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Meghalaya Launches Rs 220 Crore Piggery Mission

Sep 10, 2020 Outlook Bureau

The largest mission of its kind in India, it seeks to help Meghalaya emerge as a pig breeding and processing hub.

India Records 100 Deaths, 3,967 New COVID-19 Cases In Last 24 Hours; Tally Nears 82,000

May 15, 2020 PTI

Of the 2,649 fatalities, Maharashtra tops tally with 1,019 deaths, Gujarat comes second with 586 deaths, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 237, West Bengal at 215, Rajasthan at 125, Delhi at 115, Uttar Pradesh at 88,Tamil Nadu at 66 and Andhra Pradesh at 48.


Meghalaya Allows Home Delivery Of Liquor On Health Grounds

Amid Coronavirus lockdown, Meghalaya government has approved home delivery of liquor on health grounds strictly against medical prescription issued by a registered medical practitioner

Non-Tribal Man Stabbed In Shillong, Police Says Not Connected To Earlier Violence

Mar 06, 2020 Sadiq Naqvi

Since violence erupted last Saturday, as many as 300 migrant workers from neighbouring Assam have left Meghalaya


Police Books Banned Militant Group In Meghalaya After Threat To Bengali Hindus

A statement from HNLC has created a sense of fear among a section of the Bengali speaking community in Shillong

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01 March, 2020

Meghalaya Violence Toll Reaches Three, Situation Remains Tense

PTI

Clashes broke out between tribal students body KSU and non-tribals on Friday near Ichamati during a rally against the CAA


29 February, 2020

10 Stabbed, Cars Torched: Curfew In Parts Of Shillong As Clashes Erupt Post-CAA Meet

Sadiq Naqvi

Clashes broke out between Khasi Students Union members and local non-tribals of the area, as per the police.


14 December, 2019

Those Who Don't Want 'Divisive Democracy' Should Go To North Korea: Meghalaya Guv Backs Citizenship Act

PTI

The protesters were demanding the Governor to give his assent to the proposed ordinance that seeks mandatory registration of outsiders entering the state and at the same time for the Centre to implement the Inner Line Permit in the state.


13 December, 2019

Anti-Citizenship Act Protests: Northeast Remains On Edge; Violent Scenes In National Capital And Bengal

Outlook Web Bureau

The Army and security forces continued flag marches in Guwahati city, a day after two persons were killed in police firing during the violent protests.


11 December, 2019

Live Updates: Rajya Sabha Passes Citizenship Amendment Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

The Citizenship Amendment Bill was cleared by Rajya Sabha with a majority of 125 votes against 105.


10 December, 2019

Northeast Erupts In Protest Against Citizenship Bill; Market Set On Fire In Tripura

Outlook Web Bureau

In the wake of protests, Tripura administration has snapped the Internet services in the state for 48 hours.


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09 December, 2019

Explained: Which States Are Exempted From Citizenship Amendment Bill And Why

Outlook Web Bureau

The Centre has declared partial and complete exemptions to some of the Northeastern states from the politically sensitive Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.


06 October, 2019

Khasi Film 'Iewduh' Becomes First From Meghalaya To Enter Busan Film Festival

Abdul Gani

'Iewduh', also known as Barabazar, is one of the oldest and largest traditional markets and trade centres in northeastern India


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 September, 2019

'Take Northeast Into Confidence On Citizenship Bill', Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma To Amit Shah

Abdul Gani

The Chief Minister was speaking during the 4th conclave of North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) where Amit Shah was also present.


28 July, 2019

Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Donkupar Roy Dies Aged 64

Outlook Web Bureau

Roy, a former chief minister of the state, was first admitted to a state-run hospital in Shillong before being referred to the Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon, Haryana, where he was undergoing treatment for the last 10 days.


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.


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08 June, 2019

Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma's NPP Becomes First Party From Northeast To Get National Party Status

Outlook Web Bureau

The National People's Party (NPP) is leading a BJP-backed government in Meghalaya and supporting the ruling BJP in Manipur. It is also a part of the ruling NDA at the Centre.


Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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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