Category Archives: Meghalaya

In Pictures: A march against trafficking of women and children in Meghalaya

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SHILLONG: The rally called by the CSWO and TUR on Wednesday (Jan 11) witnessed a mass participation of people from different walks of life. The rally, which kicked started at 11 am, is being held as a mark to protest ...Read More

Meghalaya: Musicians, MLAs, Students join the rally to protest against rampant atrocities against women and children

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SHILLONG, Jan 11:The rally called by the CSWO and TUR on Wednesday (Jan 11) witnessed a mass participation of people from different walks of life including renowned musicians like Rudy Wallang, Tipriti Kharbangar, MLAs including HSPDP chief Ardent Miller Basaiawmoit ...Read More

Less we forget about the Nul-Ding Kût Festival of the Biates — ‘The Festival of Renewal of Life’

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One of the prominent and remarkable festivals of Northeast India celebrated by the Biate community of Meghalaya and Assam, the Nul-Ding Kût (The Festival of Renewal of Life) is celebrated in the beginning of every year to mark the beginning ...Read More

Meghalaya: Fame the Band to perform at Prague International Music Showcase Festival

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Justice brought about in one of India’s biggest college festivals, Strawberry Fields, an annual music festival of the National Law School of India University. Fame The Band, an alternative, pop/rock band from Tura, Garo Hills of Meghalaya won the 19th edition ...Read More

Meghalaya: BJP denies arrested MLA, Julius Dorphang’s had intentions to join the party

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SHILLONG: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Meghalaya Unit on Tuesday brushed aside rumours revolving around rebel-turned politician, Julius Dorphang's intention to join the Saffron Brigade. Sources have said that the arrest of the Mawhati MLA has embarrassed a lot of ...Read More

“Pornography is the Theory — Rape is the practice”. How true is this for Indian Men?

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The recent spate of attacks on women in Bangalore along with the shocking molestation incident regarding MLA Julius Dorphang in Meghalaya had almost shook peoples' conscience.  In Julius’s case, it had seemed that his powerful connections and position as MLA ...Read More

Meghalaya: Scepter of militant activities return to haunt Garo Hills, 3 traders kidnapped in SGH, 8 others escape

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TURA, Jan 10: Militant activities have yet again returned to haunt the Garo Hills region after a lull of over three months and this was marked with the abduction of 3 out of 11 Dalu based traders from near the ...Read More

Pressure mounts on Meghalaya CM to sack Home Minister after the arrest of rape-accused MLA, Julius Dorphang!

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SHILLONG: Opposition parties and NGOs in Meghalaya have stepped up the heat on chief minister Mukul Sangma to sack home minister HDR Lyngdoh, whose son’s guest house in Shillong was used by rebel-turned-MLA Julius Kitbok Dorphang to allegedly rape a ...Read More

Manipur Students ‘barred’ from entering the Taj Mahal, asked to prove they’re ‘Indians’

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AGRA, Jan 10: What may be another case of racial discrimination against the people hailing from Northeast India, a group of students from Manipur were allegedly stopped from entering the Taj Mahal by CISF personnel deployed in the region over ...Read More


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