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Meghalaya
India  /  Published 03.07.19

SC tells Meghlaya to deposit Rs 100-crore fine for not stopping illegal coal mining

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Meghalaya government to deposit the Rs 100 crore fine, imposed on it by the National Green Tribunal, with the Central Pollution Control Board for failing to...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.19

Revering Planet Earth for a single day

All those who joined bicycle rallies last week or planted saplings and ranted about air pollution on Wednesday, welcome to the most happening month on the UN calendar. The United Nations promotes its ...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

North East  /  Published 13.03.20

Meghalaya bill on visitors

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By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 14.01.19

How deep is Meghalaya's illegal coal tunnel?

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Macmillan Byrsat, 44, is the NPP MLA of Nongstoin in the West Khasi HillsWhat does his 2018 affidavit show: He owns five trucks Q: What do you think about the ban on co...
By Furquan Ameen and infographic by Rahul Awasthi in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.12.19

Poster plea for ILP move in Assembly

A day before the Assembly meets to pass a resolution demanding implementation of the inner-line permit (ILP) in Meghalaya, pressure groups put up posters in the city on Wednesday appealing to everyone...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

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North East  /  Published 14.12.19

Shah to allay hill state fears after Xmas

Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday assured the people of Meghalaya that their fears regarding the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 would be allayed after Christmas and reiterated the NDA gover...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 04.01.19

No blueprint of Meghalaya illegal mine, Centre tells SC, to explain rescue delay

The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that it was facing difficulties in the operation to rescue 15 miners trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13 as there was no blueprin...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 02.01.19

SC to take up plea on mine tragedy

The Supreme Court will on Thursday take up a PIL filed against the Centre for failing to rescue 15 miners trapped in a coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13 though the government had, in June last ...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.01.19

Maldives' move could save cuttlefish

Sir — If chameleons are masters of disguise on land, then their counterparts in the marine world are the incredible cuttlefish. These cephalopods camouflage themselves with the help of tiny skin cel...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.18

The secret support for illegal mining must be addressed

Laws fail only when people in power want them to. The tragedy of the miners trapped since December 13 in a suddenly flooded coal mine in the East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya is the terrible ou...
By The Editorial Board


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