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Shillong a most unfrotunate series of events is coming to light from meghalayas east jaintia hills where as many as 13 coal miners are believed to be trapped in an illegal "rat hole" coal minetlawed in meghalaya by the national green tribunal ngt in 2014, illegal rat-hole coal mining is rampant in this part of north-east india even to this very day as is evident in this news report.
2018-12-20ndrf personnel search for the missing workers in east jaintia hills, meghalayasource meghalaya police last week, the collapse of a coal mine in meghalayas east jaintia hills, trapping at least 15 workers who were still missing until wednesday and are feared dead, has thrown the spotlight on a procedure known as rat-hole mining.
2018-12-30read 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 hillst not only exploits natural resources, but puts lives at risk.
2018-12-14at least 13 people are trapped after a purported illegal coal mine they were working in got flooded near the lytein river in the east jaintia hills district in meghalaya, pti reported on thursday.
Meghalaya has total coal reserves of 640 million tonnes, most of which is mined unscientifically by individuals and communitiess a result, the water sources of many rivers, especially in the jaintia hills district, have turned acidic majority of the mines are privately owned, and illegal coal mining is.
Rathole coal mining in jaintia hills, meghalaya youtube jan 26, 2013 the rathole mines of meghalaya is a barbaric practice which has taken the lives of both the young and the old and in the process polluted rivers, streams and water source of countless villages.
2019-7-4the apex courts direction comes over six months after a mining disaster in meghalaya total of 15 miners were trapped on december 13 last year in an illegal coal mine at ksan in east jaintia hills district of the state, about 3 km deep inside a forest, when.
2018-12-16in 2014, the ngt had banned coal mining in the area, however, the effects of the ban seem to be negligiblehe state is also infamous for illegal coal miningt has nearly 640 million tonnes of coal reserves and the local miners dig out at least five million metric tons of coal by hand each year.
2019-11-6social 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 saidhe list also names an mp, four ministers in the present government and seven non-npp legislators.
2019-1-20driving 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 secret-abandoned rat-hole mine pits and cavesobody knows for sure how many of these existccording to balios swer, president of the jaintia coal miners and dealers.
28own to earth3 miners feared dead after an illegal mine got flooded in east jaintia hills district, meghalaya click to view the shillog times oct 2018c defers hearing on coal mining to nov 12 2018click to view 2ssaulted meghalaya activist has a long record of speaking up against illegal coal miningy arunabh saikia.
Is the illegal coal mining still taking place in the coal rich areas of meghalaya the question is now reverberating as 13 coal miners are reported feared dead in a coal mine in east jaintia hills on thursday morninghe ngts ban four years ago seems to have had little effect.
15 men still trapped but illegal rat hole mining continues in meghalayas east jaintia hills, ngt panel finds 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 ensnared.
2018-12-15meghalaya 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.
2018-2-18these assertions emanate from the fact that coal in the jaintia hills continues to be mined illegallyaking note of the illegal mining despite specific and complete prohibitory orders, the tribunal had pulled up the state government in 2015abourers work at a coal stockyard in east jaintia hills in meghalaya, september 16, 2015.
2018-12-31illegal coal mining inseparable part of meghalaya politics political analysts said that the congress suffered the ire of mine owners and workers following the ngt ban, although the government run by the party had appealed to the tribunal to withdraw its order.
2019-9-25shillong 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 tribunalhe group also demanded auditing be conducted on all cement factories in east jaintia hills district to find out the.
2019-11-18tackling illegal coal mining is challenging meghalaya cm speaking on the completion of one year of his coalition government, that includes the bharatiya janata party bjp, in the north-eastern state, sangma said they were working towards improving these aspects.
Dec 20, 2018 caught between coal mafia and flooding dangers, meghalaya mine was disaster from day one the 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.
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 miningack of monitoring mining activities are spread across too vast an area spreading over four districts.
2019-1-15the 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 statexactly how central coal mining is in meghalaya is clear after a look at the election affidavits of seven.
2018-12-14at least 13 workers are feared dead after being trapped inside an illegal coal mine in the indian state of meghalayahe incident took place due to flooding at a mine at ksan village near lytei river in the east jaintia hills district, the press trust of india pti reported, citing local police reports.
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In 2015, a report by the east jaitia hills district administration claimed that 327 cases of illegal mining were detected in the district in the last few monthshese 477 violations include illegal coal mining, illegal transportation, and transporting coal beyond the permissible limit.
2019-1-7a report from meghalayas east jaintia hills district administration last month admitted that fresh coal-mining activities were on in a clandestine manner, while other districts claimed that there was no rat-hole mining ever since the national green tribunal ngt imposed a ban in 2014.