Coal Miners
North East  /  Published 20.08.22

Meghalaya: Mine owner held

The National Green Tribunal in 2014 had banned unscientific mining and transportation of coal in Meghalaya for the safety of miners and environmental protection...
By PTI in Shillong

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.11.21

4 trapped miners rescued

The persons were lying stuck inside the mine for four days due to a roof collapse...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.02.21

Bagdigi victims’ kin seek relief

29 workers died in floods in February 2001, lone survivor rescued after seven days...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.12.20

Body of second miner recovered

Basia Maji’s family gets Rs 15 lakh compensation, job for wife...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.12.20

Body of trapped miner found

ECL promises Rs 15 lakh and job for next of kin as compensation...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


Jharkhand  /  Published 10.12.20

Day 3: no trace of trapped miners

Water level inside mine down, divers from Cuttack going in...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.12.20

Divers join mine rescue efforts

Third pump added to drain out water from ECL’s Khudia colliery...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.12.20

2 trapped in flooded coal mine

Eastern Coalfields, Dhanbad district administration, launch rescue operations...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

North East  /  Published 13.07.19

Forgotten mission to rescue Meghalaya miners ends

The rescue-and-retrieval mission in East Jaintia Hills was formally called off on Friday after the Supreme Court gave permission to do so...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.19

Tribals' rights over land and minerals in Meghalaya

Rathole mining harms not just the environment, but also the rights of labourers, most of whom are children...
By The Editorial Board


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