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

4 candidates quits LJP

SHILLONG, JAN 4: Four candidates of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) Meghalaya state has resigned from party ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls. The candidates include Tony Marbaniang from North Shillong, Arelitha K Sangma from Selsella, Banrilang Jungai from Jowai and Denis Tynsiar from Pynursla. Informing this here on Thursday, LJP Read More

Eight ex-MLAs joins NPP

SHILLONG, JAN 4: The opposition National People’s Party (NPP) today officially welcomed eight former legislators including five from the ruling Congress to its fold even as it vowed to bring a change in the upcoming state Assembly polls. “We want change and the NPP is the party which can bring Read More

Office bearers elected

SHILLONG, JAN 3: A day after the resignation of Congress legislator AL Hek from the party and joined the BJP, the Pynthorumkhrah Block Congress Committee (PBCC) has elected its new office bearers at an emergent meeting held in the city here. The meeting was attended by more than 100 members Read More

Meghalaya signs National Games 2022

SHILLONG, JAN 3: With the signing of the Host City Contract for the 39th National Games 2022, a mega national sporting event in Meghalaya, the clock has started ticking for the state government to ensure all infrastructural requirements be completed by 2021. However, delay in hosting the National Games will also Read More