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Aug 16, 2021

Dec 14, 2018 Shillong: A most unfrotunate series of events is coming to light from Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills where as many as 13 coal miners are believed to be trapped in an illegal rat hole coal mine.Outlawed 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

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    An estimated 13-15 labourers are reported to be trapped in an illegal coal mine located in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district since December 10. The police have launched a rescue operation to find and rescue the labourers who entered the rat-hole mine and got hedged in it after a recent flood near the Lytein river, PTI reported Thursday. An official complaint against the proprietor of

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Jun 02, 2021 “Illegal coal mining won’t have taken place if some powerful people are not behind it. Since the government has time and again denied there is such illegalities going on this has brought losses to the revenue of the state,” Dr Sangma told reporters on the sideline of his visit to West Jaintia Hills to see the preparedness of the district

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Dec 15, 2021 The coal makes for a tempting target as it is easy to extract using miners’ bare hands. “We are aware that illegal mining has been going on within the reserve forest and have been regularly and actively plugging these illegal coal pits. Regular action led to a complete halt of such illegal acts since early 2020

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Dec 31, 2018 On December 13, an illegal coal mine in Saipung area of Meghalaya's 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

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Nov 08, 2018 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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    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Questionnaires On Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills Meghalaya Search . Jaw crushers usually do not work independently, but together with cone crushers, impact crushers, sand making machines, vibrating screens, etc., constitute a complete set of sand and gravel processing systems to achieve accurate processing of ore and rock and improve product pertinence , Increase its market value

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Thirteen miners were feared dead after an illegal coal mine they were digging collapsed on them in Meghalaya’s coal-rich East Jaintia Hills, an area where illegal mining is rife and a National

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Dec 13, 2021 Shillong, Dec 13: UDP leader and cabinet minister Kyrmen Shylla has categorically denied that the state government is allowing illegal mining and transportation of coal in the state.He also asserted the need for the state government to listen to the public demand for instituting an independent inquiry into the alleged coal racket.His statement comes in […]

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Jan 17, 2019 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 driver of Meghalaya’s economy, was proscribed in the state by the NGT since 2014

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Nov 10, 2018 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) had ordered an interim ban on rat-hole coal mining in Meghalaya from April 17, 2014, after the All Dimasa Students` Union and Dimasa Hasao District Committee filed an application before it alleging that the water of the Kopili river was turning acidic due to coal mining in the Jaintia Hills

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Jun 17, 2021 The workers have been trapped in an illegal coal mine in the East Jaintia Hills district since a dynamite explosion on May 30. Scroll Staff Jun 17

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Jun 11, 2021 An illegal coal mine based in East Jaintia Hills got flooded following an explosion in May, due to which 5 coal mine workers, which included 4 from Assam and 1 from Tripura, got stuck. This was the second mine related incident in the East Jaintia Hills this year. In January 2021, 15 coal miners died in another coal mine accident

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Feb 04, 2021 SHILLONG, Feb 3: The State Police on Wednesday launched a crackdown on illegal coal mining in different parts of East Jaintia Hills and seized three coal-laden vehicles. Assistant Inspector General of Police (Administration) GK Iangrai informed that a joint inspection team comprising of executive magistrates and East Jaintia Hills police personnel, conducted several raids in […]

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Jan 16, 2019 The report categorically held: “The result of the unabated illegal mining despite the ban by the NGT is the very tragic incident that occurred very recently on December 13 in a coal mine in Ksan village near Lytein River in East Jaintia Hills District where 15 coal mine workers are reported trapped.”

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Jun 15, 2021 The 2018 coal mining accident shook the world, when 19 miners who went inside an illegal rat-hole mine in East Jaintia Hills never came out alive (except an exceptionally lucky one from Assam). That’s when the government of Meghalaya knocked on the door of the Supreme Court for a revision of the NGT ban in the state for legalising coal mining

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Jun 26, 2021 Five labourers have been trapped inside an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills since Sunday after a dynamite explosion caused a

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Dec 12, 2021 A youth activist from East Jai tia Hills has lambasted the MDA government for the continued mining and transportation of coal by a section of coal barons known locally as “high levels”. Regeenal Shylla, a youth from Moolang village, alleged that the present government was allowing “high levels” to openly mine and transport illegal coal

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Jun 03, 2021 Eyewitnesses said the illegal coal mine was quickly flooded after a sudden dynamite explosion in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills District on May 30, NDTV reports. Load Error

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    At least 15 miners were trapped in a coal mine in the Ksan area of East Jaintia Hills on December 13, 2018. While five of them managed to escape, rescue efforts for the remaining 10 had continued

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Jun 04, 2021 Meghalaya Mining Case: Owner of the Coal Mine Arrested. 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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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Dec 02, 2021 But imposing a ban on the same has seen an escalation in rat-hole mining across the state. However, the recent case of five miners, who lost their lives in

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Jan 26, 2021 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 miners in the district

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Jan 16, 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 In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Jan 01, 2019 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

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Dec 29, 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

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  • Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills
    Illegal Coal Mining In Jaintia Hills

    Jan 13, 2019 We have directed an 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

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