Illegal stone quarrying continues unabated in Sundargarh district posing environmental hazards and causing loss to the State exchequer.

JAIPUR: Supporters of some mining lease holders allegedly opened fire and beat up villagers with sticks when the latter were staging a sit-in against illegal blasts in mines near Chidawa's Chanana

Despite a blanket ban by the Supreme Court, illegal mining continues to wreck havoc in the environmentally fragile Aravalli ranges of the district.

Despite ban on mining of stone along the Dikhow river, illegal stone mining is a thriving and lucrative activity in Sivasagar district.

Mookkunnimala might not be the lone casualty of unregulated mining in Thiruvananthapuram.

The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has notified an Eco-Sensitive Zone (ESZ) up to 12 sq km around the Vidarbha Tiger Reserve but has not given the final notification for expansion

The state government has banned stone crushing at Maletha in Pauri.

The National Green Tribunal on Monday directed that no person or company will be allowed to carry out stone quarrying or mining of any sort without the requisite environmental clearance near the Sa

Situation continues to remain tense in Maletha village where residents have been protesting against the functioning of stone crushers since August 2014.

Sasaram: IG, Patna zone, AK Ambedkar, while reviewing the law and order situation with the SPs of Patna zone, on Tuesday directed Rohtas SP to redeploy police armed force at the 'exit point' of sto