However, Forest Advisory Committee eases procedure for firms to apply for permits

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

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

CHENNAI: A central government scheme for the benefit of local communities affected by mining projects has been ignored by the Tamil Nadu government.

PANJIM: After initially suggesting the auction of iron ore mining leases, NGO Goa Foundation (GF), on Thursday proposed that the government not auction leases to private players as the mining indus

The Supreme Court had on August 2 last year imposed a penalty on 152 iron ore and manganese lessees in the state for illegal mining.

PANJIM: The ministers for mining from various States will be gathering in Goa on January 19 to discuss series of issues related to the sector.

The Odisha government had assessed mining violations within the state on different parameters - violations of environment and forest clearance, mining beyond designated areas, and excess mining wit

Idea thrown open by NITI Aayog, who proposed a unified tax regime for the industry, where all royalties, levies, duties and taxes will be subsumed into GST

Jaipur: Rajasthan is mining its natural wealth away without chipping a penny to restore its mine spoils or trying to strike an environmental balance.

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