Normal classes not to resume in schools in these states anytime soon, check details

Most of the northeastern states took varied decisions on the resumption of classes in schools on a regular basis even as Assam had reopened educational institutions on November 2 after more than seven months, officials said on Saturday.

Nov 28, 2020, 19:53 PM IST

Meghalaya Police busts interstate drug racket; four apprehended

The consignment contained suspected heroin which weighed 25.23 gm and the same was seized.

Aug 11, 2020, 23:46 PM IST

Medium-intensity earthquakes hit Manipur, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Earthquakes measuring 4.0 and 4.1 on the Richter Scale hit near Ukhrul area in Manipur and Diglipur of Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday (June 28) respectively on Sunday, according to the National Centre for Seismology. 

Jun 28, 2020, 16:13 PM IST

Rajya Sabha elections 2020: NPP’s WR Kharlukhi wins in Meghalaya, MNF’s K Vanlalvena in Mizoram

The candidates of the ruling MNF in Mizoram and Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) won the one Rajya Sabha seats in eaxh state, while the process in Manipur was withheld by the Election Commission, election officials said on Friday.

Jun 19, 2020, 20:56 PM IST

Election to 18 Rajya Sabha seats to be held on June 19

Elections to 18 Rajya Sabha seats, postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak and the ensuing lockdown, will be held on June 19. The voting will begin at 9 am on June 19. The counting of votes will be held on the evening of June 19 itself, as per the announcement made by the Election Commission earlier.

Jun 18, 2020, 20:00 PM IST

IMD issues red alert for Assam, Meghalaya, predicts very heavy rainfall from May 26-28

The IMD said rainfall is likely at most places, with heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected at isolated places. A few isolated will also receive extremely heavy falls.

May 26, 2020, 15:21 PM IST

Watch Video: Elephants entering into Meghalaya forests on India-Bangladesh border

Elephants, who are revered in this region, are respectfully called "Mama". 

May 14, 2020, 19:51 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi interacts with Chief Ministers over COVID-19 lockdown, lauds joint efforts of states

The Chief Ministers who attended the meeting included Delhi's Arvind Kejriwal, Kerala's Pinarayi Vijayan, Uttar Pradesh's Yogi Adityanath, Maharashtra's Uddhav Thackeray, Tamil Nadu's E K Palaniswami, Meghalaya' Conard Sangma and Uttarakhand's Trivandrum Singh Rawat.

Apr 27, 2020, 12:44 PM IST

Western Disturbance causes rainfall over Assam, Punjab: IMD

Thunderstorms were also observed over some places in Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chandigarh and Delhi in the morning hours today, stated IMD in its All India Weather Warning Bulletin.

Apr 18, 2020, 12:14 PM IST

Night curfew lifted in parts of Meghalaya's Shillong, situation remains tense

Police officials said that the curfew was imposed since 9 pm Saturday, following the death of two persons in two separate attacks.

Mar 01, 2020, 12:21 PM IST

Night curfew imposed, internet services suspended in 6 districts of Meghalaya after clashes during anti-CAA rally

A night curfew was imposed and internet services suspended for 48 hours in six districts of Meghalaya on Friday after clashes erupted in Shella area of East Khasi Hills during an anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) rally. The six districts are--East Jaintia Hills, West Jaintia Hills, East Khasi Hills, Ri Bhoi, West Khasi Hills and South West Khasi Hills.

Feb 28, 2020, 23:06 PM IST

Northeast likely to receive rainfall from Feb 14 to 18: IMD

Dry weather is very likely to prevail over the rest of the country in the next five days, the weatherman predicted.

Feb 14, 2020, 09:56 AM IST

Indo-China joint military exercise Hand-in-Hand-2019 concludes in Meghalaya

The People's Liberations Army (PLA) contingent comprised 130 personnel of Tibet Military Command.

Dec 20, 2019, 21:17 PM IST

Protest continues in Assam against Citizenship Amendment Bill

Protest continues in Assam against Citizenship Amendment Bill. Internet has been suspended for 48 hours in Assam and Meghalaya.

Dec 13, 2019, 12:00 PM IST

Citizenship Amendment Bill becomes act with President Kovind's assent as violence grips northeast

The contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill, which was cleared in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday, became an Act on Thursday night after President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent.

Dec 13, 2019, 06:27 AM IST

Centre bans Meghalaya-based insurgent group Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council

The MHA released a notification saying the HNLC along with all its factions, wings and frontal organisations has been banned for their involvement in activities aimed at breaking away those parts of Meghalaya which are inhabited by Khasi and Jaintia tribals, from India.

Nov 18, 2019, 16:20 PM IST

Meghalaya Assembly Speaker election on September 13

The ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government has decided to field the incumbent Tourism Minister, Metbah Lyngdoh as its nominee for the post of Speaker.

Sep 09, 2019, 13:32 PM IST

Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Donkupar Roy dies at 64

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Donkupar Roy's death and said that he worked with diligence and helped transform many lives in the state. 

Jul 28, 2019, 17:40 PM IST

India, China to hold joint military drill in Meghalaya in December

In Umroi, the two forces will focus on counter-terror operations, the establishment of the joint command post and joint combat drill though a detailed planning meeting will be held in August.

Jul 19, 2019, 23:33 PM IST

Umiam Dam lifespan reduced by 5 years due to pollution

During the inspection, the committee found that silt deposits in the dam was very high and all types of waste including plastic waste carried by the highly polluted Umkhrah and Umshyrpi rivers accumulated in the dam.

Jul 19, 2019, 17:20 PM IST