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Hearing on ILP damage suit case on Sep 23

SHILLONG: The next hearing in the Rs 31-crore damage suit pending before the special court will be on September 23. Sources said the case is in the examination stage. Also, many witnesses are yet to be examined in the special court. The…

BJP appoints Alphons in charge of M’laya polls

SHILLONG: The new tourism minister in Narendra Modi's cabinet, Alphons Kannanthanam, was appointed in charge of Meghalaya elections by BJP. This was decided in the meeting of the core committee of the State BJP with central BJP leaders in…

Call for support to teachers before September 5

SHILLONG: The Meghalaya SSA School Association (MSSASA) has denounced the inefficiency of the state government, especially in the field of education, and urged citizens to “take a stand for teachers”. Commenting on Teachers’ Day, MSSASA…

Ronnie exposes BJP’s mining solution bluff

SHILLONG: Senior Congress leader Ronnie V Lyngdoh on Thursday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of deceiving people by promising to lift ban on coal mining within six months of coming to power. Talking to journalists here on…

SIT seizes 84 CPUs from Guwahati after city raids

SHILLONG: Following the call centre scam in the city, the Special Investigation Team formed by Meghalaya police on Wednesday carried out raids in Guwahati and seized 84 CPUs which were used by scamsters to dupe American citizens. SP (City)…

Ex-Forest Min sees little hope in saving NGT

SHILLONG: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision to strike a balance between environment and growth may just be an eyewash as the Centre seems too inclined to promote growth at the cost of environment. The BJP government at the Centre is…