Fifty nine people died in flash flood and landslide triggered by cloud burst in Meghalaya, the state government said on Tuesday.
At least six rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) have surrendered in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, police said.
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.
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.
Four traders kidnapped by militants in Meghalaya were Thursday rescued following a gun battle with their abductors, police said.
A kidnapped bank official in Meghalaya was rescued Wednesday after a gunfight with his abductors in the West Garo Hills district, police said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BSF apprehended a hardcore cadre of GNLA militant group from a local market in West Garo Hills district on Tuesday, officials said.
Curfew was clamped in Phulbari, Rajabala, Bhaitbari, Singhimari and adjoining areas after text messages were sent out inciting communal violence.
Curfew clamped in West Garo Hills district bordering Assam following circulation of communal text messages, was relaxed during daytime.
Curfew was relaxed for three hours in parts of West Garo Hills district in Meghalaya Thursday, two days after it was imposed in the wake of communal tension, an official said.
Curfew has been imposed in western Meghalaya to foil communal clashes, an official said Wednesday.
The explosion took place at 6.45 pm when unidentified people lobbed the crude bomb from a moving vehicle at the bakery shop in Tura market.
Two people, including a fair price
shop owner, have been arrested in connection with a scam in
Public Distribution System in West Garo Hills district of
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