The Indian Navy divers on Wednesday used an underwater ROV (remotely operated vehicle) at a depth of about 160 feet in a rat-hole mine at Ksan village in East Jaintia Hills district, with pictures of a body which was pulled up to the mouth of the mine (Image Credit : Navy Spokesperson/Twitter)

Navy divers detect body in Meghalaya mine, families want bodies out

Shillong | The families of the trapped miners inside an illegal 370-ft flooded coal mine in Meghalaya on Thursday said they want the “dead bodies” of the miners to be taken out as per the Supreme Court order even as Navy divers captured pictures of a body inside the flooded mine. The Indian Navy divers […]

NESO shutdown hits Meghalaya, Sangma government says ‘no’ to Citizenship Bill

Shillong : Normal life came to a standstill in Meghalaya on Tuesday during a dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the North East Students Organisation (NESO) in protest against the Modi government’s move to go ahead with the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016. The BJP-backed Sangma government in Meghalaya had said that it will not support the controversial […]

Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy (File Photo)

Meghalaya Governor scraps 26/11 tweet after row

Shillong :  Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy, who in the past has stirred several controversies, sparked another while tweeting on the 26/11 Mumbai attack’s 10th anniversary on Monday by stating that no Muslim was killed in the Pakistan-sponsored attack in 2008. He soon though expressed regret over his remarks and deleted the tweet. “10th Anniversary today […]