The Supreme Court on Wednesday shot down an idea for redrawing boundaries of ‘C’ category mines to make them attractive for interested parties for iron ore extraction in Ballari, Tumakuru and Chitr

PANJIM: Taking into the account that about 258 hectares of forest land will be diverted for the Kalsa-Bhandura project in Kankumbi, the Supreme Court said that the matter requires serious considera

Panaji: The Supreme Court (SC) has recently directed the Union ministry for environment, forests and climate change to file an affidavit indicating whether any application has been filed by Karanta

Odisha government today said its expects about Rs 20,000 crore penalty collection from mines owners who indulged in illegal mining and violated several laws including environmental clearance, fores

In a major setback to mining companies indulged in illegal extraction of iron and manganese ore in Odisha since 2001, the Supreme Court on Wednesday cracked the whip and directed them to pay a comp

The Supreme Court on 2 Aug 2017, imposed a 100% penalty on illegal mining on account of lack of forest and environment clearances, mining outside lease/permitted area and for encroachment beyond the mining area in Odisha. The 100% penalty will be levied on the miners’ total value of illegal extracts over the years. Read full text of this 114-page verdict

BENGALURU: After years of illegal mining in the state, the Supreme Court-appointed central empowered committee (CEC) visited Karnataka to assess mining activities in the districts of Ballari, Chitr

The state government has failed to recover losses caused to the exchequer due to illegal mining in the state.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Karnataka government to place on record before it an alternative mechanism for e-auction of iron ore extracted from Ballari, Tumakuru and Chitradurga mines

Govt planning to divert R&R plan funds to Tumakuru-Davangere rail line

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