The statement of the Cabinet minister Dinesh Agarwal on resumption of quarrying in the rivers of Haridwar has elicited a mixed reaction, leading to a wave of cheers among the miners and stone-crush

BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha State Pollution Control Board (OSPCB) recently sealed 12 crusher units operating illegally in Khurda district without its consent.

The government is considering a proposal to lease out government land to companies and the individuals for stone quarrying in the State, said, Mines and Geology Minister Vinay Kulkarni.

Kendrapada: The Jajpur district administration on Monday imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC at the hillocks of Baghua, Lunibari and Dankari under Dharmasala tehsil to prevent

After the expose of the recent corruption scandal in the state mining department, different organizations including the truck unions are standing up against the illegal mafia groups in Ajmer.

The National Green Tribunal's Kolkata bench headed by Justice Pratap Kumar Roy has asked for closure of all stone-mining activities in Bengal's Birbhum and Jharkhand's Pakur.

A significant numbers of protesters, mostly youngsters, of Raajavaas village have been camping on the foot of a hill here for the past two days against mining activities permitted by the government

Sundargarh district administration on Saturday ordered closure of a stone quarry at Balanda and sealed a crusher unit at Gotidharan near here for flouting environment norms.

Hundreds go jobless in Nurpur

KOLHAPUR: Top villagers have decided to approach the Supreme Court over the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) recent decision over allowing Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC) to use the abandoned s