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21Feb 794

Amid protests, North Eastern Coalfields ''temporarily ...

 · An order from the office of the General Manager, NEC, said: "All mining operations in North Eastern Coalfields, Coal India Limited, Margherita are hereby temporarily suspended w.e.f. 03.06.2020." The NEC has two existing open cast coal mining projects — one in Tirap Colliery in Arunachal Pradesh and the other in Tikok Colliery in Assam.

7Feb 881

Assam: Massive protest in Margherita over halting of coal ...

 · Guwahati: Protests have erupted over the shutting down of operations at North East Coal Fields in Upper Assam''s Margherita, a decision that is expected to render thousands jobless. The decision to halt operations was taken amid raging controversy surrounding mining in Dehing-Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary. Amid the row regarding allowing coal mining in areas of Dehing-Patkai Wildlife …

15Feb 1015

Approval to coal mining in Saleki an anti-Assam decision ...

 · GUWAHATI: At a time when there have been protests against the NBWL''s (National Board for Wildlife) approval to coal mining in an area in Dehing-Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary, the AASU (All Assam Students'' Union) has asked Dispur to come clear on the CID''s inquiry into the alleged illegal mining of coal and its illegal transportation in the State.

10Feb 1119

Coal mining at Dehing-Patkai: Govt forms probe panel

 · HT Bureau. GUWAHATI, July 18: Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has constituted a one-man judicial panel to probe the illegal coal mining at the Dehing-Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary, a CMO release said here on Saturday. The panel led by retired Justice Brajendra Prasad Kataki of Gauhati High Court will probe into the coal mining in the sanctuary since 2003.

8Feb 694

Illegal Coal Mining Continued In Assam''s Dehing Patkai ...

 · Guwahati: At a time when social media in Assam is buzzing with campaigns against a green signal by the National Board of Wildlife for coal mining in a …

3Feb 1447

No Illegal Rat-hole Coal Mining In Assam: Industry ...

 · Guwahati, May 30: Brushing aside allegations of the existence of coal syndicates and illegal rat-hole coal mining, the Assam government on Saturday said that only Coal India Ltd (CIL) is allowed to carry out mining operations in the Northeastern state.

20Feb 909

Meghalaya to conduct special programme for granting coal ...

 · The National Green Tribunal had banned ecologically unsafe and hazardous rat-hole coal mining in Meghalaya from April 14 while allowing the transportation of already extracted coal up …

23Feb 1068

Gauhati HC takes suo motu case against coal mining in ...

The court issued notices to the Centre, Assam government, Coal India Limited (CIL), NBWL, mines and mineral department of Assam, state home department, Assam Police and …

23Feb 1989

Coal mining in Dehing Patkai, Assam, India | EJAtlas

 · Coal mining activities in the region dates back to the British era. In 1973, North Eastern Coalfields (NEC), a Coal India subsidiary, was provided a 30-year lease to perform its operations [6]. As the lease expired in the year 2003, Coal India should …

8Feb 1438

Gauhati HC takes up suo motu case against coal mining in ...

GUWAHATI, June 4 (PTI): The Gauhati High Court on Thursday issued notices to the Centre, state, Coal India and other stakeholders after taking up a suo motu case against coal mining in the Dehing Patkai forest.. Hearing two public interest litigations (PILs) filed by some advocates and a mountaineer, the bench comprising Chief Justice Ajay Lamba and Justice Soumitra Saikia stated that a suo ...

4Feb 510

Hot-spot coal mining notice to Coal India Ltd by Gauhati ...

 · Khataniar claimed mining continued till 2012 with approval in gross violation of the Forest Conservation Act, 1980, and Wildlife Protection Act, 1972. "Mining was carried out in 73 hectares out of the 98.59 hectares in Tikak open-cast mine, which falls …

28Feb 1757

Gauhati HC defers hearing in coal mining inside Dehing ...

 · Guwahati, Oct 20 (PTI) The Gauhati High Court on Tuesday said it will wait for the outcome of the enquiry by Assam government before proceeding in the case related to Coal India''s mining inside Dehing Patkai, the largest rainforest of Northeast.

27Feb 1303

Nagaland takes steps to curb illegal coal mining ...

 · Nagaland takes steps to curb illegal coal mining. KOHIMA: The Nagaland government has brought out a legislation bringing coal mining under the …

17Feb 1980

CIL Coal Mining has Always Been Legal: Former Margherita MLA

The coal mining activities carried out at the Patkai Hill mines by Coal India Limited (CIL) after 2003 was basically legal. This was stated by former Margherita MLA, Pradyut Bordoloi who was also the forest and power minister in separate terms in the erstwhile Congress government led …

18Feb 944

Assam CM Orders Judicial Probe Into Illegal Coal Mining at ...

Guwahati, Jul 18: On Saturday, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal ordered a judicial inquiry into the illegal coal mining at the Dehing-Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary.. Several petitions have been ...

16Feb 1308

BJP''s minister exposes anti-coservation attitude regarding ...

 · GUWAHATI: Coal mining has forever remained a controversial business across India. In upper Assam the modus operandi of mining coal has always been alleged to be illegal and so, controversial. The Assam government today hinted that it will back the Centre''s decision claiming that coal mining in the Dehing-Patkai reserve will be allowed only if ...

12Feb 1261

Meghalaya Coal Mine: 15 Miners Struggling For Air, PM ...

 · Guwahati: Attempts to rescue at least 15 miners trapped since December 13 in a flooded "rat-hole" mine in Meghalaya have stopped because of …

20Feb 1197

PIL filed at Gauhati High Court against coal mining in ...

 · Guwahati: A public interest litigation has been filed at the Gauhati High Court against the Centre''s preliminary approval to Coal India for mining inside Dehing Patkai forest, stating that it violates right to life guaranteed under Article 21 of the …

26Feb 1834

Six dead in coal mining area in Meghalaya

 · Six dead in coal mining area in Meghalaya. At least six workers were killed in a mishap at a coal mining area at Sorkari near Dienshlalu village in Meghalaya''s East Jaintia Hills district on January 21, police said on January 22. Meghalaya government has directed deputy commissioner of East Jaintia Hills district, E Kharmlaki to submit a ...

11Feb 847

Coal India told to file report on illegal mining at Assam ...

 · The stoppage of coal mining in the area was subsequently recommended. The panel noted that the proposal was initially for 98.59 ha and the …

3Feb 1490

Central ministries, Assam govt to meet on resuming coal ...

 · Guwahati: A tripartite meeting among the Union ministries of coal and environment and the Assam government will be held next month to discuss resumption of coal mining in the state, chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Saturday. After a meeting with officials of PSU major Coal …

12Feb 1715

India''s Treacherous Coal Mines in Meghalaya

 · In the early 1970s, as the steel and chemical industries developed outside Guwahati, Assam''s capital, wealthier farming families began to dig deeper to mine seams of coal beneath their land. By the 1980s many more large and deep box mines, and innumerable long tunnels, known as rat holes, formed three distinct coal mining …

20Feb 1306

NGT serves notice to Meghalaya government on illegal coal ...

 · But, Sharma said that, "rat hole mining" continues unabated with impunity along with the consequential illegal transportation and export of coal. About TNM NewsDesk The News Mill is a Guwahati-based digital media with focus on content from across Northeast India and beyond.

4Feb 1501

Illegal coal mining continues in Assam''s Ledo-Margherita ...

 · Illegal coal mining continues in Assam''s Ledo-Margherita with support from police officials, local politicians Illicit coal mining has been continuing on a much larger scale at a remote corner of Assam for the past several years.

20Feb 1613

First body retrieved from flooded Meghalaya coal mine ...

 · Dynamite was used to break the coal seams, which accidentally either hit a water body or another nearby flooded mine, inundating the mine and trapping the five miners, officials said. The National Green Tribunal (NGT) had banned the hazardous rat-hole coal mining and transportation of coal in Meghalaya in 2014.

13Feb 1659

National Green Tribunal: Coal mining ban: GoM to review ...

 · GUWAHATI: The Meghalaya government will soon set up a group of ministers to examine the four-year-old ban by National Green Tribunal (NGT) on rat-hole coal mining…

21Feb 1986

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19Feb 1392

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26Feb 1255

Meghalaya Mining Case: Owner of the Coal Mine Arrested ...

 · 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. The owner, Shining Langstang, was arrested from Sutunga village near the mine in Meghalaya.

17Feb 653

6 from Assam dead in Meghalaya ''Coal mine'' tragedy » News ...

 · Guwahati: In a major tragedy, six miners hailing from Assam have died at an abandoned coal mine in Meghalaya''s East Jaintia Hills on Thursday, once again establishing that illegal coal mining is going on in the state despite restrictions. According to the official sources, five miners died inside the mine and one succumbed to injuries later.

23Feb 1998

Move on coal mining opposed

 · Guwahati: The Congress, All Assam Students'' Union (AASU), Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and environmental activist Jadav Payeng on Wednesday said coal mining inside Dehing Patkai forest will harm its ecological balance and warned of strong protests if any such move is initiated. The Coal India Limited (CIL), which has allegedly been carrying out mining […]

17Feb 1647

Dehing Patkai: Coal mining clearance draws flak from civil ...

 · Dehing Patkai: Coal mining clearance draws flak from civil societies. Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Dibrugarh and Tinsukia Districts of Assam and covers an area of 111.19 km2 (42.93 sq mi) rainforest. The tropical wet evergreen forest consists of three parts: Jeypore, upper Dihing River, and Dirok rainforest.

15Feb 1541

Gauhati High Court takes up suo motu case against coal ...

 · GUWAHATI: The Division Bench of Gauhati High Court accepted the Public Interest Litigations (PILs) filed in connection with coal mining in the Dehing Patkai forest in Assam and gave the next date of hearing for the same in July. Gauhati High Court on Thursday issued notices to the Centre, state, Coal India and other stakeholders after taking up a suo motu case against coal mining in the …

15Feb 1324

Assam orders judicial probe into illegal coal mining in ...

 · Assam orders judicial probe into illegal coal mining in Dehing Patkai A release from the Chief Minister''s Office on Saturday said that the committee — headed by Brajendra Prasad Katakey, a retired justice of the Gauhati High Court —would "investigate the allegations against coal mining in the sanctuary since 2003".

19Feb 965

NGT serves notice to Meghalaya government on illegal coal ...

 · But, Sharma said that, "rat hole mining" continues unabated with impunity along with the consequential illegal transportation and export of coal. About TNM NewsDesk The News Mill is a Guwahati-based digital media with focus on content …