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Category: Specific Issues :: Mining
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Citizens' report urges halt on coal mining in Meghalaya 14.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Citizens' report urges halt on coal mining in Meghalaya
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Citizens report urges halt on coal mining in Meghalaya 14.1.2019 Sify Finance
A group of social activists on Sunday released two volumes of a citizens' report urging the Supreme Court that coal mining in Meghalaya be stopped completely and other forms of energy, which are climate-friendly but need investment, be promoted.
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Livelihood or fear: What really drives illegal coal mining in Meghalaya? 12.1.2019 Scroll.in
In the Jaintia Hills, where 15 miners have been trapped in an illegal mine since December 13, the coal mafia reigns unchallenged.
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Change outlook and thinking as per need: CM Kamal Nath 2.1.2019 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Nath says poor and the weak should get support of the government Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that changing rules and policy does not help much. There is need to change and assimilate one’s thinking and outlook in accordance with the present requirement and changes taking place at a faster pace. He said […]
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Govt eases rules for mining leases, exempts tribals from needing NOCs 21.12.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Dec 20: In order to ease the acquiring of mining lease and quarry permits, Meghalaya government has now authorised the District Forest Officer (Territorial) to issue the non-forest certificate. Earlier, applicants had to get the certificate from the PCCF.

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The Daily Fix: Meghalaya urgently needs a policy to ensure safe mining practices 17.12.2018 Scroll.in
Thirteen men have been trapped in a rathole mine for days in a state where mining has been banned since 2014.
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Beyond ‘State versus Maoists’: Two books that explain the complexities in Bastar 15.12.2018 Scroll.in
As a new government takes charge in Chhattisgarh, here are two books that go beyond the rhetoric.
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Rally against exploitation of indigenous people’s right 13.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Rally against exploitation of indigenous people’s right
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Community-led projects in Meghalaya are helping the rare mahseer thrive 11.12.2018 Scroll.in
The fish sanctuaries of the state show that conservation works best when it comes from the people.
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Iron ore mining is devouring Jharkhand’s sal-rich Saranda forest, hurting its Adivasi residents 6.12.2018 Scroll.in
Studies have recorded a drop in biodiversity in the forest over the years.
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After 15 years of BJP rule, will vote for change bring in a coalition government this time? 1.12.2018 Scroll.in
The entry of Ajit Jogi’s Janta Congress Chhattisgarh signals a new political phase for the state.
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6th Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival under way 29.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
6th Brahmaputra Valley Film Festival under way
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In Madhya Pradesh’s energy hub Singrauli, residents felt powerless before the elections 28.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Displacement, unemployment, environment degradation are some of many problems in this part of the state.
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Independent probe demand grows louder 12.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Independent probe demand grows louder
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Adivasis in poll-bound Chhattisgarh say state illegally acquired their land for Bhilai Steel Plant 10.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Villagers in Kanker district of Bastar say they have used the forest land for generations, and therefore have rights over it under the Forests Rights Act.
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Ngo alleges police-mafia nexus in illegal coal mining 9.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Ngo alleges police-mafia nexus in illegal coal mining
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Naxals claim responsibility; says killed TDP leaders as they became mining mafia, ignored tribals' interest 2.11.2018 Zee News : States
Two TDP leaders from Araku were shot dead by Naxals on September 23.
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Why a journalist wrote about the Niyamgiri agitation in the form of a Young Adult novel 21.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
An interview with the author of ‘Year of the Weeds’, a fictionalised telling of the Niyamgiri agitation in Odisha should be read by adults as well.
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UN airs concern over rights defenders 10.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
UN airs concern over rights defenders
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United Nations shows serious concern of the cancellation of FCRA of Manipur's NGOs 10.10.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
United Nations shows serious concern of the cancellation of FCRA of Manipur's NGOs
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