The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Centre to respond to a plea seeking quashing of allotment, extension or continuation of leases to firms for mining iron ore from over 358 mines across the countr

Members of the Goa Mining People's Front, a collective of workers, truck and barge operators dependent on the now-banned iron ore mining industry, started their three-day protest in the national ca

The government had also acceded to the merging of leases in Zone I and Zone II mining as defined in the Saradha mining plan released last year for the purpose of creating one common mining plan.

The Union Cabinet has approved National Mineral Policy 2019. The New National Mineral Policy will ensure more effective regulation. It will lead to sustainable mining sector development in future while addressing the issues of project affected persons especially those residing in tribal areas.

ALLAHABAD: Allahabad High Court on Thursday vacated its interim order of May 12, 2017, whereby it had banned mining operations in Sonebhadra district of the state.

Cabinet approved Kanpur metro rail project at an estimated cost of Rs 11,076 crore, which will be completed in five years.

The Government of India is mulling extending the validity of key statutory approvals like environment and forestry clearances by three years in respect of mining leases headed for expiry by March 31, 2020. The step, if implemented, will ensure hassle-free auctions of the mines besides facilitating seamless change in ownership.

India's cabinet approved a policy on Tuesday that allows owners of coal mines that produce solely for their own use, known as "captive coal mines, to sell 25 percent of their output in the open ma

Enrvironmental and social impact assessments (ESIAs), environmental and social management plans (ESMP), closure and rehabilitation plans, and potential resettlement action plans (RAPs) are essential tools for any process related to the granting of environmental permits or mining authorizations.

Out of 81624 projects sanctioned under District Mineral Foundation only 22026 projects worth Rs.

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