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Meghalaya government to examine rebels` demand for talks: CM

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 00:23

The Meghalaya government will examine the demand of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) for the release of its jailed chairman as a pre-condition for peace talks, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Tuesday.

Blast in Meghalaya, no casualties

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 09:38

Suspected rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army triggered a blast at a petrol pump in Meghalaya but there were no casualties, police said.

Four coal miners killed in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 12:17

Four coal miners were buried alive when walls of a 50-meter deep pit collapsed in Gare Gittim area in East Garo Hills district of Meghalaya, police said on Thursday.

Blast in Meghalaya, GNLA rebels` hand suspected

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 14:47

Nine Meghalaya Police personnel had a close shave Tuesday when suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels triggered a blast on their convoy`s route in the East Garo Hills district, police said.

Two Garo rebels killed in encounter

Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 22:25

2 Garo rebels were shot dead in encounter with security forces in Meghalaya`s East Garo Hills while self-styled area commander of Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) had a narrow escape.

GNLA militants attack jail, kill assistant jailer

Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 01:05

Heavily-armed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) militants today stormed Meghalaya`s East Garo Hills district jail killing an Assistant Jailer and critically injuring a warder, officials said.

Four GNLA cadres killed on Assam-Meghalaya border

Last Updated: Thursday, April 05, 2012, 15:08

Four members of the militant group Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) were killed in a gun battle with security forces in East Garo Hills district of Meghalaya on the Assam-Meghalaya border early Thursday

Bridge collapse: Administration orders probe

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 20, 2012, 16:57

Meghalaya has ordered a magisterial enquiry into collapse of a foot bridge in remote East Garo Hills district.

NE: Footbridge collapses, American couple injured

Last Updated: Monday, March 19, 2012, 14:05

An American couple and 35 other people sustained minor injuries when a footbridge collapsed in Meghalaya`s remote East Garo Hills district, police said.

Two militants killed in gunfight

Last Updated: Saturday, June 18, 2011, 15:22

Two militants were killed during a gunfight with a joint team of Meghalaya Police and Army in East Garo Hills.

Meghalaya CM orders security pickets in violence-hit areas

Last Updated: Saturday, February 12, 2011, 21:46

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma reviewed the security scenario in the ethnic-violence hit border areas of East Garo Hills district and instructed the administration to put up fixed security pickets at the vulnerable points.

Bid to torch house foiled, reconciliation initiatives on

Last Updated: Sunday, January 30, 2011, 18:50

The authorities thwarted miscreants` attempt to torch a house in the ethnic-riot hit East Garo Hills district of Meghalaya and scotched rumours on time to prevent any flare-up, officials said on Sunday.