Says granite quarry at Enadimangalam produced expired explosives licence

KHAMMAM: Stressing the need to protect the environment, the Parliamentary standing committee on environment and forest chairperson Renuka Chowdhary said that there was a need to protect the environ

New research, commissioned by the India Committee of the Netherlands and Stop Child Labour, reveals that modern slavery, low wages, unsafe and unhealthy working conditions are rampant in granite quarries in South India. In some quarries, especially in waste stone processing, child labour is found.

CHENNAI: Almost three years after picking IAS officer U Sagayam to head the one-man commission to investigate the alleged illegal granite mining scam in Madurai district, the Madras high court is s

On a continent better known for enriching colonisers and corporations by exporting its gold, copper and diamonds, so-called "development minerals" - ranging from limestone to granite - could help A

CHENNAI: When the total value of India's granite exports over a period of 17 years worked out to a mere Rs 52,000 crore, how can the notional loss suffered by illegal granite mining in Madurai dist

High Court order had allowed resumption of quarrying

BENGALURU: After failing to check rampant illegal mining in the last two decades, the government has come up with a solution to protect its dwindling mineral resources.

People of around 22 villages up in arms against mining.

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The department of mining and geology has issued a stop memo to KK Rocks for violating mining norms mentioned in the permit.

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