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Meghalaya groups oppose Tibetan refugees enrolment as voters

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 20:15

Meghalaya`s powerful pressure groups opposed inclusion of Tibetan refugees in the electoral rolls of the northeastern state.

272 people to vote for LS poll for the first time in 67 years

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:21

Sixty-seven years after India`s Independence and 40 years after Meghalaya attained statehood, a group of 272 people in East Khasi Hills district will be casting their votes for the first time in a Lok Sabha poll while their 7,000 odd neighbours would not.

Four dead, 25 injured in storm in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 00:22

Four persons died and over 25 sustained injuries when a cyclonic storm hit Meghalaya`s West Khasi Hills district leaving several people homeless in at least ten villages, officials said on Thursday.

Low turnout in Meghalaya autonomous tribal councils polls

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 16:32

Voter turnout was low in the polling for two autonomous district councils which was marred by stray incidents of violence on Monday, officials said.

Meghalaya govt seeks 30 companies of paramilitary forces

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 20:56

The Meghalaya government said that it has sought for 30 companies of additional paramilitary forces for the smooth conduct of the district council elections in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council and Jaintia Hills Autonomous District Council.

NPP to contest district council polls with UDP in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 15:18

Opposition National Peoples Party (NPP) in Meghalaya will contest the coming Autonomous District Council elections in Khasi and Jaintia Hills along with United Democratic Party (UDP).

Missing man`s body parts found in several places

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 15:30

In a grisly incident, chopped body parts of a traditional healer were found from several places in Meghalaya`s East Khasi Hills district, police said.

Four Meghalaya students arrested for setting man afire

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 00:55

Four Khasi Students` Union activists, accused of setting a tea stall on fire owner a fortnight ago, were arrested Friday from two different locations in Meghalaya, police said.

Tea stall owner set on fire in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 20:07

A tea stall owner was Saturday set on fire by masked men in this Meghalaya capital.

Militants kill two BSF jawans in Meghalaya

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 16:07

Meghalaya shares a 443-km border with Bangladesh, part of which is still unfenced and hence porous coupled with bad terrain areas which are difficult to man.

Meghalaya govt files damage suit against pro-ILP activists

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 16:17

Meghalaya government has filed a damage suit of Rs 31 crore against pro-Inner Liner Permit activists for the damage caused to property during the month-long agitation in the state.

Impasse over ILP in Meghalaya hit tourism industry

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 12:24

With a movement by tribals calling for protection of their identity gaining momentum, tourists are giving Asia`s `cleanest` village and `wettest` place on earth in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, a shirk.