Militant killed in Meghalaya gunbattle

A militant was killed Sunday in Meghalaya in a gunbattle with security forces, police said.

Chilling video shows GNLA militants thrashing 'police informers'
Chilling video shows GNLA militants thrashing 'police informers'

A chilling video has come to the fore in Meghalaya, which shows alleged militants of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) mercilessly thrashing suspected “police informers”.

No nexus between ISI, militant outfits in Meghalaya : BSF

The Border Security Force (BSF) has ruled out any nexus between Pakistan`s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and militant outfits in Meghalaya.

Any bifurcation of Meghalaya has to be agreed by all: Sangma

Member of Parliament from Tura constituency and former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno Agitok Sangma on Sunday said any bifurcation of Meghalaya has to be mutually agreed by all.

In Garo Hills, a man is abducted every other day

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.

Art and Culture fest held in Shillong

The 3rd Shillong Creative Arts, Literature and Music festival held at the State Central Library brought together the best of the state`s creative talent.

Kidnapped Meghalaya welder rescued, one abductor killed

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 encounter ends, Garo rebels` camp destroyed

The gun battle between security forces and rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) ended Thursday evening.

Meghalaya woman`s head blown off for resisting rape attempt

Garo militants brutally blew the head off a tribal woman, claiming her to be a police informer, after she resisted their attempts at molestation and rape in South Garo Hills district in Meghalaya.

Curfew relaxed in Meghalaya

Curfew was on Saturday relaxed for eight hours in Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district, two days after it was imposed following mob violence over the death of a suspected militant in police custody, officials said.

Low turnout in Meghalaya autonomous tribal councils polls

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

Low intensity earthquake hits Northeast

A low intensity earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale hit the north eastern states last night.

Meghalaya government to examine rebels` demand for talks: CM

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.

Dalai Lama asks China to learn from India

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday said China should learn from India the practice of harmonious co-existence of different people, languages and lifestyles.

Meghalaya govt appeals to people to defy HNLC bandh call

Meghalaya government on Wednesday appealed to citizens to defy the bandh called on Republic Day by separatist Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council.

Decide Sangma`s tribal status, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court Monday directed the National Commission on Scheduled Tribes to decide the tribal status of Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma within eight weeks.

UDP demands Sangma`s resignation for militant nexus

Opposition United Democratic Party (UDP) in Meghalaya on Monday demanded Chief Minister Mukul Sangma`s resignation accusing him of conniving with tribal Garo militants as was alleged by a militant leader and demanded a CBI enquiry into it.

Four militants shot dead in Meghalaya

Four heavily-armed militants were shot dead in an encounter with the police shortly after the ultras lobbed a crude bomb near a petrol pump damaging vehicles in Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district.

Spirited Christmas celebrations in Meghalaya

The predominantly Christian Meghalaya celebrated Christmas Wednesday with fervour and high spirit, exchanging greetings and gifts with friends and relatives.

Meghalaya CM seeks change in mind barrier regarding NE

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma sought a break in the `mind barrier` that often alienated the region from the rest of the country.