Meghalaya Current Affairs - 2020

Justice Muhammad Raffiq sworn in as Chief Justice of Meghalaya HC

Justice Muhammad Raffiq was sworn in as 8th Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court. His oath for office and secrecy was administered by Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy at the Raj Bhavan in Shillong. He has succeeded Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal who is presently the Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court. About Justice Muhammad Raffiq Read More…

Maitree 2019: Indo-Thailand Joint Military Exercise to be held in Meghalaya

The 2019 edition of Maitree, the joint military exercise between India and Thailand will be conducted from 16-29 September at Foreign Training Node, Umroi, in Meghalaya. Maitree: Indo-Thailand Joint Military Exercise Exercise MAITREE is a joint military exercise which is being conducted between armies of India and Thailand since 2006. This annual training event is Read More…

India, China to have Joint Military Exercise in Meghalaya

The annual Joint Military Exercise ‘Hand-in-Hand’ between India and China will be held at Umroi, near Shillong, Meghalaya in December 2019. The two-week long company-level exercise will take place in 2nd half of December while the planning conference to finalise modalities for joint exercise will be held in August 2019. Key Highlights The 2019 Hand-in-Hand Read More…

Meghalaya becomes 1st state to ensure Water Conservation

Meghalaya became 1st state in India to ensure conservation of water and have its own State Water Policy. This move comes following a nod given by State Cabinet for the purpose. Key Highlights The draft policy was approved by Meghalaya’s State Cabinet in a meeting chaired by state’s Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma. Amid water Read More…

Illegal Coal Mining in Meghalaya: SC directs State Govt to deposit fine

Supreme Court of India has directed Meghalaya state government to deposit Rs.100 crore fine imposed on it by National Green Tribunal (NGT) for failing to curb illegal coal mining with Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). Key Highlights of Judgement A SC bench of Justice Ashok Bhushan and Justice K M Joseph has directed state administration Read More…