The Centre has sought a response from the Odisha government on grant of an iron ore licence to South Korean giant Posco for its R52,000-crore steel project.

The development comes in the wake of a high-level panel formed to address issues impeding mega projects in the steel sector.

Days after the MB Shah Commission report on illegal mining was tabled in Parliament, two companies that hold mining leases in Orissa have approached the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of the rep

After Justice MB Shah Commission in its report pointed out that stock of fines (remnants of iron ore) was causing water pollution, the state government has asked Odisha State Pollution Control Boar

Government has sent out 146 notices to leading iron and steel makers which were allegedly involved into illegal mining.

Government has sent out 146 notices to leading iron and steel makers which were allegedly involved into illegal mining

Shah Commission says Rs 60K cr lost to illegal mining in Odisha
Minerals worth about Rs 60,000 crore were illegally mined in Odisha during 2008-2011, Justice MB Shah Commission of Inquiry said in its report tabled in Parliament today.

About 200 people from Sundargarh's Chelatoka and Fuljhor gram panchayats staged a protest in front of sarpanch office on Tuesday against the state government proposed move to recommend Khandadhar m

If the value of the iron ore and manganese mined in Sundargarh and Keonjhar districts for one year is given to the tribal families of the two Orissa districts, each of the tribals would be richer b

The first phase of Posco India’s much-delayed $12-billion steel project at Paradip in Orissa, in which capacity for 4 million tonnes will be commissioned, would be completed by 2018, reports Dilip

Approvals come ahead of South Korean president Park Geun-hye’s visit to India

Odisha chief minister Na veen Patnaik has cleared the way for Posco to prospect the Khandadhar region, which has an estimated iron-ore reserve of 200 million tonnes, days after the central government removed a major hurdle faced by the South Korean major.

Decides to separate captive mining from 57 mn tonne cap

The state government has decided to exclude iron ore produced from mines owned by steel makers from its 57 million tonne annual iron ore cap imposed in Joda and Koira mining circle, in order to boost production by nearly 15 million tonne a year.