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Meghalaya Mine Tragedy: CM Assures Action Against

2021-6-3  East Jaintia Hills: Search and rescue operations underway at the coal mine where five miners are trapped in East Jaintia Hills of Meghalaya, Wednesday, June 2, 2021. The miners were trapped after a dynamite blast flooded the pit on Sunday evening.

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Meghalaya Mining Case: Owner of the Coal Mine

2021-6-4  By Pratidin Bureau Last updated Jun 4, 2021 The owner of an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya has been arrested, said a police officer. The owner has been running the coal mine in which five miners have been trapped for four days. However, the rescue operation is on.

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CM talks tough on illegal mining - The Shillong Times

2021-6-4  Earlier, Opposition Congress had demanded an independent probe into illegal mining and transportation of coal, including a separate inquiry into such activities in Jaintia Hills, West Khasi Hills and Garo Hills. It was learnt the government is examining the demand. The issue of illegal coal mining has often cornered the government.

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Congress demands independent inquiry into illegal

2021-6-1  Shillong, June 1: Leader of Opposition and former Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma on Tuesday demanded for an immediate independent inquiry to investigate the instances of illegal coal mining following a fresh tragedy in a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills that has led to the missing of five miners. “There must be immediate independent inquiry to go into the details of these illegalities going ...

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East Jaintia Hills Police seek drones to curb illegal coal ...

2021-1-26  Staff Correspondent. East Jaintia Hills district police is seeking the assistance of technology to monitor illegal coal mining activities in the remote areas following the death of six coal

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In Meghalaya Hills Where Mine Collapsed, Illegal Coal ...

2019-1-1  Meghalaya has an estimated 5,000 illegal rat-hole mines, mostly in East Jaintia hills. After coal mining was banned in 2014, there was a slowdown in economic activities by 70 per cent. With few...

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6 die in illegal coal mine in Meghalaya

6 die in illegal coal mine in Meghalaya. Shillong (Meghalaya) [India], January 22 (ANI): At least six people were killed in an accident at a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district, said ...

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Meghalaya coal mine mishap: A week on, no sign of

2021-6-7  “The pit is deeper than the one in Ksan,” an official said. This is the third coal mining accident in East Jaintia Hills since 2018, when 15 miners got trapped after an illegal coal mine got flooded in Ksan village on December 13.

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Police crackdown on illegal coal mining The Shillong Times. Feb , shillong, feb the state police on wednesday launched a crackdown on illegal coal mining in different parts of east jaintia hills and seized three coalladen vehicles assistant inspector general of police administration gk iangrai informed that a joint inspection team comprising of executive magistrates and east jaintia hills ...

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CM talks tough on illegal mining - The Shillong Times

2021-6-4  CM talks tough on illegal mining. SHILLONG, June 3: As the efforts to rescue five trapped miners in a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills continues, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday vowed to crack down on illegal activities but admitted the illegalities were taking place despite laws to stop them. “Appropriate action as per the law will ...

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

2018-12-23  Meghalaya has total coal reserves of 640 million tonnes, most of which is mined unscientifically by individuals and communities. As a result, the water sources of many rivers, especially in the Jaintia Hills district, have turned acidic. A majority of the mines are privately owned, and illegal coal mining is rampant.

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In Meghalaya Hills Where Mine Collapsed, Illegal Coal ...

2019-1-1  They have to live, so they go for illegal mining, get some money," said Manoj Kumar Mishra, a Bihar resident who has been selling cloth at Khleriat, the headquarters of East Jaintia Hills, since ...

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Meghalaya: In the Jaintia Hills, fear of coal mafia and ...

2019-1-12  In the Jaintia Hills, where 15 miners have been trapped in an illegal mine since December 13, the coal mafia reigns unchallenged. V Lamare has an intense dislike for “big black SUVs like Scorpio ...

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East Jaintia Hills Police seek drones to curb illegal coal ...

2021-1-26  Staff Correspondent. East Jaintia Hills district police is seeking the assistance of technology to monitor illegal coal mining activities in the remote areas following the death of six coal

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Where coal is mined via ‘rat-holes’ Explained

2018-12-20  NDRF personnel search for the missing workers in East Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya. (Source: Meghalaya Police) LAST WEEK, the collapse of a coal mine in Meghalaya’s 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”.

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Dec report admits to illegal mining in Meghalaya ...

2019-1-6  Dec report admits to illegal mining in Meghalaya. CM Conrad K. Sangma has admitted that the government was aware of continued illegal coal mining. A report from Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district administration last month admitted that “fresh” coal-mining activities were on in a “clandestine” manner, while other districts claimed ...

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Raids in suspected illegal coal mining areas in

2021-2-3  Meghalaya Police along with executive magistrates conducted several raids in suspected illegal coal mining areas at Umpleng and Sakhaiñ village in East Jaiñtia Hills district on Wednesday.. IK Iangrai, assistant inspector general of police (A) informed that a joint inspection team which comprised executive magistrates and police of East Jaintia Hills district conducted the raids.

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Trapped Miners: Illegal coal mining inseparable part of ...

2018-12-31  Meghalaya has 576 million tonnes of sub-bituminous coal spread across South Garo Hills, West Khasi Hills, East Garo Hills, Jaintia Hills and East Khasi Hills. After the recent incident of miners getting trapped in a rat-hole mine, chief minister Sangma said on December 14, “We are aware that illegal mining

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Meghalaya: BJP-UDP 'cold war' over illegal coal

2021-2-4  Also Read: Meghalaya: Materials, vehicles used for illegal coal mining seized in East Jaintia Hills “The government has continuously denied the prevalence of illegal coal mining in the state and ...

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illegal coal mining in jaintia hills - BINQ Mining

illegal coal mining: Latest News on illegal coal mining at Times . Read Latest news and Updates on illegal coal mining, the coal belts in the Jaintia Hills here have become

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Congress demands independent inquiry into illegal

2021-6-1  Shillong, June 1: Leader of Opposition and former Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma on Tuesday demanded for an immediate independent inquiry to investigate the instances of illegal coal mining following a fresh tragedy in a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills that has led to the missing of five miners. “There must be immediate independent inquiry to go into the details of these illegalities going ...

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6 illegal miners feared trapped in Meghalaya coal

2021-6-1  Coal mining is not permitted in the state due to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ban on the activity in Meghalaya since 2014. The NGT ban came after a petition by Assams All Dimasa Students Union and the Dima Hasao District Committee had complained that due to rat-hole mining in the Jaintia Hills, the water in the Kopili river had turned acidic.

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‘Not soft on illegal mining’ - The Shillong Times

2021-6-6  Referring to the May 30 mishap in East Jaintia Hills district, he said it was a clear case of illegal coal mining because of which FIRs have been filed. “I am sure that the government and the Home Minister have taken strong steps in this regard,” he added.

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Meghalaya: In the Jaintia Hills, fear of coal mafia and ...

2019-1-12  In the Jaintia Hills, where 15 miners have been trapped in an illegal mine since December 13, the coal mafia reigns unchallenged. V Lamare has an intense dislike for “big black SUVs like Scorpio ...

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Dec report admits to illegal mining in Meghalaya ...

2019-1-6  Dec report admits to illegal mining in Meghalaya. CM Conrad K. Sangma has admitted that the government was aware of continued illegal coal mining. A report from Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district administration last month admitted that “fresh” coal-mining activities were on in a “clandestine” manner, while other districts claimed ...

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Meghalaya coal mine mishap: A week on, no sign of

2021-6-7  This is the third coal mining accident in East Jaintia Hills since 2018, when 15 miners got trapped after an illegal coal mine got flooded in Ksan village on December 13. Rescue operation in Ksan village in East Jaintia Hills where 15 miners got trapped after an illegal coal mine got flooded in December 2018. Photo: Sadiq Naqvi

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Meghalaya faces consequence of illegal rat-hole

2019-1-17  Rathole mining is technically simpler done by the tribals of Meghalaya. The National Green Tribunal banned rat-hole mining in Jaintia Hills from April 2014 because of the severe environmental impact. Mining menace in Meghalaya. Coal mining, once the

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Killer coal mines of Meghalaya: Livelihood or death

2019-1-7  East Jaintia Hills/Shillong, Meghalaya: It’s an open secret.Despite the imposition of a blanket ban on unscientific methods of coal mining in Meghalaya in 2014, illegal rat-hole mining continues to take place in the state and right under the nose of the government machinery, putting lives at risk every day.

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Hundreds of illegal coal trucks skirt ban in Meghalaya ...

2018-11-11  The All Dimasa Students’ Union had said illegal rat hole mining in Jaiñtia Hills was polluting the Kopili river, which made it acidic. Although the tribunal and the Supreme Court had permitted transportation of the extracted and assessed coal at various intervals, the NGT had on August 31 refused to lift the ban on rat-hole coal mining in ...

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Coal mine accident proves illegal mining continues ...

2021-1-23  SHILLONG: The Opposition Congress in Meghalaya on Saturday said that the coal mine accident in East Jaintia Hills district proves that illegal mining continues unabated in the state.

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illegal coal mining: Latest News on illegal coal mining at Times . Read Latest news and Updates on illegal coal mining, the coal belts in the Jaintia Hills here have become

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6 Killed in Illegal Coal mining Accident in Meghalaya

2021-1-25  In 2018, at least 15 labourers were trapped inside an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills and following the incident the court had banned coal mining activities in the state. Online News ...

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

2018-12-23  Meghalaya has total coal reserves of 640 million tonnes, most of which is mined unscientifically by individuals and communities. As a result, the water sources of many rivers, especially in the Jaintia Hills district, have turned acidic. A majority of the mines are privately owned, and illegal coal mining is rampant.

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Meghalaya: In the Jaintia Hills, fear of coal mafia and ...

2019-1-12  In the Jaintia Hills, where 15 miners have been trapped in an illegal mine since December 13, the coal mafia reigns unchallenged. V Lamare has an intense dislike for “big black SUVs like Scorpio ...

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Meghalaya rights activist attacked by illegal coal

2018-11-9  The illegal coal mining mafias had attacked the women and left them in the jungle. It is the second attack incident in Jaintia Hills district as illegal coal mining mafias attacked social activists. In March this year, Poipynhum Majaw, president of Jaintia Youth Federation (JYF) and RTI activist was found murdered at Khliehriat.

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Dec report admits to illegal mining in Meghalaya ...

2019-1-6  Dec report admits to illegal mining in Meghalaya. CM Conrad K. Sangma has admitted that the government was aware of continued illegal coal mining. A report from Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district administration last month admitted that “fresh” coal-mining activities were on in a “clandestine” manner, while other districts claimed ...

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Raids in suspected illegal coal mining areas in

2021-2-3  Meghalaya Police along with executive magistrates conducted several raids in suspected illegal coal mining areas at Umpleng and Sakhaiñ village in East Jaiñtia Hills district on Wednesday.. IK Iangrai, assistant inspector general of police (A) informed that a joint inspection team which comprised executive magistrates and police of East Jaintia Hills district conducted the raids.

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Trapped Miners: Illegal coal mining inseparable part of ...

2018-12-31  Meghalaya has 576 million tonnes of sub-bituminous coal spread across South Garo Hills, West Khasi Hills, East Garo Hills, Jaintia Hills and East Khasi Hills. After the recent incident of miners getting trapped in a rat-hole mine, chief minister Sangma said on December 14, “We are aware that illegal mining

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Killer coal mines of Meghalaya: Livelihood or death

2019-1-7  East Jaintia Hills/Shillong, Meghalaya: It’s an open secret.Despite the imposition of a blanket ban on unscientific methods of coal mining in Meghalaya in 2014, illegal rat-hole mining continues to take place in the state and right under the nose of the government machinery, putting lives at risk every day.

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