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Meghalaya plans entry/exit points to check illegal immigration

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 23:12

In an attempt to check inflow of illegal immigrants into the state, the Meghalaya government has set up a committee to find out location for setting up `entry and exit` points of the state.

Nothing specific for NE in budget, says Meghalaya CM

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 23:09

Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma expressed disappointment with the general budget saying there was no investment strategy to promote trade and commerce with other countries in the North East region.

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.

Crimes against women up in 6 Northeast states, Assam tops list

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 11:17

Crimes against women in six of the eight northeastern states increased significantly in the last year compared to the year before as Assam led the list, although Manipur and Mizoram registered a downward trend.

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.

Meghalaya Governor takes additional charge of Nagaland

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 14:31

Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul on Wednesday took over the additional charge as the 18th governor of Nagaland following the resignation of Ashwani Kumar from the post on June 25 last.

Krishan Kant Paul sworn-in Nagaland Governor

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 13:23

Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul Wednesday took over additional charge of Nagaland too following resignation of Ashwani Kumar.

Kidnapped Meghalaya welder rescued, one abductor killed

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 13:15

A welder kidnapped by militants for ransom was Tuesday rescued in Meghalaya following a gunfight in which security forces killed one abductor and arrested two others.

Meghalaya gets new chief secretary

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 15:21

PBO Warjri, a 1978 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, has been appointed the new chief secretary of Meghalaya, an official said Saturday.

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.

Casualty due to militancy in Meghalaya tripled in 5-yrs: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 22:25

Casualty due to militant activities in Meghalaya has almost tripled in the last five years with the number of deaths rising from 22 in 2010 to 61 in 2013, indicating a deteriorating internal security in the state, an official report said.