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  • Meghalaya Mine Tragedy: CM Assures Action Against

    Jun 03, 2021· 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. (PTI Photo)

  • Meghalaya : FIR Lodged Against Illegal Coal-Mining In West

    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 a rat-hole mining in East Jaintia Hills.

  • illegal coal mining in jaintia hills

    coal mining crusher in jaintia hills UKS Zielonka. Meghalaya Illegal Mining Digging Their Own Grave The . Jan,unregulated mining is so rampant in the state that several deaths go undetected and unreported almost every month amid the ongoing rescue operation at ksan, the bodies of two coal miners were discovered on january at an illegal mine, km away, in the same east jaintia

  • WKH residents accuse coal traders of illegal rat hole mining

    Dec 20, 2021· We have agreed that we shall not extract coal or any other mineral resources unscientifically within the said scheduled areas/land for scientific coal mining without proper consent of the agent and Nokmas and restrict the illegal activities of unscientific coal mining (rat hole mining),” said the complainants.

  • Meghalaya Mining Case: Owner of the Coal Mine Arrested

    Jun 04, 2021· 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.

  • 15 Men Trapped But Illegal Rat Hole Mining Continues in

    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.”

  • In Meghalaya Hills Where Mine Collapsed, Illegal Coal

    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 per cent. With few.

  • Trapped Meghalaya Miners Are the Latest Victims of

    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 the East Jaintia Hills. It not only.

  • Meghalaya mining accident: State may call off already

    Jan 19, 2019· Meghalaya mining accident: State may call off already disastrous rescue operation after consulting experts at site With the detection of the first body inside the 320-feet-deep illegal rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, the families of the 15 workers trapped inside the quarry are prepared for the worst.

  • Meghalaya: One body recovered from mine, four workers

    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, 2021 · 11:27 am Updated Jun 17, 2021 · 01:20 pm

  • Meghalaya Miners: Indian Navy Called to Rescue Miners

    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.

  • 15 Men Trapped But Illegal Rat Hole Mining Continues in

    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.”

  • WKH residents accuse coal traders of illegal rat hole mining

    Dec 20, 2021· We have agreed that we shall not extract coal or any other mineral resources unscientifically within the said scheduled areas/land for scientific coal mining without proper consent of the agent and Nokmas and restrict the illegal activities of unscientific coal mining (rat hole mining),” said the complainants.

  • East Jaintia Hills Police seek drones to curb illegal coal

    Jan 26, 2021· 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 miners in the district.

  • Why illegal coal mining in Meghalaya employ rat-hole

    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.

  • Meghalaya: Third body recovered from illegal coal mine

    Jun 26, 2021· Rescuers on Friday recovered the third body from an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, PTI reported. Five miners had got trapped in the mine on May 30 after a dynamite

  • Why only high levels allowed? Highland Post

    Dec 12, 2021· A youth activist from East Jaiñtia 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

  • Meghalaya rights activist attacked by illegal coal mining

    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.

  • Moolamylliang: A ray of hope that slithers through the

    16 hours ago· SHILLONG, Dec 19: Christmas is a festival of hope, particularly for this village in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya as it intent on using this occasion to renew its relationship with nature. Moolamylliang village, under Sutnga Elaka has been trying to rejuvenate the environment, which has suffered the worst brunt from coal mining in

  • Five Miners Trapped in Meghalaya Coal Mine

    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

  • Meghalaya Mine: 2 Bodies Spotted By Navy Divers In

    Jun 16, 2021· This is the second mining incident taking place in East Jaintia Hills district, infamous for its illegal 'rat hole' coal mines, this year.

  • Meghalaya BJP demands Rymbui’s resignation The Shillong

    Jan 25, 2021· SHILLONG, Jan 24: The Meghalaya BJP has demanded the resignation of state home minister, Lahkmen Rymbui for failing to curb illegal coal mining in the state, and sought an independent inquiry into the deaths of six labourers in a coal pit in the Rymbai Elaka of East Jaintia Hills last Thursday.

  • India: Miners Still Trapped in Meghalaya Coal Mine, Rain

    India: Miners Still Trapped in Meghalaya Coal Mine, Rain Hampers Rescue Efforts . June 2, 2021 Heavy rainfall on Tuesday hampered operations to rescue at least five miners trapped for two days deep inside an illegal rat-hole coal pit in India's Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district, officials said.. The district administration has identified five miners four from Assam and one

  • Police crackdown on illegal coal mining The Shillong Times

    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

  • Meghalaya Miners: Indian Navy Called to Rescue Miners

    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

  • WKH residents accuse coal traders of illegal rat hole mining

    Dec 20, 2021· We have agreed that we shall not extract coal or any other mineral resources unscientifically within the said scheduled areas/land for scientific coal mining without proper consent of the agent and Nokmas and restrict the illegal activities of unscientific coal mining (rat hole mining),” said the complainants.

  • At least 13 miners feared trapped inside illegal 'rat mine

    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

  • Ban of rat hole mining across Meghalaya, India EJAtlas

    Dec 23, 2018· 28. Down To Earth. 13 miners feared dead after an illegal mine got flooded in East Jaintia Hills district, Meghalaya [click to view] 25. Cop's Murder Case: Mystery Deepens. The Shillong Times [click to view] The Shillog Times. 6 Oct 2018. SC Defers Hearing On Coal Mining To Nov 12 (2018). [click to view] The Print.

  • 13 miners trapped in Meghalaya's illegal rat-hole coal pit

    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

  • Congress demands answers on illegal mining Highland Post

    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

  • 6 Migrant Workers from Assam Killed in Meghalaya's East

    Jan 22, 2021· Locals alleged the migrant workers whose bodies were found inside the pit this morning were digging an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills. By : Sentinel Digital Desk 22 Jan 2021 11:39 AM GMT. SHILLONG: Six migrant workers from Assam died in a forest in Meghalaya after falling into a pit on Friday.

  • 13 believed dead in Meghalaya illegal mine accident

    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

  • Moolamylliang: A ray of hope that slithers through the

    16 hours ago· SHILLONG, Dec 19: Christmas is a festival of hope, particularly for this village in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya as it intent on using this occasion to renew its relationship with nature. Moolamylliang village, under Sutnga Elaka has been trying to rejuvenate the environment, which has suffered the worst brunt from coal mining in

  • Five miners trapped in illegal Meghalaya coal mine Editorji

    Four labourers from Assam and one from Tripura were feared trapped after a dynamite blast led to the flooding of a coal mine in the East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya. The mine has been identified at Sutnga interior, under Umpleng Anti-Dacoity camp and search operations are on," Meghalaya Police said.. Hazardous rat-hole coal mining is

  • Meghalaya mine collapse: Month after mishap, NGT asks

    Jan 13, 2019· “We have directed 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. An official in the state mining and geology department said

  • 6 workers feared trapped in Meghalaya coal mine

    Jun 01, 2021· At least six people, who hailed from Karimganj district of southern Assam, were killed when they were working inside a coal mine in East Jaintia hills on January 21 this year. Monday’s incident is a grim reminder of the December 13, 2018 illegal coal mine tragedy in the same East Jaintia Hills district when 15 migrant miners from Assam were

  • Is Illegal coal mining a political necessity?

    Jan 04, 2019· India All India 05 Jan 2019 Is Illegal coal mining A team of 11 Navy divers with their equipments deployed to conduct rescue task at the site of a