Meghalaya: NPP unveils Lok Sabha candidates; BJP’s strategy awaited

National People's Party (NPP) has taken a decisive step for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, announcing its candidates for Meghalaya's two parliamentary seats.

EXCLUSIVE | Airtel to counter China influence in Northeast? CRO Rahul Vatts shares plan

NEW DELHI: Airtel is fully prepared to challenge China’s influence in India’s northeastern region by extending its network to remote areas and pushing back China’s presence in Indian territory. During the Indian Space Conclave 2023, The New Indian had a conversation with Chief Regulatory Officer Rahul Vatts, who revealed Airtel’s upcoming initiatives. These involve extending network coverage […]

Israel Conflict: Meghalaya MP among 27 Indians stuck in Jerusalem

NEW DELHI: Meghalaya National People’s Party MP WR Kharlukhi along with 27 others from the state are stranded in Jerusalem. As per sources, the Rajya Sabha MP was accompanied by his wife and daughter to Israel. Kharlukhi is the NPP State President of Meghalaya. Further, along with the MP a total of 27 citizens of […]

IMD issues Orange alert for heavy rainfall in 7 states

The weather pattern has been attributed to a low-pressure area over northeast Madhya Pradesh

Rahul’s Cambridge outing: Another dud from Gandhi scion

His topic of choice was "Learning to listen in the 21st century", which is ironic given that the leader refuses to listen to the voice of the people and analyse the reasons behind Congress' continual electoral downfall.

Borders sealed, Meghalaya gets ready for elections

443 kms of international, 885 kms boundary with Assam sealed till March 2, day of counting

Tripura to vote on Feb 16; Nagaland & Meghalaya go to polls on Feb 27

The Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar on Wednesday announced the dates of polling for the three North Eastern states. Tripura will go to polls on February 16. Nagaland and Meghalaya will vote on February 27. The counting of votes will take place on March 2. The notifications for the polls will be issued on January […]

Mukul Wasnik named senior observer for Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland

The Congress on Monday appointed observers for the upcoming assembly elections in Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland early next year, with party MP Mukul Wasnik being named senior observer for the three states. The development comes after Mukul Wasnik stepped down as in-charge of Madhya Pradesh, the Congress on Monday appointed observers for the upcoming assembly […]

Meghalaya Police Book BJP VP; He Cries Foul

AIZAWL: Meghalaya Police have slapped a case of Immoral Trafficking against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s state vice president Bernard N Marak alias Rimpu after a raid was conducted at his resort in Tura, West Garo Hills on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday morning. Marak, however, denied these charges. He maintained that he […]

More Dads In India Than Moms Want Sons; Daughter-Doting Parents Most In Meghalaya, Lowest In Bihar, Punjab, Raj

NEW DELHI: Indian family’s desire for sons over daughters, ostensibly to carry on the family lineage, remains strong even in this age. While various government efforts, including the central government’s Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao, have helped spread awareness about the girl child, the age-old habits refuse to die soon. The recently published data from the […]