The state mines department has set an internal timeline to restart operation at 18 more mines, which were closed by the Supreme Court order, pending second and third renewal of their lease terms, b

As legal complications galore

Concerned over the rapid depletion of various water bodies in Meghalaya due to mining activities, the State Government will soon formulate the Concession Rules for implementation of the Meghalaya M

The Madhya Pradesh government has asked the Centre to allow Reliance Power to mortgage mining leases of two coal blocks attached to the company's Sasan ultra mega power project in favour of the pla

SC may have lifted the ban on mining in the state but it will be a while before exports resume in right earnest

The State Government has assured the Supreme Court-appointed Central Empowered Committee (CEC) that it will dispose of all the applications pending for renewal of mining leases within six months.

Judgement of the High Court of Jharkhand in the matter of Tata Steel Limited Vs Union of India & Ors. dated 12/03/2014 regarding the validity of Rules 64B and 64C of the Mineral Concession Rules, 1960 inserted by the Central Government, Ministry of Mines and the petitioner also challenges the demand of royalty raised by the State of Jharkhand on the “processed coal”(washed coal).

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The three-member Supreme Court-appointed central empowerment committee (CEC) headed by Justice P V Jayakrishnan visited Keonjhar district on Wednesday.

The panel members met the collector before heading for Thakurani iron ore block, belonging to Sarada Mines, at Barbil, about 70 km from here. Senior forest, mining and revenue officers accompanied them. The committee chairman declined to comment on the issue.

New Delhi : The Orissa government has said no to a CBI inquiry into illegal mining of iron and manganese in the state even though the Justice MB Shah commission had recommended a probe by the agenc

The Goa (Prevention of Illegal Mining, Storage and Transportation of Minerals) Rules, 2013 is hereby published for the general information of the Public. In exercise of the powers conferred by the Section 23 (c) of the Mines and Minerals