Meghalaya miners’ rescue case: Solicitor General tells SC that the mine is illegal
FLASH: Meghalaya miners' rescue case: Solicitor General Tushar Mehta tells SC that the mine is illegal, it’s not maintained properly & no blueprints of the mine are available. Specialised divers of the Indian Navy were called but operation is difficult as is there is a river nearby. Supreme Court says, take action against mine owners. Why should the workers suffer?. Supreme Court asks Centre and Meghalaya to file status report before it by January 7 on steps and progress of the rescue operation of 15 miners who are trapped in an illegal flooded coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills since December 13 last year.