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Assam orders judicial probe into illegal coal .

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 .

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Gauhati HC takes suo motu case against coal .

Gauhati HC takes suo motu case against coal mining in Assam's Dehing Patkai rainforest The bench, comprising Chief Justice Ajay Lamba and Justice Soumitra Saikia, informed the court that it has ...

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Assam CM orders judicial probe into illegal coal .

Guwahati, Jul 18 (PTI) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday ordered a judicial inquiry into the illegal coal mining at the Dehing-Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Assam CM orders judicial probe into illegal coal .

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday ordered a judicial inquiry into the illegal coal mining at the Dehing-Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary. Retired Justice Brajendra Prasad Kataki of the ...

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Amid Social Media Protests, Mining Firm Claims .

At a time when a social media campaign in Assam against the Centre's approval for coal mining around the Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve is gathering steam and the Assam government assuring a ...

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The Hidden Cost of Mining Coal in Assam – The .

Coal mining is reportedly carried out both legally and illegally in the region, which falls under the Digboi Forest Division in eastern Assam bordering the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The quantum ...

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Cry for coal mining ban in Assam forest gets .

After 12 rights and community-based organisations, a conglomerate of green groups has sought a ban on coal mining in a sensitive elephant reserve in eastern Assam as a Right to Information (RTI) application revealed a substantial chunk of "unbroken" forest land has already been mined and cleared. The Standing Committee of the Environment Ministry's National Board of Wildlife (NBWL) had ...

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How deep is the coal mining scam in Assam? - .

The seizure of a coal truck by the police at Kokrajhar along Assam's border with West Bengal three weeks ago signalled the revival of illegal coal mining. Certainly, the truck could not have ...

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Amazon Of The East In Danger, Coal Mining .

Amazon Of The East In Danger, Coal Mining Approved In Assam's Only Rainforest, Dehing Patkai. 5 min read 7.3 K Shares. Shreya Chauhan Updated on May 19, 2020, 12:26 IST. Highlights. Guwahati University students started an online campaign to save the only rainforest in Assam, the 'Amazon of the East' - Dehing Patkai. Some NGOs and environmental activists have also launched a signature ...

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Dehing Patkai coal mining issue draws global .

The decision of the Centre to allow open cast coal mining in Saleki proposed Reserved Forest within Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve has now drawn global attention. The global International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self Determination and Liberalisation headquartered at Philippines (IPMSDL) has joined different organizations in denouncing the approval of India's environment agencies for ...

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Harnesing Minerals | Directorate of Geology & .

Coal, cement grade limestone,china clay, iron ore, glass sand, sillimanite, granite etc. are the main economic minerals of Assam. Out of these, coal & limestone are already being mined in Assam successfully and a few cement plants are already in operation. Assam has bright scope of development of mining and mineral based industries.

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Dehing Patkai coal mining: How many .

No action was however taken until recently as of May, 2020 when the Assam Forest Department levied a fine of Rs 432.5 million on Coal India Limited for illegal mining in the reserve forest. Thus is it evident that the MoEFCC has turned around its own stand by allowing coal mining in Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary and affecting the biodiversity of the forestland.

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Assam won't allow opencast coal mining in .

Assam won't allow opencast coal mining in Dehing Patkai: forest minister. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had ordered Suklabaidya, who is the forest minister, to visit Saleki, which is a part of Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve, to conduct a field survey on the backdrop of protests against coal mining inside the forest . PTI; May 28, 2020, 07:10 IST; Guwahati: Trying to pacify ongoing ...

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NBWL orders Coal India to stop all mining .

Accordingly, the Assam Forest Department in May slapped a penalty of Rs 43.24 crore on CIL for carrying out illegal mining activity inside the forest for 16 years since 2003. On June 4, the Gauhati High Court issued notices to the centre, state, CIL and other stakeholders after filing a suo motu case against coal mining inside Dehing Patkai, the largest rainforest of Northeast.

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NBWL orders Coal India to stop all mining .

NBWL orders Coal India to stop all mining activities inside Assam's Dehing Patkai reserve The Standing Committee, which met on July 3 through video conference under the chairmanship of the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar, also noted that the entire matter is sub-judice in the Supreme Court and the Gauhati High Court.

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Amid Social Media Protests, Mining Firm Claims .

At a time when a social media campaign in Assam against the Centre's approval for coal mining around the Dehing Patkai Elephant Reserve is gathering steam and the Assam government assuring a review...

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Coal mining near Assam wildlife sanctuary .

06.06.2020 · Coal mining near Assam wildlife sanctuary suspended Rahul Karmakar June 06, 2020 23:50 IST Updated: June 07, 2020 00:10 IST Share Article; PRINT A .

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Illegal Coal Mining Continued In Assam's .

25.05.2020 · 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 part of a wildlife sanctuary in the state's Tinsukia ...

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Assam won't allow opencast coal mining in .

Guwahati: Trying to pacify ongoing outrage against coal mining inside Dehing Patkai forest in Assam, state minister Parimal Suklabaidya on Wednesday said .

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Coal mining: Assam CM directs forest minister to .

Following social media outrage against allowing coal mining at Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday directed environment & forests minister Parimal Suklabaidya to visit the sanctuary for taking stock of the ground situation. Chief minister Sonowal said the Government of Assam is committed to protect the environment and biodiversity of [.]

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