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The Supreme Court on Wednesday ref­u­s­ed to keep alive a plea that was made by former Karnataka Chief Minister N Dharam Singh against a High Court of Karnataka order for recovery of over Rs 23 cro

Odisha government today said its expects about Rs 20,000 crore penalty collection from mines owners who indulged in illegal mining and violated several laws including environmental clearance, fores

In Colombia’s southeast Guaviare department, which includes almost 20 percent of the deforested areas of Colombia, harvested wood rots on the ground while gangs and drug traffickers take over the l

At least 108 people have been arrested by the 400-member Galamsey Taskforce dispatched across the country last week.

The Operation Vanguard task force deployed in the Eastern region has arrested 26 illegal miners for defying the ban on illegal mining.

The Interior Department on Monday unveiled a plan to protect the threatened sage grouse that gives Western states greater flexibility to allow mining, logging and other economic development where i

Mining companies commit environmental crimes such as contamination of water bodies with chemicals such as cyanide and mercury and air pollution caused by blasting and chimney smoke

PORVORIM: In what could trigger further trouble for iron ore mining lease holders in the State, the Comptroller Auditor General (CAG) has found the ore worth over Rs 1900 crore was illegally extrac

KANNUR: The move to get green signal for bauxite mining at Kadaladippara in Kasaragod district faced a huge setback following the stiff opposition from the local residents and the political parties

Nagpur: After conservationists opposing limestone mines between Tadoba-Andhari and Kawal reserves in tiger corridor in Chandrapur district, the battle against mining has spread to neighbouring Gadc

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