East India Opinion Politics

Meghalaya CM warns BJP “Snapping ties” over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which was already passed by the Lok Sabha on January 8, seeks to remove hurdles for eligible migrants from six minority groups from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan from getting  Indian citizenship.   “We have met several leaders cutting across party lines in the national capital and had sought their support not Read More…

Environment Industries Opinion Social

Survivor claims No way trapped miners will come out alive

Rescuers prepare a water pump at the site of a coal mine that collapsed in Ksan, in the northeastern state of Meghalaya, India, December 29, 2018. REUTERS   As the operation to rescue 15 trapped miners continue at the 370-foot-deep illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district, a survivor of the December 13 accident Read More…

East India Environment Industries Social

Meghalaya disaster : 13 miners feared dead after being flooded in illegal mine

  Thirteen miners are feared dead in India after the shaft of a mine they were illegally digging collapsed and flooded in the remote northeastern state of Meghalaya.   Officials told media efforts are underway to pump water out of the coal mine in the state’s East Jaintia Hills district after the miners became trapped Read More…