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Meghalaya Chief Minister Speaks Out On State Government Trying To Facilitate Goods Train Till Byrnihat

Nov 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

“We will be engaging with concerned stakeholders and at least find some way forward to get a goods train if not a passenger train immediately,” the chief minister told reporters on Wednesday.

Meghalaya Decides To Relocate 'Illegal Settlers' Of Shillong's Punjabi Lane

Oct 08, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Urban Affairs department has been directed to find a suitable location for relocation of people who reside in the area as those serving with the state government will be relocated to the official quarters of the concerned department: CM Conrad K Sangma

Meghalaya Unrest: Petrol Bombs Hurled At CM Conrad K Sangma's Private Residence

The incident took place around 10.15 pm when vehicle-borne attackers lobbed two Molotov cocktail bottles at the premises of his personal residence at Third Mile in Upper Shillong, they said.

Meghalaya Home Minister Resigns Amid Violence In Shillong Over Police Encounter Of Ex-Militant

Aug 15, 2021 Dipankar Roy

The Meghalaya government has imposed curfew on Shillong and suspended internet in four districts of the state.

Attackers Of Shillong IED Blast Will Not Be Spared: Meghalaya CM

The blast rocked the state’s capital leaving at least two persons including a woman injured.

06 August, 2021

Assam, Meghalaya Identify Six Areas Of Dispute In 2nd Border Meet

Outlook Correspondent

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma held discussions in Guwahati and decided to set up committees headed by cabinet ministers to try and find solutions to the border disputes.

06 August, 2021

Assam, Meghalaya To Set Up Committees To Resolve Border Disputes

Outlook Web Bureau

Two panels will be headed by cabinet ministers of each state.

24 June, 2020

BJP Signals Manipur Crisis Averted After NPP Rebels Meet Amit Shah


The Manipur government headed by Chief Minister N Biren Singh was plunged into crisis recently after four NPP and three BJP MLAs withdrew their support from it.

10 September, 2019

Meghalaya Alerts Its Border After Assam NRC Excludes 1.9 Million People

Abdul Gani

Meghalaya government has adopted extra precautionary measures to curb the entry of illegal citizens into the state from Assam after the final NRC list was published which excluded 1.9 million people.

09 June, 2019

National Party Status For NPP An Achievement For Entire Northeast, Says Party Chief Conrad Sangma

Abdul Gani

'National Party’ status for NPP is a great achievement for the people of the entire northeast and not just his party, said party chief Conrad K Sangma.

09 February, 2019

NPP Threatens To Quit NDA If Citizenship Bill Is Passed In Rajya Sabha

Outlook Web Bureau

The NPP, which is in power in Meghalaya and backs the governments in Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland, adopted a resolution to this effect at its general body convention on Saturday.

16 October, 2018

India International Cherry Blossom Festival To Be A Mega Event This Year: Meghalaya CM

Outlook Web Bureau

One can enjoy the full cherry blossom view at Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, which will be in full bloom during November with pink and white cherry blossoms all along the roadside and the famous Ward’s lake.

22 August, 2018

Meghalaya Assembly By-Polls On Thursday, CM Conrad Sangma Also Contesting

Outlook Web Bureau

Sangma, who is currently a MP from Tura, is contesting from South-Tura sear in West Garo Hills district on a National People's Party (NPP) ticket.

04 June, 2018

1,000 Central Paramilitary Personnel Sent To Shillong, Minorities Panel To Probe Violence

Outlook Web Bureau

An official said around 10 companies of paramilitary forces have been sent to Meghalaya. A company of paramilitary force comprises of 100 personnel.

02 June, 2018

Why Assam Anxiously Awaits The Second Draft Of NRC

Ashok Swain

The citizenship identification matter is extremely volatile in Assam as the state has witnessed violent anti-immigrant mobilisation since the early 1980s

06 March, 2018

Not Just Carrying On Father's Legacy, Meghalaya's New Chief Minister Conrad Sangma Comes Into His Own

Outlook Web Bureau

Conrad Sangma, 40, son of former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma, took charge of the NPP after his father's death in March 2016 and projected it as the main contender against the Congress, which had ruled the state for 10 years.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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