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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 , to be lifted.

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Meghalaya Coal Mining: SC Order A Setback for ADCs and Local

Jul 16, · Shillong: The Supreme Court judgment on July 3, , 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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Six Workers Killed at Abandoned Coal Mine Site in Meghalaya

Jan 22, · Six workers in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district were killed in a crane accident while working at an abandoned coal mine site on Thursday, 21 January.

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Meghalaya: BJP supports removal of party president Mawri

Meghalaya: BJP supports removal of party president Mawri, claims CM Conrad Sangma BJP state president Ernest Mawrie has been ruffling feathers within the Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government with his recent comments on several issues, including illegal coal mining

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Meghalaya: At least 6 workers die in coal mining accident

1/22/  · At least six workers were killed in an accident when they were working in a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, Northeast Now reported on Friday.

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Meghalaya Coal Mining Consultancy - Posts

See more of Meghalaya Coal Mining Consultancy on Facebook. We are now authorized to prepare Coal Mining Plan. As per rule: 1. The minimum area required is 4 hectares.

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Rat Hole Coal Mining: A Controversy Erupts in Meghalaya, India

India is home to thousands of unregulated, unmonitored coal mines. Migrant workers risk their lives in these underground "rat hole mines," chipping away coal with pick axes and hauling it away in baskets.

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Thirteen miners trapped in coal mine in northern India after flooding

Meghalaya coal mine - Image by Environmental Change and Security Program (CC-license) from Nearly all mines in Meghalaya, which borders Bangladesh, use the rat-hole mining method, even

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Meghalaya CM pushes for coal mining; critics say... | Reuters

Private coal mining in Meghalaya, estimated to have 576 million tonnes or 0.2 percent of the country's total reserves, started in 1894. The practice became illegal in the 1970s, when India nationalised coal

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National Green Tribunal- Coal Mining in Meghalaya

May 17, · The truth about Coal mining in Meghalaya Sixth Schedule: Paragraph 9 of the Sixth Schedule explicitly mentions the need for Lease, Licences or Leases for the purpose of prospecting for, or extraction of, minerals. Land Tenure System of the state: The land ownership pattern is only for surface rights and not mineral. Exempted from

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Six killed in Meghalaya coal mine accident after falling 150

Jan 22, · GUWAHATI: Six miners have died at an abandoned coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills. The victims, who hailed from Assam, were digging a tunnel with the help of a machine but it broke

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EJNC demands arrest of Meghalaya’s minister brother for

In the Ksan coal mining mishap, an unaccounted number of miners died in a coal mine accident when the walls of the mine burst and water from the nearby Lytein River flooded in. At least 17 miners died in the coal mine accident, one of the worst in Meghalaya’s mining history.

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Where coal is mined via 'rat-holes' | Explained News, The Indian

LAST WEEK, the collapse of a coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills, trapping at least 15 Although banned, it remains the prevalent procedure for coal mining in Meghalaya. A look at how

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Coal Mining Has Been Reopened in India's Meghalaya, but Will New

Coal miners in the mineral-rich northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya have something to celebrate. Over the summer, the Supreme Court of India passed an order to reopen mining in their state.

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Meghalaya Coal Mining - Video Results

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Meghalaya coal mining mishap: BJP demands Home Minister

The Meghalaya State BJP has demanded Lakmen Rymbui’s resignation for allegedly failing to curb illegal coal mining in the State. The BJP has also demanded for an independent inquiry into the deaths of the 6 miners in a coal in Rymbai Elaka of East Jaintia Hills on January 22. “We demand Home Minister Lakmen Rymbui’s resignation.

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Supreme Court Allows Coal Mining in Meghalaya - Sentinelassam

7/4/  · 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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Meghalaya government talks tough on illegal coal mining

1/26/  · The Meghalaya government has been facing flak from the Opposition Congress and ally BJP for failing to stop illegal mining and transportation of coal. Image used for representation purpose.

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Meghalaya's coalgate scam: Coal barons, rat-hole mines & a complicit

Topics Meghalaya Miners | Coal Mining. Nitin Sethi Last Updated at January 26, 00:02 IST.

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Coal mining has turned Meghalaya’s rivers acidic. Can humble

Apr 28, · In February, the public water supply schemes in East Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya’s coal mining hub, were tested for acid content. The results were startling. Of the 37 schemes operating under the

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6 including 3 brothers die in Meghalaya coal mining, owner

Since mining policy has not been formulated and the mine owners have not submitted mining plans, which are to be approved

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