Three months after Meghalaya mine mishap, SC asks kin of trapped miners if they want recovery of highly-decomposed bodies
Fifteen miners were trapped on 13 December, 2018 in an illegal coal mine at Ksan in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, about 3.7 km deep inside a forest, when water from the nearby Lytein river gushed into it
Many laws, failed implementation: New UN report explains why countries are unable to protect environment
The UN report noted that the number of attacks on environmental defenders is only increasing; in 2017 alone, 197 environmental defenders were murdered.
Odisha fire services team leaves for Meghalaya to help rescue miners trapped in rat-hole coal mine for 15 days
The miners are trapped in a 370-foot-deep illegal coal mine in the Ksan area of Lumthari village in Meghalaya since 13 December
Plight of trapped miners in Meghalaya raises important question: Just how low will mining elite stoop to make a profit?
Only by a strange twist of fate will the miners — trapped in the flooded mine at Ksan in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills for over two weeks — survive the catastrophe
Search for trapped miners resumes in Meghalaya; case filed against government to seek compensation for victims' kin
The search operation launched to trace at least 14 labourers, trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, resumed Wednesday after it took a hit due to strong winds and heavy rains