DIMAPUR, April 19: North East Helpline, an organization set up to cater to grievance for Northeastern people serving in metro cities like Delhi has reported a case of alleged harassment of two northeastern girls at the Magique Restaurant in Saket, Delhi.
SHILLONG, April 18: Meghalaya state NCP legislator Sanbor Shullai was re-elected to the post of Meghalaya Deputy Speaker for second consecutive terms on Thursday and created a history of sort by becoming the first legislator to be re-elected to the post for the second term. He was elected unopposed as the Opposition did not field any candidate to contest for the post.
SHILLONG, April 18: The Congress led MUA - II coalition government on Thursday said it has not detected any cases of ‘benami-transaction’ in the state even as the Opposition Bench demanded the government must “revisit” the ‘Benami-Transaction Act, 1980’.
“No cases of ‘benami-transaction’ have been detected in the state so far,” Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma said in the course of his reply during the Question Hour in the Assembly on Thursday.
SHILLONG, April 18: The Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) has pointed out that the financial health of Meghalaya for the year for 2011-12 has deteriorated compared to the last four years.
The CAG report, which was tabled in the state assembly by Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma on the last day of the Budget Session on Thursday, viewed the state fiscal position in terms of key parameters like revenue surplus, fiscal deficit and primary deficit.
SHILLONG, April 18: The Congress -led MUA II coalition government on Thursday pushed through the Meghalaya Lokayukta (Amendment) bill, 2013 despite stiff opposition in the Assembly.
However, Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma assured the House that further amendments will be made to strengthen the Lokayukta.
SHILLONG, April 18: The district police deployed in West Khasi Hills district on Tuesday arrested one 21 – year old mother for allegedly killing her nine month old baby, police said.
SHILLONG, April 18: In the name of development the world is facing a serious problem of deforestation which in turn is making life hard to survive for common man. Trees are an essence of life because the world was made in such a way that the ecological balance is maintained.