Assam: State passes bills to hike MLAs’ salaries by 50%, CM to get Rs 1.6 lakh per month

Assam: State passes bills to hike MLAs’ salaries by 50%, CM to get Rs 1.6 lakh per month

GUWAHATI, April 8, 2018 (PTI): State assembly unanimously passed three bills on Friday to increase salaries of all lawmakers by up to 50% without a single amendment. Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami said usually the Amenities and Facilities Committee recommends revision of salaries of the MLAs, but this is the first time the pays were revised […]

Meghalaya to have new roads to save Umiam dam: CM

Meghalaya to have new roads to save Umiam dam: CM

SHILLONG, April 7, 2018: The Meghalaya government is exploring the possibility of having additional roads in the Guwahati-Shillong route to minimise the vibration caused by vehicular traffic causing harm to the wall of the Umiam hyro-electric dam, the assembly was informed. The Central Water Commission (CWC) recently expressed concern about the safety of the Umiam concrete […]