West Garo Hills

3.4 magnitude earthquake hit Assam's Kamrup district

A 3.4 magnitude of earthquake hit Assam's Kamrup district on Monday.

Aug 07, 2017, 19:35 PM IST

BJP leader quits after party opposed beef party in Meghalaya

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Meghalaya has resigned from the party after senior party members opposed his plans to organise a "bitchi-beef party" to celebrate three years of Modi government.

Jun 01, 2017, 15:29 PM IST
PA Sangama laid to rest, thousands bid tearful farewell

PA Sangama laid to rest, thousands bid tearful farewell

Thousands today bade tearful farewell to former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno A Sangma as his remains were laid to rest at his hometown Tura, the district headquarters of West Garo Hills.

Mar 07, 2016, 18:44 PM IST
Blast in Williamnagar market in Meghalaya, seven injured

Blast in Williamnagar market in Meghalaya, seven injured

At least seven persons, including a woman, were injured when proscribed Garo National Liberation Army militants triggered an IED blast in east-Indian state Meghalaya's East Garo Hills district on Saturday.

Jan 09, 2016, 15:41 PM IST

Four arms suppliers to militant groups held in Meghalaya

NSCN(K) cadre Peirai Hao is suspected to be the kingpin of the arms supplying gang.

Nov 18, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Three injured in IED blast in Meghalaya

 Three persons were on Wednesday injured when suspected Garo National Liberation Army militants today triggered a low-intensity IED blast at a busy market place in Tura town of Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, police said.

May 27, 2015, 18:19 PM IST

GNLA planned to carry out blasts before Christmas

 Seven GNLA militants, who were allegedly planning to carry out blasts in West Garo Hills district before Christmas, have been arrested.

Nov 20, 2014, 23:08 PM IST

Meghalaya flood death toll at 59

Fifty nine people died in flash flood and landslide triggered by cloud burst in Meghalaya, the state government said on Tuesday.

Oct 07, 2014, 21:53 PM IST

Six rebels surrender in Meghalaya

At least six rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) have surrendered in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, police said.

Oct 07, 2014, 09:45 AM IST

Meghalaya flood toll rises to 24, another 24 feared dead

Twenty-four persons have lost their lives and another 24 are feared dead after being reported missing in the flood-affected areas of the Garo Hills region in Meghalaya, according to state government officials.

Sep 23, 2014, 19:58 PM IST

Flood alert in parts of Meghalaya

The North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC) has sounded flood alerts in low lying areas of Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district after incessant rains lashed the region in the past 48 hours.

Aug 16, 2014, 19:09 PM IST

Four abducted Meghalaya traders rescued, one militant killed

Four traders kidnapped by militants in Meghalaya were Thursday rescued following a gun battle with their abductors, police said.

Jun 26, 2014, 15:04 PM IST

Kidnapped banker in Meghalaya rescued after gunfight

A kidnapped bank official in Meghalaya was rescued Wednesday after a gunfight with his abductors in the West Garo Hills district, police said.

Jun 18, 2014, 12:51 PM IST

Abducted SBI official rescued in Meghalaya

The abducted officer of a public sector bank was on Wednesday rescued unharmed by police from the clutches of suspected militants from a village in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya.

Jun 18, 2014, 12:20 PM IST

Assam BDO abducted by militants

A senior Assam government official has been allegedly abducted by suspected tribal Garo militants from an area along the interstate border in Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district, police said.

Nov 21, 2013, 14:57 PM IST

Arrested for rape, Meghalaya police officer escapes from custody

A police officer arrested for raping two minor girls escaped from police custody in Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district Sunday, a district official said.

Jun 02, 2013, 20:56 PM IST

Arrested for rape, Meghalaya police officer escapes from custody

A police officer arrested for raping two minor girls escaped from police custody in Meghalaya`s West Garo Hills district Sunday, a district official said.

Jun 02, 2013, 19:31 PM IST

Minor raped in Meghalaya

A five-year-old girl was on Friday allegedly raped by a man in a remote village in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya, police said.

Mar 29, 2013, 20:59 PM IST

GNLA militant apprehended in Shillong

BSF apprehended a hardcore cadre of GNLA militant group from a local market in West Garo Hills district on Tuesday, officials said.

Jun 05, 2012, 21:21 PM IST

Authorities mull lifting curfew in W Garo hills

Curfew was clamped in Phulbari, Rajabala, Bhaitbari, Singhimari and adjoining areas after text messages were sent out inciting communal violence.

May 19, 2012, 17:30 PM IST