Government of Meghalaya Current Affairs, GK & News

Government of Meghalaya  Current Affairs, GK & News

Donkupar Roy, Meghalaya Assembly Speaker, passes away

Dr. Donkupar Roy (64), the current Meghalaya Assembly Speaker and former Chief Minister of the state, has passed away in Gurugram on July 28, 2019. Donkupar Roy – who headed the United Democratic Party (UDP) – was seen as one of the most influential politicians from the Khasi community. The UDP was a key partner ..


Abhay Shreeniwas Oka sworn-in as new Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court

Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court. Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R Vala administered the oath of office to Justice Oka at the Raj Bhavan. He succeeded Justice Dinesh Maheshwari, who was elevated as a Supreme Court judge in January 2019. Justice Oka has given many landmark ..


Supreme Court stays Meghalaya HC contempt order against Shillong Times editor

The Supreme Court has issued notice and stayed Meghalaya High Court’s judgment against the Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim and publisher Shobha Chaudhuri guilty of contempt of court. The Bench of Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and other Justices have stayed the order of the Meghalaya High Court, which had found two journalists of the Shillong Times ..


The Union Government to set up a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) bottling plant in Meghalaya

The Union Government has sanctioned Rs. 75 crore for setting up a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) bottling plant in Meghalaya. Meghalaya is the only state in the region which has no bottling plant. The new bottling plant will be constructed at an existing site located in Shillong. A memorandum of understanding was inked between the ..


The 2nd edition of India International Cherry Blossom festival started in Meghalaya

The 2nd edition of India International Cherry Blossom festival, which is the World’s only autumn cherry blossom festival, has started on November 8, 2017 in Shillong, Meghalaya. The 4-day festival is being organized by Government of Meghalaya, Institute of Bio-resources and Sustainable Development with support from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations. According to Meghalaya ..