Body found hanging inside jungle

TURA: The body of a man has been found hanging from a tree inside a forest in East Garo Hills in what is suspected to be a case of suicide. The victim identified as Pitol D Shira was found hanging inside Jojra Bisrik forest…

Meghalaya BJP demands Rymbui’s resignation

SHILLONG, Jan 24: The Meghalaya BJP has demanded the resignation of state home minister, Lahkmen Rymbui for failing to curb illegal coal mining in the state, and sought an independent inquiry into the deaths of six labourers in a coal pit…

Cong slams Shah for ‘disdain’

SHILLONG, Jan 24: Dismayed and disappointed with Union Home Minister Amit Shah for not discussing the issue of the Inner-Line Permit (ILP) with the state cabinet and pressure groups, the Opposition Congress on Sunday said the BJP…

BJP to bridge gulf within

SHILLONG, Jan 24: The state BJP parliamentary party is all set to discuss and iron out differences with state party leaders on the issue of graft. State BJP president Ernest Mawrie and a party team had recently met Union Minister of…

Shillong Jottings…

Oh! The VVIP visits On the eve of a VVIP's visit, Shillong sees a flurry of arrangements, including traffic re-arrangements. Vehicular movement comes to a standstill; footpaths are 'decorated'; with more than five police officers standing…