Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Satish Kamlakant Navelkar & Ors Vs State of Goa & Ors. dated 08/04/2015 regarding damage to the agricultural land and the surrounding environment due to dumping of mining rejection and discharge of untreated water generated in the mining operations in Poira- Mayem, Taluka Bicholim, Goa.

India's top iron ore producing state is likely to renew the licences of 18 iron ore mines shut since last year, a state official said on Saturday, in a boost for local steel producers.

Even as uncertainty continues to prevail over the fate of Posco’s mega steel project near Paradip, the State Government has maintained that the ball is in the Centre’s court with regard to raw mate

The state government had halted operation of several iron ore leases which were seeking renewal and had decided to auction them off

The ordinance, which was approved in both the lower and upper houses of the Parliament last week, was also backed by Biju Janata Dal

Judgement of the Delhi High Court in the matter of Jayaswal Neco Industries Ltd Vs Sarda Energy And Minerals Ltd & Ors dated 24/02/2015 regarding grant of Prospecting Licence under the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 for the purpose of exploring Iron Ore deposits in Boria Tibbu area of Rajnandgaon District, which initially situated in the State of Madhya Pradesh. By virtue of Madhya Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2000, State of Chhattisgarh has been formed and thus with effect from 01.11.2000 Boria Tibbu area forms part of State of Chhattisgarh.

After renewing nearly 43 iron ore mining leases by signing lease deeds in the last one month, the State government on Wednesday notified ‘The Goa Grant of Mining Leases Policy, 2014’.

The State government has urged the Centre to despatch an expert committee to study mining of ore and other mineral deposits before formulating rules for allocating iron ore mines through the auctio

The government on Friday notified the mineral ore permanent fund scheme (GMOPFS), which will help the state government restore the ecology damaged by mining and other allied activities.

Ordinance was needed for addressing issues arising out of Supreme Court judgment, says govt