North East  /  Published 23.05.20

NGO denies mining in Dehing

Nature’s Beckon, an environmental group, has denied that coal is being mined in Dehing Patkai wildlife sanctuary. Its founder and president, Soumyadeep Dutta, on Saturday said some groups were mis...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 22.05.20

Urgent appeal for Dehing Patkai

A group of 305 conservationists and professionals from across the Northeast wrote to Prakash Javadekar, Union minister of environment, forest and climate change, expressing their concerns over the div...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 21.05.20

Coal auction conditions

The cabinet on Wednesday approved commercial coal mining, with the auctions for allocation to be based on the principal of revenue sharing. The floor rate of revenue sharing is four per cent. The move...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.19

Tribals' rights over land and minerals in Meghalaya

It is in the order of things that life will slowly return to normal in the aftermath of a tragedy. The conditions under which such a return takes place, however, must be such that similar mishaps can ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 07.07.19

Ex- BJP MP guilty in activist Amit Jethwa's murder

Former BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki and six others were on Saturday convicted by a special CBI court here for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 after he tried to expose illegal mining in the Gir f...
By PTI in Ahmedabad



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