Fifteen miners disappeared inside the mine on December 13 last year after one of them accidentally punctured the wall of the mine.
21 Jan 2019 9:02 AM
The Supreme Court has rapped the Meghalaya government over the slow progress of the search operation and inaction on illegal mines.
18 Jan 2019 6:15 AM
Earlier on Wednesday night, divers also detected a body at depth of nearly 210 feet inside the rat hole mine in Meghalaya.
17 Jan 2019 7:08 PM
The body was detected at a depth of nearly 210 feet inside the 'rat-hole' mine and naval divers brought it to its mouth.
17 Jan 2019 9:07 AM
NGT had imposed blanket ban on coal mining, transportation in Meghalaya in 2014, citing unscientific ways and absence of safety measures.
13 Jan 2019 12:29 PM
SC also asked Meghalaya govt about steps being taken by it against those running illegal mines.
11 Jan 2019 1:30 PM
'It is suspected that boulders hit them when they tried to extract coal,' police said.
07 Jan 2019 9:03 AM
‘Only 3 out of 13 high-powered pumps that were brought to site could be installed and used so far,’ said operation spokesperson R Susngi.
04 Jan 2019 5:45 PM
Poverty and lack of jobs has forced thousands of migrants to risk their lives as 'rat-miners' in Meghalaya.
01 Jan 2019 4:32 PM
The Indian Navy joined the operation to rescue 15 miners in the East Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya.
29 Dec 2018 6:42 PM