As the different layers of the Supreme Court judgment on Goa mining are getting pealed like onion skins, each page in the operative part of the judgment is leaving mining players teary eyed.

Even as the future, whenever the future happens, of mining looks to be controlled, limited and organized, the mining industry is still battling to figure if the state of Goa was with them or against them during its long struggle in the Supreme Court.

Levy burden on miners pegged at Rs 50,000 crore if govt order implemented

The miners have prayed to the court to quash the Indian Stamp (Odisha Amendment) Act, 2013, which allows the Odisha government to collect stamp duty on lapsed mining leases

The controversial Thriveni Earth Movers, alleged to be indulging in large-scale illegal mining in the State, on Friday said the company provided all relevant documents to Justice M B Shah commissio

The Centre and Orissa government find themselves on a war footing as the Centre holds the state responsible for stepping on its toes by determining royalty rates of iron ore.

The government of Chhattisgarh has taken the Centre to court for allegedly infringing upon the state’s mining rights through a provision in the Mineral Concession Rules, 1960.

‘Company exported iron ore mined in locations other than those allotted to it'
The Obulapuram Mining Company of former Karnataka Minister Gali Janardhan Reddy mined iron ore illegally from several locations, including immediate neighbours in Karnataka.

The High Court on Friday rejected the Government plea to vacate the stay on sand mining licence, but asked it to allocate by way of auction as per mining rules.

Hearing a petition by the State, the division bench headed by Justice Gopala Gowda directed the Government to abide by the rules as per 21 (2) B of Karnataka Minerals Concession rules.