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2019-08-15· Find Meghalaya Coal Mine Latest News, Videos & Pictures on Meghalaya Coal Mine and see latest updates, news, information from NDTV.COM. Explore more on Meghalaya Coal Mine.

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Meghalaya Coal Mining: SC Order A Setback for ADCs and

2019-07-16· 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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2018 Meghalaya mining accident Wikipedia

The Meghalaya mining accident happened on 13 December 2018, when 15 miners were trapped in a mine in Ksan, 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.

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Meghalaya government favours coal mining regulations

The Meghalaya government has maintained in the Supreme Court that it is in favour of regulating coal mining activities in the state. The state government said this in the apex court during a hearing on a petition filed by one Lber Laloo who wanted the ban on coal mining, imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) since April 2014, to be lifted.

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Supreme Court Allows Coal Mining in Meghalaya

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 of Meghalaya in accordance with mining

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Killer coal mines of Meghalaya: Livelihood or death-trap?

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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Inside Meghalaya’s Coal Country

2019-10-31· On 3 July, the Supreme Court allowed legal coal mining to take place in the north eastern state of Meghalaya. In 2014, the National Green Tribunal, a judicial body dealing with environmental issues, had banned rat-hole mining in the state, terming it “illegal” and “unscientific.” This is a

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India's Treacherous Coal Mines in Meghalaya Circle of Blue

2014-05-15· “States like Meghalaya have allowed this activity to carry on unregulated on the plea that coal mining ‘is a cottage industry,’” writes Mukhim in her newspaper. “If the millions of tons of coal that is mined in Meghalaya is termed a cottage industry then one wonders what a full-fledged extractive industry would be. The number of coal

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SC verdict on coal mining people's victory: Meghalaya CM

2019-08-15· SHILLONG: Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday hailed as "people's victory" the Supreme Court directive to lift the NGT ban on coal mining

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Meghalaya: Supreme Court says mining can continue if rules

2019-07-03· Meghalaya: Supreme Court says mining can continue if rules followed A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph also ruled that a ban imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on mining in the state will only apply in case of illegal mining.

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India's Treacherous Coal Mines in Meghalaya Circle of Blue

2014-05-15· “States like Meghalaya have allowed this activity to carry on unregulated on the plea that coal mining ‘is a cottage industry,’” writes Mukhim in her newspaper. “If the millions of tons of coal that is mined in Meghalaya is termed a cottage industry then one wonders what a full-fledged extractive industry would be. The number of coal

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Meghalaya miners: Anatomy of a tragedy

2019-01-14· The disappearance of 15 Meghalaya miners reminds us again of the failure of the authority concerned to comply with the National Green Tribunal’s order to impose ban on coal mining

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Minerals of Meghalaya: Department of Mining and Geology

Minerals of Meghalaya. The State of Meghalaya is endowed with large deposits of a number of valuable minerals such as coal, limestone, kaolin, clay, granite, glass-sand and uranium. The table below gives information about various mineral resources of the State.

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SC allows regulated coal mining in Meghalaya The

SHILLONG: In a Landmark judgement, the Supreme Court on Wednesday paved the way for operationalizing coal mines in the State of Meghalaya under the relevant statutory framework of the MMDR Act, 1957. The present State government in Meghalaya for the

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More than dozen miners still trapped inside Meghalaya coal

2018-12-22· Meghalaya More than dozen miners still trapped inside Meghalaya coal mine as rescue operations continue for 10th day. The CM said that in its last-ditch effort to save them, the state government has sought high-power submersible pumps from the Coal India Ltd.

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Illegal coal mining in Meghalaya has political backing: Report

Coal mining was a key poll issue for the opposition which used it to turn the table on Congress. The BJP, which is also a coalition partner of the Meghalaya Government led by Conrad Sangma, also promised it would solve the problem of illegal mining within 180 days. According to the report submitted to the Supreme Court, though the Meghalaya CM

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SC reserves order on ban on coal mining The Shillong Times

The Meghalaya government has maintained that it is in favour of regulated coal mining activities in the state. The state government said this in the apex court during a hearing on a petition filed by Lber Laloo, who wanted the ban on coal mining, imposed by the NGT since April 2014, to be lifted. State advocate general Amit Kumar and the state

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Illegal mining: Supreme Court orders Meghalaya to deposit

2019-07-03· The apex court had earlier refused to allow miners to transport extracted coal lying at various sites in Meghalaya. The bench also allowed mining operations to continue in the state on privately and community-owned land, subject to permissions from the concerned authorities. NGT had fined the Meghalaya government on January 4.

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Meghalaya Mining: Two Weeks On, 15 Workers Still Trapped

It has been two weeks since at least 15 mine workers have been trapped in an illegal mine in Meghalaya’s coal-rich East Jaintia Hills area. Now the Indian Air Force and a 21-member team of Odisha Fire Services have come forward to lend their help. In the north-eastern state of Meghalaya, where

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SC reserves order on ban on coal mining The Shillong Times

The Meghalaya government has maintained that it is in favour of regulated coal mining activities in the state. The state government said this in the apex court during a hearing on a petition filed by Lber Laloo, who wanted the ban on coal mining, imposed by the NGT since April 2014, to be lifted. State advocate general Amit Kumar and the state

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Coal Mines Auction Begins in Meghalaya

Staff Correspondent. SHILLONG: The Ministry of Coal has started the process of auction of 27 coal mines and allotment of 15 coal mines in Meghalaya to Central PSUs and State PSUs. The government is auctioning 21 coal mines for ‘End-Use Non-Regulated Sector’ and 6 coking coal mines for ‘End Use Iron & Steel’. In case of allotment, 5 coal mines are for the power sector, 9 for sale of

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Supreme Court resumes hearing on coal mining ban in Meghalaya

Also read: Meghalaya: Conrad attacks ex-CM Mukul Sangma over coal mining ban Gonsalves said that the National Green Tribunal which had on January asked the Meghalaya government to impose a fine of Rs 100 crore for failing to check illegal mining in the state was a justified step.

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Legal limits to tribal governance: coal mining in

So-called rat-hole coal mining has resulted in environmental degradation as well as in the loss of lives of miners, most of whom are from outside the state. 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

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Congress demands legalising coal mining in Meghalaya

The Opposition Congress in Meghalaya has urged the state government to take steps for legalising coal mining, alleging “rampant” unlawful mining activities in the region. The demand comes following the coal mine disaster in Meghalaya in which 15 people are still trapped in a flooded illegal rat

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2018 Meghalaya Legislative Assembly election Wikipedia

Coal mining in Jaintia Hills. The Jaintia Hills in the eastern part of the state have rich deposits of coal. The National Green Tribunal banned rat-hole mining of coal in the state in 2014. Tribal groups across Meghalaya maintain that according to the sixth schedule of the Indian Constitution, they alone have the right to the coal under the hills.

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Indian coal mining in meghalaya fully manual processing

2018-02-10· Indian coal mining in meghalaya fully manual processing mining #sujit mondal. Loading Unsubscribe from #sujit mondal? 15 meghalaya coal miners yet to be rescued, मेघालय के

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Mining in India's Northeast Challenges and Opportunities

Assam is known for its petroleum and natural gas reserves, coal, limestone and minor minerals; Meghalaya has established coal and limestone mining industries. Despite their economic importance, the mining industry in the northeast has been systemically plagued by a multitude of challenges.

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Meghalaya suspends rat-hole coal mining

Acting on the orders of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), the Meghalaya government last week suspended rat-hole mining and transportation of coal in the entire state. The announcement came formally through a press statement by Y Tsering, state principal secretary for mining and geology. The

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Limestone can help neutralize Meghalaya streams polluted

Limestone can help neutralize Meghalaya streams polluted by coal mining, say experts After the success of the pilot project in Mukhaialong village in East Jaintia Hills district, construction work

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