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Five militants killed in past 24 hours in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Friday, August 22, 2014, 22:54

Five militants have been killed in the past 24 hours in the insurgency-ridden Garo Hills region in Meghalaya, including two ASAK militants killed in North Garo Hills bordering Assam, a top police official said.

Three militants killed in encounter Meghalaya`s East Garo Hills district

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 22:50

Three armed militants were shot dead and one person was injured in an encounter in Meghalaya`s East Garo Hills district on Thursday during Operation `Hill Storm`.

Three militants killed in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 13:32

Three militants were killed in Meghalaya Thursday as a gun battle broke out when security forces busted a makeshift camp of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) and the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA).

Kidnapped SBI official freed in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Thursday, August 21, 2014, 12:59

A State Bank of India official, kidnapped by Garo militants in Meghalaya 16 days ago, was released unharmed on Thursday after his family paid a ransom, officials said.

Flood alert in parts of Meghalaya

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2014, 19:09

The North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC) has sounded flood alerts in low lying areas of Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district after incessant rains lashed the region in the past 48 hours.

GACIC welcomes proposal to create Garo Autonomous Council

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 14:50

The Garo Autonomous Council Implementation Committee (GACIC) on Tuesday welcomed Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi`s announcement in his budget speech that the government was actively considering the creation of an Autonomous Council for the community.

Death toll in Meghalaya blast rises to three

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 15:22

The death toll in the IED blast triggered by insurgents in Meghalaya has risen to three with one more policeman succumbing to his injuries Saturday, while another IED was recovered and defused by a bomb disposal squad, police said.

Centre directs Meghalaya to stop negotiations with GNLA

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 22:43

Centre has formally indicated to the state government not to pursue further negotiations with GNLA militants for peace talks, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Thursday said.

In Garo Hills, a man is abducted every other day

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 13:00

Believe it or not, kidnapping has become the order of the day in the insurgency-hit Garo Hills region of Meghalaya, with one person being abducted every alternate day in the past six months.

Two CRPF commandos injured by militants in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:15

Two CRPF commandos were critically injured when they were attacked by suspected Garo tribal militants in North Garo Hills district in Meghalaya on Thursday, police said.

Four abducted Meghalaya traders rescued, one militant killed

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 15:04

Four traders kidnapped by militants in Meghalaya were Thursday rescued following a gun battle with their abductors, police said.

GNLA militant killed in encounter in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 15:35

A GNLA militant was killed and his associate caught during an encounter with security forces at their hideouts in Mikilsimgre in East Garo Hills district.