South Garo Hills

Meghalaya's South Garo Hills affected by floods

The water level at the Umiam reservoir in Ri- Bhoi district was nearing the danger level and the floodgates of the dam have been opened as a precautionary measure.

Aug 12, 2017, 14:16 PM IST

3000 cattle & contraband worth lakhs of rupees seized by BSF

The BSF has seized over 3000 cattle and contraband items worth lakhs of rupees from the un-fenced stretches along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya this year.

Apr 13, 2017, 22:03 PM IST

Meghalaya HC asks Centre to consider enforcing AFSPA in Garo Hills

The Meghalaya High Court has asked the Centre to consider enforcing Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA) in militancy-hit Garo Hills region in the state to help the administration restore the rule of law.

Nov 03, 2015, 12:57 PM IST

BDO abducted in Meghalaya

A BDO in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills district was taken hostage by armed militants for not yielding to their extortion demands.

Oct 28, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

Bodies of kidnapped IB officer, trader found after a month

Bodies of young Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer Bikash Singh and a trader were found buried in a jungle.

Oct 25, 2015, 16:12 PM IST
Intelligence officer killed by militants in Meghalaya

Intelligence officer killed by militants in Meghalaya

Militants in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills have killed a young officer of the Intelligence Bureau, reports coming in from the northeastern state say.

Sep 26, 2015, 01:59 AM IST

Kidnapped Meghalaya official freed

A Meghalaya sports official kidnapped for ransom by militant group Garo National Liberation Army was released unharmed on Friday after 28 days in captivity, police said.

Aug 07, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

Five policemen injured in Meghalaya blast

Five policemen were injured in a bomb blast triggered by the militants in Meghalaya late Tuesday night, police said on Wednesday.

Apr 22, 2015, 11:09 AM IST

IED explodes in South Garo Hills, five policemen hurt

A powerful IED exploded at a road in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills district injuring five policemen, who were travelling through a remote village from the area, police said on Saturday.

Dec 06, 2014, 15:14 PM IST

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.

Nov 19, 2014, 15:40 PM IST

VK Singh condemns attacks in northeast

Union Minister Gen (retd) VK Singh on Friday condemned the violent attacks in the northeast saying it was abnormal in a society known for its matriarchal nature.

Jun 07, 2014, 01:03 AM IST

Outlawed GNLA`s chief gets bail in one more case

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

Dec 17, 2013, 13:53 PM IST

Militants kill five policemen in Meghalaya

Five policemen were killed in western Meghalaya Tuesday when tribal militants ambushed a police team on its way to a jail to take charge of a prisoner, officials said.

Nov 05, 2013, 20:53 PM IST

Assam announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for kin of 8 miners

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi announced an ex-gratia grant of Rs two lakh to the next of kin of the 8 coal miners killed in South Garo Hills on Sunday night.

Jun 25, 2013, 19:28 PM IST

Eight shot dead in Meghalaya

Unidentified men gunned down eight coal miners and injured three others in Meghalaya`s South Garo Hills district, police said Monday.

Jun 24, 2013, 14:12 PM IST

GNLA militant surrenders

An armed militant of the banned GNLA has surrendered to BSF in South Garo Hills district of Meghalaya, a BSF official said on Thursday.

Mar 21, 2013, 16:43 PM IST

Three shot dead in encounter in Meghalaya

Three persons were shot dead and five others injured in a daring attack by outlawed Garo tribal militants on joint security forces on patrol duty.

Nov 11, 2012, 13:39 PM IST

After mine mishap, Meghalaya to come up with safety norms

Meghalaya state government wants to hold private mine owners responsible for any mishap in their mines.

Jul 16, 2012, 14:08 PM IST

GNLA kills policeman

A Meghalaya Police personnel was killed and 3 others injured in an encounter with the banned GNLA rebels near Gasuapara in South Garo Hills district.

May 30, 2012, 21:05 PM IST