Meghalaya News

Meghalaya CM distributes Rs 5,000 to more than 53,000 farmers in state

Meghalaya CM distributes Rs 5,000 to more than 53,000 farmers in state

Dec 06, 2022

The Chief Minister made Direct Benefit Transfer to the tune of Rs. 30 cr to 60,000 producer households under Focus plus. The biggest DBT ever in the history of Meghalaya.

UDP General Secretary Jemino Mawthoh

Meghalaya: United Democratic Party announces names of 32 candidates for upcoming election

Dec 06, 2022

Mawthoh further said that the second list will be announced shorty for the state election.

Meghalaya High Court

Meghalaya High Court quashes notification barring government aided college teachers from taking part in politics

Dec 06, 2022

The High Court remarked that teachers of government-aided colleges are not found to hold an office of profit and quashed the notification aimed at instilling discipline and order among the teachers in the state.

Northeast's first drone facility for health services launched in Meghalaya

Meghalaya launches Northeast’s first drone delivery facility for health

Dec 06, 2022

The drone station was inaugurated at the Jengjal Sub-Divisional Hospital by Meghalaya minister James Sangma in the presence of a few other state ministers.

Meghalaya witnessed the Largest Direct Benefit Transfer

Meghalaya government transfers Rs 30 crore to 60,000 households under FOCUS+ initiative

Dec 05, 2022

The state government continued with its aggressive rural welfare push with Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on December 5 distributing funds under FOCUS+ Programme at Jengjal, West Garo Hills District, which is the largest ever Direct Benefit Transfer in Meghalaya, ensuring farmers’ prosperity towards promoting sustainable livelihood.

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Meghalaya government refutes TMC's claims of financial anomalies worth Rs 632 crore

Dec 05, 2022

Notably, just months ahead of the assembly election, the All India Trinamool Congress claimed that the Meghalaya government under Conrad Sangma and IAS officer D Vijay Kumar has conceived over Rs 632 crores of fund mismanagement.

Meghalaya Police seize arms and ammunition in West Garo Hills; 3 arrested

Meghalaya: Police seize arms and ammunition in West Garo Hills; 3 arrested

Dec 05, 2022

Meghalaya Police on December 5 recovered arms and ammunition from Garobadha in the state's ANTF West Garo Hills.

National Spokesperson of All India Trinamool Congress Saket S Gokhale

TMC accuses Meghalaya government of Rs 632 crore irregularities in the name of Meghalaya Ecotourism

Dec 05, 2022

TMC claimed that tenders have been floated by Meghalayan Age Ltd and not by the government of Meghalaya which means that none of the details of the tenders has been public.

Former Assembly Speaker A.T. Mondol joins NPP

Meghalaya: Former Assembly Speaker AT Mondol joins NPP; to contest from Phulbari LAC

Dec 03, 2022

The announcement was made by NPP State President and Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma at the programme where Mondol joined the NPP

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma condemns statement KAADC Chief Tuliram Rongkhang on Mukroh violence

Meghalaya: CM Conrad Sangma condemns statement of KAADC Chief on Mukroh violence

Dec 02, 2022

Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said that these challenging times and such statements are unappreciative. 

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma

Meghalaya: CM Conrad Sangma squashes rumours about contesting from two different Constituencies

Dec 02, 2022

"Not at all, I will not contest from two of now I am only contesting from South Tura Constituency", said the NPP Chief. 

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister distributes loans worth Rs 14 lakh to Self-Help Groups

Dec 02, 2022

He also stated that it is the endeavor of the government to bring administration closer to the people and added that people in the past had to travel in bad road conditions to Nongpoh even for basic needs and services.

Meghalaya HC quashes NEEPCO order

Meghalaya HC quashes NEEPCO order barring employees from joining trade unions

Dec 02, 2022

The Meghalaya High Court stated that it was a violation of Article 19 (1) (c) which allows the formation of associations or unions.

Meghalaya BJP VP Bernard Marak

Meghalaya BJP claims CM Conrad Sangma failed to disburse PMAY funds to its beneficiaries

Dec 02, 2022

In its latest attack post the Mukroh incident which claimed five lives, the BJP claimed that the Meghalaya state government has stopped all funds meant for PMAY beneficiaries in Garo Hills.

TMC leader Mukul Sangma

Internet shutdown was a ‘bankruptcy of ideas':TMC leader Mukul Sangma over Mukroh violence

Dec 01, 2022

Earlier, the TMC on November 25 said that the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government has declared a shutdown of the internet to mask their failure.

Slew of decisions undertaken by the Meghalaya government in today's cabinet meet

Meghalaya cabinet approves setting up of outposts, increase manpower in sensitive locations along border areas

Nov 29, 2022

Meghalaya cabinet approved the creation of outposts in sensitive locations along the state’s border areas which includes Mooriap BOP in East Jaintia Hills, Mukroh BOP, and Tihwieh BOP in West Jaintia Hills, Rani-Jirang BOP in Ri-Bhoi, Umwali BOP, Lejadubi Bop and Langpih BOP in West Khasi Hills.

Meghalaya: KSU members released from jail

Meghalaya: Four Khasi Students Union members arrested in connection with Shillong rally violence released

Nov 29, 2022

The four members of the Khasi Students' Union (KSU) and the Federation of Khasi Jaintia and Garo People (FKJGP), who were detained in connection with the violence during the FKJGP-organized peace rally on unemployment on October 28, 2022, were released on November 28 late in the evening from Sadar Police station in Shillong.

Three Meghalaya MLAs tendered their resignation on November 28

Meghalaya: Jolt to NPP as two MLAs resign, to contest on BJP ticket

Nov 28, 2022

Two National People's Party (NPP) MLAs - Benedic R Marak of Raksamgre Constituency, Ferlin A Sangma of Selsella Constituency and one All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) MLA- Himalaya M Shangpliang of Mawsynram Constituency tendered their resignation.

Meghalaya CM holds all political parties meet

Meghalaya CM holds all political parties meet, to list out Border Outposts in sensitive areas

Nov 28, 2022

Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma, said that the meeting was held to brief the leaders of different political parties on the steps that have been taken by the government following the Mukroh incident.

Internet services restored in Meghalaya

Meghalaya: Internet data services restored in state after 7 days; situation peaceful confirms administration

Nov 28, 2022

It may be mentioned, the government of Meghalaya suspended the internet after the Mukroh firing incident on November 22 morning to minimise the transmission of information through pictures, videos and text, having the potential to cause serious breakdown of law and order. 

Protest held outside CM Conrad Sangma's residence

Meghalaya: Protest held outside CM Conrad Sangma's residence condemning government failure over Mukroh incident

Nov 26, 2022

The pressure groups initially planned to burn the effigies at the entrance of the CM’s Bungalow but were stopped by the State police after a heated argument with the state administration and police