Guwahati: Over 40,000 people have been affected and 1,000 hectares of crop land inundated by flood waters following pre-monsoon rains for the past one week in Assam, officials said on Sunday.

Two years into the ban on rat hole mining, other than dealing with the transportation of extracted coal after payment of royalty periodically, hurdles are aplenty before NGT lifts the ban once and

Mukul underlines the need to back North East at Global Bamboo Summit in Indore

No extracted coal would be allowed to be transported from Meghalaya after May 15 when the state government will take it over and will be free to sell or auction it, the National Green Tribunal has

The Left Front government in Tripura has announced to achieve open defecation free status for all the 1,118 villages of the sate under Swachh Bharat Mission in the coming financial year.

Five-member Tribunal Bench to hear case on Tuesday

SHILLONG: The High Court of Meghalaya has allowed traditional excavation and transportation of limestone and sandstone in the State.

The National Green Tribunal has directed the state government to file its status report on stone mining in Meghalaya and encroachment by way of illegal constructions in Balpakram National Park .

SHILLONG: The NGT has flayed the state government for not being able to control fresh mining activities in the state.

The Centre will constitute a committee to conduct a study on ownership of forest land in the Northeastern region.