SHILLONG, Aug 31: In a letter to the Deputy Commissioner, Ri-Bhoi district, the Civil Society of Women Organisation (CSWO) headed by its President, Agnes Kharshiing has alleged that the people of Mynsain Village, Ri Bhoi district have been deprived of their PDS for the last 10 years or so.
In the letter, with the subject cited violation of Supreme Court Order, CSWO alleged that this is a direct violation of the Supreme Court order and also a violation of the essential Commodities act on the part of the dealer, the Headman and the authorities concerned.
SHILLONG, Aug 30: The dreams of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to have a pre â€“ poll alliance with the ruling Indian National Congress (INC) in Meghalaya were shattered when Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma turned down the proposal.
According to Dr Sangma, also the Meghalaya Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader, Congress is â€œstrong enoughâ€ to go alone in the 2013 assembly elections.
â€œThe Congress is going alone in the next election irrespective of P A Sangma inside or outside NCP,â€ Dr Sangma exhorted here.
â€œWe have been doing it in the past. So even now that P A Sangma is outside the NCP, the Congress is going alone,â€ he added.
Shillong, Aug 30 (IANS): Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday said the state would have a "more stringent institutionalised mechanism than the inner line permit (ILP)" to restrict influx of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants.
"ILP can be there in certain checkpoints," Sangma told journalists, adding that the state would have a "better mechanism than the ILP".
Shillong, Aug 30: The IBN Network, in partnership with IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd., recognised the achievements of nine young Indians at the 3rd edition of Young Indian Leaders Awards held in New Delhi. In a glittering awards ceremony, MoS for Communications & IT, Sachin Pilot, felicitated the winners, including Kamal Medhi from Meghalaya.
The event opened with a power-packed performance by popular music band Euphoria.
SHILLONG, Aug 30: Meghalaya Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma Thursday condemned the attack on journalists in Assam and asserted for the need to have a vibrant and responsible media without fear.
â€œI condemn the incident with no certain terms and will urge upon all concern in identifying all criminals in insisting the authorities to book irrespective of who they are and the position they hold,â€ Dr Sangma said.