The High Court has directed the State government to issue transit pass for transportation of minerals to Kumaraswamy Mineral Exports Private Limited.

The company has a 20-year lease on 82.55 hectares of land in Yeshwantnagar in Sandur taluk for mining.

The Parents Teachers Association members of Shrimati Tarabai Dalvi High School, Bhamai-Pale, on Monday blocked the road protesting over rising dust pollution and alleged failure on the part of authorities to control truck transportation in the area.
The road blockade agitation angered the truck owners, which ended in verbal clashes between the two groups.

The hearing on the transportation of ore through Bicholim city was postponed till March 11, after the residents opposed the suggestions of the legal consultant representing the truck owners.
The hearing on the transportation of iron ore through Bicholim city was scheduled at the Deputy Collector

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Public agitations by residents of Usgao have yielded the desired results, with traffic authorities implementing the North Goa collector

Hundreds of people blocked the Bicholim Bridge on Thursday while protesting against mining traffic across the bridge.
Incidentally, they also assaulted a truck driver and damaged his vehicle when he was trying to cross over the bridge.
The traffic was also paralysed along the route for over four hours.

Bicholim MLA Rajesh Patnekar on Monday stated that they would block the entire traffic on the Bicholim Bridge on Thursday from 8.30 am in protest against the mining trucks plying through the city.

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The Bicholim Nagarik Kruti Samiti (BNKS) led by Bicholim MLA Rajesh Patnekar on Thursday submitted a memorandum to the deputy collector and Bicholim mamlatdar with a demand to stop mining transportation through Bicholim city.

Bicholim MLA Rajesh Patnekar and people from Bicholim on Tuesday vowed to indefinitely stop mining trucks plying through the city.
It may be recalled that Patnekar and councillors of Bicholim Municipal Council (BMC) at a press conference earlier had convened a meeting of all the people, who are against mining trucks plying in the city, at BMC hall on Tuesday.