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Congress dubs Sangma brothers immature and incompetent, demands their immediate resignation

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SHILLONG, June 13: Terming the Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma and his brother Home Minister, James Sangma as immature and incompetent, the Congress party has demanded that they immediately step[ down.
This demand was made in light of the recent situation in Meghalaya prompting the Meghalaya Pradesh Youth Congress (MPYC) president, Richard Marak to say, “When talking about the issue of work permit to Bangladeshis in the assembly recently, Conrad Sangma stated that only mature thinking would understand this issue. Where is this maturity when instead of handling the unrest in Shillong he passes the buck and blacked out the internet citing fake news.”

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Curfew relaxed in areas under Lumdiengjri PS

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Shillong, June 13 (MIPR): The District Magistrate, East Khasi Hill District has relaxed curfew in areas under Lumdiengjri Police Station, that is, Jaiaw, Mawkhar, Umsohsun, Riatsamthiah, Wahingdoh, Mission, Mawprem, Lumdiengjri, Lamavilla, Qualapatty, Wahthapbru, Sunny Hill, Cantonment, Mawlong Hat including Cantonment Beat House Areas (excluding localities beyond Umshyrpi bridge) for 15 (fifteen) hours.

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Locals unhappy as internet services are shut down in Garo Hills once again

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TURA, June 13: Despite there being no reports of any wrong doing in the entire Garo Hills region, internet services in Garo Hills were shut down once again after an order passed by the additional chief secretary, MS Rao on Wednesday afternoon.
The suspension of services came even as the NGOs agitating for the removal of the non tribal MDC, Sofiur Rehman from the position of the chairman, forest advisory board of the GHADC, extended their deadline by another week.

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Shillong heaves a sigh of relief with lifting of internet ban

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SHILLONG, June 13: 12 days after fake information went viral on social media resulting in violence and thereby forcing the district administration of East Khasi Hills to impose curfew in the affected areas of the city, the authorities have now deemed it fit to lift the internet ban which was imposed since June 1.
The internet ban was imposed a day after three minor boys were assualted at Them Iew Mawlong that led to a violent protest by mob at Motphran area demanding shifting of settlers from Them Iew Mawlong.

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PDF lifts suspension order on Sylliang

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SHILLONG, June 13: While the People’s Democratic Front (PDF) has decided to lift its suspension order on its MDC from Mawhati, James Sylliang it is yet to take the same decision on another MDC, Grace Mary Kharpuri who represents Nongskhen constituency in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC).
The decision was taken at a meeting of the central working committee (CWC) of the party and the Mawhati Zonal Committee held in the city here on Wednesday.

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