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Meghalaya teen’s death: Residents condemn suspected murder, seek judicious probe


TURA | OCT 11, 2019:

Residents of Tikrikilla have demanded for a judicial investigation following the death of a 17-year-old girl and suspect it to be a murder and not a case of elopement.

Meghalaya: After video of alleged extortion by NGOs goes viral, Bhutan truck driver clarifies on allegation


TURA | OCTOBER 11, 2019:

In a video which went viral on social media, where a truck driver from Bhutan was seen giving bribe to some NGOs has led to a huge amount of criticism and anger over allegations of extortion.

Unidentified man uses cover of darkness to rape 70-yr-old woman in SWGH

TURA | Oct 10, 2019:

In a shocking incident, a 70-year-old woman was allegedly sexually assaulted by an unidentified man at a place located close to the border with Bangladesh in South West Garo Hills on October 8. The accused used the cover of darkness to firstly rape and then escape after the incident.

Police arrest 5 Foreign Nationals, 4 locals from East & West Jaintia Hills

JOWAI | Oct 10, 2019:

Ever since the arrest of foreign nationals of African origin in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, the officers and personnel of West Jaintia Hills were alerted about the issue especially the threat of infiltration from Bangladesh through the porous border.

LRO threatens to move court over destruction of Seng Khasi’s altar in Khongthong village

SHILLONG | Oct 10, 2019:

The Legal Rights Observatory (LRO), a legal rights group affiliated to RSS, has threatened to approach the Meghalaya High Court if the district administration fails to initiate action against people who are responsible for the destruction of a worship place of the Khasi traditional faith at Khongthong village in Sohra on June this year.

Meghalaya: AGHSSASTA expresses disparity over non disbursal of pending salaries


TURA | OCT 10, 2019:

Angered over the disparity of pay structure, the teachers under the All Garo Hills (SSA) School Teachers Association (AGHSSASTA) have expressed their unhappiness over the government’s inability to clear all the pending salaries prior to Durga Puja.

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