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Tathagata Roy

‘Those not wanting divisive democracy should go to North Korea’: Meghalaya Guv

The governor was apparently backing the new Citizenship Act.

14 Dec 2019 10:52 AM

'Encounter, Kangaroo court can't be standard operating procedure': Meghalaya Guv

Earlier this Friday, the police said that all 4 accused in the case were killed in an encounter.

08 Dec 2019 11:17 AM

He should stick to his subject: Meghalaya Guv after Sen's remarks on ‘Jai Shri Ram’

The noted economist had also said that he has never heard of the festival Ram Navami being celebrated in Bengal before.

08 Jul 2019 12:48 PM

Meghalaya Governor sparks row with anti-Bengali comment

Earlier this year, Mr Roy’s tweet endorsing an appeal made by a former armyman to boycott Kashmiri products had created a major political furore.

07 Jun 2019 6:39 AM

Say 'Jai Shri Ram', 'didi' may book you for attempt-to-murder: Meghalaya Guv

'It is possible that people who shouted 'Jai Shri Ram' would be slapped with non-bailable attempt-to-murder cases,' Tathagata Roy said.

01 Jun 2019 2:18 PM


Shillong's Punjabi Lane residents get notice to prove legality of stay

Punjabi Lane is inhabited by people from Punjab, who were brought around 200 yrs ago by British to work as cleaners and sweepers.

01 Jun 2019 12:42 PM

Shocker from a governor

Evidently, Mr Roy inhabits an area of darkness and equates Kashmiris with Pakistanis just because both are followers of Islam.

21 Feb 2019 12:21 AM

Meghalaya governor’s ‘boycott Kashmiri’ call evokes wrath

Omar Abdullah was first to react strongly to Roy’s remarks.

20 Feb 2019 3:05 AM

Those howling over NRC should read UN definition, says Tathagata Roy

Roy’s remarks came in the wake of a statement by West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee.

01 Aug 2018 1:45 AM

Poll aftermath: Lenin statue knocked down in Tripura, Rajnath Singh intervenes

A statue of Left icon Lenin was also demolished at Belonia town in South Tripura on Monday with the help of a bulldozer.

06 Mar 2018 10:09 AM


Civil war only solution for Hindu-Muslim tussle, tweets Tripura Guv, faces backlash

Roy's comment drew sharp reactions on Twitter with people calling him out for inciting communal tension and some even called for his arrest.

20 Jun 2017 4:34 PM

Uproar in Tripura assembly as governor refuses to read entire speech

The governor read out around five pages of the speech before leaving the house in half-an-hour.

18 Feb 2017 12:35 PM