Meghalaya, a state in India's northeast, has thick forests above ground and Uncontrolled mining in the area has cleared forests, degraded rivers, and led to Tribal chiefs oppose any move to regulate mining, for fear their
In the hostile “rat-hole” mines of Meghalaya's Jaintia Hills, where each explores the fate of the mining community living in the remote areas of the As fear of losing out on loved ones with each passing day grips him, Suraj
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) refused to lift the interim ban on mining in Meghalaya in a hearing on March 25. On April 17 last year, it had
Land in Meghalaya, India, was traditionally agricultural land, owned by the and has been a means of wealth generation for some people of the coal mining area. fear of recurrence of fatal incidents and its injurious effect on human health.
The coal from the tunnel or pit is taken out and dumped on nearby un-mined area, from where it is carried to the larger dumping places near