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Equation in MDA will not change even if NPP loses Ranikor: Conrad

By Our Reporter | Shillong, Aug 25, 2018:

Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma said that the equation among the political partners in the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) will not change even if the NPP candidate loses from the Ranikor bye-election.

NHRC stresses on need to recognize fundamental normality of every individual

By Our Reporter, Shillong News | Shillong, May 03, 2018:

National Human Rights Commission Special Rapporteur Prasanna Kumar on Thursday stated that the implementation of the Rights for Person with Disabilities Act, 2017 requires the active participation of the civil societies.

These roads, villages will now be known by another name; Find out here …

SHILLONG | Feb 08, 2019:

The State Cabinet on Friday approved the recommendations made by the Meghalaya State Names Authorities Committee regarding the renaming of roads and villages.

Meghalaya: Notorious timber smugglers sneak off with seized vehicle right from forest office

From Our Correspondent | November 26, 2018

Tura: The practice of timber smuggling has been going on without any fear of the law in Garo Hills region of Meghalaya despite several reports highlighting the practice. In yet another case of timber smuggling, a group of smugglers, whose vehicle was picked up by the state forest department from near a forest range in West Garo Hills, stole the vehicle from under the nose of the same department the next morning.

Meghalaya | Eleven including three children injured in separate accidents

The incident took place in the early morning of Saturday, Nov 23 from the Hollaidanga Range Beat House under Tikrikilla police station in West Garo Hills. An FIR on the incident was submitted on the same morning.

Meghalaya | Eleven including three children injured in separate accidents

The vehicle, a Pik Up truck (ML 08E 2018) was carrying illegal timber, allegedly cut from within the Dibru Hill Forest Reserve, when it was intercepted by the state forest department. The occupants of the vehicle ran from the spot taking the keys along with them.

PICTURE STORY | Meghalaya: Timber smuggling continues unabated in Garo Hills

The vehicle, according to official records belongs to one Md Sirajul Islam.

“We hauled the vehicle after getting information of a Pik Up carrying timber. It was brought to the Beat House and kept there by our department,” said a forest official.

The incident of theft from the beat house took place at about 1 AM according to officials who were there and discovered the theft.

“They came in a huge group when all our officials were sleeping and firstly pushed the vehicle to the main gate. Once they reached the gate, they started the vehicle and made a run for it, even damaging the gate. It was only after that we came to know what happened and filed a FIR at the Nidanpur outpost,” added the forest official.

Police officials from the same outpost confirmed the receipt of the FIR while also stating that the vehicle went towards Chibinang – a place notorious for the huge number of illegal timber saw mills.

Four Congress MDCs lend support to PDF-led EC in KHADC

By Our Reporter | Shillong, June 18, 2018:

In a new political twist, the four Congress MDCs in the KHADC have given their letter of support to the People’s Democratic Alliance (PDA) led Executive Committee in the Council.

Hawker’s alleged ‘pro-Pakistan’ statement causes clash at Khyndailad; timely intervention by cops prevents violence


SHILLONG, February 22, 2019: Timely intervention by traffic police and senior cops prevented a clash at Khyndailad on Thursday night.

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