Meghalaya: News

23 Jan 2024

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi's yatra route diverted in Guwahati to 'avoid chaos'

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was denied permission for his Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra to pass through main roads in Guwahati, Assam, as it returns from Meghalaya, Times of India reported.

27 Dec 2023

Travel And Tourism

Offbeat holiday travel destinations to avoid crowded spots 

As the New Year's long weekend approaches, many seek a calm break from the bustling chaos of polluted cities.

28 Nov 2023


Uttarkashi tunnel collapse: Everything to know about rat-hole mining 

Authorities in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand, have resorted to the outlawed practice of rat-hole mining in their desperate attempt to save 41 workers trapped inside the collapsed Silkyara tunnel for 17 days.

Cyclone Midhili likely to make landfall in Bangladesh on Saturday

The India Meteorological Department (IMD), on Thursday, warned of an upcoming cyclone that could impact India.

15 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

Embrace nature: 5 must-visit eco-friendly Indian tourist destinations

Ecotourism is essentially about taking responsibility for our natural environment.

25 Aug 2023

Travel And Tourism

Rural Tourism: Must-visit rural gems in India

Had enough of the common tourist destinations and desire the calmness of villages? Look no further, because we have curated a list of the most serene and stunning villages across India.

29 Jul 2023

Travel And Tourism

These breathtaking places in Meghalaya are a must-visit 

Located in Northeast India, Meghalaya is well-known for its varied bio-diversity, dense forests, natural springs, high rainfall, dramatic terrain, and rich traditional festivals.

13 May 2023


Bypolls results: AAP wins Jalandhar parliamentary seat with huge margin

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s Sushil Kumar Rinku won Punjab's Jalandhar Lok Sabha seat with a huge margin on Saturday.

08 May 2023


Guwahati: Doctor couple abused, tortured adopted 4-year-old daughter; arrested

In a horrific incident, a doctor couple was arrested for allegedly torturing their adopted four-year-old daughter in Guwahati, Assam. Per ANI, the couple tied the girl to a pole on their terrace and tortured her in the Paltan Bazaar area of the state.

23 Mar 2023

Jairam Ramesh

Probe Shah for calling Meghalaya government corrupt: Congress to CBI

Congress MP Jairam Ramesh on Thursday said that he has written to the director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to question Home Minister Amit Shah for calling the Meghalaya government the "most corrupt" in India.

15 Mar 2023

Reliance Jio

Jio 5G launched in 34 cities, overall count reaches 365

Reliance Jio has launched its fifth-generation service in 34 new cities in India, including Ambur, Suryapet, Sundargarh, Dharmavaram, and Dharamshala.

07 Mar 2023

Conrad Sangma

Conrad Sangma sworn in as Meghalaya CM in Modi's presence

National People's Party (NPP) leader Conrad Sangma on Tuesday took oath as the chief minister of Meghalaya for his second consecutive term in the presence of PM Narendra Modi.

Meghalaya: Congress accuses Modi of being 'double-tongued,' targets BJP-NPP alliance

The Congress seems to have found a new way to attack the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) post-Meghalaya Assembly elections.

06 Mar 2023


Meghalaya: NPP-led coalition now 45-member strong, newly-elected MLAs' swearing-in today

The National People's Party-led (NPP) coalition in Meghalaya now has 45 members after two regional parties rallied support for incumbent CM Conrad Sangma to form the government.

03 Mar 2023

Conrad Sangma

Conrad Sangma to take oath as Meghalaya CM on Tuesday

National People's Party (NPP) leader Conrad Sangma is set to be sworn in as Meghalaya chief minister on Tuesday, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely to attend.

03 Mar 2023

Himanta Biswa Sarma

BJP's main man in Northeast, Himanta Biswa Sarma, delivers again

Assam Chief Minister and BJP's "Chanakya of the East", Himanta Biswa Sarma, has found the limelight as an elevated stalwart after guiding the party's return to power in the Northeastern states of Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura.

02 Mar 2023

Assembly Election

Election results: BJP wins Nagaland, Tripura; NPP-BJP partner in Meghalaya

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its allies emerged victorious in the 2023 Nagaland and Tripura Assembly elections as the vote counting concluded on Thursday.

02 Mar 2023

Conrad Sangma

Election results: Everything to know about Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma

The vote counting for the Meghalaya Assembly elections is underway on Thursday, with the ruling National People's Party (NPP)—headed by CM Conrad Sangma—in the lead.

02 Mar 2023

Assembly Election

Election results: BJP leads in Nagaland, Tripura; NPP in Meghalaya

The 2023 Assembly elections in the northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland were held in February.

02 Mar 2023

Elections Results

Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland Assembly election results: Counting of votes begins

The northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland went to polls last month to elect a new Assembly.

27 Feb 2023


2023 Exit Polls: BJP-IPFT to retain Tripura; NPP in Meghalaya

The Meghalaya and Nagaland Assembly elections were held on Monday, while Tripura went to polls earlier on February 16.

27 Feb 2023


Polling begins in Meghalaya and Nagaland; regional parties hold sway

Amid tight security, polling began in two northeast states, Meghalaya and Nagaland.

26 Feb 2023


Meghalaya Assembly elections tomorrow, fierce battle in 5 constituencies likely

Meghalaya is all set to vote in the Assembly elections on Monday to seal the political fate of 369 candidates.

I eat beef, party has no problem: Meghalaya BJP chief

Meghalaya Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Ernest Mawrie said there is no restriction on eating beef in the state, and he eats it too, adding that the party has no problem with it.

20 Feb 2023


Assam woman kills husband, mother-in-law; stores body pieces in fridge

A woman in Assam's Guwahati has been arrested for allegedly murdering her husband and mother-in-law, chopping their bodies, keeping the pieces in a fridge for three days, and later disposing of the same in Meghalaya, the police revealed on Monday.

27 Jan 2023

Reliance Jio

Reliance Jio introduces 5G services in all North-Eastern states

Reliance Jio has launched its 'True 5G' service across six states of India's North-Eastern region.

18 Jan 2023

Assembly Election

Tripura elections on February 16; Nagaland, Meghalaya on February 27

The Election Commission (ECI) on Wednesday announced the Assembly poll schedule for the states of Meghalaya, Nagaland, and Tripura.

19 Dec 2022

Congress Party

Meghalaya: Setback for Congress, senior leader Ampareen Lyngdoh quits

In a major setback to the Congress in Meghalaya ahead of the 2023 Assembly elections, senior party leader and MLA Dr. Ampareen Lyngdoh has quit the grand old party.

18 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

Showed 'red card' to obstacles in development of northeast: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a major boost to the Non-Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in Meghalaya on Sunday by praising it for implementing development projects.

22 Nov 2022


6 dead in alleged timber smuggling violence at Assam-Meghalaya border

Six people, including a forest guard, lost their lives in violence at the Assam-Meghalaya border after cops stopped a truck allegedly smuggling timber in the wee hours of Tuesday.

10 Nov 2022

Nitin Gadkari

Gadkari approves Rs. 68,000-crore road projects for northeast states

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday, in a bid to make intentional standard surface connectivity roads in northeast states, approved several road projects worth Rs. 68,000 crore.

19 Oct 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 adventurous hiking trails in Meghalaya

Meghalaya is a gem of a destination when it comes to hiking.

24 Jul 2022

Sexual Assault

Police bust brothel on Meghalaya BJP leader's property, six rescued

The police in Meghalaya on Saturday reportedly busted a sex racket operating out of a building purportedly owned by Bernard N Marak, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) state vice-president, in Tura.

21 Jun 2022


Northeast floods deepen into major crisis; orange alert in Mumbai

The flood and landslide situation in the northeastern states of Assam, Meghalaya, and Arunachal Pradesh has worsened into a major crisis with more deaths and devastation being reported on Monday.

18 Jun 2022

Climate Change

Cherrapunji receives record rainfall since 1995 amid floods in northeast

Cherrapunji in Meghalaya received a record-breaking 972 mm of rain in 24 hours ending at 8:30 am on Friday, just two days after receiving 811.6 mm of rain in a single day, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

17 Jun 2022


Floods kill 16, affect 11 lakh in Assam, Meghalaya

Floods have wreaked havoc in Assam and Meghalaya, killing at least 16 people as water levels in key rivers are on the rise.

27 May 2022

West Bengal

5 places to visit near Siliguri

Siliguri in West Bengal is the doorway to the northeast for the rest of India. Siliguri also gives one access to Sikkim via road.

27 May 2022


Your guide to traveling to Shillong in summer

Visiting the northeast is a dream of many travelers.

21 Apr 2022


Top 5 wedding destinations in east India

Wondering where to host your destination wedding?

11 Apr 2022

Travel And Tourism

Top 5 sights in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills

Spread over 3,714 sq. km, West Garo Hills district in Meghalaya shares its borders with Assam in the north and north-west, Bangladesh in the south, and South Garo Hills district in the south-east.