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  • Ugly saga of illegal coal mining - The Shillong Times
    Ugly saga of illegal coal mining - The Shillong Times

    Jan 18, 2022 One of the illegalities that has persisted in Meghalaya is the illegal coal mining which became a public embarrassment for Meghalaya when in December 2018 the Ksan mining tragedy happened which led to the death of fifteen miners whose bodies, barring one could not be retrieved by the Indian Navy divers despite their best efforts

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  • THE MEGHALAYA COAL MINING CASE- AN OVERVIEW
    THE MEGHALAYA COAL MINING CASE- AN OVERVIEW

    Sep 28, 2020 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 at a depth of around 370 feet (112 meters) in Jaintia Hills district. The

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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 officials for allowing the “illegal

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  • Terror in the Coal Mines of North-East India — Jamhoor
    Terror in the Coal Mines of North-East India — Jamhoor

    Aug 17, 2021 But the nationalized coal mining industry of India operates in Meghalaya through Coal India Limited (CIL). CIL is a state-owned mining conglomerate that was established in 1975 with the intent of combatting market fluctuations in the mineral sector

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  • TMC steps up attack on Meghalaya govt. over illegal
    TMC steps up attack on Meghalaya govt. over illegal

    Jan 19, 2022 The Trinamool Congress (TMC) in Meghalaya has stepped up its attack on the Conrad K. Sangma government for “patronising” illegal coal mining and transportation in the State. After former Chief

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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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  • Meghalaya Coal Mine: Latest News, Photos, Videos
    Meghalaya Coal Mine: Latest News, Photos, Videos

    Jun 26, 2021 More than three weeks after an illegal coal pit in Meghalaya's East Jaintia district was flooded trapping five miners, rescuers on Friday fished out another body from the 152-metre-deep mine, an

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  • Coal mining in Meghalaya « Vedant Batra's Blog
    Coal mining in Meghalaya « Vedant Batra's Blog

    May 06, 2013 Coal mining has a long history in the state of Meghalaya; the first coalmines were opened over 30 years ago. Today, Meghalaya is one of the largest coal producing states in India, and the largest in the north-east region. According to the Department of mining & Geology of the Govt. of Meghalaya, there

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  • 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

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  • Government's bid to resume coal mining in Meghalaya
    Government's bid to resume coal mining in Meghalaya

    Sep 27, 2021 Government's bid to resume coal mining in Meghalaya triggers concerns about safety The Shillong-based activist had survived an attack from the miscreants in 2018 during a visit to an illegal coal

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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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  • STATUS OF WATER QUALITY IN COAL MINING AREAS
    STATUS OF WATER QUALITY IN COAL MINING AREAS

    Coal mining in Meghalaya The Jaintia Hills, one of the seven districts of Meghalaya occupies the eastern part of the state. It covers an area of 3819 Km2 which is 17.03% of the total geographical area of the state. The Jaintia Hills District of Meghalaya is a major coal producing area with an estimated coal reserve of about 40 million tonnes

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  • [DOWNLOAD] Citizen's Report on the Unregulated Coal Mining
    [DOWNLOAD] Citizen's Report on the Unregulated Coal Mining

    Jan 23, 2019 Much talked about, two volumes of Curse of Unregulated Coal Mining in Meghalaya were put together by a motley group of activists, researchers dismayed by the murderous attack on Kong Agnes Kharshiing & Amita Sangma by coal mine owners, traders and transporters of East Jaintia Hills. Agnes & Amita had been tracing the source of illegal coal

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  • (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

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  • Meghalaya allows coal mining for domestic purpose, barred
    Meghalaya allows coal mining for domestic purpose, barred

    May 02, 2020 Meghalaya allows coal mining for domestic purpose, barred export. Amidst two-week extension of the nationwide lockdown, the Meghalaya government has decided to allow mining activities to resume from May 4 for domestic purpose and barred the export outside the country, officials said on Saturday. IANS; May 02, 2020, 17:56 IST

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  • 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 owned/community owned land in Hills Districts

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  • Coal mining leases granted in Meghalaya after seven years
    Coal mining leases granted in Meghalaya after seven years

    Sep 24, 2021 Mining leases for three coal blocks were granted in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills by the Union Coal Ministry in a major boost for the sector in the state after a ban was imposed by the Nation Green Tribunal (NGT) in 2014, officials said on Friday. The mining leases were granted in the name of Labour Lyngdoh, a resident of Rymbai village, and

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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 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

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  • Meghalaya Coal Mine: Latest News, Photos, Videos on
    Meghalaya Coal Mine: Latest News, Photos, Videos on

    Jun 26, 2021 Green Court Panel's Field Visit Exposes Illegal Coal Mining In Meghalaya. Jan 6, 2019. 3:08. Meghalaya Told To Pay Rs. 100-Crore Fine For Failing To

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  • Meghalaya: Scourge of Illegal Coal Mining Persists Despite
    Meghalaya: Scourge of Illegal Coal Mining Persists Despite

    06 Feb 2021. 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

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  • coal-mining-in-Meghalaya: Latest News, Videos and Photos
    coal-mining-in-Meghalaya: Latest News, Videos and Photos

    Jun 16, 2021 coal-mining-in-Meghalaya News: Latest and Breaking News on coal-mining-in-Meghalaya. Explore coal-mining-in-Meghalaya profile at Times of India for photos, videos and latest news of coal-mining-in

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  • Legal limits to tribal governance: coal mining in
    Legal limits to tribal governance: coal mining in

    The National Green Tribunal has banned coal mining until safer, more environmentally sound policies and practices are in place. Critics in Meghalaya claim that the ban encroaches on the tribal way of life and point to constitutional provisions exempting Meghalaya from the purview of national mining laws

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  • Meghalaya oposition attacks govt, says illegal coal mining
    Meghalaya oposition attacks govt, says illegal coal mining

    Jan 17, 2022 Shillong: While Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma continues to claim strict instructions have been given to district administrations to deal with illegal coal mining activities, Leader of Opposition Dr Mukul Sangma claims the ground reality is very different. Dr Mukul Sangma said illegal mining continues unabated in Meghalaya, particularly in South

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  • coal mining in guwhati
    coal mining in guwhati

    Coal mining currently underway in Meghalaya was a corruption of this Constitutional Provision wherein private individuals having private interests in earning monetary benefits from minerals vested under the land are engaging in coal mining and are attempting to legitimize this act by claiming immunity through tribal autonomy over land ownership

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

    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

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  • Meghalaya CM pushes for coal mining; critics say he's
    Meghalaya CM pushes for coal mining; critics say he's

    Oct 28, 2015 Private coal mining in Meghalaya, estimated to have 576 million tonnes or 0.2 percent of the country's total reserves, started in 1894. The

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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 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 in their state

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