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

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s Ahuja Plastics Ltd. Vs State of Himachal Pradesh dated 13/01/2015 regarding grant of mining lease for mining of lime stone in an area comprising nearly 101.11 bighas of land in Khasra No. 629/1 situated at Village Kalva, near Village Bhutmari (Renukaji), District Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh for a period of 20 years under the provisions of Mineral Concession Rules, 1960.

The government on Monday decided to promulgate an Ordinance to amend the 57-year-old Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Act to facilitate auction of hundreds of mining leases for min

The ministry of mines has dropped a proposal to restrict initial search for mineralisation done under reconnaissance permits. The ministry is finalising amendments to the mining law.

The National Green Tribunal today sought a response from the Centre and Uttar Pradesh government on a plea seeking directions to prevent pollution and contamination of water in rivers of Western UP

New Product As Strong As Regular Cement, Likely To Take Pressure Off Depleting Limestone Reserves

Ants may be cooling the Earth by helping trap carbon dioxide from the environment, a new study has claimed.

Even after seven years, the policy is yet to be finalised

As many as 16 mining companies engaged by various cements plants in Meghalaya were found to have extracted limestone for years without getting mandatory clearances from Ministry of Environment and

New Delhi : A high-level panel of the union environment ministry will over the next two days consider clearances for a clutch of projects entailing an investment of about Rs 80,000 crore.