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After SC stops coal transport, Meghalaya CM says government to appeal

India, Jan. 16 -- Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said that various procedures have been implemented since the Supreme Court last extended the time period to transport coal up to January 31 and... Read More


Social activists urge Supreme Court to ban coal mining in Meghalaya completely

India, Jan. 14 -- A report compiled by social activists has urged the Supreme Court to put a total stop to coal mining in Meghalaya as it has led to severe environmental degradation. The 379-page rep... Read More


A MONTH LATER, MEGHALAYA MAY CALL OFF OPS TO RESCUE MINERS

Shillong, Jan. 12 -- A month after 15 coal miners were trapped by sudden flooding in an illegal rathole mine at Khloo Ryngksan in Meghalaya's East Jaintia HIlls district, the state government is now c... Read More


A MONTH LATER, MEGHALAYA MAY CALL OFF OPS TO RESCUE MINERS

SHILLONG, Jan. 12 -- A month after 15 coal miners were trapped by sudden flooding in an illegal rathole mine at Khloo Ryngksan in Meghalaya's East Jaintia HIlls district, the state government is now c... Read More


End or continue? Meghalaya govt mulls decision on rescue op for trapped miners

India, Jan. 12 -- A month after 15 coal miners were trapped by sudden flooding in an illegal rathole mine at Khloo Ryngksan in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, the state government is now cons... Read More


Rampant illegal coal mining in Meghalya exposed, now illegal coal transportation too

India, Jan. 8 -- Over 70 trucks carrying coal have been prevented by Assam police from crossing into their state apparently because they do not have the appropriate paperwork but Meghalaya chief minis... Read More


2 killed in another Meghalaya mine collapse; fate of 15 trapped miners uncertain

India, Jan. 7 -- Two miners were found dead on Sunday in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, who police suspect were killed by falling boulders that hit them while they were trying to extract coa... Read More


Ruling NPP leader accused of attack on Meghalaya women activists surrenders

India, Dec. 27 -- Megalaya's ruling National Peoples Party leader Nidamon Chullet, who is the prime accused in the near fatal assault of two women activists, has surrendered, police said. Chullet, wh... Read More


Centre to send help to Meghalaya to rescue trapped miners: CM Conrad Sangma

Shillong, Dec. 19 -- The Centre will be sending professional divers and equipment to Meghalaya to help trace and retrieve miners trapped inside a coal mine in Ksan village of the state's East Jaintia ... Read More


Meghalaya miners trapped: Search continues for 13 men

Shillong, Dec. 17 -- Rescue teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), and local police on Sunday continued their efforts to locate the 13 miners who w... Read More