Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/1/2020 regarding effect of mining on vegetation.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/10/2019 regarding grant of permission to M/s. Essel Mining to resume mining in Odisha, since they have paid the entire amount of penalty and interest as per the order of the SC. Further, the mineral-based industry has also got all clearances. The case related to violation of Mineral Concession Rule 1960 and Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act 1957.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/01/2019 regarding deleterious effect of mining on vegetation of the area. Mining results in a complete elimination of grass in the area which results in denial of fodder to herbivores.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/11/2018 regarding illegalities involved in the mining lease of Sarda Mines Private Limited, District Keonjhar, Orissa.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause and Union of India & Others dated 29/10/2018 regarding functioning of the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for mining projects, Odisha.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/07/2018 regarding violation of environmenal and forest clearances and resultant compensation. The report submitted by CEC dated 17/01/2018 states that the compensation assessed in terms of the judgment and order passed by the Supreme Court works out to Rs.17417.99 crores for violation of the environmental clearance and an amount of Rs.1756.39 crores for violation of the forest clearance.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause Vs Union of India & Others dated March 09, 2018 regarding euthanasia. Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause Vs Union of India & Others dated March 09, 2018 regarding euthanasia.

The Supreme Court on April 4, 2016—citing provisions of the amended Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulations) Act, 1957—asked Odisha to consider allowing 102 mining leaseholders to resume operations, subject to conditions. This comes as a major relief for operators who had been barred by the apex court’s May 2014 ruling.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/05/2015 regarding allotment of coal blocks. The prayer in IA No.13/2014 filed by Common Cause & others is two-fold:

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause Vs Union of India dated 25/02/2014 regarding Euthanasia.

Supreme Court refrains from framing any specific questions for considerations by the Constitution Bench as the Apex Court invites the Constitution Bench to go into all the aspects of the matter
and lay down exhaustive guidelines in this regard. The matter has been referred to a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court for an authoritative opinion.

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