Guwahati, Jan 12: Security forces apprehended two hardcore cadres of anti-talk faction group of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) in Assam’s Sonitpur district on Friday.
Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of police and army had launched a search operation at Gohpur and nabbed the militants, who were hiding.
SHILLONG, Jan 12: As a mark to observe the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, who had visited the pine city three times in his lifetime, the Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Cultural Centre on Saturday organized a function in his honor by cutting cake and bursting crackers at the cultural centre at Quinton road.
Addressing the gathering as the chief guest, Meghalaya Governor RS Mooshahary spoke on the life and work of the great saint who managed to influence many youths of the region.
SHILLONG, Jan 12: The United Democratic Party (UDP), Youth Wing Shillong city district in its General council held on Saturday has reconstituted its District Executive committee by electing new office bearers.
SHILLONG, Jan 12: With the declaration of Meghalaya Assembly Election, 2013, on Friday and the Model Code of Conduct coming into effect, the East Garo Hills district administration on Saturday issued a notification allowing the use of loudspeaker fitted on any type of vehicle or in static for electioneering purposes only from 6 AM to 10 PM, with a written order from the concerned authority. Issuing of arm license has also been temporarily suspended till the end of the election.
Code of Conduct comes into force
Shillong, Jan 11: Meghalaya will go to polls for the 9th Meghalaya Legislative Assembly on February 23 and the counting of votes will be held on February 28. Along with Meghalaya, Nagaland will follow the same dates for its Assembly polls. Tripura however, will go for polls on February 14 but have the counting on February 28.
With the declaration of the Meghalaya Assembly Election 2013 dates, the Model Code of Conduct has also come into force in poll-bound Meghalaya from Friday.