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Illegal Coal Mining Takes Lives of 2 More in Meghalaya ...

Illegal Coal Mining Takes Lives of 2 More in Meghalaya ...

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In another instance of illegal rathole mining in Meghalaya, two people were killed, and their bodies were recovered from the mine in Jalyiah village in the East Jaintia Hills. The officials suspect that the miners died when the boulders hit them. Three more, locals said, are trapped in another rat ...

In Photos: As Activist Recovers from Attack, Illegal Coal ...

In Photos: As Activist Recovers from Attack, Illegal Coal ...

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Nov 28, 2018· In Photos: As Activist Recovers from Attack, Illegal Coal Mining Continues in Meghalaya. Photos taken by Agnes Kharshiing and others indicate the extent of illegal coal mining.

Meghalaya rathole coal mines SourceWatch

Meghalaya rathole coal mines SourceWatch

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The Meghalaya "rathole" coal mines are a 5 million tonperannum (MTPA) network of previously unregulated handmined box mines in the Jaintia Hills in Meghalaya state, India.

The child miners of Meghalaya | India | Al Jazeera

The child miners of Meghalaya | India | Al Jazeera

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The child miners of Meghalaya. Impulse, a local NGO fighting child labour in Meghalaya state, estimates there are around 70,000 children like Pemba who work in the mines, either digging for coal or loading thousands of trucks bound for the energyhungry industrial .

COAL MINING AND ITS SOCIAL IMPACT IN JAINTIA HILLS | Sho ...

COAL MINING AND ITS SOCIAL IMPACT IN JAINTIA HILLS | Sho ...

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COAL MINING AND ITS SOCIAL IMPACT IN JAINTIA HILLS {Paper presented at North Eastern Social Research Centre (NESRC), Guwahati, on 3rd October 2012} Coal is an important mineral resource of Meghalaya. It is estimated that there are about 640 million tonnes of .

Citizens' Report to SC Urges Halt on Coal Mining in Meghalaya

Citizens' Report to SC Urges Halt on Coal Mining in Meghalaya

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Jan 14, 2019· Shillong: A month after 15 miners got trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya, a group of social activists released a citizens' report urging the Supreme Court to crackdown on coal mining and the coal mafias in the state. According to the twovolume report filed by social activists social activists Agnes Kharshing, Amita Sangma, Angela Rangad, Michael N. Syiem, the Meghalaya .

Stop posing for cameras, help miners trapped in Meghalaya ...

Stop posing for cameras, help miners trapped in Meghalaya ...

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Apr 14, 2019· NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday made a fervent appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to save 15 people trapped in a flooded coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13, alleging the government was not organising highpressure pumps for the rescue operation.

Inside Meghalaya's coal mines: Lives at risk, violation of ...

Inside Meghalaya's coal mines: Lives at risk, violation of ...

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Inside Meghalaya's coal mines: Lives at risk, violation of NGT ban Four years after the National Green Tribunal ordered a ban on coal mining in Meghalaya, illegal practices continue unabated in the state, putting lives at risk every day

Congress demands legalising coal mining in Meghalaya ...

Congress demands legalising coal mining in Meghalaya ...

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Dec 29, 2018· 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 rathole mine at Lumthari village in East Jaintia Hills district since December 13.

Meghalaya Mining: Two Weeks On, 15 Workers Still Trapped

Meghalaya Mining: Two Weeks On, 15 Workers Still Trapped

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In the northeastern state of Meghalaya, where illegal coal mining has been on the rise, many have lost their lives in the lifegambling occupation. The state which is famous for rathole mining (a term used in coal mining because of mine's hole like size) has numerous unregulated and unmonitored coal mines.

(PDF) Impact of Coal Mining on Water Resources and ...

(PDF) Impact of Coal Mining on Water Resources and ...

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Coal extraction in Meghalaya is done by primitive mining method commonly known as 'rathole' mining. Mining operation, undoubtedly has brought wealth and employment opportunity in the area, but ...

Meghalaya faces consequence of illegal ratholemining ...

Meghalaya faces consequence of illegal ratholemining ...

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Coal mining, once the driver of Meghalaya's economy, was proscribed in the state by the NGT since 2014. But it continues to be mined – illegally, and often in collusion with the authorities. Mining is the state's highest revenue generator.

Everybody loves rathole mining in Meghalaya India News

Everybody loves rathole mining in Meghalaya India News

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Dec 28, 2018· Even Chief Minister Conrad Sangma in his rallies in coalrich constituencies, claimed that the people of Meghalaya largely depend on coal but the state government under Mukul Sangma's leadership failed to let mining resume. In fact, former CM Mukul Sangma's constituency, Ampati, also falls in the coalmining district of South Garo Hills.

Citizens' report urges halt on coal mining in Meghalaya ...

Citizens' report urges halt on coal mining in Meghalaya ...

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Jan 14, 2019· A group of social activists on Sunday released two volumes of a citizens' report urging the Supreme Court that coal mining in Meghalaya be stopped completely and other forms of .

Stop posing for cameras, help miners trapped in Meghalaya ...

Stop posing for cameras, help miners trapped in Meghalaya ...

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Apr 14, 2019· NEW DELHI: Congress president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday made a fervent appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to save 15 people trapped in a flooded coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13, alleging the government was not organising highpressure pumps for the rescue operation.

coal mining in west khasi hills meghalaya

coal mining in west khasi hills meghalaya

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coal mynnimng in meghalaya coal mining in west khasi hills meghalaya Meghalaya government failed to take up issue on coal . on Tuesday accused the Mukul Sangma government for failing to take up the issue of coal mining with in West Khasi Hills coal mining in Meghalaya.