Mukul Sangma

  • SC ask NCST to look into ST status of Meghalaya CM 20-01-2014 06:48 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday asked the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes to verify the authenticity of Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma's ST status which was challenged by political rivals. A bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam, while hearing a PIL challenging the ST status of Sangma, refused to...
  • Meghalaya hit by ILP agitation, family of killed trader seeks justice 12-11-2013 10:43 AM

    Shillong: The tragic death of Vikash Nandwal in October, who was set on fire by some miscreants in Meghalaya capital Shillong, has left his family in shock. The 35-year-old succumbed to his injuries 2 weeks later after the incident took place. Many believe the incident was linked to the agitation...
  • Pressure groups to launch a four-day blockade in Meghalaya 09-09-2013 11:58 PM

    As the pressure groups in Meghalaya announced a four-day and night blockade from Tuesday demanding permits to check illegal influx of migrants, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma described the concept of restrictions as outdated. The pressure groups plan to launch the agitation to demand the implementation of inner line permit (ILP)...
  • Northeast Chief Ministers advocate awareness on AIDS 08-06-2013 04:09 AM

    Guwahati: With some of the northeastern states still having higher adult HIV and AIDS prevalence rates than the national average, three chief ministers on Friday advocated higher awareness of the disease in rural areas and among school children. At the North East Regional Consultation on HIV/AIDS organised by Forum of...
  • State facing problem of influx: Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma 06-06-2013 02:06 AM

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Wednesday expressed concern over the influx of people with "doubtful citizenship" in Meghalaya. "Meghalaya has been facing the problem of influx of people with doubtful citizenship from the neighbouring states of Assam, Tripura and West Bengal," Sangma said at the conference of Chief...
  • Meghalaya CM Mukul Sangma promises strong Lokayukta 19-04-2013 02:16 AM

    Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Thursday promised to bring in further amendments to the Meghalaya Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2013 in order to have a strong ombudsman institution as the legislation was passed by the Assembly. "I assure this august House that once the bill becomes an act, it...
  • Most CMs give a miss to Centre's conference on policing 15-04-2013 03:00 PM

    New Delhi: Most Chief Ministers on Monday chose to miss a high-level conference, convened to thrash out challenging issues on public order and policing, with only seven state leaders attending it. The conference of Chief Ministers, convened by the Home Ministry, saw attendance of only Chief Ministers of Odisha (Naveen...
  • Meghalaya: Mukul Sangma admits growing unemployment 10-04-2013 04:30 AM

    Shillong: Admitting that Meghalaya faces a growing unemployment problem, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesday said the jobless youths in the state were many more than those recorded in the employment exchange register. "There is a growing unemployment in the state and this is reflected in the register of the...