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Fresh mining and transportation of coal continues in West Khasi Hills, alleges CSWO

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Shillong, Feb 09:

The Civil Society Women Organisation (CSWO) has received information that coal is being transported from Shallang, Maweit in West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, where illegal coal mining is allegedly being carried out.

Administrator’s Rule invoked in KHADC a day after CEM allotted portfolios to EMs


Shillong, Feb 07:

Meghalaya Governor, Tathagata today has approved the proposal of the State Government to invoke Administrator’s Rule (AR) in the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC).

Shillong rape case: Police say girl made up the story out of fear

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Meeting of the Assembly Committee on Women Empowerment

Shillong, Feb 06:

The East Khasi Hills police today said that the 14-year-old minor girl, who was alleged kidnapped and gang-raped on the evening of January 29, made up the story out of fear.

NGOs, residents take out rally in protest against movement of farmers’ market in GH

farmers' market, garo hills

TURA | Feb 06:

NGOs and residents of Jengjal area of West Garo Hills in Meghalaya on Thursday hit the streets to protest against the “forced” relocation of an upcoming Farmers’ market from its original designated area to another place which was apparently owned by Home Minister, James Sangma.

Govt uses officers as ‘pawns’ to run ‘coal mining cartel’: Mukul Sangma

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Shillong, Feb 05:

The Opposition Congress on Wednesday accused the NPP led MDA Government of creating a ‘cartel’ to facilitate illegal mining and transportation of coal.

Activist files FIR over fake challan racket

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TURA | Feb 5:

An FIR has been filed against a group of people over allegations of selling fake challans for transportation of coal. The FIR was filed by activist Kingstone Bolwari at the Sadar PS in Shillong this afternoon.

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