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Peace accord with Meghalaya rebels after polls, says official

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 13:58

The final peace accord with the A`chik National Volunteer Council in Meghalaya`s Garo Hills is likely to be finalised after the formation of a new government at the centre, a Home Ministry official said.

Meghalaya Assembly rejects motion for Garoland

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 15:55

The Meghalaya Assembly Tuesday rejected a motion to create a separate state in the Garo Hills in the western part of the state.

GNLA offers talks with govt

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 18:52

Jailed chairman of the banned Garo National Liberation Army militants in Meghalaya, Champion R Sangma, has expressed desire for dialogue with the Government to end bloodshed in the militant-hit Garo Hills region in the state.

First train to chug into Meghalaya April 1

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 15:27

The railways will be debuting in Meghalaya with the first train scheduled to chug into Mendipathar station in North Garo Hills on April 1, an official said Friday.

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.

Three executed by tribal militants for refusing to pay extortion in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 13:30

Three persons were executed by tribal militants after they refused to pay extortion money, while one escaped with bullet injuries in Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district, police said on Wednesday.

Meghalaya CM denies link with any militant group

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 21:20

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesday denied having links with any militant group in the Garo Hills region of the state even as Opposition parties demanded a CBI inquiry into the matter.

Meghalaya govt approves extension of GHADC term by six months

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 17:38

Meghalaya government on Wednesday approved the extension of term of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council by another six months to allow a peace settlement with Achik National Volunteer Council (ANVC), a militant outfit under ceasefire since 2004.

Three policemen arrested and suspended for molesting girl

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 15:27

Three policemen were arrested and suspended from service for allegedly molesting a 12-year-old girl in Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district, police said.

Outlawed GNLA`s chief gets bail in one more case

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 13:53

Champion R Sangma, who headed the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army in Meghalaya, has been granted bail in one more case.