JAC serves deadline

SHILLONG, NOV 3: The Joint Action Committee on Indigenous People’s Economic Rights (JACIPER) has served an eight-day ultimatum to the state government to ban the entry of trucks coming from outside the state which are without trading license. The JACIPER, which is a conglomeration of local trucker associations and seven Read More

Digging of tunnel opposed

SHILLONG, NOV 3: A section of the women in Thieddieng village has vehemently opposed the alleged grabbing of their lands by the NEEPCO in connivance with the local headman for the construction of the Mawphu Hydro Electric Project – Stage II. Addressing a press conference here on Friday, the group of Read More

Cong is a sinking ship

SHILLONG, NOV 2: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today said it warmly welcome the “bet” challenged by the chief minister Mukul Sangma that the saffron party will get “zero” seat in the upcoming 2018 state assembly elections. “The statement by the chief Minister that the BJP will not even win Read More

KHADC slams Centre over Aadhaar

SHILLONG, NOV 2: The Khasi Hill Autonomous District Council (KHADC) today slammed the NDA-led Centre government for its alleged failure to adopt the principle of “Free, Prior Informed consent (FPIC) before implementing of Aadhaar in the sixth schedule area. “It is a matter of concern that the Centre has implemented Read More

HC annuls teachers recruitment in 5 centres

SHILLONG, NOV 2: The Meghalaya High Court today handed over the investigation into the infamous 2009-education job scam to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is directed to submit its report within a period of six months. While slamming the High Level Scrutiny Committee (HSLC) formed by the state Read More

Cong to counter BJP’s anti-black money day

SHILLONG, NOV 1: Countering the BJP’s anti-black money day next week, the ruling Congress in Meghalaya has chosen to expose the “anti-people agenda” the NDA-led government had by implementing demonetisation. Reacting to a query whether the Congress has any plans to organize any activity against the demonetization exercise of the Read More

Training on VVPAT

SHILLONG, NOV 1: Training of District Level Master Trainer on Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trial (VVPAT) was held for all the election officials of the district at DRDA Conference Hall, West Garo Hills Tura. The training was organized in order to provide ‘Hands on’ and quality training for Presiding Officers, Polling Read More

MCMC constituted

SHILLONG, NOV 1: To ensure free and fair conduct of the upcoming Legislative Assembly Election 2018 in Meghalaya, the State Level Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) is constituted with the Chief Electoral Officer, Meghalaya as the Chairman. The members of the Committee include Additional Chief Electoral Officer, Meghalaya, Expenditure Observer Read More