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  • Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent Illegal coal mining
    Why Meghalaya struggles to prevent Illegal coal mining

    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 almost two years ago, the recent case of five

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  • India: Meghalaya’s coal district marred by illegal mining
    India: Meghalaya’s coal district marred by illegal mining

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  • India’s Meghalaya mining crisis finally makes progress in
    India’s Meghalaya mining crisis finally makes progress in

    Jan 17, 2019 The coal mining was one of the biggest revenue earners for Meghalaya but the National Green Tribunal had to ban the ‘rat-hole’ method since the

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  • India's first REDD project in the East Khasi Hills | REDD
    India's first REDD project in the East Khasi Hills | REDD

    Nov 29, 2011 Posted on 29 November 2011. 15 November 2018. A watershed conservation project in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya in northeast India is set to become the country’s first REDD project. The project is discussed at length in an article by Soumitra Ghosh in the most recent issue of Mausam, an Indian climate justice publication

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  • Meghalaya: 21 days on, families of trapped miners lose
    Meghalaya: 21 days on, families of trapped miners lose

    Jan 02, 2019 Rescue Operations spokesperson, Reginald Susngi, said that Odisha firefighters have drained out 7.20 lakh litres of water in six hours on Wednesday from an old shaft near the main one, where the

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  • Meghalaya: Mining ban, moving allowed, in between the
    Meghalaya: Mining ban, moving allowed, in between the

    Dec 28, 2018 Meghalaya: Mining ban, moving allowed, in between the tragedy Since 2014 ban, NGT teams report illegal mining in Meghalaya, local officials say no way to check if coal is old or new. When the NGT ban was ordered, Meghalaya’s annual coal production was nearly 6

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  • Acquisition of Natural Resources in Meghalaya:
    Acquisition of Natural Resources in Meghalaya:

    Angela Rangad talks to Newsclick about the struggle being waged in Meghalaya against the acquisition of natural resources for 'developmental' projects like hydro electric power plants etc. She explains how land is linked to issues of identity and ethnicity in the North-East and argues that mining projects in Jaintia Hills, Khasi Hills and the Lumshnong district have led not only to

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  • An Indigenous community in India's Meghalaya state offers
    An Indigenous community in India's Meghalaya state offers

    Dec 13, 2021 In the village of Nongtraw in India’s northeastern state of Meghalaya, one of the world’s wettest regions, honey is a sought after resource by the Khasi Indigenous community. They go into the

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  • Meghalaya Mining Tragedy: Rescue Operations Continue on
    Meghalaya Mining Tragedy: Rescue Operations Continue on

    Jan 01, 2019 The miners have been trapped inside the illegal coal mine since December 13 after water from a nearby Lytein river gushed in, puncturing the mine wall

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  • Blighted lives of India's child coalminers
    Blighted lives of India's child coalminers

    Apr 19, 2013 Gilla Rai, 15, emerges from the rat-hole where he has been mining coal, in Meghalaya in north-east India. Credit: Ben Doherty I don't like this work, but I have to do it, he says, breathing

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  • Illegal coal mining in Meghalaya's killer 'rat holes
    Illegal coal mining in Meghalaya's killer 'rat holes

    Dec 23, 2018 Also, the Meghalaya government claims it has lost Rs 416 crore because of the mining ban, but it remains tight-lipped about the various reports alleging that politicians, bureaucrats and other government officials, including senior policemen, are

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  • Meghalaya mine collapse: Navy divers, IAF join rescue
    Meghalaya mine collapse: Navy divers, IAF join rescue

    Dec 28, 2018 Meghalaya mine collapse: Odisha Fire Services team will reach Guwahati Friday (Source: ANI) The rescue operation to evacuate the 15 miners trapped inside a rat-hole mine in Meghalaya is still underway even as agencies are racing against time to find them alive

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  • Meghalaya mine tragedy: Despite large-scale exploitation
    Meghalaya mine tragedy: Despite large-scale exploitation

    Jan 08, 2019 The government knew about the problems that Nuclear Corporation of India was facing in setting up its mining facilities there, and the challenges faced by Lafarge as well. Moreover, as the recent statements of the legislators in Meghalaya show, there were hundreds of such mines in operation at that very time

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  • Meghalaya elections: As limestone piles up on border with
    Meghalaya elections: As limestone piles up on border with

    Feb 17, 2018 Unlike coal mining that has been banned in the state since 2014, the mining of limestone in Meghalaya is still legal. But unlike the pre-June 2015 days, it

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  • Meghalaya to resume coal mining despite green concerns
    Meghalaya to resume coal mining despite green concerns

    Sep 27, 2021 Anti-mining activist Agnes Kharshiing said: “Resumption of coal mining will be for political gains. There is no blueprint for feasible coal mining in Meghalaya. It

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  • (PDF) Relentless Mining in Meghalaya, India | Pramod
    (PDF) Relentless Mining in Meghalaya, India | Pramod

    Meghalaya was carved out of Assam as an (Photograph by PK Yadav) autonomous state on April 2, 1970 and was declared a mining concessions are on control of land owners, full-fledged state of the Indian Union on January 21, 1972. “Mining who have concessions areononland exclusive rights control of land resources as The state of Meghalaya

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  • India: 14 miners remain trapped in flooded Meghalaya coal
    India: 14 miners remain trapped in flooded Meghalaya coal

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  • NGT committee recommends greater compensation for mining
    NGT committee recommends greater compensation for mining

    Nov 16, 2019 A committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has recommended additional compensation be given to the next of kin of coal miners, the committee has recommended this proposal to the NGT. This compensation is for those coal miners that were killed in three different mining tragedies in Meghalaya

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  • Meghalaya coal mine mishap: Has the ... - India Today
    Meghalaya coal mine mishap: Has the ... - India Today

    Dec 26, 2018 Fifteen miners are trapped in an illegal rat-hole mine in Meghalaya, and their families have given up hope that they'll be rescued alive. The unscientific mining of coal using small horizontal holes along the coal seams has been banned by

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  • Search for Meghalaya miners' bodies has become an
    Search for Meghalaya miners' bodies has become an

    Feb 11, 2019 Ryngksan, East Jaintia Hills: In this part of East Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya, the dwindling of hope looks like rice cooked on a slow simmering flame — tea waiting to come to a boil, lunch served at half-past noon and uniforms drying on a clothesline. At the Ksan coal quarry, where 15 men were submerged alive when an illegal ‘rat-hole’ mine was flooded nearly two

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  • Families of trapped miners lose hope, rescuers struggle
    Families of trapped miners lose hope, rescuers struggle

    Jan 02, 2019 Families of trapped miners lose hope, rescuers struggle dewatering coalpit in Meghalaya,Khliehriat/Shillong (Meghalaya), Jan 2 (IANS) The families of the trapped miners inside a flooded coal pit for 21 days now in Meghalaya on Wednesday said they are giving up on them being alive even as rescuers struggle to dewater the pit

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  • Perils of Uranium Mining in Meghalaya: A Ground Report
    Perils of Uranium Mining in Meghalaya: A Ground Report

    Aug 17, 2017 Ankita Anand. When asked about their views on uranium mining in Meghalaya, most local people started with, ‘You know it is a very sensitive issue here’, and they were not exaggerating. The Atomic Minerals Directorate (AMD) found uranium in Domiasiat, Meghalaya in 1984, and in 1991, the Uranium Council of India Limited (UCIL) first started

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  • The Politics of Uranium Mining - India Environment Portal
    The Politics of Uranium Mining - India Environment Portal

    The KSU and Meghalaya Meghalaya contains 2,75,000 tonnes of high-grade uranium (enough to ensure India’s self-sufficiency) in the West Khasi Hills district, the largest such reserve in the country. Undoubtedly, extraction of uranium from Meghalaya would settle the nuclear fuel dependency issue once and for all

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  • (PDF) Changes in Soil Quality in Limestone Mining Area of
    (PDF) Changes in Soil Quality in Limestone Mining Area of

    Limestone mining in East Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya, India is being carried out extensively for the production of cement. Extraction of limestone is done mainly by

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  • Where coal is mined via ‘rat-holes’ | Explained News,The
    Where coal is mined via ‘rat-holes’ | Explained News,The

    Dec 20, 2018 The coal seam in hills of Meghalaya is very thin, less than 2 m in most cases,” he said. In the other type of rat-hole mining, called box-cutting, a rectangular opening is made, varying from 10 to 100 sq m, and through that is dug a vertical pit, 100 to 400 feet deep. Once the coal seam is found, rat-hole-sized tunnels are dug horizontally

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  • Coal India loses mining rights in Meghalaya - The
    Coal India loses mining rights in Meghalaya - The

    Oct 06, 2010 GUWAHATI/KOLKATA: Coal India, that had announced major mining plans for the Northeast, will withdraw from Meghalaya after the state government declined to renew the company’s mining lease application, for the Simsong coal block. The original lease had expired in

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  • Illegal coal mine collapse in eastern India kills at least
    Illegal coal mine collapse in eastern India kills at least

    Feb 02, 2022 The livelihoods of those who do such mining depend on the illegal sale of coal. Last year, six miners died after being trapped in an abandoned coal mine that collapsed in Meghalaya state

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  • Why illegal coal mining in Meghalaya employ rat
    Why illegal coal mining in Meghalaya employ rat

    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 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

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  • Meghalaya to resume coal mining despite green
    Meghalaya to resume coal mining despite green

    Sep 27, 2021 Anti-mining activist Agnes Kharshiing said: “Resumption of coal mining will be for political gains. There is no blueprint for feasible coal mining in Meghalaya. It

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  • Complaint against 'illegal coal mining' in Meghalaya’s
    Complaint against 'illegal coal mining' in Meghalaya’s

    Jan 15, 2022 The Constitutional Rights Forum (CRF) has written to the chief secretary of Meghalaya seeking an immediate stop on the transport of coal being permitted by the district of South Garo Hills, alleging the coal is being illegally mined in the district. CRF, in its complaint, has urged the chief secretary for action against those concerned

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  • Recovery from Coal Mining in Meghalaya’s Moolamylliang
    Recovery from Coal Mining in Meghalaya’s Moolamylliang

    Dec 07, 2020 Moolamylliang used to be one such village until the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned hazardous rat-hole coal mining in Meghalaya in April 2014 and set a time limit for transporting the coal already mined till that time. Though the NGT ban did not stop illegal mining in the district, it helped Moolamylliang reform. Coal Mining in Northeast:

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  • New Uranium Mining Projects - Meghalaya, India
    New Uranium Mining Projects - Meghalaya, India

    UCIL shuts Meghalaya offices, but continues efforts to obtain state permissions for uranium mining in the state: The state-owned Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) has said it has been compelled to shut down its offices in Meghalaya and terminate the services of all contract workers employed in two of its offices here. The company has around 10 contract workers at

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  • Meghalaya's uranium reserves: Why it is both a gift
    Meghalaya's uranium reserves: Why it is both a gift

    Sep 26, 2020 According to Nongrem in 2017 -2018 there were mining activities taking place but was stopped after complaints were raised. According to a report on August 2, 2016, the Meghalaya government (Congress) had revoked the decision to lease UCIL a land of 422 hectares in SWKH District

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  • NGT committee recommends greater compensation
    NGT committee recommends greater compensation

    Nov 16, 2019 Even though the compensation has been sanctioned by the Meghalaya government for the sum of Rs. 1 lakh to the next of kin of the coal miners as per the NGT directive, the government is yet to disburse the compensation, Katakey added, as the Deputy Commissioner has found it difficult to distribute the compensation since all the mining

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