SHILLONG: The Social Organizations of Meghalaya Against Land Alienation (SOMALA) has held the Government responsible for alienation of tribal lands.

“This large scale alienation of land belonging to the indigenous people is against the letter and spirit of the Sixth Schedule,” SOMALA Convener W Anthony told reporters here on Tuesday. Concerned over the matter SOMALA has decided to send a letter to Manmohan Singh to apprise him of the illegal possession of land while by-passing the land transfer act 1971.

Shillong: The Meghalaya State Aquaculture Mission has received nearly 40,000 applications from individual fish farmers across the state to partner with the state government in attaining self-suffic

The Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO) wants to focus on housing for the economically weaker sections. On Tuesday, its Chairman and Managing Director V. P. Baligar said the organisation has upped its performance in the social housing sector, and is keen to do more.

“We are in discussions with the government of Rajasthan for a special scheme of housing for the urban poor. We will extend support to the Rajasthan government.

Shillong: There is no codified custodian of water resources in Meghalaya. The State has no land records and since customary laws are not codified, there are also no records on water resources.

Shillong: The KSU Mawryngkneng circle along with the affected farmers have threatened to hit the streets and stage a hunger strike in Shillong following the Government’s failure to pay the compensation to the farmers affected by the construction of the Two Lane Shillong Bye-Pass carried out by GR Infra Company at Mawryngkneng in East Khasi Hills.

Disclosing this, KSU Mawryngkneng president Wallambok Kharsati said on Monday that in a meeting attended by the affected residents of Mawryngkneng last week,

A portion of the old Shillong-Guwahati road that had been lying under the Umiam Lake for nearly 50 years since the Umiam Dam was constructed now lies exposed due to the progressive dwindling of rai

SHILLONG, May 10 – The Central Silk Board (CSB) and State Space Application Centres has taken up a project to extend the silk cultivation area in the State to meet the growing demand of silk in the

Meghalaya’s broomstick industry may be booming with high demand in other Northeast states, but it has a long way to go before becoming an organised and viable trade.

The Shillong bench of Gauhati High Court has given another month’s time to the Meghalaya government to file an affidavit explaining the steps initiated to check air, water and waste pollution in th

Shillong, April 19: The preliminary report on the cause of the death of fishes in Kynshi and Rilang rivers, West Khasi Hills, has ruled out the possibility of radiation from uranium ore exploration