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Meghalaya govt says officials, security personnel entering state have to undergo two layers of testing
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Meghalaya govt says officials, security personnel entering state have to undergo two layers of testing

Deputy CM Prestone Tynsong said that the state government will take stringent legal action against violators

Meghalaya govt increases taxes on auto fuel; petrol to cost Rs 74.90 per litre, diesel at Rs 67.50
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Meghalaya govt increases taxes on auto fuel; petrol to cost Rs 74.90 per litre, diesel at Rs 67.50

The Meghalaya government has increased taxes on petrol and diesel from Wednesday amid the nationwide lockdown and plunging crude oil prices, officials said on Wednesday

Supreme Court directs Meghalaya govt to pay Rs 100 crore fine imposed by NGT for failure to curb illegal coal mining
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Supreme Court directs Meghalaya govt to pay Rs 100 crore fine imposed by NGT for failure to curb illegal coal mining

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Meghalaya government to deposit the Rs 100 crore fine imposed on it by the NGT for failing to curb illegal coal mining with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)

Operation to evacuate trapped Meghalaya miners not abandoned: Centre, state government tells Supreme Court
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Operation to evacuate trapped Meghalaya miners not abandoned: Centre, state government tells Supreme Court

The Meghalaya government said it has filed a status report on the steps taken to rescue the miners.

Meghalaya mine mishap: Operation to rescue trapped miners temporarily suspended, will resume once more powerful pumps are available
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Meghalaya mine mishap: Operation to rescue trapped miners temporarily suspended, will resume once more powerful pumps are available

About 20 miners on 13 December entered the quarry owned by Krip Chullet. After reaching the bottom of the pit, they entered horizontal manholes, often termed as 'rat-holes', as each just about fits one person. Five persons were able to climb out of the flooded mine, leaving the others behind.

Man held in connection with Meghalaya mine mishap admit he's owner of quarry, two mine managers still absconding
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Man held in connection with Meghalaya mine mishap admit he's owner of quarry, two mine managers still absconding

Fifteen miners were trapped in the "rat-hole" mine on 13 December after water from nearby Lytein river gushed into it. All efforts to trace the labourers have turned futile as the water level in the mine showed no signs of receding in the past 11 days.

Illegal coal mining in Meghalaya's killer 'rat holes' continues amid state govt indifference to rampant violations
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Illegal coal mining in Meghalaya's killer 'rat holes' continues amid state govt indifference to rampant violations

Even 10 days on, around 15 miners are still trapped in a flooded 'rat hole' coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills districts.

Attack on Agnes Kharshiing: Meghalaya govt to form fact-finding committee to investigate attack; rules out CBI probe
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Attack on Agnes Kharshiing: Meghalaya govt to form fact-finding committee to investigate attack; rules out CBI probe

Turning down the opposition's demand for a CBI probe into the recent attack on an RTI activist, Meghalaya home minister James K Sangma said on Tuesday that the government has decided to form a fact-finding committee to carry out an independent investigation into the incident.

Meghalaya swearing-in ceremony as it happened: Conrad Sangma takes oath as chief minister; Union ministers in attendance
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Meghalaya swearing-in ceremony as it happened: Conrad Sangma takes oath as chief minister; Union ministers in attendance

The first non-Congress government in 15 years in Meghalaya is set to be sworn-in on Tuesday morning.

Meghalaya Assembly Elections 2018: Clout of Independent MLAs, first-time voters likely to tilt balance
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Meghalaya Assembly Elections 2018: Clout of Independent MLAs, first-time voters likely to tilt balance

This year 84 candidates have filed their nomination as Independents, only three of whom are sitting MLAs in Meghalaya

GST: Meghalaya Assembly passes bill, forest products like areca nut, dry fish to be tax-free
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GST: Meghalaya Assembly passes bill, forest products like areca nut, dry fish to be tax-free

The Meghalaya Assembly on Monday unanimously passed the Meghalaya Goods and Services Tax Bill 2017 paving the way for the roll-out of GST regime from 1 July.