Guwahati/IBNS: West Bengal Chief MinisterMamata Banerjee’s unprecedented coup in Meghalaya – with joining of 12 out of 17 Congress MLAs including former Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma in Trinamool Congress (TMC) just ahead of the assembly polls in the state, was started from the meeting between Mukul Sangma and political strategist Prashant Kishor just two and half months ago.
Kolkata/IBNS: Former Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma and 11 other Congress MLAs of the state, formally joined the Trinamool Congress, on Thursday.
New Delhi/IBNS: Former Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, along with 12 of the 17 Congress MLAs in the state, has joined the Trinamool Congress, media reports said.
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.
Guwahati/IBNS: Former Meghalaya Chief Minister Late E K Mawlong’s youngest son was charred to death when the car he was travelling in caught fire in Meghalaya’s Ri-Bhoi district.
Shillong/UNI: The political speculation over whether veteran Congress leader and former Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr. Mukul Sangma is going to leave the grand-old party and move to the Trinamool Congress (TMC) is a million dollar question that people are asking in the present political scenario.
Shillong/IBNS: Six people were killed and 16 others injured after a passenger bus of Meghalaya Transport Corporation (MTC) fell into a river in Meghalaya’s East Garo Hills district on Wednesday night.
Guwahati: The Meghalaya government has constituted three regional panels to resolve its border dispute with Assam.
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.
On August 13, 2021, a combined Police team of East Khasi Hills and East Jaintia Hills had gone to Mawlai-Kynton Massar locality in Shillong (East Khasi Hills District) to arrest former Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) ‘general secretary’ from his home. However, the former militant resisted and held a knife forcing the police to shot in self-defense leading to his death.
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).
Shillong/UNI/IBNS: Miscreants lobbed petrol bombs at Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma’s private house on Sunday after district authorities clamped curfew and suspended mobile internet facility.
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.