Adopting a tough posture, Meghalaya Chief Minister DD Lapang on Saturday said the State Government would be firm in maintaining law and order if any organisation tried to take law in their hands over the controversial uranium mining issue.

SHILLONG, Sept 2: Meghalaya Chief Minister DD Lapang said his government will not review the decision of leasing out 422 hectares of land of the State to Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) for uranium mining.

In the backdrop of threats of agitation by anti-uranium mining groups, Meghalaya Chief Minister D D Lapang on Tuesday, while defending the Cabinet


To facilitate uranium mining in Meghalaya, the state government is considering exempting the Land Transfer Act from the uranium rich belt in Mawthabah so that the Uranium Corporation of India (UCIL) can set up a processing unit there. However, Chief Minister D D Lapang

Opposers were outside the public hearing, supporters inside a public hearing held in Jaduguda in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand has cleared expansion and lease renewal of the government-owned uranium mines amid accusations of manipulation. On May 26, the majority of the tribals present at the meeting said they wanted the Uranium Corporation of India Limited (ucil) to continue.

The audit report conducted by the Comptroller and Auditor General on management of fuel for Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs). DAE has been blamed for being unable to exploit the country

The Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research is enthused by the discovery of uranium at Wakhyn in Meghalaya and the permission to prospect in the Rajiv Gandhi Tiger Sanctuary.

The Madhya Pradesh government wants to open the Union Carbide plant to the public. The principal secretary of the state claims this will dispel the “myth” about toxins left at the site. A recent study by Centre for Science and Environment found that the profile of chemicals found within the factory premises matches that of chemicals found in adjacent localities. Moderately persistent chemicals called Carbamates were also found in the city’s groundwater. Clearly, the factory is polluting the environment even 25 years after the plant was shut down.

The story of UCIL-Jaduguda and the struggle of the mostly Santal
Adivasi People against the company is not unknown to the general