Northeast India’s Only English and Hindi Satellite News Channel

Meghalaya cabinet passes ordinance to repeal Gaming Act

First Published: 10th November, 2022 8:13 IST

Meghalaya cabinet passes ordinance. In October, the government had announced the repeal of the Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Act, 2021.

Amid stiff opposition, the Meghalaya cabinet has passed an ordinance to repeal the Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Act 2021.

This was decided in the crucial Meghalaya cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Conrad Sangma. The Meghalaya chief minister in this regard said that the ordinance will be put up in the next sitting of the Assembly, after necessary discussion with the Speaker.

Earlier, in October this year the government had announced the repeal of the Meghalaya Regulation of Gaming Act, 2021.

The state government had, in March, issued licences to set up three casinos leading to widespread protests.

READ ALSO: Suspected NSCN-U rebels abduct 1 person in Arunachal



Complications in resolving border issue with Assam in 6 remaining areas: Conrad Sangma

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma reiterated that no other government has taken the initiative to resolve the issue in the last 50 years.

05th December 2022
2023 polls: NPP announces name of A.T. Mondol as candidate of Phulbari seat

Former Congress leader A.T. Mondol joins NPP. Mondol will be in the fray from the Phulbari seat in the 2023 poll battle.

03rd December 2022
M’laya polls 2023: CM Sangma to contest only from South Tura

Chief Minister Conrad sangma has put to rest all speculations of contesting from 2 seats this assembly polls. Speaking to media persons on the sidelines of an event in Shillong, Sangma said that he will only contest from South Tura and there is no plan in place to contest from a second seat.

02nd December 2022
As of now will contest from South Tura only’: M’laya CM Sangma ahead of Assembly Polls

Exit of 2 MLAs from NPP is no setback, ready with strong candidates to replace who left, says CM Sangma trying to downplay the exits

02nd December 2022
Meghalaya BJP VP Bernad Marak Accuses Conrad Govt of Stopping Funds for Development Projects

Meghalaya BJP Vice President Bernard Marak in a direct attack on the Conrad government has said that the government is stopping funds to PMAY beneficiaries in Garo Hills.

01st December 2022