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Agnes attack raised in SC

NEW DELHI: The brutal attack on social activist Agnes Kharshiing, allegedly by local coal mine owners, was raised in the Supreme Court on Monday following which an application will be filed on the matter within three days. The November 8…

Man kills self in Ri Bhoi

NONGPOH: A man identified as Rahim Dkhar committed suicide at his residence at Nongpoh on Monday. The reason behind the extreme step is yet to be ascertained, the police said, adding a case has been registered and the investigation is on.

‘Local coal mine owners involved in attack’

SHILLONG: John Kharshiing, brother of Agnes Kharshiing, quoting the injured victim Amita Sangma, said the attackers were local coal mine owners of East Jaintia Hills. Both Agnes and Amita had gone to the coal mining areas in the district to…

KHNAM undecided on support to common candidate

SHILLONG: The Khun Hynniewtrep National Awakening Movement (KHNAM) is waiting for the dust to settle over common candidate before it decides which party’s Lok Sabha candidate to support. KHNAM president Pyndapbor Saibon told The Shillong…

Court summons Nartiang rival group led by priest

SHILLONG: The group of villagers, including the headman, at Nartiang has been pulled up for creating law and order disturbance during Durga Puja and the High Court of Meghalaya has issued a notice to the priest selected by this group to…

Stay on Saubhagya bidder selection to continue

SHILLONG: The High Court of Meghalaya has refused to vacate the stay on the process of selecting a bidder for Saubhagya scheme. During the hearing on October 23, the court had directed the state government not to proceed further till the…

SHAH IN KERALA TO WHIP UP PASSIONS

  By Aditya Aamir               BJP President Amit Shah arrived in Kerala on Saturday last, the “maiden passenger” on the “maiden flight” to the “maiden airport” in Kannur, and warned Chief Minister Pinnarayi Vijayan that “perpetrating…

Sohiong delegation meets Hek over healthcare infra

SHILLONG: A delegation, including traditional head and KSU members, from Sohiong has sought Health Minister AL Hek's intervention in developing infrastructure at the primary health centre there. President of KSU Sohiong circle WL Mawlong…

Call for corrective measures in Congress

SHILLONG: At a time when the Congress party in Meghalaya is facing the challenge of desertions besides defeats in elections, the veteran politician and Congress leader, AH Scott Lyngdoh has called upon the top leadership of the party to get…

Meghalaya Crime Update

Heroin seized, one held Police on Tuesday arrested a person identified as Kennstar Sungoh and recovered more than 15 grams of suspected heroin. The accused was travelling in a local taxi ML-05-8450 at Umpling Dongshaneng in the city. The…