Tag: Meghalaya

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  • Fearing consequences of Assam NRC, Meghalaya increases border checks

    Fearing consequences of Assam NRC, Meghalaya increases border checks

    Meghalaya CM Conrad Sangma expressed his fears regarding Citizenship Amendment Bill as he said that the Northeast region of India will be worst affected.

    September 11, 2019
  • Madras High Court chief justice Vijaya K Tahilramani resigns over transfer denial

    Madras High Court chief justice Vijaya K Tahilramani resigns over transfer denial

    While holding office as the acting chief justice of the Bombay High Court, she had in May 2017 upheld the conviction and life imprisonment of 11 people in the Bilkis Bano gang-rape case, which was transferred to Maharashtra from Gujarat by the top court.

    September 7, 2019
  • Madras HC Chief Justice Tahilramani set to quit in protest over her transfer to Meghalaya

    Madras HC Chief Justice Tahilramani set to quit in protest over her transfer to Meghalaya

    This move comes after the Supreme Court Collegium refused to accede to Justice Tahilramani's request to reconsider  its recommendation to her transfer her as Chief Justice of the Meghalaya High Court.

    September 7, 2019
  • For more holistic growth

    For more holistic growth

    Regional imbalances in the development of the North-east have got little attention in the Union Budget. In this regard, however, Mizoram’s transformation could hold some pertinent lessons. I t is unnerving to note that in the public discourse on the Union Budget, the issue of balanced regional development is hardly raised. This is somewhat unfortunate …

    July 30, 2019
  • Assam’s ordeal

    Assam’s ordeal

    In a word, lakhs have been affected in east and north-eastern India. And the relief effort must match the enormity of the crisis.

    July 17, 2019
  • A place in the clouds

    A place in the clouds

    The natural energy of the Northeast of India offers bewitching views and is a must-visit for all who seek adventure.

    July 14, 2019
  • Look East, Act East~I

    Look East, Act East~I

    Surprisingly, India's north-east still bears witness to the symptoms of underdevelopment and civil unrest. New attempts are therefore often undertaken to tackle the situation. The proposed Asian Highway is an attempt to develop the region by opening it up to the global order. This trans-border road connectivity is expected to play an important role in the economic development of the region through cheaper transportation of goods and people, increased exports, industrial development, development of tourism, and employment generation.

    July 9, 2019
  • Meghalaya mining

    Meghalaya mining

    Meanwhile, the state does not have a mining plan and is working to get one with the technical support of the Central Mine Planning and Design Institute and the Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited.

    July 9, 2019
  • Meghalaya: Drugs seized

    Meghalaya: Drugs seized

    Most hard drugs like heroin, cocaine and metampethmine are smuggled from Myanmar and then sent to Manipur or Mizoram.

    July 1, 2019
  • Himachal panchayat shows way for efficient waste disposal

    Himachal panchayat shows way for efficient waste disposal

    Aima Panchayat, which has a population of 7000, has set up a modern garbage treatment plant for efficient waste disposal and has become the first panchayat in Himachal to do so.

    June 16, 2019
  • Finance Commission team to visit Meghalaya

    Finance Commission team to visit Meghalaya

    The Commission will also inspect MNREGS works in the state and interact with members of the Village Employment Councils (VECs).

    June 2, 2019
  • PM Modi greets Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura on Statehood Day

    PM Modi greets Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura on Statehood Day

    The erstwhile princely states of Tripura and Manipur were merged with India in 1949 and became full-fledged states in 1972.

    January 21, 2019
  • Meghalaya miners: Anatomy of a tragedy

    Meghalaya miners: Anatomy of a tragedy

    The mining disaster in Meghalaya tells us that conservation of environment must also be humane

    January 14, 2019
  • Citizens’ report urges halt on coal mining in Meghalaya

    Citizens’ report urges halt on coal mining in Meghalaya

    "All transportation orders be rescinded and no further transportation of coal be permitted. Any coal awaiting transportation should be taken over by the government and used for public sector undertakings."

    January 14, 2019
  • Odisha firemen resume dewatering coal pit to rescue trapped Meghalaya miners

    Odisha firemen resume dewatering coal pit to rescue trapped Meghalaya miners

    Bring them out, dead or alive, Supreme Court tells Meghalaya government

    January 3, 2019
  • Ham-fisted operation

    Ham-fisted operation

    It brings cold comfort to the affected families to be informed that the Navy divers have merely come across a wooden structure, coal (quite obviously), and a rat-hole, but no people inside the 370-feet-deep and flooded colliery.

    January 3, 2019
  • The world of work

    The world of work

    Skilling development has been given a lot of stress via numerous government schemes and vocational training at school level is beginning to show signs of success. Sarah Berry explores this world of practical training and the future benefits.

    December 20, 2018