‘Can cops seize vehicles under Mines Act?’

Madras HC recently sought for the constitution of a Full Bench to clarify whether police officers have the power to seize vehicles under the Mines and Mineral Act, 1957.

published on : 6th December 2022

Mine lessee must pay dead rent: Andhra Pradesh High Court

In 2003, Mangaluru Minerals based in Karnataka took lease of 260 acres of land at Siddavaram village in Kota mandal in the erstwhile Nellore district to mine silica sand.

published on : 4th September 2022

Vying for vitamins

Here’s a guidebook to check for deficiencies that might be coming in the way of your health and vitality

published on : 8th June 2022

Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation eyes major share of US baryte market pie

The APMDC officials, who are in talks with some other firms in the US, are confident of making pacts worth another Rs 250 crore in the near future.

published on : 31st May 2022

Government mulls scrapping requirement of forest clearance for exploration of mineral blocks

A high-level committee of NITI Aayog had earlier recommended that "there should not be any requirement of forest clearance for undertaking exploration."

published on : 26th May 2022

VV Minerals owner booked under SC/ST Act a month after Madras HC order  

Refusing the allegations raised, Vaikundarajan told TNIE he possessed CCTV footage to prove that he did not abuse the complainant on caste lines on the date mentioned in the complaint.

published on : 27th April 2022

Tenkasi police penalise trucks carrying minerals to Kerala for overloading

Due to the checking, traffic was congested along the road during morning hours, sources said. 

published on : 20th April 2022

Keep your ‘C’ up

Vitamin C is vital for the the maintenance of bones, skin, teeth, and joints

published on : 17th April 2022

Cabinet approves amendment in MMDR Act to fix royalty rates of certain minerals 

The Mines Ministry had proposed reasonable rates of royalty in order to encourage better participation in the auction of mines.

published on : 9th March 2022