NPP misuses FOCUS: Ernest Mawrie

Shillong, Dec 9: The state BJP president Ernest Mawrie has alleged that the FOCUS scheme is being misused by the ruling National People's Party (NPP). He said that the NPP candidates in some of the constituencies like West Shillong were…

HC seeks govt reply to plea for staying MoU

SHILLONG, Dec 8: The High Court of Meghalaya on Thursday virtually put a stay on the implementation of the border memorandum of understanding signed between Meghalaya and Assam on March 29 this year that resolved the dispute in six of the…

HPC yet to get back on relocation plan

SHILLONG, Dec 8: The Harijan Panchayat Committee (HPC) is yet to respond to the invitation of the state government to resume talks on the relocation of the Harijan Colony. Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong, also the chairperson of the…

Govt action plan on coke plants ready

SHILLONG, Dec 8: The state government on Thursday submitted before the full bench of the High Court of Meghalaya that it had on November 23 framed an action plan in terms of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order on coke plants and it is…

Govt mulls land banks for tourist spots

SHILLONG, Dec 8: In an effort to stimulate the tourism sector in Meghalaya, the state government is proposing to create land banks to set up major tourist destinations/locations/routes through third party interventions under…

‘Border talks to continue’

SHILLONG, Dec 8: The proposed second round of talks between Meghalaya and Assam to resolve the dispute in the remaining six areas will continue until such time the High Court of Meghalaya gives an order to pause it, Deputy Chief Minister…

Miffed Lanong slams UDP leadership

SHILLONG, Dec 8: Veteran UDP leader Bindo M Lanong has accused the party president and general secretary of betraying him. Lanong was seemingly snubbed by the UDP leadership after he wanted to contest the upcoming Assembly election from…