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Posts published in “Day: January 14, 2019”

Citizens’ Report urges Supreme Court to stop coal mining in Meghalaya

HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong Jan 13: A group of social activists today released the Citizens’ Report on coal mining in Meghalaya. The report was submitted to the Supreme Court seeking a stop to coal mining in the State as it benefited only few rich people but not the poor. The report was released in the presence of social activists Agnes Kharshing, Amita Sangma, Angela Rangad, Michael N. Syiem, journalist Patricia Mukhim among others. The report titled, “Curse of unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya” also urged the Supreme Court to consider it for hearing on January 15. Rangad told media persons…