04 Mar 2019
4 killed in Nagaland following mudslides in illegal coal mine
Four miners were killed following mudslides at an illegal coal mine at Yonglok village in Longleng district of Nagaland, police said today.
28 Dec 2018
Meghalaya: Air Force transports heavy-duty pumps to rescue trapped miners
A day after National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel found a foul smell emanating from the rat hole coal-mine in Meghalaya where 15 miners are trapped, authorities have stepped up rescue efforts.
27 Dec 2018
Meghalaya: Trapped for two weeks, 15 miners feared dead
After nearly two weeks of search operations to find 15 miners trapped inside a 'rat hole' coal mine in Meghalaya, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is now fearing the worst.
26 Dec 2018
Stop posing, help trapped Meghalaya coal miners: Rahul urges Modi
Congress president Rahul Gandhi today made a fervent appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to save 15 people trapped in a flooded coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13, alleging that the government "refuses to organize high pressure pumps for the rescue."
17 Dec 2018
Chhattisgarh: Gas leaks in coal mine, 3 workers die
Three workers died yesterday after gas leaked in an underground coal mine of South Eastern Coalfields Limited in Chhattisgarh's Korba district.
16 Dec 2018
Meghalaya: Illegal mine owner arrested; no word from trapped miners
A couple of days after it was reported that 13 miners had been trapped inside an illegal 'rat hole' coalmine in Meghalaya, the owner of the illegal mine has been arrested by the police.
21 Feb 2018
Govt. allows commercial coal mining by private-sector, ending Coal-India monopoly
The government has opened up commercial coal mining for the private sector, allowing Indian and foreign companies to bid for mines for commercial use - a major reform in the coal sector since its nationalization in 1973.