Guwahati, Jan 13: Security forces apprehended two hardcore militants of anti-alk faction group of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) from Guwahati on Saturday night, police said on Sunday.
Acting on a tip-off, Guwahati city police apprehended the militants, who were hiding in the city.
Police recovered one 7.65 pistol with magazine, five rounds live ammunition in possession of them.
Shillong, Jan 13: As part of preparations for the Fourth Dorbar Ri (Special Session of 4th Peoples Parliament), slated for February 13 , a meeting was convened by Syiem of Hima Nongkhlaw, Paiem Phrester Manik Syiemlieh, in his Office at Mairang, where the Sordar (Village Chiefs) of Mairang area, the members of the Hima Nongkhaw Executive Dorbar, including Co-Chairman, MIDC, Govt of Meghalaya, Chairman, Grand Council of Chiefs of Meghalaya, & Spokesperson, Federation of Khasi States, John F Kharshiing, and Sirdar Hima Mawdon, & Secretary, Federation of Khasi States, Harlinjai Skhemlon, attended to discuss the various details of ensuring a grand success for the Fourth Peoples Parliament.
SHILLONG, Jan 13: The All Jaintia Youth Welfare Organization (AJYWO), Central Governing Body has warned its members not to be politically involved in the upcoming general elections scheduled for February.
In a statement issued here, AJYWO President M H Dkhar, said “Ours is a voluntary organization that is not politically affiliated in any way, either as an organization or its members. We work for the welfare of the society and the State as a whole”
SHILLONG, Jan 13: In India, religion plays a quintessential role in the day to day life and is a major influence over the Indian population and culture. Religion covers every aspect of the life of the Indian people. Religion also plays an important role in the politics of India. A political party`s acknowledgment of a particular religion has a major impact in its vote bank during elections.
The case in the Christian dominated abode of clouds is no different. It is a well known fact that certain aspirants take advantage of the religious sentiments to garner votes during elections.
SHILLONG, Jan 12: In a bizarre incident, one constable of the Meghalaya Police sustained bullet injuries when the Nongpoh police opened fired at a bamboo loaded truck which recoiled back after hitting the tyre of the truck.
The bullet hit the constable on his thigh.
According to police, the incident occurred when a bamboo loaded truck bearing registration number AS-024C-2701, filled two-hundred-twelve litres of Diesel oil from a Petrol Pump at 17th Mile, Byrnihat, Ri-Bhoi district on Friday at wee hours.