Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Neelambar Baba & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/11/2017 regarding environmental degradation because of illegal stone crushing units in the Braj region of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan (Mathura and Bharatpur).

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/11/2017 regarding illegal mining in Rohtas region of Bihar filed by Dr. Ghanshyam Narain Singh. The Applicant (Dr. Ghanshyam Narain Singh) has been informed that a a site visit by the CEC (Central Empowered Committee) will take place on 8th and 9th November, 2017. He may pass on whatever information he has to the CEC and to Mr. A.D.N. Rao (amicus curiae) and he can accompany the CEC during the site. The report of the CEC will be filed within two weeks.

The notices were issued by a bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta on an interlocutory application filed by an NGO, Goa Foundation.

The State Government is in the process of finalising demand notices to be served on 34 mining lease holders for recovery of full cost of the minerals illegally mined in violation of Forest Conserva

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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

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