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Meghalaya: 2 killed, one critical after mob goes on rampage

The incident took place at Chanangpara village of the district on Thursday night, and according to the district’s police chief, the mob at its peak was 3000-odd strong.

Kolkata Police chief grilled by CBI in chit fund scam cases for fifth day

The Kolkata Police chief has already spent more than 30 hours over the past four days inside the highly secured CBI office.

NPP threatens to quit NDA if citizenship bill is passed in Rajya Sabha

Besides being in power in Meghalaya, the NPP backs the BJP governments in Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland.

Meghalaya mine collapse: SC asks Centre, state govt to continue rescue ops

The two-judge bench comprising Justices AK Sikri and S Abdul Nazeer scheduled the next hearing on February 4.

Navy detects second body inside Meghalaya mine

The first body was detected on January 17 inside the mine at a depth of 160 feet and at a lateral distance of 210 feet.

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Navy discovers second body 280 feet inside rat hole mine

The body was found 280 feet inside the rat hole mine by divers from the Navy.

Meghalaya mine collapse: Body of worker extracted identified as Assam resident

Hussain, 30, is survived by his mother, wife and three children, aged 2, 7 and 9 years. This was his second stint in the mines. Earlier, during the summer of 2018, he went for a month and according to his family, earned around Rs 60,000.

Meghalaya mine collapse: First body extracted after a month, 14 still trapped

Official spokesperson of the rescue operation R Susngi said the body was "fully intact" and that this was the same body which was earlier detected by the Navy.

Meghalaya: Navy resumes operation to retrieve trapped miner’s body, not successful

Navy divers, who had suspended their operation on Sunday on the advice of the district administration, along with NDRF personnel, used remotely operated vehicles.

Not abandoning operation to rescue trapped Meghalaya miners, Centre tells SC

“Presumably, and as per latest reports, the bodies of the remaining miners are behind the body detected on 16.01.2019,” the state said in its status report even as the Centre told the court that rescue operations would not be abandoned.

Won’t abandon Meghalaya mine rescue operations, govt tells SC

The families of those trapped inside the mine, now at least want their bodies recovered — even if it’s just a finger, a hand or a leg.

Meghalaya mine collapse: Navy finds body, families will decide on retrieval

Chief Minister Conrad Sangma told reporters that it did not look like rescuers would be able to retrieve the body.