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A relief team tries to save miners trapped inside an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills/Photo: Twitter

A Milestone for Environmental Justice

Above: A relief team tries to save miners trapped inside an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills/Photo: Twitter The Supreme Court has said that...
A TV grab of a coal mine in Lalmatia, Godda. Photo: UNI

SC agrees to hear Coal ministry plea against NGT order closing down coal mines...

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea by Coal ministry against NGT order to close mines of Northern Coalfields Ltd in Meghalaya...
SC tells Meghalaya govt, Centre to file status report by Jan 7 on miners trapped in rat holes mines

SC tells Meghalaya govt, Centre to file status report by Jan 7 on miners...

The Supreme Court on Friday asked Meghalaya govt and Centre to submit status report by Jan 7 on what steps have been taken to...
SC tells Meghalaya govt, Centre to file status report by Jan 7 on miners trapped in rat holes mines

SC asks Meghalaya govt why 15 miners still trapped in flooded mine

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Meghalaya government why 15 miners who are trapped in rat holes mines in the East Jaintia hills district...

SC to hear tomorrow plea on Meghalaya mine tragedy

The Supreme Court will hear tomorrow a petition seeking speedy actions to evacuate 15 miners trapped in a flooded mine in Meghalaya. A bench of...
Conrad Sangma to be Meghalaya CM, BJP to join ruling alliance

Conrad Sangma to be Meghalaya CM, BJP to join ruling alliance

By Puneet Nicholas Yadav In scenario reminiscent of Manipur and Goa elections, despite emerging as the single largest party, Congress loses the number game for...
Hung assemblies in Nagaland and Meghalaya hold out hopes for a BJP on the upswing

Hung assemblies in Nagaland and Meghalaya hold out hopes for a BJP on the...

Having swept Tripura, the BJP had made significant gains in Nagaland and Meghalaya, the other two states where assembly elections were held last month...
Illegal coal mining issue in Meghalaya comes up before NGT, court asks for report

Illegal coal mining issue in Meghalaya comes up before NGT, court asks for report

Following up on such illegal work in the states of Goa, Odisha and Karnataka, it has been found that coal is being illegally mined...
BJP president Amit Shah leads a public meeting at Ambasa, 70 km east of Agartala/Photo: UNI

Uphill Challenge

Above: BJP president Amit Shah leads a public meeting at Ambasa, 70 km east of Agartala/Photo: UNI With polls due in three states in the...
VVPATs will be used for elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland

VVPATs will be used for elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland

The election dates for the three North-Eastern states — Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland were announced by the Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti on...
2018 elections in eight states: The battle ahead

The Battle Ahead

Next year will be crucial for the BJP and the Congress as eight states go to the polls. Will the saffron wave permeate more...

Liquor ban on highways: SC to hear all state appeals on July 12

The Supreme Court’s ban on sale of liquor within 500m of state and national highways has resulted in a flurry of petitions, many from...
Highway accidents are rampant and drunken driving is a major cause of it. Photo: UNI

Liquor Ban: On the Rocks

The loss of livelihood and revenue to states due to the ban on highway liquor vends is huge. But with data showing that drunkenness...
Violence against women has been on the rise in Meghalaya for the last few years. Photo: UNI

Shillong’s Shame

The involvement of a powerful politician in the repeated rape of a minor has exposed the thriving sex racket in Meghalaya and embarrassed the...
Muslim women hold placards in support of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board during a signature campaign in Ahmedabad.

UCC: Code of Controversy

As the center pushes for a Uniform Civil Code, it triggers a storm of protests and conflicting opinions on the timing and intent. It...

Modi finds his niche in Meghalaya; speaks English, talks football

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Shillong by chopper at 10.30 am and attended the second day of the NEC Plenary at the State...
Smart City

Shillong misses smart city bus yet again: Is politics the deciding factor?

Shillong the capital of Meghalaya did not qualify to be in the smart city bandwagon of the NDA Government.  On Tuesday a list of...

A MADE-BY-MAN HORROR STORY- Letter From The Editor

The cover story we have written this week probably needs to be dinned into the heads of the reading public periodically so that the...

Pre-monsoon flood devastate Upper Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya

By our special correspondent Shillong:  Pre-monsoon rains in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya have created flash floods and caused major landslides. In the East Jaintia...

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A relief team tries to save miners trapped inside an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills/Photo: Twitter

A Milestone for Environmental Justice

Above: A relief team tries to save miners trapped inside an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills/Photo: Twitter The Supreme Court has said that...
A TV grab of a coal mine in Lalmatia, Godda. Photo: UNI

SC agrees to hear Coal ministry plea against NGT order closing down coal mines...

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a plea by Coal ministry against NGT order to close mines of Northern Coalfields Ltd in Meghalaya...
SC tells Meghalaya govt, Centre to file status report by Jan 7 on miners trapped in rat holes mines

SC tells Meghalaya govt, Centre to file status report by Jan 7 on miners...

The Supreme Court on Friday asked Meghalaya govt and Centre to submit status report by Jan 7 on what steps have been taken to...
SC tells Meghalaya govt, Centre to file status report by Jan 7 on miners trapped in rat holes mines

SC asks Meghalaya govt why 15 miners still trapped in flooded mine

The Supreme Court on Thursday asked Meghalaya government why 15 miners who are trapped in rat holes mines in the East Jaintia hills district...

SC to hear tomorrow plea on Meghalaya mine tragedy

The Supreme Court will hear tomorrow a petition seeking speedy actions to evacuate 15 miners trapped in a flooded mine in Meghalaya. A bench of...
Conrad Sangma to be Meghalaya CM, BJP to join ruling alliance

Conrad Sangma to be Meghalaya CM, BJP to join ruling alliance

By Puneet Nicholas Yadav In scenario reminiscent of Manipur and Goa elections, despite emerging as the single largest party, Congress loses the number game for...
Hung assemblies in Nagaland and Meghalaya hold out hopes for a BJP on the upswing

Hung assemblies in Nagaland and Meghalaya hold out hopes for a BJP on the...

Having swept Tripura, the BJP had made significant gains in Nagaland and Meghalaya, the other two states where assembly elections were held last month...
Illegal coal mining issue in Meghalaya comes up before NGT, court asks for report

Illegal coal mining issue in Meghalaya comes up before NGT, court asks for report

Following up on such illegal work in the states of Goa, Odisha and Karnataka, it has been found that coal is being illegally mined...
BJP president Amit Shah leads a public meeting at Ambasa, 70 km east of Agartala/Photo: UNI

Uphill Challenge

Above: BJP president Amit Shah leads a public meeting at Ambasa, 70 km east of Agartala/Photo: UNI With polls due in three states in the...
VVPATs will be used for elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland

VVPATs will be used for elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland

The election dates for the three North-Eastern states — Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland were announced by the Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti on...
2018 elections in eight states: The battle ahead

The Battle Ahead

Next year will be crucial for the BJP and the Congress as eight states go to the polls. Will the saffron wave permeate more...

Liquor ban on highways: SC to hear all state appeals on July 12

The Supreme Court’s ban on sale of liquor within 500m of state and national highways has resulted in a flurry of petitions, many from...
Highway accidents are rampant and drunken driving is a major cause of it. Photo: UNI

Liquor Ban: On the Rocks

The loss of livelihood and revenue to states due to the ban on highway liquor vends is huge. But with data showing that drunkenness...
Violence against women has been on the rise in Meghalaya for the last few years. Photo: UNI

Shillong’s Shame

The involvement of a powerful politician in the repeated rape of a minor has exposed the thriving sex racket in Meghalaya and embarrassed the...
Muslim women hold placards in support of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board during a signature campaign in Ahmedabad.

UCC: Code of Controversy

As the center pushes for a Uniform Civil Code, it triggers a storm of protests and conflicting opinions on the timing and intent. It...

Modi finds his niche in Meghalaya; speaks English, talks football

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Shillong by chopper at 10.30 am and attended the second day of the NEC Plenary at the State...
Smart City

Shillong misses smart city bus yet again: Is politics the deciding factor?

Shillong the capital of Meghalaya did not qualify to be in the smart city bandwagon of the NDA Government.  On Tuesday a list of...

A MADE-BY-MAN HORROR STORY- Letter From The Editor

The cover story we have written this week probably needs to be dinned into the heads of the reading public periodically so that the...

Pre-monsoon flood devastate Upper Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya

By our special correspondent Shillong:  Pre-monsoon rains in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Meghalaya have created flash floods and caused major landslides. In the East Jaintia...

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