unconditional apology before the Meghalaya High Court, for the mistakes committed with regards to the appointment of public prosecutors (PPs). Marak was present during the hearing held here in compliance to the order passed Read More

HC grants bail to 5 HYC leaders

SHILLONG, AUG 21: The Meghalaya High Court today granted bail to five leaders of the Hynniewtrep Youth Council (HYC) after it ordered that they be detained in custody for committing criminal contempt of Court. The five HYC leaders include Anthony Kharbuli – adviser, RobertJune Kharjahrin – general secretary, Donboklang Kharlyngdoh Read More