Assessment does not consider forests important to preserve water resources

Panaji: The proposed renewal of 27 mining leases has not gone down well with social activists and others, who suggest that the government auction the leases directly and challenge the order of the

Porvorim: The government will allot at least 27 mining leases between September 30 to October 10 this year, subject to payment of necessary dues by the lessees, though actual mining may begin by Ja

The policy will be keenly watched if it’s in conformity with SC judgement especially as it has given powers to the State to decide on its lease policy

Government today said that it has issued directions to various states for filing complaints of violations of the provisions of Environment Protection Act in 238 mining projects.

On the last day of the hearing today, about 100 miners were summoned before the probe panel

About 40 iron ore mining applications are awaiting lease renewal in the state

PANJIM: The Bombay High Court at Goa on Wednesday reserved its order on the petition filed by the 28 mining companies seeking renewal of their mining leases on the basis that the stamp duty for sec

In a case of apparent conflict of interest, a member of the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) — the Supreme Court (SC) appointed committee looking into violation of forest laws that is now investig

The CEC found major discrepancies in data showed by mines leaseholders and state government regarding lease boundary and mineral extraction