With over two-thirds of its Meghalaya MLAs joining the Trinamool Congress en masse, coupled with losses in by-polls, 2021 turned out to be a dismal year for the Congress.
“The challenge here is to the validity of the Meghalaya Residents Safety and Security Act, 2016 and the possible draconian manner in which it may be implemented as appropriately apprehended by the petitioners,” the order said.
Insurgent groups of the North-eastern (NE) region are still moving around in pockets of Bangladesh, but are not directly operating from that country, a senior BSF official said on Tuesday.
Former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma, who along with 11 other Congress MLAs recently joined Mamata Banerjee's party, on Tuesday asserted that Trinamool Congress flags will flutter across the northeastern state in the next 45 days.
The veteran BJP leader in his latest tweet in Bengali said, "I have not written all these things to get accolades from anybody. Some top leaders were so much involved in women and wealth, I wanted to alert the party about that. Now a tree is known by its fruit. I shall wait for the results in the civic polls. For now adieu West Bengal BJP."
“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.
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The proscribed Hynñiewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) has claimed responsibility.
Some officers and constables were found to have set black flags as their display pictures or status on social media.
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.
The Meghalaya government has imposed curfew on Shillong and suspended internet in four districts of the state.
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.
Two panels will be headed by cabinet ministers of each state.
Pressure groups spearheading the demand for implementation of ILP had met Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday, but were not allowed to proceed further than just making their submission.
The inner line permit (ILP) is viewed by many as a shield against entry of illegal immigrants and numerous pressure groups in Meghalaya have for long demanded its implementation
Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s comments come in the backdrop of rising border disputes between Assam and Meghalaya.
During his two-day visit, Amit Shah will chair a meeting with chief ministers of all the eight states of the northeast to find ways and means to resolve boundary disputes among other things.
A 40-year-old woman was locked inside the Bishnupur branch of Meghalaya Rural Bank for three days as a robbery attempt went wrong.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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