SHILLONG, Aug 04: A lady on Friday lodged a complaint at Kenches Trace Beat House against NCP legislator Sanbor Shullai accusing him of manhandling and humiliating her when she had gone to confront him about some problems she faced at the Guest House owned by Shullai but run by her at Lawsohtun.
A vehicle went off-road and hit – cum – partially parked itself atop a scooter parked on the road near the Shillong Commerce College turning on Boyce Road on Thursday. The damage to the car and its occupants could have been severe if not for the unfortunate scooter.
Mentionably, the car had ‘L’ tag indicating ‘Learner’ pasted on the windshield.
It is the second incident involving a learner driver case. It may be mentioned that in the first case, a person was killed and three seriously injured at Nongthymmai on July 29, 2017 when the driver of a Wagon-R bearing registration number ML-05G-0051 lost control of the vehicle and rammed over four pedestrians.
SHILLONG, Aug 03: The two Congress legislators – Prestone Tynsong and Sniawbhalang Dhar, who were dropped from the cabinet on Thursday, maintained that their removal from the cabinet was not due to their alleged involvement in anti-party activities or reports about them contemplating to shift their allegiance to another political party; it was but only a routine exercise which is the prerogative of the Chief Minister.
“As of now I am a Congress MLA. Paving way for our colleagues to be inducted into the Cabinet is not because of anti-party activity, but for the interest of the party,” Tynsong maintained.
TURA, Aug 03: In yet another case of sexual exploitation involving minors, a 16 year old was arrested for allegedly raping a 5 year old girl in Tura, West Garo Hills district of the state.
Police arrested the accused near Jogigopha in Assam while he was trying to escape in a night bus heading to Siliguri. He was escorted by his father and was allegedly on his way to Bihar where he hailed from.
SHILLONG, Aug 03: Call it the dictate of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) or a pay back to the dissident Congress legislators, the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance (MUA-II) government with few months before the state goes to polls has announced a cabinet reshuffle wherein the two alleged disgruntled senior Congress MLAs have been stripped of their Ministership and two new faces will be inducted.
Living up to its name of capricious politics, the Congress led government has dropped a senior Congress legislator Prestone Tynsong, often alleged to be disgruntled as minister in – charge Public Health Engineering department besides PWD minister Sniawbhalang Dhar who was accused of indulging in anti party activities.
SHILLONG, Aug 03: In a shocking incident a Class X, student from Meghalaya hanged himself in a mobile tower within the Games Village premises at Lalmati, Guwahati under Basistha police station on Thursday morning.
SHILLONG, Aug 03: Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) Chief Executive Member (CEM) Pynshngain N Syiem on Thursday said that the state will be celebrating its 50 years of statehood and yet the people are still facing problems due to the absence of laws to protect their rights.
“Till today, the state is yet to have its own education policy, power policy, farmers’ policy, youth policy, tourism policy. Who should we put the blame, the public representatives whom we elected or the people who elected them,” said Syiem soon after releasing the theme song of the Campaign for Change (CFC), called ‘Ka Sur Jingkylla” or “The Voice for Change”
The theme song was released at a function held at the Khasi National Durbar Hall, Mawkhar here on Wednesday which was attended by MDCs and other dignataries.