The chips have gone higher in the controversial uranium mining project in Meghalaya with the State Government announcing that a whopping Rs 2,098 crore would be pumped in to develop roads in the impoverished district.

SHILLONG: Union Minister of State for Water Resources Vincent H Pala is in disagreement with the claims of the Congress led MUA Government that the UCIL would also develop the whole of West Khasi Hills district.

contract labourers working at the Banduhurang mines in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand went on strike last month demanding health facilities and minimum wages. The protesting workers said the mine operator, Uranium Corporation of India Ltd (ucil), had turned down their demand to give information about radiation levels in the open cast mines.

SHILLONG, Oct 30: The Khasi Students

Hill State People

Protests over the proposed uranium mining project in Meghalaya are veering towards a confrontationist path, as the influential Khasi Students Union (KSU) spearheading the campaign announced a two-night road blockade of the national Highway 44.

SHILLONG: Reiterating HSPDP's stand on the issue of uranium mining, party leader Fenella Lyngdoh has said that the repeated mistakes of UCIL in Jaduguda have proved that it is a "third class company."

SHILLONG, Oct 13: Years of untold misery and hardship prompted eight village chiefs and land owners of Mawthabah-Nongbah Jynrin to endorse the government

nongstoin: The Khasi Student Union (KSU), Warsan Lyngdoh Circle claimed that the support extended by landowners in and around the area where uranium deposits are found is a farce. The organization will hold a rally in the coming weeks to enlighten the public on the issue.