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Drilling of bore holes on forest land for prospecting of minerals and oil exploration will not be exempted from the ambit of clearances, the environment ministry's forest advisory committee (FAC) s

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Tuesday pulled up the state for inaction and held it responsible for drastic environmental degradation through unabated sand mining around creeks and in the coasta

SHIMLA: A Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report has revealed that the industries department incurred an unjustified expenditure of Rs 1.88 crore in excess of the amount received for prospect

Ahead of framing a new mining policy for Punjab, state's Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu today discussed with top officials of the Ministry of Mines, Government of India, various aspects o

The Steel Authority of India (SAIL), the Jharkhand government and the Ministry of Steel had all opposed the Centre's draft plan on mining in the Saranda forest that proposed 'go, no-go zones and bi

Hazaribag: A four-member team of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has recommended stringent action against the state government and the district administrations of Hazaribag and Koderma for turnin

South African mining companies won court backing on a crucial black-ownership principle that’s likely to have implications for ongoing negotiations with President Cyril Ramaphosa’s government.

China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday disputed the charge that a Chinese mining company operating in Mozambique has violated environmental laws and harmed the lives of villagers in Nagon

Judgement of the High Court of Kerala in the matter of Elko Properties And Developers Private Limited Vs The District Geologist, Department of Mining And Geology, Thrissur District & Others dated 04/04/2018 regarding refusal on the part of Department of Mining and Geology to accept the application of the Elko Properties for issuance of transit passes, so as to extract ordinary earth for building purposes citing the necessity of an environmental clearance certificate.

Order of the High Court of Kerala in the matter of Shameer Vs State of Kerala dated 03/04/2018. The case has been filed under Sections 20 & 23 of the Kerala Protection of River Banks and Regulation of Removal of Sand Act, 2001. The petitioner was found transporting stolen river sand without any permit or pass.

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