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Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

Guwahati The public furore over 15 labourers trapped inside a rathole mine in Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district since December 13 has sharpened focus on illegal coal mining in the state despite a ban clamped by the National Green Tribunal NGT in 2014 which is said to have contributed to the Congress defeat in the recent assembly election

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  • Trapped Miners Illegal Coal Mining Inseparable Part Of

    Trapped Miners Illegal Coal Mining Inseparable Part Of

    Guwahati The public furore over 15 labourers trapped inside a rathole mine in Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district since December 13 has sharpened focus on illegal coal mining in the state despite a ban clamped by the National Green Tribunal NGT in 2014 which is said to have contributed to the Congress defeat in the recent assembly election

  • In Meghalaya Hills Where Mine Collapsed Illegal Coal

    In Meghalaya Hills Where Mine Collapsed Illegal Coal

    NDTV found that some freshly cut coal stocks were being loaded onto trucks from a new rathole mine in the same district where the rescue operations are going on Across East Jaintia Hills cranes

  • Meghalaya Illegal Mining On Local Leaders Say Remote

    Meghalaya Illegal Mining On Local Leaders Say Remote

    Dec 27 2018nbsp018332Coal workers digging for coal in a seventy feet deep rathole mine in the Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya Express Photo Tashi Tobgyal The collapse of the coal mine in Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district puts the spotlight back on the problematic practice of mining coal without necessary permissions in the state despite a ban by the National Green Tribunal NGT in 2014

  • Install Cctvs To Check Illegal Mining In Meghalaya Ngt

    Install Cctvs To Check Illegal Mining In Meghalaya Ngt

    Apr 26 2019nbsp018332On December 13 last year at least 15 miners were trapped inside a 370footdeep illegal coal mine in Lumthari village of East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya and all efforts to rescue them went in vain For more such stories follow us on Facebook Twitter and Instagram Activate Website Notifications to stay updated

  • Zith Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Zith Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    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 Get Price

  • Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills Vollendam

    Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills Vollendam

    Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills Annette Haag 20181221coal mining is said to be a big revenue generator for meghalaya where the collapse of an illegal mine this month left 15 people feared deadhliehriat east jaintia hills that the 2014 national green tribunal ngt order banning rathole mining in meghalaya the predominant way of digging out coal in the state is being flouted with abandon

  • Illegal Coal Mining Meghalaya Babus Allowing Illegal Coal

    Illegal Coal Mining Meghalaya Babus Allowing Illegal Coal

    Sep 20 2018nbsp018332Shillong A wildlife and environment protection group in Meghalayas Jaintia Hills districts has urged the state government to initiate criminal proceedings against officials allegedly allowing illegal coal mining despite a ban imposed on it by the National Green Tribunal The group also demanded auditing be conducted on all cement factories in East Jaintia Hills District to find out the

  • 15 Men Still Trapped But Illegal Rat Hole Mining Continues

    15 Men Still Trapped But Illegal Rat Hole Mining Continues

    Jan 16 2019nbsp018332New Delhi A committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal NGT has blamed the unabated illegal miningquot in Meghalaya for triggering the tragedy entrapping 15 workers in a 320feet deep rathole coal mine The committee headed by retired high court judge BP Katakey has emphasised that illegal mining is unchecked mostly in the East Jaintia Hills District where workers are still

  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Inside Meghalayas 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

  • Rat Hole Mining Meghalaya East Jaintia Hills Upsc

    Rat Hole Mining Meghalaya East Jaintia Hills Upsc

    Jan 15 2019nbsp018332Coal 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 Lack of Monitoring Mining activities are spread across too vast an area spreading over four districts

  • Rathole Mining Rampant In Meghalaya Despite Ngt Ban

    Rathole Mining Rampant In Meghalaya Despite Ngt Ban

    Four years after the National Green Tribunal ordered a ban on coal mining in Meghalaya illegal practices continue unabated in the state putting lives at risk every day East Jaintia Hills

  • Meghalaya Mine Collapse Month After Mishap Ngt Asks

    Meghalaya Mine Collapse Month After Mishap Ngt Asks

    We have directed investigation into nearly 1200 cases of illegal mining and transportation of coal since the 2014 ban In East Jaintia Hills the SP has been asked to submit a report at the earliest in connection with the 98 cases recorded in the district Katakey added An official in the state mining and geology department said

  • Meghalaya Illegal Mining Digging Their Own Grave The

    Meghalaya Illegal Mining Digging Their Own Grave The

    Jan 19 2019nbsp018332Driving down from Shillong to Khliehriat the epicentre of illegal coal mining in the state the visibly disfigured Jaintia Hills and the unending dumps of coal hide a dirty secretabandoned rathole mine pits and caves Nobody knows for sure how many of these exist According to Balios Swer president of the Jaintia Coal Miners and Dealers

  • Caught Between Coal Mafia And Flooding Dangers

    Caught Between Coal Mafia And Flooding Dangers

    Dec 20 2018nbsp018332The coal mine in Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills where 14 workers are trapped since a week has put the spotlight on rampant illegal coal mining in the state despite a

  • Meghalaya In The Jaintia Hills Fear Of Coal Mafia And

    Meghalaya In The Jaintia Hills Fear Of Coal Mafia And

    Jan 12 2019nbsp018332In the Jaintia Hills Meghalayas coal country where 15 workers have been trapped in an illegal mine since December 13 sports utility vehicles usually shiny and black are the conveyance of

  • Rti Battles Against Illegal Coal Mining In Meghalaya

    Rti Battles Against Illegal Coal Mining In Meghalaya

    Jun 10 2020nbsp018332Rescue operations at the illegal coal mine at Ksan East Jaintia Hills In December 2018 at least 16 miners were submerged alive in the East Jaintia Hills the most notorious coal district in the state This happened while the Supreme Court was considering petitions to set aside the coal ban and the tragedy made national headlines

  • Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Jaintia Hills India Environment Portal News JOWAI The slow progress in trials is leading to piling up of cases related to NGT mining ban violation in Jaintia Hills the mineralrich part of the State Illegal extraction and transportation of coal 19092016

  • Illegal Coal Mining In Meghalaya Has Political Backing Report

    Illegal Coal Mining In Meghalaya Has Political Backing Report

    Social activist Agnes Kharshiing and Amita Sangma were attacked by a group of 40 people led by a coal mafia in the East Jaintia Hills district after they complained to the local police about illegal mining and transportation of coal police said The list also names an MP four ministers in the present Government and seven nonNPP legislators

  • Ngt Panel Blames Unabetted Illegal Mining For Meghalaya

    Ngt Panel Blames Unabetted Illegal Mining For Meghalaya

    Illegal mining in East Jaintia Hills district To get firsthand information the Katoki panel visited coal mine areas in and around Deinchynrum village Rymbai village Sutnga village and Latyrke area of East Jaintia Hills district in November and came across many fresh coal dumps on the roadside

  • Meghalaya Mine Owner Arrested Hope Dips For Survival Of

    Meghalaya Mine Owner Arrested Hope Dips For Survival Of

    Meghalaya police have arrested the owner of the illegal coal mine in the states East Jaintia Hills district where 13 miners trapped due to flooding on Thursday are yet to be located and rescued

  • Meghalaya A Year Ago Women Activists Were Brutally

    Meghalaya A Year Ago Women Activists Were Brutally

    Oct 17 2019nbsp018332Shillong On November 8 2018 two women firebrand activists Agnes Kharshiing and Amita Sangma were brutally attacked by the henchmen of the coal mafia operating at Tuber Shohshrieh in Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district when the duo were trying to investigate illegal coal transportation The National Green Tribunal had banned rathole mining in the area but allowed

  • Illegal Mining Supreme Courts Acknowledgement Of

    Illegal Mining Supreme Courts Acknowledgement Of

    Mining can take place only if the required permissions are granted by the authorities concerned The apex courts direction comes months after a mining disaster in the East Jaintia Hills district in which 15 miners were trapped in an illegal coal mine also known as a rathole mine

  • Ban Of Rat Hole Mining Across Meghalaya India Ejatlas

    Ban Of Rat Hole Mining Across Meghalaya India Ejatlas

    However on April 17 2014 the National Green Tribunal had ordered an interim ban on rathole coal mining in Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya 6 This interim ban was a result of a petition filed by the Assam based All Dimasa Students Union and Dima Hasao district committee who had complained about the pollution of Kopili river downstream due to

  • 13 Feared Dead In Flooded Quotrat Holequot Mine In Meghalaya

    13 Feared Dead In Flooded Quotrat Holequot Mine In Meghalaya

    Dec 14 2018nbsp018332Shillong At least 13 miners are feared dead after they got trapped by flooding in an illegal quotrat holequot coal mine in East Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya