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THE HALAYA COAL MINING CASE- AN OVERVIEW

2020-9-28  The Meghalaya mining accident happened on 13 December 2018, when 15 miners were trapped in a mine, in the Indian state of Meghalaya. While five miners managed to escape, rescue efforts for the remaining 15 continued till 2 March 2019.The miners were trapped inside the coal mine

Meghalaya Coal Mine: Latest News, Photos, Videos on

2019-8-15  The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the owner of a coal mine in Meghalaya where 15 people have been trapped for nearly two months saying he was responsible for the illegal mining

Why illegal coal mining in Meghalaya employ rat-hole

2021-6-15  Discovered by the British in Khasi Hills in the early 19th Century, coal mining in Meghalaya took off commercially soon after it attained statehood in the year 1972. The community-based mining before that in which villagers extracted coal for household

Meghalaya Mining Case: Owner of the Coal Mine

2021-6-4  Meghalaya Mining Case: Owner of the Coal Mine Arrested By Pratidin Bureau Last updated Jun 4, 2021 The owner of an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya has been arrested, said a police officer. The owner has been running the coal mine

Meghalaya coal mine mishap: A week on, no sign of

2021-6-7  The Supreme Court had banned coal mining in Meghalaya in 2014. It lifted the ban conditionally in July 2019. In March this year, in a bid to kickstart coal mining, the state government published a detailed SOP for applicants interested in obtaining prospecting license and / or mining lease.

Meghalaya: Scourge of Illegal Coal Mining Persists

2021-7-5  However, experts say that all forms of coal mining taking place in Meghalaya at present are illegal. Activists, on the other hand, say that since coal mining takes place away from the gaze of law-enforcement, workers are exposed to hazardous mining conditions and are

Coal Mining Has Been Reopened in India’s Meghalaya,

2019-12-24  December 24, 2019, 4:24 PM Coal miners in the mineral-rich northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya have something to celebrate. Over the summer, the

Minerals of Meghalaya: Department of Mining and

18 行  2020-11-27  Minerals of Meghalaya. The State of Meghalaya is endowed with large deposits

NGT serves notice to Meghalaya government on

2020-9-3  NGT serves notice to Meghalaya government on illegal coal mining. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has served a notice on the Meghalaya government

Meghalaya Coal Mine: Latest News, Photos, Videos on

2019-8-15  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

Meghalaya Coal Mining: SC Order A Setback for ADCs

2019-7-16  Shillong: The Supreme Court judgment on July 3, 2019, by Justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph, on Meghalaya rat-hole coal mining is an unparalleled indictment of the claim of the tribes of Meghalaya as represented by the Autonomous District Councils (ADC) that they have unrestrained rights to exploit their lands, including for mining coal.

Illegal coal mining still taking place in Meghalaya: EX

2021-1-14  January 14, 2021 8:18 pm. Former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma has claimed that illegal unabated coal mining is still being carried out in the state. Sangma in a letter written to the state chief secretary said that during a visit to West Jaintia Hills he found that illegal coal mining

Mining affected areas and its impact on livelihoods:

2021-4-27  Coal mining. Coal is an important mineral resource of Meghalaya and is mined through a primitive mining method commonly known as rat-hole mining. The coal deposits present on the hill-slopes and along the riversides are mined by ‘side-cutting'. However, coal present underground in plain land is mined through a shaft/pit by the ‘box cutting

Minerals of Meghalaya: Department of Mining and

2020-11-27  Department of Mining and Geology, Government of Meghalaya. Minerals of Meghalaya. The State of Meghalaya is endowed with large deposits of a number of valuable minerals such as coal, limestone, kaolin, clay, granite, glass-sand and uranium.

Meghalaya government talks tough on illegal coal

2021-1-26  The National People’s Party-led alliance government in Meghalaya has said it would crack down on illegal coal mining as constituent partner Bharatiya Janata Party demanded the State Home

Onus on states, dists to check illegal coal mining:

2021-7-20  HALAYA. SHILLONG, July 19: The central government on Monday said that it is the state/district administration that needs to stifle illegal mining of coal as it is a law and order issue — a state subject. Replying to a query by MP Rakesh Sinha during the first day of the Monsoon Session of the Parliament, Union Minister of Coal and Mines

NGT TO DECIDE THE FATE OF COAL MINING IN

NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) will finally pronounce its orders today on transportation of the extracted coal as well as reopening of coal mining in the state of Meghalaya after three days of hearing and deliberation on the matter. “The National

Meghalaya government favours coal mining

2019-5-2  The Meghalaya government has maintained in the Supreme Court that it is in favour of regulating coal mining activities in the state. The state government said this in the apex court during a hearing on a petition filed by one Lber Laloo who wanted the ban on coal mining

Meghalaya: Third body recovered from illegal coal mine

2021-6-26  mining tragedy Meghalaya: Third body recovered from illegal coal mine Five miners had been trapped in the mine in East Jaintia Hills district since May 30.

Coal Mine Tragedy in Meghalaya How dangerous

2021-6-14  Meghalaya coal mine mishap. Meghalaya mining accident happened on 13 December 2018, when 15 miners were trapped in a mine in Ksan, in the Indian state of Meghalaya. While five miners managed to escape, rescue efforts for the remaining 10 continued till 2 March 2019. The miners were trapped inside the coal mine at a depth of around 370 feet (112

Meghalaya Govt. Looks To Regulate Coal Mining In

2021-6-22  The Meghalaya Government’s Mining Department is now pushing for the adoption of scientific methodologies while mining coal, under the provisions of Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation

Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent Illegal coal

2021-6-15  The 2014 ban on rat-hole mining, which is the most common practice of digging out coal in Meghalaya, didn't prove effective in stopping the practice because livelihood options in the coal mining

Miners still trapped in Meghalaya coal mine, rain

2021-6-2  Miners still trapped in Meghalaya coal mine, rain hampers rescue efforts. Illegal rat-hole mining is allegedly rampant in Meghalaya, despite a ban imposed on such activities by the National Green Tribunal in 2014. File image of accident site at Umpleng in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district. Shillong: Heavy rainfall on Tuesday is hampering

Illegal coal mining still taking place in Meghalaya: EX

2021-1-14  January 14, 2021 8:18 pm. Former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma has claimed that illegal unabated coal mining is still being carried out in the state. Sangma in a letter written to the state chief secretary said that during a visit to West Jaintia Hills he found that illegal coal mining

Onus on states, dists to check illegal coal mining:

2021-7-20  HALAYA. SHILLONG, July 19: The central government on Monday said that it is the state/district administration that needs to stifle illegal mining of coal as it is a law and order issue — a state subject. Replying to a query by MP Rakesh Sinha during the first day of the Monsoon Session of the Parliament, Union Minister of Coal and Mines

Conrad Sangma says no illegal coal mining in

2021-3-15  Shillong: The Meghalaya government has arrested 95 people and chargesheeted 146 others within this year in cases related to illegal coal mining in the state.The information was shared by Chief Minister Conrad Sangma in the Meghalaya Assembly on Monday, in response to a question raised by legislator Mohendro Rapsang.

Meghalaya government talks tough on illegal coal

2021-1-26  The National People’s Party-led alliance government in Meghalaya has said it would crack down on illegal coal mining as constituent partner Bharatiya Janata Party demanded the State Home

Six miners feared trapped in Meghalaya coal mine

2021-5-31  Coal mining is not permitted in the state due to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ban on the activity in Meghalaya since 2014. The NGT ban 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.

Meghalaya government favours coal mining

2019-5-2  The Meghalaya government has maintained in the Supreme Court that it is in favour of regulating coal mining activities in the state. The state government said this in the apex court during a hearing on a petition filed by one Lber Laloo who wanted the ban on coal mining