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Meghalaya: CM Sangma promises to restart coal mining after addressing safety, environment issues

March 28, 2019 4:11:20 am

In December last year, at least 15 workers were trapped inside a mine in East Jaintia Hills district and are believed to have died, even though rescue operations are still on.

SC stays Meghalaya HC contempt order against Shillong Times editor

Meghalaya HC’s contempt order against Shillong Times intimidatory: Editors Guild

March 12, 2019 4:12:59 am

The Guild said the court’s order, “which among other things imposes a fine along with a threat of imprisonment and a ban on the publication, is intimidatory and undermines press freedom”.

SC stays Meghalaya HC contempt order against Shillong Times editor

Contempt case: Shillong Times editor, publisher told to pay Rs 2 lakh each in a week

March 9, 2019 3:48:15 pm

The contempt order — against editor Patricia Mukhim and publisher Shobha Chaudhuri — came regarding two reports published in The Shillong Times, on December 6 and 10 last year, about a court order seeking better facilities for retired judges and their families.

Supreme Court asks Centre, Meghalaya govt to continue rescue operations

Navy detects fourth body in Meghalaya mine

February 28, 2019 1:40:21 am

At least 15 workers were trapped and feared dead inside the mine in Ksan area on December 13 — and rescue operations have been on since then.

Will send ex-Ranbaxy promoters to jail if there is order violation: SC on arbitral award

Supreme Court issues notice on Meghalaya High Court ‘division’remark

February 26, 2019 4:05:08 am

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna issued notice to the HC registrar on the plea filed by Advocate Sona Khan and others, who contended that the judgment authored by Justice S R Sen was “legally flawed and historically misleading”.

Supreme Court asks Centre, Meghalaya govt to continue rescue operations

Install high-power pumps immediately to de-water Meghalaya illegal mine: SC

February 25, 2019 5:01:03 pm

On January 28, the apex court was informed that body of a person, among the 15 miners trapped, was retrieved while another body was spotted by the Indian Navy.

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Governor Tathagata Roy’s latest gem: Boycott Kashmir — and Kashmiri

February 20, 2019 11:59:19 am

"It is a non-violent way of reacting to what has been going on for the last 2-3 decades... we have been fighting the separatists in Kashmir with limited success, we have not been able to subjugate them - our soldiers are dying."

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Boycott everything Kashmiri, says Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy

February 19, 2019 4:35:49 pm

"An appeal from a retired colonel of the Indian Army: Don't visit Kashmir, don't go to Amarnath for the next 2 years. Don't buy articles from Kashmir emporia or Kashmiri tradesman who come every winter. Boycott everything Kashmiri. I am inclined to agree," he tweeted.

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

February 17, 2019 6:28:55 am

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

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

February 13, 2019 1:21:37 pm

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

New status for NPP: what conditions did it meet?

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

February 9, 2019 10:10:44 pm

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

Supreme Court asks Centre, Meghalaya govt to continue rescue operations

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

January 28, 2019 9:32:32 pm

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

Supreme Court asks Centre, Meghalaya govt to continue rescue operations

Navy detects second body inside Meghalaya mine

January 27, 2019 3:50:15 am

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 collapse: Navy discovers second body 280 feet inside rat hole mine

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

January 26, 2019 7:15:29 pm

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

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

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

January 26, 2019 7:15:08 am

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.

The illegal mine in Meghalaya had collapsed on December 13. (Express photo/Tashi Tobgyal)

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

January 25, 2019 6:05:37 am

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.

https://indianexpress.com/article/north-east-india/meghalaya/meghalaya-mine-collapse-navy-discovers-second-body-5556101/

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

January 22, 2019 10:35:43 pm

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

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

January 22, 2019 2:36:57 am

“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.

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

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

January 21, 2019 1:11:05 pm

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.

The body of one miner was spotted through an underwater ROV by Indian Navy. (Photo: Twitter/@indiannavy)

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

January 18, 2019 1:25:41 am

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

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