Jun 14, 2021 operations to rescue five miners trapped for 14 days in another such illegal coal mine in the state, an official said. The water level in the mine at Umpleng in East Jaintia Hills district, ...
Jan 25, 2021 In 2018, at least 15 labourers were trapped inside an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills and following the incident the court had banned coal mining activities in the state.
Jun 02, 2021 Miners still trapped in Meghalaya coal mine, rain hampers rescue efforts. Illegal rat-hole mining is allegedly rampant in Meghalaya, despite a ban imposed on such activities by the National Green Tribunal in 2014. File image of accident site at Umpleng in Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district. Shillong Heavy rainfall on Tuesday is hampering ...
May 31, 2021 East Jaintia Hills Meghalaya Five labourers have been trapped inside an illegal coal mine in Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills since Sunday after a dynamite explosion caused a breach in the walls of the rat hole mine, police said, adding water had rushed inside. Four workers are from Assam, one is from Tripura.
6 die in illegal coal mine in Meghalaya. Shillong Meghalaya India, January 22 ANI At least six people were killed in an accident at a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district, said ...
Nov 28, 2018 One has made a case for lifting the ban on rat-hole coal mining, while another has questioned the ban itself. Photos taken by Agnes Kharshiing and others indicate the extent of illegal coal mining. Extracted coal in East Jaintia Hills waiting to be transported to destinations outside Meghalaya.
May 31, 2021 Exploitation of the poor continues as the second mishap this year in the illegal Coal mines of Meghalaya claims lives. Yesterday, after an accident at a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya five workers went missing. The incident came to light when a
Jun 03, 2021 Admitting that the illegal mining is continuing in Meghalaya, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma said appropriate action as per law will be taken against people who are involved in illegal coal mining even as all efforts are being made to rescue the five labourers trapped inside a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills District.
Jul 03, 2019 The miners have been missing since December 13 after the illegal coal mine in Ksan village of the coal-rich East Jaintia Hills, an area where illegal mining is
Nov 03, 2020 SHILLONG, NOVEMBER 3 The 2018 Ksan illegal coal mining mishap is simply waiting to recur if videos circulated on the social media showing illegal coal mining
Jun 15, 2021 After over 15 days since the Meghalaya mine mishap has been reported in East Jaintia hills, the rescue team spotted two dead bodies. On Tuesday, Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma stated that the state government is currently awaiting an official report on the detection of bodies of two miners-- who were trapped along with three others inside an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district.
Jan 23, 2021 A mechanical structure collapsed at an illegal coal mine in Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district, killing six miners, an official said on Friday. Sunday, January 31, 2021 English
Jun 03, 2021 Eyewitnesses said the illegal coal mine was quickly flooded after a sudden dynamite explosion in Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills District on May 30, NDTV reports. Load Error
Jun 01, 2021 Shillong, June 1 Leader of Opposition and former Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma on Tuesday demanded for an immediate independent inquiry to investigate the instances of illegal coal mining following a fresh tragedy in a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills that has led to the missing of five miners. There must be immediate independent inquiry to go into the details of these illegalities going ...
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.
Dec 20, 2018 Following the mine collapse, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said in a video that illegal mining does happen, and promised appropriate action. Agnes Kharshiing, a leading campaigner on issues including illegal mining, and her colleague Amita Sangma were attacked in East Jaintia Hills last month while trying to locate an illegal mine.
Jun 02, 2021 Illegal coal mining wont 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 ...
May 31, 2021 Meghalaya One person has been detained for questioning RepresentationalEast Jaintia Hills Meghalaya Five workers have been trapped inside an illegal
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. Thats 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.
Jan 22, 2021 Six persons, including three brothers, died inside a mine after a crane carrying them snapped in Meghalayas East Jaintia Hills district on Thursday. The mine owner and the manager are absconding, Meghalaya Police said on Friday. Relatives of four of the dead men said they had gone to work in coal mines, still illegal in the state, as it is ...
Jan 01, 2019 They have to live, so they go for illegal mining, get some money, said Manoj Kumar Mishra, a Bihar resident who has been selling cloth at Khleriat, the headquarters of East Jaintia Hills
Feb 02, 2021 In the wake of the accident, the National Green Tribunal NGT fined the state government Rs 100 crore for illegal coal mining. Coal stacked up at a mining site in East Jaintia Hills Praveen Jain ThePrint. A major revenue generator for the state, coal mining in Meghalaya has also been under the scanner for its impact on local ecology.
Jun 04, 2021 In January this year too, six labourers died after a crane collapsed into the pit of a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills. Yet again, another tragedy struck Meghalaya on 31 May 2021, with five people trapped and feared dead after being stuck in an illegal coal mine in Umpleng, East Jaintia Hills.
Jun 03, 2021 In January this year too, six labourers died after a crane collapsed into the pit of a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills. Yet again, another tragedy struck Meghalaya on 31 May 2021, with five people trapped and feared dead after being stuck in an illegal coal mine in Umpleng, East Jaintia Hills.
Jun 15, 2021 Even though the government of Meghalaya has initiated the process of coal mining in a legalised manner after an order from the Supreme Court of India almost. Even though the government of Meghalaya has initiated the process of coal mining in a legalised manner after an order from the Supreme Court of India almost.
Claiming that he is well-armed with proper facts and figures, Sangma said that illegal coal mining is still taking place in violation of the MMDR Act 1957 Mines and Minerals Development and ...
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,
May 31, 2021 Meanwhile, East Jaintia Hills police have registered a case against an incident of illegal coal mining which led to five persons being trapped to death inside a mine in the district. Three of the five missing persons have been identified as Abdul Karim from Boko, Assam, Abdul Kalam from Barpeta, Assam and Shyamcharan Debbarma from Tripura.
Feb 03, 2021 Meghalaya Police along with executive magistrates conducted several raids in suspected illegal coal mining areas at Umpleng and Sakhai village in East Jai tia Hills district on Wednesday.. IK Iangrai, assistant inspector general of police A informed that a joint inspection team which comprised executive magistrates and police of East Jaintia Hills district conducted the raids.
Jun 03, 2021 Shillong, June 3 Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has assured that appropriate action as per law will be taken against people who are involved in illegal coal mining even as all efforts are being made to rescue the five labourers trapped inside a coal mine in East Jaintia Hills District.Speaking to reporters here today, Sangma
Sep 04, 2021 Another factor complicating the stability of the state is the illegal coal mining that has continued under the Sangma government largely unabated. Practised through long, narrow tunnels by locals and termed rat-hole mining, it has also led to coking factories mushrooming in the East Jaintia Hills and the West Khasi Hills.
Sep 05, 2021 Cong to raise coal issue in Assembly. SHILLONG, Sep 4 With the Autumn Session of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly at hand, the Opposition Congress has said that it will broach the issue of illegal coal mining and transportation in the House. Expressing discontent over governments purported failure to check coal mining, Congress MLA ...
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
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.
May 31, 2021 In 2018, East Jaintia Hills, infamous for its illegal rat hole coal mines, made headlines when 15 migrant miners from Assam had died inside in an abandoned coal mine.