Rebel ANVC factions to surrender arms: Meghalaya CM

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday said rebels of the two factions of the A'chik National Volunteers Council (ANVC) will lay down arms in the first fortnight of December.

Meghalaya govt not to make public probe report on firing: CM

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday said it would not be appropriate at this stage to make public a magisterial probe report on the Mookhep police firing on September 24 last.

Meghalaya to pardon 400 ANVC militants

More than 400 armed Garo militants of Meghalaya will receive pardon for their crimes, an official peace pact tabled by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Friday said.

Meghalaya home minister quits

Meghalaya Home Minister Roshan Warjri has resigned from the ruling Congress-led government, a party official said on Friday.

Sangma condemns IED blast in S Garo dist, asks police to act

Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Wednesday condemned yesterday's IED attack in the remote South Garo Hills district, which killed two policemen and injured three others, and directed the police to take steps to neutralise the outfit.

Sushma Swaraj's helicopter fails to land in Shillong

The helicopter in which External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was travelling in Meghalaya on Friday failed to land here due to poor visibility, an official said.

Meghalaya govt to start micro grid systems in select villages

 The Meghalaya government will provide micro grid systems in some villages in the state where power will be generated using renewable resources and energy thus saved will be routed to industries, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said today.

Meghalaya Cabinet clears proposal to avail $174 mn project

 Meghalaya cabinet today cleared a proposal to avail a USD 174 million externally aided project aimed at providing sustainable livelihood programmes for the people including access to market linkages.

Meghalaya CM asks businessmen to invest in state
Meghalaya CM asks businessmen to invest in state

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met the country's top military commanders for the first time at a conference during which he outlined his strategic vision and was briefed on the overall security situation.

Meghalaya seeks financial assistance from Centre

Meghalaya government has sought Rs 3,072 crore financial assistance from the Centre for restoration of key infrastructure damaged in last month's flash floods and landslides caused by cloudburst in which 59 lives were lost and five persons are missing since then.

Last week's flood moved Meghalaya back by 10 years: CM Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Monday said the devastation left by last week's flash flood and landslide has taken the state back to what it was ten years ago.

Centre, Meghalaya sign peace accord with Garo rebels

The central and Meghalaya governments Wednesday signed a peace agreement with the two factions of the A'chik National Volunteers Council (ANVC), a Garo rebel outfit.

Mukul Sangma to continue as Meghalaya CM, says AICC leader

Terming the recent hue and cry for change of leadership as 'figment of imagination', AICC general secretary Luihinzo Falerio tonight said Mukul Sangma would continue to be the Chief Minister.

GNLA threatens serial blasts in Garo Hills

Meghalaya's proscribed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) on Friday threatened to carry out serial blasts in the Garo Hills region in protest against Chief Minister Mukul Sangma's decision to intensify counter insurgency operations there.

Meghalaya Cong leaders meet Sonia, demand CM Sangma's ouster

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma faced revolt against his leadership in the party on Wednesday after senior leaders met Congress President Sonia Gandhi and demanded his ouster.

Nothing specific for NE in budget, says Meghalaya CM

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

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.

50 mini, micro hydel power projects identified in Meghalaya

As many as 50 mini and micro hydel power projects have been identified in different districts of Meghalaya aimed at meeting the state`s power requirements.

No regrets for Modi remark: Mukul Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday said he does not regret his remark that Narendra Modi will never become the prime minister because of his "fundamentalist background".

Congress suffered due to anti-incumbency and inflation: Meghalaya Chief Minister

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today congratulated BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on the party`s sweeping success in the Lok Sabha elections saying the Congress suffered due to anti-incumbency and a bad economic phase leading to inflation in the country.