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Illegal coal mining in Meghalaya's killer 'rat holes

23/12/2018· 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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15 Men Trapped But Illegal Rat Hole Mining Continues in

16/01/2019· 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. Trapped since December 12, the mine workers have not been rescued till date despite efforts made by the state and the central government.

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Illegal coal mining still taking place in Meghalaya: EX-CM

14/01/2021· Sangma in a letter written to the state chief secretary said that during a visit to West Jaintia Hills he found that illegal coal mining was taking place in the area. “coal dumped in a scattered manner in a number of depot(s)/dumping ground were found and the site indicated that recently mined coal, apparently carried by siding trucks or dumper trucks, were dumped in a scattered manner in

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Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of Years

29/12/2018· Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of Years of Labour Exploitation The incident vindicated the stand of activists that illegal coal mining occurs in the East Jaintia Hills.

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Dec report admits to illegal mining in Meghalaya

06/01/2019· 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 that there was no rat-hole mining ever since the National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed a ban in 2014.

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Another year, another mining tragedy — why Meghalaya’s

02/02/2021· Piles of coal dot the countryside at East Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya, where illegal mining is said to be rampant Praveen Jain ThePrint Text Size: A- A+ Shillong: A lot of questions remain unanswered about what exactly happened on the morning of 21 January in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, when six miners fell 170 feet to their death at a coal mine in the Sorkari Dienshanlalu

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Accident at Deiñshalalu hints at illegal coal mining

24/01/2021· Correspondent Khliehriat, Jan 22: A freak accident in what should have been an abandoned coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district claimed six labourers from Assam on Thursday evening and brought the issue of illegal coal mining in the state to the fore again. The accident occurred at around 5.30 pm. The six labourers from []

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Coal challans being illegally resold in Jaiñtia Hills

06/11/2020· Challans meant for the transportation of recently-auctioned coal from East Jaiñtia Hills are being resold on the black market, netting

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15 Men Trapped But Illegal Rat Hole Mining Continues in

16/01/2019· New Delhi: A committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has blamed the “unabated illegal mining" in Meghalaya for triggering the tragedy, entrapping 15 workers in a 320-feet deep rat-hole 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

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Illegal coal mining in Meghalaya's killer 'rat holes

23/12/2018· Truck drivers, handymen and coal mine labourers were arrested, while complaints against government officials for facilitating illegal coal transportation have gone nowhere. The reported cases are from the coal-rich belts and transit routes encompassing the districts of East Jaintia Hills, West Jaintia Hills, East Khasi Hills, West Khasi Hills, South West Khasi Hills, Ri Bhoi, and East, West

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Meghalaya: Materials, vehicles used for illegal coal

03/02/2021· A joint team of Executive Magistrates and Police of East Jaintia Hills District conducted several raids in suspected illegal coal mining areas under Umpleng and Sakhain village. Representational

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

20/12/2018· 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”. Although banned, it remains the prevalent procedure for coal mining in Meghalaya. A look at how rat-hole mining is carried out, and why it is dangerous: What

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Dec report admits to illegal mining in Meghalaya

06/01/2019· 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 that there was no rat-hole mining ever since the National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed a ban in 2014.

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

12/01/2019· In the Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya’s 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

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Illegal coal mining still taking place in Meghalaya: EX-CM

14/01/2021· Sangma in a letter written to the state chief secretary said that during a visit to West Jaintia Hills he found that illegal coal mining was taking place in the area. “coal dumped in a scattered manner in a number of depot(s)/dumping ground were found and the site indicated that recently mined coal, apparently carried by siding trucks or dumper trucks, were dumped in a scattered manner in

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Accident at Deiñshalalu hints at illegal coal mining

24/01/2021· Correspondent Khliehriat, Jan 22: A freak accident in what should have been an abandoned coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district claimed six labourers from Assam on Thursday evening and brought the issue of illegal coal mining in the state to the fore again. The accident occurred at around 5.30 pm. The six labourers from []

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6 die in illegal coal mine in Meghalaya

22/01/2021· 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 Meghalaya Home Minister Lakhmen Rymbui on Friday adding that the incident has happened "when mining was taking place illegally." "Police went to mines for the investigation of a case. They found six

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15 Men Trapped But Illegal Rat Hole Mining Continues in

16/01/2019· New Delhi: A committee appointed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has blamed the “unabated illegal mining" in Meghalaya for triggering the tragedy, entrapping 15 workers in a 320-feet deep rat-hole 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

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Raids in suspected illegal coal mining areas in Meghalaya

03/02/2021· Also read: 6 coal mine workers killed in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills Investigation of the case is in progress, the police official informed. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday asked the Meghalaya government to take strict action against the persons, including the owners of the mines, responsible for the coal mine-related accidents that have taken place in the state.

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Illegal coal mining still taking place in Meghalaya: EX-CM

14/01/2021· Sangma in a letter written to the state chief secretary said that during a visit to West Jaintia Hills he found that illegal coal mining was taking place in the area. “coal dumped in a scattered manner in a number of depot(s)/dumping ground were found and the site indicated that recently mined coal, apparently carried by siding trucks or dumper trucks, were dumped in a scattered manner in

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In Meghalaya, Illegal Mining Of Coal Has Political Support

29/12/2018· During poll campaign in Jaintia hills region, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma and his partymen were extremely vocal about the coal mining ban and how it

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

20/12/2018· 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”. Although banned, it remains the prevalent procedure for coal mining in Meghalaya. A look at how rat-hole mining is carried out, and why it is dangerous: What

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Dec report admits to illegal mining in Meghalaya

06/01/2019· 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 that there was no rat-hole mining ever since the National Green Tribunal (NGT) imposed a ban in 2014.

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Since March 2019, Meghalaya Has Registered 250 Cases

The fine was imposed after 15 miners were trapped in a 370-foot-deep illegal rat-hole coal mine in Lumthari village of East Jaintia Hills district on December 13, 2018. Search operations were

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Six, including three brothers, dead in accident inside

22/01/2021· Six persons, including three brothers, died inside a mine after a crane carrying them snapped in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district on Thursday. The mine owner and the manager are absconding, Meghalaya Police said on Friday. Relatives of four of the dead men said they had gone to work in coal mines, still illegal in the state, as it is yet to formulate a mining plan and adhere to other

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