Morning News Nuggets
The Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) and the Garo Hills State Movement Committee (GHSMC) have formed a coordination committee to revive the demand for the bifurcation of the state of Meghalaya into Khasi-Jaintia state and Garoland state.
Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi alleged that the Cattle Preservation Bill 2021, tabled in the Assam Assembly on Monday, “is nothing but a ploy to divert attention from the state government’s failures in COVID management and vaccination.”
Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma, has said that a consultation with the local MLA and MeECL is needed before taking any decision on the cancellation of the Umngot Hydel Project.
Security forces on July 12 nabbed four cadres belonging to NSCN-K (Nikki Sumi) group at Kohima district in Nagaland.
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said the positivity rate in the state has come down below 10 per cent except for two districts; however, the bigger concern is the low vaccination turnout.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the Tokyo Olympics contingent of India and said that people from across the nation are cheering for their favourite players through NamoApp.
The National People’s Party (NPP) said that current opposition leader Mukul Sangma had tried to privatise MeECL in 2017, and is now causing disorder within the state’s Congress party to hold on to power due to a mounting revolt of the party members against him.
The Union Home Ministry ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the deaths of Nagaland residents, Rosy Sangma and Samuel Sangma.
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