Supreme Court order dated 02.09.2011 in IA no.22 in WP (C) 562/2009 regarding sale of iron ore in districts of Bellary, Chitradurga and Tumkur and matters connected therewith.

Days after the Supreme Court temporarily banned mining in Bellary, the suspended miners want the state’s forest department to share responsibility for the environmental degradation.

BHUBANESWAR: The State Government has decided that only traders with licence will be allotted rakes to transport minerals by railways.

This was decided at a high-level meeting presided over by Chief Secretary TK Mishra here today.

The Steel Ministry

The steel and mines ministries are locked in a bitter turf war on amending the existing Mines and Minerals Development and Regulation (MMDR) Act. The mines ministry has proposed giving states full powers to allocate mining leases by removing the clause that requires them to seek Centre

Several corporate houses have their eyes on the manganese reserve recently found at Patamda block of East Singhbhum.

The Unchabali Iron & Manganese Ore Mines of Srimati Indrani Patanaik is situated in Mahaparbat Pahad in Unchabali & Balda villages under Champua sub division in Keonkhar district of Orissa state.. An area covering 106.4728 hectors was granted for P.L in favour of Smt. Indrani Patnaik on 5.3.98 for a period of two years. Subsequently, the mining lease over an extent of

The Ministry of Steel, constituted an

This is the final report of Justice M B Shah Commission on illegal mining of iron ore and manganese in Goa. Says that lack of coordination within the Ministry of Environment and forests led to the illegalities and consequential ecological damage.

The mining of manganese ore by the government-owned Mysore Minerals Ltd and a private Goa-based mining company has "resulted in massive degradation" in the Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka, says