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

North East  /  Published 03.12.19

Disabled persons to knock on Meghalaya High Court's door for jobs

The Federation of Persons with Disabilities in Meghalaya will knock on the door of Meghalaya High Court if the four per cent job reservation due to them is not implemented immediately.This was announc...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong


North East  /  Published 26.12.18

Firm offers aid for rescuing trapped miners

A Pune-based firm, which sent its technical experts to Thailand earlier this year to aid the rescue of 13 people trapped in a cave, said on Wednesday that it was in touch with the Meghalaya government...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 25.12.18

Mining goes down the rabbit hole in Shillong

There seems to be no hope at the end of the tunnel for the 15 labourers trapped in a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills a fortnight ago, as search operations have been suspended by the Megh...
By PTI in Shillong

India  /  Published 22.11.19

Don't implement CAB in Meghalaya : state BJP

The Meghalaya unit of the BJP has urged Union home minister Amit Shah to exclude the state from the purview of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, that is proposed to be tabled during the winter s...
By PTI in Shillong

North East  /  Published 13.01.20

Meghalaya waives export fee

The Meghalaya government will lose over Rs 6 crore with the state cabinet deciding to do away with fees on export of forest produce and some minor minerals outside the state.Speaking to reporters afte...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 08.02.19

SC seeks report on illegal mines in Meghalaya

The Supreme Court on Friday sought details from the Meghalaya government on the number of illegal mines functioning in the state in the wake of 15 miners getting trapped in a flooded mine in East Jain...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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