Almost 31 months after the Supreme Court direction for re-allotment of ‘C’ category iron ore mining leases to end users, the Karnataka government has set the ball rolling for the auction of 11 such

Despite heightened vigil and tighter norms, cases of illegal mining in Jharkhand have seen an upward trend.

Move comes after miners had demanded that they be allowed to start operations early in blocks under their possession

The Ministry of Mines has prepared the draft rules named “The Minerals (Other than Atomic and Hydro Carbons Energy Minerals) Concession Rules, 2015” for the provisions relating to grant and regulation of mineral concessions under the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957.

Will also hear two SLPs challenging Bombay High Court order directing State to renew some mining leases

Coal Ministry awaits nod from Home Affairs

Gazette Notification dated 20th Oct 2015 regarding Mines and Minerals (Contribution to District Mineral Foundation) Rules, 2015.

Contrary to claims of the Punjab Government, the illegal mining in the Sutlej belt— Moga and Ferozepur districts— still continues reportedly under the ‘patronage’ of Akali leaders.

PANJIM: The Union Ministry for Environment and Forests (MoEF) constituted expert appraisal committee on Environment Clearances (EC) had recommended revocation of EC of 43 iron ore mining leases, of

Judgement of the Madhya Pradesh High Court in the matter of Pawan Kumar Ahluwalia Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/09/2015 regarding renewal of mining lease.

On 19.11.1989, an area of 7.59 hectares in village Lillory, District Satna (M.P.) was leased out by the respondent-State for limestone mining to one Arun Singh for a period of 10 years from 19.11.1989 to 18.11.1998.