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  • Illegal coal mining Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent

    Illegal Coal Mining Why Meghalaya Struggles To Prevent

    Illegal coal mining Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent.Jun 15, 2021 Even though the government of Meghalaya has initiated the process of coal mining in a legalised manner after an order from the Supreme Court of India

  • Meghalaya coal mine mishap A week on no sign of trapped

    Meghalaya Coal Mine Mishap A Week On No Sign Of Trapped

    Meghalaya coal mine mishap A week on no sign of trapped.Jun 07, 2021 Yet, illegal extraction of coal continues in the state. Pralhad Joshi, Union Coal and Mines Minister, told Rajya Sabha in February 2021 that a total of 250 cases related to illegal coal mining had been registered in Meghalaya since March 2019. Meanwhile, the state government under fire for being lenient on illegal mining has promised action.

  • Meghalaya Scourge of Illegal Coal Mining Persists Despite

    Meghalaya Scourge Of Illegal Coal Mining Persists Despite

    Meghalaya Scourge of Illegal Coal Mining Persists Despite.New Delhi Illegal coal mining operations allegedly continue to prosper in Meghalaya despite a ban imposed upon its extraction in the state seven years ago. On January 21, six persons were killed in an accident at an underground mining pit in the East Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya, thereby bringing back the focus to allegations of rampant ...

  • Five Miners Trapped In Meghalaya Coal Mine

    Five Miners Trapped In Meghalaya Coal Mine

    Five Miners Trapped In Meghalaya Coal Mine.Jun 01, 2021 The NGT ban on mining in Meghalaya came after a petition by Assams All Dimasa Students Union and the Dima Hasao District Committee had complained that due to rat-hole mining in the Jaintia Hills, the water in the Kopili river had turned acidic. In the rat-hole mining process, a deep vertical shaft is dug till coal seams are found.

  • Coal Mining Has Been Reopened in Indias Meghalaya but

    Coal Mining Has Been Reopened In Indias Meghalaya But

    Coal Mining Has Been Reopened in Indias Meghalaya but.Dec 24, 2019 Coal miners in the mineral-rich northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya have something to celebrate. Over the summer, the Supreme Court of India passed an order to reopen mining

  • Meghalaya CM pushes for coal mining critics say hes

    Meghalaya Cm Pushes For Coal Mining Critics Say Hes

    Meghalaya CM pushes for coal mining critics say hes.Oct 28, 2015 Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has been lobbying New Delhi to lift a ban on dangerous, small-scale coal mining operations in his state, without disclosing that

  • 6 killed near Meghalaya coal mine India News The Indian

    6 Killed Near Meghalaya Coal Mine India News The Indian

    6 killed near Meghalaya coal mine India News The Indian.Jan 23, 2021 Coal mining in Meghalaya came into the spotlight in 2018, when at least 15 workers got trapped and died inside a mine in Ksan in East Jaintia Hills district. The Ksan accident brought to light that illegal rat-hole mining, involving narrow tunnels dug into mountains for workers to move through and extract coal, had continued to thrive in ...

  • Supreme Court Allows Coal Mining in Meghalaya

    Supreme Court Allows Coal Mining In Meghalaya

    Supreme Court Allows Coal Mining in Meghalaya.Jul 04, 2019 A Correspondent. SHILLONG The Supreme Court on Wednesday has allowed coal mining operations in Meghalaya, on the privately and community owned land subject to the permissions from the concerned authorities. The Supreme Court said, We clarify that in event mining operations are undertaken in privately ownedcommunity owned land in Hills Districts of Meghalaya in accordance with mining

  • Meghalaya Coal Mine Latest News Photos Videos on

    Meghalaya Coal Mine Latest News Photos Videos On

    Meghalaya Coal Mine Latest News Photos Videos on.Aug 15, 2019 Meghalaya Chief Minister Praises Supreme Court Verdict On Coal Mining. India News Press Trust of India Thursday August 15, 2019 . Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday praised ...

  • Union Min mouths lies on Mlaya coal trade The

    Union Min Mouths Lies On Mlaya Coal Trade The

    Union Min mouths lies on Mlaya coal trade The.Aug 03, 2021 SHILLONG, Aug 2 Meghalayas messy coal mining matters figured in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, courtesy a BJP MP, with Minister for Coal and Mines Prahlad Joshi providing written answers which strangely bear no resemblance with the ground reality. According to information received here, while furnishing reply to a series of questions raised by Rakesh

  • Illegal coal mining inseparable part of Meghalaya politics

    Illegal Coal Mining Inseparable Part Of Meghalaya Politics

    Illegal coal mining inseparable part of Meghalaya politics.Dec 31, 2018 Meghalaya has 576 million tonnes of sub-bituminous coal spread across South Garo Hills, West Khasi Hills, East Garo Hills, Jaintia Hills and East Khasi Hills. After the recent incident of miners getting trapped in a rat-hole mine, chief minister Sangma said on December 14, We are aware that illegal mining activity is going on and appropriate ...

  • Inside Meghalayas coal mines Lives at risk violation of

    Inside Meghalayas Coal Mines Lives At Risk Violation Of

    Inside Meghalayas coal mines Lives at risk violation of.Dec 31, 2018 In November 2018, rights activist Agnes Kharshiing and her companion were attacked by a group of people who were suspected to be members of coal mining mafia in East Jaintia Hills district. Kharshiing had reportedly captured photographs of illegal rat-hole mining in the district and was stopped by miscreants on their way back.

  • Meghalaya Auction of extracted coal will take four months

    Meghalaya Auction Of Extracted Coal Will Take Four Months

    Meghalaya Auction of extracted coal will take four months.Jul 18, 2019 The remaining extracted coal has to be auctioned and the Meghalaya government should hand over to the Coal India Limited CIL as directed by the Supreme Court. The apex court in its judgment delivered on July 3 lifted the ban on coal mining in Meghalaya which was imposed by the National Green Tribunal since April 17, 2014.

  • Coal mine accident proves illegal mining continues

    Coal Mine Accident Proves Illegal Mining Continues

    Coal mine accident proves illegal mining continues.Jan 23, 2021 SHILLONG The Opposition Congress in Meghalaya on Saturday said that the coal mine accident in East Jaintia Hills district proves that illegal mining continues unabated in the state.

  • Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent Illegal coal mining

    Why Meghalaya Struggles To Prevent Illegal Coal Mining

    Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent Illegal coal mining.Even though the government of Meghalaya has initiated the process of coal mining in a legalised manner after an order from the Supreme Court of India almost two years ago, the recent case of five miners getting trapped in a rat-hole mine in East Jaintia Hills district is indicative of the fact that the state has a long way to go before it can end illegal coal mining.

  • PDF Coal Mining in Meghalaya an environmental perspective

    Pdf Coal Mining In Meghalaya An Environmental Perspective

    PDF Coal Mining in Meghalaya an environmental perspective.Coal is the most abundantly available fossible fuel in India and meets a substantial part of energy needs of the country. The north-eastern states of India, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and ...

  • Tribal communities and coal in Northeast India The

    Tribal Communities And Coal In Northeast India The

    Tribal communities and coal in Northeast India The.Dec 01, 2016 Bans on coal mining have been implemented in two tribal majority states in Indias north-east frontier Nagaland and Meghalaya. In Nagaland the state government imposed the ban in an attempt to capture control of coal extraction and trade, while in Meghalaya Indias National Green Commission imposed the ban over concern for the environment and labour conditions.

  • Victory for Conrad Sangma government SC allows coal

    Victory For Conrad Sangma Government Sc Allows Coal

    Victory for Conrad Sangma government SC allows coal.Jul 03, 2019 GUWAHATI Seen as a victory of Meghalaya government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday passed an order allowing coal mining operation in the state but subject to compliance with provisions of Mines ...

  • Battle for Meghalaya Economy and environment intersect

    Battle For Meghalaya Economy And Environment Intersect

    Battle for Meghalaya Economy and environment intersect.In Meghalayas coal belt, people believe the ban on mining is good for environment, bad for jobs. But illegal mining persists and the government is under pressure. Latest News India

  • Citizens Report to SC Urges Halt on Coal Mining in Meghalaya

    Citizens Report To Sc Urges Halt On Coal Mining In Meghalaya

    Citizens Report to SC Urges Halt on Coal Mining in Meghalaya.Jan 14, 2019 It looks at how and why unregulated and illegal coal mining in Meghalaya continues even after the orders of the National Green Tribunal NGT and the Supreme Court of India. The second volume puts together these reports in the backdrop of the murderous attack on Kharshiing and Sangma by the coal mafia coal mine owners that include five public ...

  • Meghalaya govt implements SC order to ban coal

    Meghalaya Govt Implements Sc Order To Ban Coal

    Meghalaya govt implements SC order to ban coal.Jan 15, 2019 The ban comes a week after a citizens forum in Meghalaya, in which RTI activists Agnes Kharshiing was part of, demanded the Supreme Court issue a complete ban on coal miningtransportation in the state citing that there has been absolute loss in terms of revenue from the industry and that all indices in the mining district are down with 76 per ...

  • India disaster exposes lack of enforcement against deadly

    India Disaster Exposes Lack Of Enforcement Against Deadly

    India disaster exposes lack of enforcement against deadly.Jan 04, 2019 At least 15 people were trapped when an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya state flooded on Dec. 13. ... have led to India imposing bans on the mining of coal

  • Coal India loses mining rights in Meghalaya The Economic

    Coal India Loses Mining Rights In Meghalaya The Economic

    Coal India loses mining rights in Meghalaya The Economic.Oct 06, 2010 GUWAHATIKOLKATA Coal India, that had announced major mining plans for the Northeast, will withdraw from Meghalaya after the state government declined to renew the companys mining lease application, for the Simsong coal block. The original lease had expired in 2008.

  • India Meghalayas coal district marred by illegal mining

    India Meghalayas Coal District Marred By Illegal Mining

    India Meghalayas coal district marred by illegal mining.Jan 07, 2019 India Meghalayas coal district marred by illegal mining, unsafe working conditions, and attacks against human rights defenders On 8 November 2018, a prominent womens rights and environmental activist, Agnes Kharshiing, and her aides, Amita Sangma and Emiki Kurbah, were attacked by a group of 30-40 people in the East Jaintia hills, a coal ...

  • Why illegal coal mining in Meghalaya employ rathole

    Why Illegal Coal Mining In Meghalaya Employ Rathole

    Why illegal coal mining in Meghalaya employ rathole.Jun 15, 2021 A rat-hole mine in Meghalaya. Image courtesy Angela Rangad. Even though the government of Meghalaya has initiated the process of coal mining in a legalised manner after an order from the Supreme Court of India almost two years ago, the recent case of five miners getting trapped in a rat-hole mine in East Jaintia Hills district is indicative of the fact that the state has a long way to go before it can end illegal coal mining.

  • Meghalaya illegal coal mining Two held for assaulting

    Meghalaya Illegal Coal Mining Two Held For Assaulting

    Meghalaya illegal coal mining Two held for assaulting.The National Green Tribunal NGT had ordered an interim ban on rat-hole coal mining in Meghalaya from April 17, 2014, after the All Dimasa Students Union and Dimasa Hasao District Committee...