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Mining

Women in Kendrapara villages take up fight against illegal sand mining

Unauthorised sand mining is a lucrative cottage industry for influential persons in the riverside villages, another villager said.

published on : 9th December 2022

Officials probe sand mining plaint in Mathvarayapuram

According to sources, farmers raised the complaint during the farmers’ grievances meeting held on Wednesday.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Govt sanction for biomining project awaited

The civic body proposes to reclaim, through biomining, the 252 acres of land which has accumulated 66.52 lakh legacy solid waste, gradually dumped since the 1980s.

published on : 30th November 2022

Relief being worked out for those who will be hit by coal mining: Bengal min

West Bengal’s gross state domestic product (GSDP) has been projected at $221.39 billion for 2022-23 which is approximately 3.7 times the increase from $64 billion in 2010-11, she added.

published on : 26th November 2022

Bapatla police step up vigil to curb illegal sand mining 

Joint Collector K Srinivasulu directed Revenue and Special Enforcement Bureau (SEB) officials to coordinate ground level to identify illegal sand mining areas.

published on : 24th November 2022

Two years on, Perambalur municipality is yet to complete bio-mining at Neduvasal dump yard

According to sources, the contract to clear 48,384 cubic metres of municipal solid waste from the dump over 3.1 acres of land was awarded to a private company in 2019.

published on : 20th November 2022

Soren's letter to ED: Don't make sensational statements on illegal mining without assessing facts

The Enforcement Directorate summoned Soren to its regional office for interrogation in a money laundering case linked to alleged illegal mining in Sahebganj.

published on : 17th November 2022

Coal mining protest gains steam as Jual extends support

Earlier on November 9, a tripartite meeting involving representatives of the displaced people and Vedanta officials was chaired by Sundargarh collector Parag Harshad Gavali.

published on : 17th November 2022

Ban heavy machine use for sand mining, allow manual methods 

Urging the State government to stop quarrying sand from Vaippar river using heavy machines, activists petitioned District Collector Dr K Senthil Raj on Monday.  

published on : 15th November 2022

No sand mining at bridges on Godavari river

She asked the boatmen associations and JP infra company representatives to adhere to the guidelines of river conservative act.

published on : 12th November 2022

Central African Republic seeks Indian firms like Vedanta to mine gold, uranium

Situated on a fertile plateau and abundant in water resources, the Central African Republic has considerable agricultural potential and is now throwing open its land rights to the outside world. 

published on : 8th November 2022

Baripada: Section 144 to prevent illegal sand mining

The restriction has been imposed at Oskipal and Gambharipal on the banks of the river. The two locations, in the middle of Raruan and Sukruli blocks, are notorious for illegal sand mining.

published on : 8th November 2022

Illegal mining row: Relief to Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren as SC sets aside HC order

On August 17, 2022 the bench while reserving verdict had stayed further proceedings pending before the Jharkhand HC.

published on : 7th November 2022

Villagers in Odisha continue protest against coal mining

The Sundargarh District Sarpanch Sangh has extended its support to the agitation.

published on : 7th November 2022

'Why send summons, arrest me...': Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren dares ED, Centre; skips summons

Hemant Soren warned the tribals living in Gujarat to get cautious and take a pledge that not a single seat would go to the BJP in the upcoming Assembly polls.

published on : 3rd November 2022

UPA to protest across Jharkhand on Nov 5 against 'attempts to destabilise govt'

A two-hour meeting of the UPA -- comprising the JMM, the Congress and the RJD -- was held at the CM's residence here on Wednesday evening, shortly after the summons was served by the agency.

published on : 3rd November 2022

Busy with tribal fest, Soren likely to miss date with ED today

The CM will be also be busy with other programmes involving ‘Sarkar Aapke Dwar’ campaign to mark three years in office, on November 15. 

published on : 3rd November 2022

Odisha: Locals oppose JSW mining expansion in Kutra block 

The public hearing on Draft social impact assessment for acquiring 248.88 acre land at Khatkurbahal and Phalsakani villages of Khatkurbahal panchayat was scheduled on Jagannath temple ground.

published on : 1st November 2022

Opposition parties attack Pratap Deb over illegal sand mining

Congress leader and former Aul MLA Debendra Sharma alleged that unauthorised sand mining is being carried out in Kharasrota river near Deb’s palace.

published on : 27th October 2022

Delay in biomining of waste in Kodungaiyur irks residents

Residents of Kodungaiyur wait for authorities to act over the delay in biomining in the landfill as foul smell from the facility becomes unbearable every passing year.

published on : 26th October 2022
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