Candidates asked to produce marriage certificate for filing of nominations

SHILLONG, JAN 9: Maitshaphrang today demanded the state election department to effectively implement the Meghalaya Compulsory Registration of Marriage Act, 2012 in the upcoming Assembly polls, by making it mandatory for all candidates to furnish marriage certificate while filing of nomination papers. This also came after the state government had Read More

107 companies of CAPF sought from MHA for Meghalaya polls

SHILLONG, JAN 8: The Election Commission has sought deployment of 10,700 additional personnel of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) for the smooth conduct of the upcoming Assembly polls in the state. “An additional 107 companies of CAPFs has been projected by the Election Commission based on the recommendation of Read More

Passing out parade held

SHILLONG, JAN 8: 150 Recruits of 319 Batch of The Assam Regimental Centre participated in a magnificent attestation parade on Monday in a scintillating ceremony conducted at Parsons Parade Ground of Assam Regimental Centre. The parade was reviewed by Brig R K Gaikwad, Commandant, Assam Regimental Centre. The parade ground was thronged by parents and relatives of Read More

32 govt employees awarded

SHILLONG, JAN 8: Meghalaya Chief Secretary, Y Tsering today handed over Punctuality Excellence Awards to 32 Government employees in the Meghalaya Secretariat in appreciation of the outstanding punctuality displayed by them during the year 2016. The recipients of the punctuality awards were handed cash awards and certificates at a programme organized by the Read More

Cong wants Lapang back in fray

SHILLONG, JAN 5: The ruling Congress has requested former chief minister and veteran legislator DD Lapang to put off his decision not to contest the upcoming Assembly polls even as he insisted on projecting new faces. The request was made by the Congress leaders including chief minister Mukul Sangma, former Read More

BJP misused NEEPCO funds: Mukul

SHILLONG, JAN 5: Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today said that the CBI should prosecute the officials of the North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO) for allowing the BJP to allegedly misuse its funds for holding party rally. He was referring to the BJP’s celebrating its three-year in government at Read More

NGT direction

SHILLONG, JAN 5: The Deputy Commissioner, East Khasi Hills District has informed that the National Green Tribunal, Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata has issued an instructions that all service providers letting out audio systems are required to fit the systems with sound limiters to limit emission of sound to the permissible decibel Read More

BJP, RSS are “agents of devil”: Mukul

SHILLONG, JAN 5: Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today accused the BJP and the RSS as “agents of the devil” for allegedly dividing the people of the state as he urged the ILP campaigners to stop them from invading the state socially and culturally. Addressing at the welcoming ceremony of the Read More