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Militancy will be revived if BJP “bulldozes” its way for CAB: CoHSO

SHILLONG | Jan 15, 2019:

As Northeast India continues to be entangled in a web of hostility over the Citizenship Amendment Bill, there air is far from being cleared with pressure groups warning the “revival of militancy” if the BJP “bulldozes” its way for the Bill.

East Garo Hills promulgates Sec 144 CrPC prohibiting mining , transportation of coal

WILLIAMNAGAR, Jan 15, 2019:

: In view of the prohibition of coal mining in any form by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in the entire state of Meghalaya and the Civil Appeal in the Supreme Court of India, East Garo Hills District Magistrate, Swapnil Tembe, has promulgated Section 144 of the CrPC thereby strictly prohibiting any extraction or mining of coal in the entire district, transportation of coal without proper Transit Challans and transportation of coal in excess of assessed or permissible quantity.

CAB protests: Police reminds media, NGOs of High Court order

SHILLONG | Jan 15, 2019:

Keeping in view the fluid law and order situation prevailing in East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, the district Superintendent of Police reminded the standing order of the High Court of Meghalaya pertaining to calling of bandhs, hartals, road blockades and holding of rallies with unlawful designs by the banned outfits or any other organizations which is in violation to the fundamental rights of the common citizens as guaranteed in Article 19 and 21 of the Constitution of India.

SC announces complete ban of coal transportation in Meghalaya

SHILLONG, January 15, 2019: The Supreme Court on Tuesday banned transportation of coal in Meghalaya till February 19, refusing to grant more time to mine owners to transport the coal that has already been extracted.

Meghalaya CM to lead delegation to meet PM, Home Minister on Citizenship Bill


SHILLONG, January 15, 2019: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said that he will lead a delegation of legislators from the six-party ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the issue of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016.

NGO condemns kidnapping of school student in SWKH


SHILLONG, January 15, 2019: The United Achik Youth Federation (UAYF) has vehemently condemned the kidnapping of a Class VII student, Ambrius N Marak, from the village of Rajai in South West Khasi Hills.

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