It's the turn of wildlife enthusiasts to worry about granite quarries.

In what may scuttle efforts in wildlife conservation, a black granite factory is being built illegally in the K Gudi eco-sensitive zone of the Biligiriranganatha-swamy Temple (BRT) Tiger Reserve.

The Madras High Court bench here on Wednesday ordered notice to the Public Works Department (PWD), the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) and the Madurai District Collector on a public inte

UP government is planning to raise a dedicated force to tackle illegal mining in the state.

The department wants own sleuths to crack down on illegal mining activities, just like transport and excise department have their personnel for such tasks

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 15 of the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 (Central Act No.

The High Court on Friday disposed of a petition for CBI inquiry into illegal granite mining in Bagepalli town of Chikkaballapur district after the government agreed for a probe by the district’s Su

Rights’ panel order ignored, say environment activists

The Chembanmudy Protection Council and the Chembanoly People’s Action Council have strongly condemned the withdrawal of the ban imposed on Manimalethu Granites at Chembanmudy hillock for granite quarrying.

Consistently clocking negative growth for the past two years, the mining industry now has some good news: this has been the safest period with the number of fatal accidents hitting an all-time low

Licensed granite miners have extracted more of the scarce natural resource than they should from the government sanctioned quarries in Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram districts in Kerala, according t