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Jan 07 2019 · East Jaintia HillsShillong Meghalaya Its an open e the imposition of a blanket ban on unscientific methods of coal mining in Meghalaya in 2014 illegal rathole mining continues to take place in the state and right under the nose of

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Meghalaya Mining Two Weeks On 15 Workers Still Trapped
Meghalaya Mining Two Weeks On 15 Workers Still Trapped

In the northeastern state of Meghalaya where illegal coal mining has been on the rise many have lost their lives in the lifegambling occupation The state which is famous for rathole mining a term used in coal mining because of mine’s hole like size has numerous unregulated and unmonitored coal mines

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Meghalaya Coal Mine Latest News Photos Videos on
Meghalaya Coal Mine Latest News Photos Videos on

Aug 15 2019 · Find Meghalaya Coal Mine Latest News Videos Pictures on Meghalaya Coal Mine and see latest updates news information from Explore more on Meghalaya Coal Mine

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Meghalaya Coal Mining SC Order A Setback for ADCs and
Meghalaya Coal Mining SC Order A Setback for ADCs and

Jul 16 2019 · Shillong The Supreme Court judgment on July 3 2019 by Justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph on Meghalaya rathole 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

Online Chat
Neither law nor accident stops coal mining in Meghalaya
Neither law nor accident stops coal mining in Meghalaya

A look at the Supreme Court case on coal block allocation WP Civil 120 of 2012 and the subsequent amendments in 2012 of the Coal Mines Nationalisation CMN Act and the Coal Mines Special Provisions Act 2015 as well as subsequent meetings in the Ministry of Coal indicate that the coal mining in Meghalaya is entirely illegal

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Meghalaya government favours coal mining regulations
Meghalaya government favours coal mining regulations

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 imposed by the National Green Tribunal NGT since April 2014 to be lifted

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Meghalaya suspends rathole coal mining  Down to Earth
Meghalaya suspends rathole coal mining Down to Earth

Meghalaya suspends rathole coal mining Rathole coal mining The court placed much emphasis on a report of O P Singh professor of environmental studies of North Eastern Hills University of Shillong that explained the environmental concerns over rathole mining activities in the Jaintia hills Mining activity in Jaintia hills is a small

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13 believed dead in Meghalaya illegal mine accident
13 believed dead in Meghalaya illegal mine accident

13 believed dead in Meghalaya illegal mine accident Meghalaya has nearly 640 million tonnes of coal reserves Mining of coal by hand has been going on in Meghalaya for over 150 years mostly for

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Homepage Department of Mining and Geology
Homepage Department of Mining and Geology

Department of Mining and Geology Government of Meghalaya The Department of Mining Geology was created out of its parent Department of Assam Government during the bifurcation of the State of Meghalaya in the year 1972

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13 feared dead in Meghalaya coal mine  The Hindu
13 feared dead in Meghalaya coal mine The Hindu

Dec 13 2018 · At least 13 miners are feared dead in a coal mine accident in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district on Thursday District police officials said the miners were trapped inside the coal mine at

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Indias Treacherous Coal Mines in Meghalaya  Circle of Blue
Indias Treacherous Coal Mines in Meghalaya Circle of Blue

May 15 2014 · Because the men and boys working in Meghalaya’s box mines are undocumented immigrants there is no formal record of workplace deaths and injuries The Indian media supported by estimates from human rights organizations reported earlier this year that 100 miners have died in coal mining accidents in Meghalaya since 2012

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Coal Mining Has Been Reopened in India’s Meghalaya but
Coal Mining Has Been Reopened in India’s Meghalaya but

Dec 24 2019 · Argument Return to the Rat Hole Coal mining has been reopened in the Indian state of Meghalaya but it isn’t clear that government protections will improve life for workers or

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Meghalaya Illegal Mining Digging Their Own Grave  The
Meghalaya Illegal Mining Digging Their Own Grave The

Jan 19 2019 · Unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya has destroyed the structure of tribal community land holding resulting in largescale land alienation and displacement of tribal poor The SocioEconomic Caste Census 2011 reveals that 76 per cent of the local tribal community is landless Landlessness has increased in places where coal mining has been

Online Chat
Neither law nor accident stops coal mining in Meghalaya
Neither law nor accident stops coal mining in Meghalaya

A look at the Supreme Court case on coal block allocation WP Civil 120 of 2012 and the subsequent amendments in 2012 of the Coal Mines Nationalisation CMN Act and the Coal Mines Special Provisions Act 2015 as well as subsequent meetings in the Ministry of Coal indicate that the coal mining in Meghalaya is entirely illegal

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13 feared dead in Meghalaya coal mine  The Hindu
13 feared dead in Meghalaya coal mine The Hindu

Dec 13 2018 · At least 13 miners are feared dead in a coal mine accident in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district on Thursday District police officials said the miners were trapped inside the coal mine at

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Inside Meghalaya’s coal mines Lives at risk violation of
Inside Meghalaya’s coal mines Lives at risk violation of

On December 13 an illegal coal mine in Saipung area of Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district collapsed and got flooded from the adjacent Lytein river which trapped at least 15 workers who are feared dead now The rescue operations were temporarily halted Monday as the water pumps proved ineffective in bringing down the water level Express

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Meghalaya coal mine mishap Has the government failed
Meghalaya coal mine mishap Has the government failed

Dec 26 2018 · Fifteen miners are trapped in an illegal rathole mine in Meghalaya and their families have given up hope that theyll be rescued alive The unscientific mining of coal using small horizontal holes along the coal seams has been banned by the National Green Tribunal since 2014

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How important is illegal coal mining in Meghalaya The
How important is illegal coal mining in Meghalaya The

The mining accident in Meghalaya where 15 coal diggers are missing since December 13 has brought to the fore how inextricably important coal is to the people and lawmakers of the state Exactly how central coal mining is in Meghalaya is clear after a look at the election affidavits of seven legislators

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Meghalaya coal mine  Latest News on Meghalaya coal mine
Meghalaya coal mine Latest News on Meghalaya coal mine

Four miners die of suffocation in Megahalaya coal mine Four miners have died of suffocation inside hazardous rathole coal pits in a remote mining area near the IndoBangladesh border in Meghalaya’s South West Khasi Hills district and another was crushed in a quarry officials said on Saturday Oct 12 2013 1335 PM IST

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How to end rathole mining in Meghalaya
How to end rathole mining in Meghalaya

Jan 01 2019 · The ban was ordered on complaints that Meghalaya’s preferred mode of mineral extraction rathole mining was polluting rivers and water sources Much of Meghalaya’s 57648 million metric tonnes of coal reserve of which 13313 million metric tonnes is proven is in thin seams located deep below with a large overburden

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NGT TO DECIDE THE FATE OF COAL MINING IN MEGHALAYA
NGT TO DECIDE THE FATE OF COAL MINING IN MEGHALAYA

Mar 25 2015 · 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 Green Tribunal NGT has heard all parties on the ban and after three days will provide its set of new orders to be carried out

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Impact of Coal Mining on Vegetation A Case Study in
Impact of Coal Mining on Vegetation A Case Study in

IMPACT OF COAL MINING ON VEGETATION A CASE STUDY IN JAINTIA HILLS DISTRICT OF MEGHALAYA INDIA II Abstract Mining causes massive damage to landscape and biological communities Plant communities get disturbed due to mining activities and following the mining the habitats become impoverished presenting a very rigorous condition for its growth

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Illegal coal mines in Meghalaya How miners are exploited
Illegal coal mines in Meghalaya How miners are exploited

Read more about Illegal coal mines in Meghalaya How miners are exploited lives threatened on Business Standard The most recent incident vindicates the stand of activists that illegal coal mining occurs in the East Jaintia Hills It not only exploits natural resources but puts lives at risk

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SC verdict on coal mining peoples victory Meghalaya CM
SC verdict on coal mining peoples victory Meghalaya CM

Aug 15 2019 · SHILLONG Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday hailed as peoples victory the Supreme Court directive to lift the NGT ban on coal mining

Online Chat
Interview  Agnes Kharshiing the Woman Meghalayas Coal
Interview Agnes Kharshiing the Woman Meghalayas Coal

Interview Agnes Kharshiing the Woman Meghalayas Coal Mafia Tried to Silence That village Ksan where the mine collapsed on more than 13 labourers is an example of how wrong things are

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Coal racket Mukul Sangma seeks withdrawal of petition
Coal racket Mukul Sangma seeks withdrawal of petition

Leader of opposition Mukul Sangma on Tuesday demanded the withdrawal of a petition filed by the MDA government against Meghalaya Lokayukta’s order for a CBI probe into the alleged coal racket Leader of Opposition and former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma also sought to know from the Meghalaya government about its “powerful person” who forced it to challenge the order of the

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Meghalaya Mining Disaster Even After Over 100 Days
Meghalaya Mining Disaster Even After Over 100 Days

Meghalaya Mining Disaster Even After Over 100 Days Bodies Of Miners Yet To Be Retrieved Image Credit India Today On December 13 2018 about 22 miners reportedly went inside an illegal rathole coal mine in Meghalaya The 370 feet deep mine was flooded after they struck an underground water source Only 5 miners were able to escape and

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Inside Meghalaya’s Coal Country
Inside Meghalaya’s Coal Country

Oct 31 2019 · This is a labourintensive form of mining which involves digging narrow “rathole” sized tunnels usually three to fourfeet high that workers enter to extract coal The NGT said that the ban was in the interest of the safety of workers and the protection of the environment The NGT order effectively halted coal mining in Meghalaya

Online Chat
Minerals of Meghalaya Department of Mining and Geology
Minerals of Meghalaya Department of Mining and Geology

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 glasssand and uranium

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Meghalaya coal mine  Latest News on Meghalaya coal mine
Meghalaya coal mine Latest News on Meghalaya coal mine

Four miners die of suffocation in Megahalaya coal mine Four miners have died of suffocation inside hazardous rathole coal pits in a remote mining area near the IndoBangladesh border in Meghalaya’s South West Khasi Hills district and another was crushed in a quarry officials said on Saturday Oct 12 2013 1335 PM IST

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Withered Commons  Coal mining in Meghalaya » RAIOT
Withered Commons Coal mining in Meghalaya » RAIOT

coal mining in Meghalaya has benefited the people and the state and has been a means of wealth generation for some people of the coal mining area However it also is a bare fact that the benefit of coal mining is going to a small group of people whereas a majority are excluded to share the benefit due to various reasons

Online Chat
Another illegal mine mishap in Meghalaya 2 killed in
Another illegal mine mishap in Meghalaya 2 killed in

In another coal mine mishap in Meghalaya two miners were killed on Sunday in East Jaintia Hills district This incident comes in less than a month after 15 miners were trapped inside a flooded coal pit at Ksan village of the district since December 13

Online Chat
Illegal unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya caused
Illegal unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya caused

Environmental degradation by illegal and unregulated coal mining has taken place in Meghalaya the Supreme Court held July 3 and directed the state to deposit Rs 100 crore with the Central

Online Chat
How to end rathole mining in Meghalaya
How to end rathole mining in Meghalaya

Jan 01 2019 · The ban was ordered on complaints that Meghalaya’s preferred mode of mineral extraction rathole mining was polluting rivers and water sources Much of Meghalaya’s 57648 million metric tonnes of coal reserve of which 13313 million metric tonnes is proven is in thin seams located deep below with a large overburden

Online Chat
Final hearing date for Meghalaya mining issue
Final hearing date for Meghalaya mining issue

The Supreme Court will conduct a final hearing on issues related to coal mining in Meghalaya on December 4 It deferred its order regarding pleas for allowing transportation of extracted and assessed coal There are at least five petitions before a bench of the apex court on the coalmining issue

Online Chat
‘Phaltu sarkar’ In Meghalaya the ban on coal mining
‘Phaltu sarkar’ In Meghalaya the ban on coal mining

Feb 13 2018 · Assembly elections ‘Phaltu sarkar’ In Meghalaya the ban on coal mining could cost the Congress heavily Coal miners and traders in the Jaintia Hills are banking on the BJP to end the three

Online Chat
Supreme Court Allows Coal Mining in Meghalaya
Supreme Court Allows Coal Mining in Meghalaya

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

Online Chat
The high human ecological cost of rathole mining
The high human ecological cost of rathole mining

Over the years indiscriminate mining of coal especially in Meghalaya has taken a toll on its ecology and put many lives at risk Mint analyses the perils of rathole mining method

Online Chat
Allies in Meghalaya’s ruling coalition miffed over illegal
Allies in Meghalaya’s ruling coalition miffed over illegal

GUWAHATI Discontentment is brewing within the ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance MDA as the state government has failed to stop the illegal mining and transportation of coal

Online Chat
Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of Years
Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of Years

Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of Years of Labour Exploitation The incident vindicated the stand of activists that illegal coal mining occurs in the East Jaintia Hills

Online Chat
Meghalaya Mining Two Weeks On 15 Workers Still Trapped
Meghalaya Mining Two Weeks On 15 Workers Still Trapped

In the northeastern state of Meghalaya where illegal coal mining has been on the rise many have lost their lives in the lifegambling occupation The state which is famous for rathole mining a term used in coal mining because of mine’s hole like size has numerous unregulated and unmonitored coal mines

Online Chat
Meghalaya Coal Mine Latest News Photos Videos on
Meghalaya Coal Mine Latest News Photos Videos on

Aug 15 2019 · Find Meghalaya Coal Mine Latest News Videos Pictures on Meghalaya Coal Mine and see latest updates news information from Explore more on Meghalaya Coal Mine

Online Chat
Meghalaya Coal Mining SC Order A Setback for ADCs and
Meghalaya Coal Mining SC Order A Setback for ADCs and

Jul 16 2019 · Shillong The Supreme Court judgment on July 3 2019 by Justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph on Meghalaya rathole 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

Online Chat
Neither law nor accident stops coal mining in Meghalaya
Neither law nor accident stops coal mining in Meghalaya

A look at the Supreme Court case on coal block allocation WP Civil 120 of 2012 and the subsequent amendments in 2012 of the Coal Mines Nationalisation CMN Act and the Coal Mines Special Provisions Act 2015 as well as subsequent meetings in the Ministry of Coal indicate that the coal mining in Meghalaya is entirely illegal

Online Chat
Meghalaya government favours coal mining regulations
Meghalaya government favours coal mining regulations

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 imposed by the National Green Tribunal NGT since April 2014 to be lifted

Online Chat
Meghalaya suspends rathole coal mining  Down to Earth
Meghalaya suspends rathole coal mining Down to Earth

Meghalaya suspends rathole coal mining Rathole coal mining The court placed much emphasis on a report of O P Singh professor of environmental studies of North Eastern Hills University of Shillong that explained the environmental concerns over rathole mining activities in the Jaintia hills Mining activity in Jaintia hills is a small

Online Chat
13 believed dead in Meghalaya illegal mine accident
13 believed dead in Meghalaya illegal mine accident

13 believed dead in Meghalaya illegal mine accident Meghalaya has nearly 640 million tonnes of coal reserves Mining of coal by hand has been going on in Meghalaya for over 150 years mostly for

Online Chat
Homepage Department of Mining and Geology
Homepage Department of Mining and Geology

Department of Mining and Geology Government of Meghalaya The Department of Mining Geology was created out of its parent Department of Assam Government during the bifurcation of the State of Meghalaya in the year 1972

Online Chat
13 feared dead in Meghalaya coal mine  The Hindu
13 feared dead in Meghalaya coal mine The Hindu

Dec 13 2018 · At least 13 miners are feared dead in a coal mine accident in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district on Thursday District police officials said the miners were trapped inside the coal mine at

Online Chat
Indias Treacherous Coal Mines in Meghalaya  Circle of Blue
Indias Treacherous Coal Mines in Meghalaya Circle of Blue

May 15 2014 · Because the men and boys working in Meghalaya’s box mines are undocumented immigrants there is no formal record of workplace deaths and injuries The Indian media supported by estimates from human rights organizations reported earlier this year that 100 miners have died in coal mining accidents in Meghalaya since 2012

Online Chat
Coal Mining Has Been Reopened in India’s Meghalaya but
Coal Mining Has Been Reopened in India’s Meghalaya but

Dec 24 2019 · Argument Return to the Rat Hole Coal mining has been reopened in the Indian state of Meghalaya but it isn’t clear that government protections will improve life for workers or

Online Chat
Meghalaya Illegal Mining Digging Their Own Grave  The
Meghalaya Illegal Mining Digging Their Own Grave The

Jan 19 2019 · Unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya has destroyed the structure of tribal community land holding resulting in largescale land alienation and displacement of tribal poor The SocioEconomic Caste Census 2011 reveals that 76 per cent of the local tribal community is landless Landlessness has increased in places where coal mining has been

Online Chat
Neither law nor accident stops coal mining in Meghalaya
Neither law nor accident stops coal mining in Meghalaya

A look at the Supreme Court case on coal block allocation WP Civil 120 of 2012 and the subsequent amendments in 2012 of the Coal Mines Nationalisation CMN Act and the Coal Mines Special Provisions Act 2015 as well as subsequent meetings in the Ministry of Coal indicate that the coal mining in Meghalaya is entirely illegal

Online Chat
13 feared dead in Meghalaya coal mine  The Hindu
13 feared dead in Meghalaya coal mine The Hindu

Dec 13 2018 · At least 13 miners are feared dead in a coal mine accident in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district on Thursday District police officials said the miners were trapped inside the coal mine at

Online Chat
Inside Meghalaya’s coal mines Lives at risk violation of
Inside Meghalaya’s coal mines Lives at risk violation of

On December 13 an illegal coal mine in Saipung area of Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district collapsed and got flooded from the adjacent Lytein river which trapped at least 15 workers who are feared dead now The rescue operations were temporarily halted Monday as the water pumps proved ineffective in bringing down the water level Express

Online Chat
Meghalaya coal mine mishap Has the government failed
Meghalaya coal mine mishap Has the government failed

Dec 26 2018 · Fifteen miners are trapped in an illegal rathole mine in Meghalaya and their families have given up hope that theyll be rescued alive The unscientific mining of coal using small horizontal holes along the coal seams has been banned by the National Green Tribunal since 2014

Online Chat
How important is illegal coal mining in Meghalaya The
How important is illegal coal mining in Meghalaya The

The mining accident in Meghalaya where 15 coal diggers are missing since December 13 has brought to the fore how inextricably important coal is to the people and lawmakers of the state Exactly how central coal mining is in Meghalaya is clear after a look at the election affidavits of seven legislators

Online Chat
Meghalaya coal mine  Latest News on Meghalaya coal mine
Meghalaya coal mine Latest News on Meghalaya coal mine

Four miners die of suffocation in Megahalaya coal mine Four miners have died of suffocation inside hazardous rathole coal pits in a remote mining area near the IndoBangladesh border in Meghalaya’s South West Khasi Hills district and another was crushed in a quarry officials said on Saturday Oct 12 2013 1335 PM IST

Online Chat
How to end rathole mining in Meghalaya
How to end rathole mining in Meghalaya

Jan 01 2019 · The ban was ordered on complaints that Meghalaya’s preferred mode of mineral extraction rathole mining was polluting rivers and water sources Much of Meghalaya’s 57648 million metric tonnes of coal reserve of which 13313 million metric tonnes is proven is in thin seams located deep below with a large overburden

Online Chat
NGT TO DECIDE THE FATE OF COAL MINING IN MEGHALAYA
NGT TO DECIDE THE FATE OF COAL MINING IN MEGHALAYA

Mar 25 2015 · 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 Green Tribunal NGT has heard all parties on the ban and after three days will provide its set of new orders to be carried out

Online Chat
Impact of Coal Mining on Vegetation A Case Study in
Impact of Coal Mining on Vegetation A Case Study in

IMPACT OF COAL MINING ON VEGETATION A CASE STUDY IN JAINTIA HILLS DISTRICT OF MEGHALAYA INDIA II Abstract Mining causes massive damage to landscape and biological communities Plant communities get disturbed due to mining activities and following the mining the habitats become impoverished presenting a very rigorous condition for its growth

Online Chat
Illegal coal mines in Meghalaya How miners are exploited
Illegal coal mines in Meghalaya How miners are exploited

Read more about Illegal coal mines in Meghalaya How miners are exploited lives threatened on Business Standard The most recent incident vindicates the stand of activists that illegal coal mining occurs in the East Jaintia Hills It not only exploits natural resources but puts lives at risk

Online Chat
SC verdict on coal mining peoples victory Meghalaya CM
SC verdict on coal mining peoples victory Meghalaya CM

Aug 15 2019 · SHILLONG Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday hailed as peoples victory the Supreme Court directive to lift the NGT ban on coal mining

Online Chat
Interview  Agnes Kharshiing the Woman Meghalayas Coal
Interview Agnes Kharshiing the Woman Meghalayas Coal

Interview Agnes Kharshiing the Woman Meghalayas Coal Mafia Tried to Silence That village Ksan where the mine collapsed on more than 13 labourers is an example of how wrong things are

Online Chat
Coal racket Mukul Sangma seeks withdrawal of petition
Coal racket Mukul Sangma seeks withdrawal of petition

Leader of opposition Mukul Sangma on Tuesday demanded the withdrawal of a petition filed by the MDA government against Meghalaya Lokayukta’s order for a CBI probe into the alleged coal racket Leader of Opposition and former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma also sought to know from the Meghalaya government about its “powerful person” who forced it to challenge the order of the

Online Chat
Meghalaya Mining Disaster Even After Over 100 Days
Meghalaya Mining Disaster Even After Over 100 Days

Meghalaya Mining Disaster Even After Over 100 Days Bodies Of Miners Yet To Be Retrieved Image Credit India Today On December 13 2018 about 22 miners reportedly went inside an illegal rathole coal mine in Meghalaya The 370 feet deep mine was flooded after they struck an underground water source Only 5 miners were able to escape and

Online Chat
Inside Meghalaya’s Coal Country
Inside Meghalaya’s Coal Country

Oct 31 2019 · This is a labourintensive form of mining which involves digging narrow “rathole” sized tunnels usually three to fourfeet high that workers enter to extract coal The NGT said that the ban was in the interest of the safety of workers and the protection of the environment The NGT order effectively halted coal mining in Meghalaya

Online Chat
Minerals of Meghalaya Department of Mining and Geology
Minerals of Meghalaya Department of Mining and Geology

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 glasssand and uranium

Online Chat
Meghalaya coal mine  Latest News on Meghalaya coal mine
Meghalaya coal mine Latest News on Meghalaya coal mine

Four miners die of suffocation in Megahalaya coal mine Four miners have died of suffocation inside hazardous rathole coal pits in a remote mining area near the IndoBangladesh border in Meghalaya’s South West Khasi Hills district and another was crushed in a quarry officials said on Saturday Oct 12 2013 1335 PM IST

Online Chat
Withered Commons  Coal mining in Meghalaya » RAIOT
Withered Commons Coal mining in Meghalaya » RAIOT

coal mining in Meghalaya has benefited the people and the state and has been a means of wealth generation for some people of the coal mining area However it also is a bare fact that the benefit of coal mining is going to a small group of people whereas a majority are excluded to share the benefit due to various reasons

Online Chat
Another illegal mine mishap in Meghalaya 2 killed in
Another illegal mine mishap in Meghalaya 2 killed in

In another coal mine mishap in Meghalaya two miners were killed on Sunday in East Jaintia Hills district This incident comes in less than a month after 15 miners were trapped inside a flooded coal pit at Ksan village of the district since December 13

Online Chat
Illegal unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya caused
Illegal unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya caused

Environmental degradation by illegal and unregulated coal mining has taken place in Meghalaya the Supreme Court held July 3 and directed the state to deposit Rs 100 crore with the Central

Online Chat
How to end rathole mining in Meghalaya
How to end rathole mining in Meghalaya

Jan 01 2019 · The ban was ordered on complaints that Meghalaya’s preferred mode of mineral extraction rathole mining was polluting rivers and water sources Much of Meghalaya’s 57648 million metric tonnes of coal reserve of which 13313 million metric tonnes is proven is in thin seams located deep below with a large overburden

Online Chat
Final hearing date for Meghalaya mining issue
Final hearing date for Meghalaya mining issue

The Supreme Court will conduct a final hearing on issues related to coal mining in Meghalaya on December 4 It deferred its order regarding pleas for allowing transportation of extracted and assessed coal There are at least five petitions before a bench of the apex court on the coalmining issue

Online Chat
‘Phaltu sarkar’ In Meghalaya the ban on coal mining
‘Phaltu sarkar’ In Meghalaya the ban on coal mining

Feb 13 2018 · Assembly elections ‘Phaltu sarkar’ In Meghalaya the ban on coal mining could cost the Congress heavily Coal miners and traders in the Jaintia Hills are banking on the BJP to end the three

Online Chat
Supreme Court Allows Coal Mining in Meghalaya
Supreme Court Allows Coal Mining in Meghalaya

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

Online Chat
The high human ecological cost of rathole mining
The high human ecological cost of rathole mining

Over the years indiscriminate mining of coal especially in Meghalaya has taken a toll on its ecology and put many lives at risk Mint analyses the perils of rathole mining method

Online Chat
Allies in Meghalaya’s ruling coalition miffed over illegal
Allies in Meghalaya’s ruling coalition miffed over illegal

GUWAHATI Discontentment is brewing within the ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance MDA as the state government has failed to stop the illegal mining and transportation of coal

Online Chat
Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of Years
Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of Years

Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of Years of Labour Exploitation The incident vindicated the stand of activists that illegal coal mining occurs in the East Jaintia Hills

Online Chat
Meghalaya Mining Two Weeks On 15 Workers Still Trapped
Meghalaya Mining Two Weeks On 15 Workers Still Trapped

In the northeastern state of Meghalaya where illegal coal mining has been on the rise many have lost their lives in the lifegambling occupation The state which is famous for rathole mining a term used in coal mining because of mine’s hole like size has numerous unregulated and unmonitored coal mines

Online Chat
Meghalaya Coal Mine Latest News Photos Videos on
Meghalaya Coal Mine Latest News Photos Videos on

Aug 15 2019 · Find Meghalaya Coal Mine Latest News Videos Pictures on Meghalaya Coal Mine and see latest updates news information from Explore more on Meghalaya Coal Mine

Online Chat
Meghalaya Coal Mining SC Order A Setback for ADCs and
Meghalaya Coal Mining SC Order A Setback for ADCs and

Jul 16 2019 · Shillong The Supreme Court judgment on July 3 2019 by Justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph on Meghalaya rathole 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

Online Chat
Neither law nor accident stops coal mining in Meghalaya
Neither law nor accident stops coal mining in Meghalaya

A look at the Supreme Court case on coal block allocation WP Civil 120 of 2012 and the subsequent amendments in 2012 of the Coal Mines Nationalisation CMN Act and the Coal Mines Special Provisions Act 2015 as well as subsequent meetings in the Ministry of Coal indicate that the coal mining in Meghalaya is entirely illegal

Online Chat
Meghalaya government favours coal mining regulations
Meghalaya government favours coal mining regulations

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 imposed by the National Green Tribunal NGT since April 2014 to be lifted

Online Chat
Meghalaya suspends rathole coal mining  Down to Earth
Meghalaya suspends rathole coal mining Down to Earth

Meghalaya suspends rathole coal mining Rathole coal mining The court placed much emphasis on a report of O P Singh professor of environmental studies of North Eastern Hills University of Shillong that explained the environmental concerns over rathole mining activities in the Jaintia hills Mining activity in Jaintia hills is a small

Online Chat
13 believed dead in Meghalaya illegal mine accident
13 believed dead in Meghalaya illegal mine accident

13 believed dead in Meghalaya illegal mine accident Meghalaya has nearly 640 million tonnes of coal reserves Mining of coal by hand has been going on in Meghalaya for over 150 years mostly for

Online Chat
Homepage Department of Mining and Geology
Homepage Department of Mining and Geology

Department of Mining and Geology Government of Meghalaya The Department of Mining Geology was created out of its parent Department of Assam Government during the bifurcation of the State of Meghalaya in the year 1972

Online Chat
13 feared dead in Meghalaya coal mine  The Hindu
13 feared dead in Meghalaya coal mine The Hindu

Dec 13 2018 · At least 13 miners are feared dead in a coal mine accident in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district on Thursday District police officials said the miners were trapped inside the coal mine at

Online Chat
Indias Treacherous Coal Mines in Meghalaya  Circle of Blue
Indias Treacherous Coal Mines in Meghalaya Circle of Blue

May 15 2014 · Because the men and boys working in Meghalaya’s box mines are undocumented immigrants there is no formal record of workplace deaths and injuries The Indian media supported by estimates from human rights organizations reported earlier this year that 100 miners have died in coal mining accidents in Meghalaya since 2012

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Coal Mining Has Been Reopened in India’s Meghalaya but
Coal Mining Has Been Reopened in India’s Meghalaya but

Dec 24 2019 · Argument Return to the Rat Hole Coal mining has been reopened in the Indian state of Meghalaya but it isn’t clear that government protections will improve life for workers or

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Meghalaya Illegal Mining Digging Their Own Grave  The
Meghalaya Illegal Mining Digging Their Own Grave The

Jan 19 2019 · Unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya has destroyed the structure of tribal community land holding resulting in largescale land alienation and displacement of tribal poor The SocioEconomic Caste Census 2011 reveals that 76 per cent of the local tribal community is landless Landlessness has increased in places where coal mining has been

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Neither law nor accident stops coal mining in Meghalaya
Neither law nor accident stops coal mining in Meghalaya

A look at the Supreme Court case on coal block allocation WP Civil 120 of 2012 and the subsequent amendments in 2012 of the Coal Mines Nationalisation CMN Act and the Coal Mines Special Provisions Act 2015 as well as subsequent meetings in the Ministry of Coal indicate that the coal mining in Meghalaya is entirely illegal

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13 feared dead in Meghalaya coal mine  The Hindu
13 feared dead in Meghalaya coal mine The Hindu

Dec 13 2018 · At least 13 miners are feared dead in a coal mine accident in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district on Thursday District police officials said the miners were trapped inside the coal mine at

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Inside Meghalaya’s coal mines Lives at risk violation of
Inside Meghalaya’s coal mines Lives at risk violation of

On December 13 an illegal coal mine in Saipung area of Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district collapsed and got flooded from the adjacent Lytein river which trapped at least 15 workers who are feared dead now The rescue operations were temporarily halted Monday as the water pumps proved ineffective in bringing down the water level Express

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Meghalaya coal mine mishap Has the government failed
Meghalaya coal mine mishap Has the government failed

Dec 26 2018 · Fifteen miners are trapped in an illegal rathole mine in Meghalaya and their families have given up hope that theyll be rescued alive The unscientific mining of coal using small horizontal holes along the coal seams has been banned by the National Green Tribunal since 2014

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How important is illegal coal mining in Meghalaya The
How important is illegal coal mining in Meghalaya The

The mining accident in Meghalaya where 15 coal diggers are missing since December 13 has brought to the fore how inextricably important coal is to the people and lawmakers of the state Exactly how central coal mining is in Meghalaya is clear after a look at the election affidavits of seven legislators

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Meghalaya coal mine  Latest News on Meghalaya coal mine
Meghalaya coal mine Latest News on Meghalaya coal mine

Four miners die of suffocation in Megahalaya coal mine Four miners have died of suffocation inside hazardous rathole coal pits in a remote mining area near the IndoBangladesh border in Meghalaya’s South West Khasi Hills district and another was crushed in a quarry officials said on Saturday Oct 12 2013 1335 PM IST

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How to end rathole mining in Meghalaya
How to end rathole mining in Meghalaya

Jan 01 2019 · The ban was ordered on complaints that Meghalaya’s preferred mode of mineral extraction rathole mining was polluting rivers and water sources Much of Meghalaya’s 57648 million metric tonnes of coal reserve of which 13313 million metric tonnes is proven is in thin seams located deep below with a large overburden

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NGT TO DECIDE THE FATE OF COAL MINING IN MEGHALAYA
NGT TO DECIDE THE FATE OF COAL MINING IN MEGHALAYA

Mar 25 2015 · 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 Green Tribunal NGT has heard all parties on the ban and after three days will provide its set of new orders to be carried out

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Impact of Coal Mining on Vegetation A Case Study in
Impact of Coal Mining on Vegetation A Case Study in

IMPACT OF COAL MINING ON VEGETATION A CASE STUDY IN JAINTIA HILLS DISTRICT OF MEGHALAYA INDIA II Abstract Mining causes massive damage to landscape and biological communities Plant communities get disturbed due to mining activities and following the mining the habitats become impoverished presenting a very rigorous condition for its growth

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Illegal coal mines in Meghalaya How miners are exploited
Illegal coal mines in Meghalaya How miners are exploited

Read more about Illegal coal mines in Meghalaya How miners are exploited lives threatened on Business Standard The most recent incident vindicates the stand of activists that illegal coal mining occurs in the East Jaintia Hills It not only exploits natural resources but puts lives at risk

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SC verdict on coal mining peoples victory Meghalaya CM
SC verdict on coal mining peoples victory Meghalaya CM

Aug 15 2019 · SHILLONG Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday hailed as peoples victory the Supreme Court directive to lift the NGT ban on coal mining

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Interview  Agnes Kharshiing the Woman Meghalayas Coal
Interview Agnes Kharshiing the Woman Meghalayas Coal

Interview Agnes Kharshiing the Woman Meghalayas Coal Mafia Tried to Silence That village Ksan where the mine collapsed on more than 13 labourers is an example of how wrong things are

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Coal racket Mukul Sangma seeks withdrawal of petition
Coal racket Mukul Sangma seeks withdrawal of petition

Leader of opposition Mukul Sangma on Tuesday demanded the withdrawal of a petition filed by the MDA government against Meghalaya Lokayukta’s order for a CBI probe into the alleged coal racket Leader of Opposition and former Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma also sought to know from the Meghalaya government about its “powerful person” who forced it to challenge the order of the

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Meghalaya Mining Disaster Even After Over 100 Days
Meghalaya Mining Disaster Even After Over 100 Days

Meghalaya Mining Disaster Even After Over 100 Days Bodies Of Miners Yet To Be Retrieved Image Credit India Today On December 13 2018 about 22 miners reportedly went inside an illegal rathole coal mine in Meghalaya The 370 feet deep mine was flooded after they struck an underground water source Only 5 miners were able to escape and

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Inside Meghalaya’s Coal Country
Inside Meghalaya’s Coal Country

Oct 31 2019 · This is a labourintensive form of mining which involves digging narrow “rathole” sized tunnels usually three to fourfeet high that workers enter to extract coal The NGT said that the ban was in the interest of the safety of workers and the protection of the environment The NGT order effectively halted coal mining in Meghalaya

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Minerals of Meghalaya Department of Mining and Geology
Minerals of Meghalaya Department of Mining and Geology

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 glasssand and uranium

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Meghalaya coal mine  Latest News on Meghalaya coal mine
Meghalaya coal mine Latest News on Meghalaya coal mine

Four miners die of suffocation in Megahalaya coal mine Four miners have died of suffocation inside hazardous rathole coal pits in a remote mining area near the IndoBangladesh border in Meghalaya’s South West Khasi Hills district and another was crushed in a quarry officials said on Saturday Oct 12 2013 1335 PM IST

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Withered Commons  Coal mining in Meghalaya » RAIOT
Withered Commons Coal mining in Meghalaya » RAIOT

coal mining in Meghalaya has benefited the people and the state and has been a means of wealth generation for some people of the coal mining area However it also is a bare fact that the benefit of coal mining is going to a small group of people whereas a majority are excluded to share the benefit due to various reasons

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Another illegal mine mishap in Meghalaya 2 killed in
Another illegal mine mishap in Meghalaya 2 killed in

In another coal mine mishap in Meghalaya two miners were killed on Sunday in East Jaintia Hills district This incident comes in less than a month after 15 miners were trapped inside a flooded coal pit at Ksan village of the district since December 13

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Illegal unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya caused
Illegal unregulated coal mining in Meghalaya caused

Environmental degradation by illegal and unregulated coal mining has taken place in Meghalaya the Supreme Court held July 3 and directed the state to deposit Rs 100 crore with the Central

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How to end rathole mining in Meghalaya
How to end rathole mining in Meghalaya

Jan 01 2019 · The ban was ordered on complaints that Meghalaya’s preferred mode of mineral extraction rathole mining was polluting rivers and water sources Much of Meghalaya’s 57648 million metric tonnes of coal reserve of which 13313 million metric tonnes is proven is in thin seams located deep below with a large overburden

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Final hearing date for Meghalaya mining issue
Final hearing date for Meghalaya mining issue

The Supreme Court will conduct a final hearing on issues related to coal mining in Meghalaya on December 4 It deferred its order regarding pleas for allowing transportation of extracted and assessed coal There are at least five petitions before a bench of the apex court on the coalmining issue

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‘Phaltu sarkar’ In Meghalaya the ban on coal mining
‘Phaltu sarkar’ In Meghalaya the ban on coal mining

Feb 13 2018 · Assembly elections ‘Phaltu sarkar’ In Meghalaya the ban on coal mining could cost the Congress heavily Coal miners and traders in the Jaintia Hills are banking on the BJP to end the three

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Supreme Court Allows Coal Mining in Meghalaya
Supreme Court Allows Coal Mining in Meghalaya

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

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The high human ecological cost of rathole mining
The high human ecological cost of rathole mining

Over the years indiscriminate mining of coal especially in Meghalaya has taken a toll on its ecology and put many lives at risk Mint analyses the perils of rathole mining method

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Allies in Meghalaya’s ruling coalition miffed over illegal
Allies in Meghalaya’s ruling coalition miffed over illegal

GUWAHATI Discontentment is brewing within the ruling Meghalaya Democratic Alliance MDA as the state government has failed to stop the illegal mining and transportation of coal

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Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of Years
Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of Years

Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of Years of Labour Exploitation The incident vindicated the stand of activists that illegal coal mining occurs in the East Jaintia Hills

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