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Goa mining case: Former CM Digambar Kamat files anticipatory bail application

Panaji Special Court on Monday had issued notice returnable to Special Investigation Team (SIT) but refused to give interim relief to Kamat.

published on : 19th November 2017

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs may soon decide on mines allocation for commercial mining

The government plans to put under the hammer 5-6 coal blocks for commercial mining by private players.

published on : 18th November 2017

Vigilance and Enforcement sleuths crackdown on illegal sand excavation

In what could be a crackdown against illegal sand mining in rural areas in the district, sleuths of Vigilance and Enforcement (V&E) directorate raided an illegal excavation site at Velagaleru.

published on : 18th November 2017

India's mines ministry may recommend cut in iron ore export tax: sources

India's mines ministry may recommend reducing or scrapping of the 30 percent export tax on medium-grade iron ore due to a persisting surplus in the country.

published on : 16th November 2017

Quash black money case in lower court, urges mining baron J Sekhar Reddy

Mining baron J Sekhar Reddy has moved the Madras High Court to quash the criminal proceedings pending before the Principal Sessions Judge here.

published on : 11th November 2017

Goa mining scam: Ex-principal Secretary of Mines department quizzed

Yaduvanshi, who is currently posted as Delhi Health Secretary, was the Principal Secretary of the state Mines and Geology Department in Goa between 2006-2011 when the alleged illegal mining took place

published on : 10th November 2017

Mining sector can churn out 25 million jobs in country: HZL CEO Sunil Duggal

Mining sector grew at a CAGR of 7.3 per cent in the last decade compared to 22 per cent in China in the same period.

published on : 7th November 2017

District administration turns blind eye against encroachers, illegal mining activities

As the district administration looks the other way, the Mookunnimala Samrakshana Samithi, which is  spearheading the agitation against illegal activities in the hill, is gearing up to strengthen their

published on : 2nd November 2017

Sagayam Commission's loss estimate in illegal granite mining in Madurai 'disputable': Tamil Nadu government

The Tamil Nadu government has said that the estimate of Rs 1,11,000-crore loss in illegal granite mining in Madurai district done by the Madras HC-appointed legal commissioner U Sagayam was erroneus.

published on : 28th October 2017

Ramanagara man washed away in flooded sand mining pit while taking selfie

A 36-year-old man was washed away when he was taking a selfie near a sand mining pit in Ramanagara on Sunday.

published on : 16th October 2017

Centre relaxes norms for mining of atomic minerals in coastal areas

The move will open the mining of rare minerals in fast eroding coastal areas that need to be protected, say environmentalists.

published on : 11th October 2017

‘Forest development fee unconstitutional’

The state will have to shell out hundreds of crores of rupees to miners, as the High Court declared the amendment to the Forest Act to retain forest development tax collected in the form of fee.

published on : 5th October 2017

BSP leader's killing triggers riot, but wife blames murder on his doctor friend

According to police, Monika Yadav's FIR  stated that Dr Singh acted in collusion with the mining mafia to murder Yadav.

published on : 3rd October 2017

Gunmen ambush police in Peru region killing one, injuring three

Around 10 gunmen targeted the environmental police patrol near the city of Puerto Maldonado in an area of Peru where illegal mining and logging have proliferated.

published on : 26th September 2017

SC allows Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhan Reddy to visit hometown Bellary for three days

Mining baron and former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy has been allowed to visit his hometown Bellary for three days.

published on : 23rd September 2017
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