Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya and Mizoram kept out of CAA for there is no Hindu Bengali population there: Himanta Biswa Sarma
Replying to a question during interacting with young students at the Youth Parliament organized by Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM)at Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati on Thursday Sarma said that it is not correct to say while Assam is under the ambit of CAA and other North eastern states are left out of ambit of CAA.
16 mini power projects being commissioned in Meghalaya: CM
Of the 1,637 MW installed capacity of the 16 under construction power projects, 80...
Tripura SEZ along Bangladesh to be multi-sector one
The Rs 1,550 crore special economic zone (SEZ), to be set up along the Bangladesh border ...
At 744, West Bengal tops crimes by foreigners
West Bengal recorded the highest number of crimes (744) committed by foreigners in 2018 followed by Karnataka (175) and Himachal Pradesh (147), according to 2018 National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report.
10,349 farmers committed suicide in 2018: NCRB
The 2018 figure is less in comparison to 2016 when 11,379 farmers committed suicide, according to the agency which is responsible for collecting and analysing crime data.
Mobile internet services resume in Meghalaya
The ban on mobile internet and mass messaging services, imposed on December 12, was lifted at around 7 pm on Friday due to improvement in law and order situation, a senior home department official told.
Meghalaya Assembly adopts resolution to implement ILP in state
The one day special session was conducted with the sole intention to pass the resolution in view of the demand by the indigenous residents of the state for implementation of the ILP.
NET exam in Assam, Meghalaya postponed in wake of unrest
Northeast t has been witnessing violent protests after the passage of the Citizenship (Amendment) bill, 2019. Internet services had to be suspended for an indefinite period amid ongoing protests in the region.
India-China joint training exercise commences in Meghalaya
Umroi (Meghalaya), Dec 07 (ANI): The 8th India-China joint training exercise named 'HAND-IN-HAND 2019' commenced on December 7 at Joint Trai...
Anti-CAB protests: Mobile Internet, messaging services withdrawn in Meghalaya
"Messaging platforms like SMS, WhatsApp and social media platforms like facebook, twitter and You Tube are likely to be used for transmission of information through pictures, videos and text that have the potential to cause civil unrest and exacerbate the law and order situation," Additional Home Secretary C V D Diengdoh said in the order.
CAB: HM Amit Shah addressed Meghalaya's concerns, says CM Sangma
Chief Minister of Meghalaya Conrad Sangma said, “When we went to meet the Union Home Minister Amit Shah, we did not know any of these provis...
It's peak tourist season in North East but 'bookings cancelled'
With Assam witnessing protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act last week, the tourism industry has suffered a serious setback as many tourists have cancelled their plans to visit the state.
Meghalaya cabinet ministers caught in anti-CAB stir, CM postpones meeting with Amit Shah
"The CM had visited western Meghalaya earlier in the day. He took a separate route to reach the airport, on the outskirts of Guwahati. His cabinet colleagues, however, were stuck in violence-hit Guwahati," one of the sources said.
How some men want to change Meghalaya's matrilineal society
A men’s rights group called Syngkhong Rympei Thymmai (SRT), meaning a wedge that stabilises the shaking home, has been advocating equitable division of property to all children irrespective of gender. Broadly, SRT has been striving to overturn matriliny and establish patriliny in the Khasi tribe since 1990.
China cites India to justify Internet curbs
The “justification” was described as a dangerous precedent for internet freedom in India by activists, considering that China has been repeatedly criticised by digital activists for censoring people’s voices online.
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