New Delhi/IBNS: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma on Tuesday signed an agreement regarding their border disputes that have been pending for 50 years.
Shillong/UNI: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma would leave for New Delhi on Thursday to meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah to present their respective positions on the inter-state boundary conflict in order to arrive at a lasting solution to the vexed issue between the two neighbouring states.
Guwahati/IBNS: Union Home Minister Amit Shah is likely to seal the agreement on the inter-state border dispute between Assam and Meghalaya in six out of 12 disputed areas ahead of Meghalay’s 50th statehood day celebration on Jan 21.
Shillong/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has brought the Congress closer to its arch-rival Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as the grand old party stunned all by supporting the ruling coalition, headed by National People's Party (NPP).
Guwahati: After killing of 14 civilians in Nagaland’s Mon district, demands for repealing the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) have been strongly raised across the north eastern region.
Guwahati/IBNS: The governments of Assam and Meghalaya on Tuesday announced that they will take necessary steps to settle inter-state border disputes in six areas by the end of this year.
Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Wednesday inaugurated the Mendipathar Facilitation Centre at Mendipathar Railway Station in North Garo Hills in presence of Deputy Speaker Timothy D Shira.
Guwahati/IBNS: Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said that, the Chairperson of the Meghalaya Human Rights Commission will be heading the judicial inquiry team which was set up by the Meghalaya government to investigate the death of former Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) General Secretary Cheristerfield Thangkhiew on August 13.
Guwahati/UNI: Amid ongoing curfew in several parts of Meghalaya, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday requested his counterpart Conrad Sangma to take measures for the safety of people from Assam stranded in the hill state.
Guwahati/IBNS: Conrad Sangma-led NPP in the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance government’s coalition partner United Democratic Party (UDP) has requested the Meghalaya Chief Minister to initiate a judicial probe into the death of Chesterfield Thangkhiew – former general secretary of militant outfit Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC).
Guwahati/IBNS: At least two people including a woman were injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Meghalaya's capital city Shillong on Tuesday evening.
Guwahati/IBNS: The Chief Ministers of Assam and Meghalaya will hold the second round of talks on the inter-state border dispute in Guwahati on Friday.
Shillong/UNI: Meghalaya’s opposition Congress on Wednesday said that disputes in new areas along the Meghalaya-Assam boundary is a “dangerous trend” and urged the National People’s Party (NPP)-led government to be “serious enough” in dealing with this inter-state dispute.
Shillong/IBNS: The Meghalaya government on Thursday has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 50,000 to each of the next kin of COVID-19 deceased in the state.
New Delhi/IBNS: India, the country of 1.3 billion people, is likely to witness a partial resumption of economic activities post May 3 as the Narendra Modi government has hinted at a staggered exit from the nationwide anti-Covid-19 lockdown.