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SC Irked Over Mining Activities Continuing Without Forest Clearance In Odisha

SC Irked Over Mining Activities Continuing Without Forest Clearance In Odisha

The top court was irked over the fact that the mining companies, which have not been granted FCs by the Centre and other authorities, are continuing with the “illegal excavation” of minerals on grounds that the high court has passed the status quo orders...

06 June 2022
India Likely To Face Another Power Crisis In July-August This Year: CREA Report

India Likely To Face Another Power Crisis In July-August This Year: CREA Report

Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air's (CREA) has predicted that lower coal stock at thermal power plants could trigger another electricity crisis in...

29 May 2022

SC To Hear Plea Related To Probes Against Jharkhand CM, Others Related To Mining Leases

“This is a serious matter I seek to mention. A PIL was filed in the Jharkhand High Court which has not yet been admitted. Still, the ED comes and hands over...

Panama Papers: ED Raids Four Locations In Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Seizes Rs 88.30 Lakh

Panama Papers: ED Raids Four Locations In Madhya Pradesh, Goa, Seizes Rs 88.30 Lakh

Rs 88.30 lakh in cash and 'incriminating documents' were recovered in raids on locations in MP and Goa linked to Sanjay Vijay Shinde.

13 May 2022

SC Directs Rajasthan Government To Take Stringent Measures To Stop Illegal Mining Of Bajri

The top court also directed the state government to grant mining leases in favour of 68 lessees who have obtained environmental clearance without further...

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05 May 2022
Our Experience In Europe Will Help Us Transition Faster In India When The Decarbonisation Ecosystem Is In Place: Tata Steel CEO

Our Experience In Europe Will Help Us Transition Faster In India When The Decarbonisation Ecosystem Is In Place: Tata Steel CEO

TV Narendran, Global CEO and Managing Director of Tata Steel, says sustainability is at the heart of the purpose with which Tata Steel operates


16 March 2022
Adivasi Women Activists Still Stuck In Cycle Of Rape And Persecution In Maoist-hit Areas

Adivasi Women Activists Still Stuck In Cycle Of Rape And Persecution In Maoist-hit Areas

Activist Soni Sori was recently acquitted by the special NIA court but Adivasi women continue to brave arrests, vilification, torture, and even death from both...


11 March 2022
Lava Flows As Indonesia's Mount Merapi Continues To Erupt

Lava Flows As Indonesia's Mount Merapi Continues To Erupt

The volcano on the densely populated island of Java unleashed clouds of hot ash shortly before midnight Wednesday into early morning Thursday and fast-moving...


10 March 2022
Goa Assembly Election 2022 Live Results: Analysis, Latest Seat Tally, Highlights and Key Wins, Losses

Goa Assembly Election 2022 Live Results: Analysis, Latest Seat Tally, Highlights and Key Wins, Losses

Goa witnessed a multi-cornered contest, with AAP, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and other smaller parties vying to make a mark on the state's electoral scene,...


17 February 2022
UP Elections: In Meja, The 'Dhan Kuber' Seat, Caste Matters

UP Elections: In Meja, The 'Dhan Kuber' Seat, Caste Matters

Earlier, Meja and Karachhana together formed one constituency. And had an interesting history.  BJP could never win this Vidhan Sabha seat until 2017.


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16 February 2022
SC To Consider Hearing Plea Of Ktk For Release Of Funds For Restoration Of Mining Affected Districts

SC To Consider Hearing Plea Of Ktk For Release Of Funds For Restoration Of Mining Affected Districts

. A bench headed by Chief Justice N V Ramana took note of the submissions of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the state government, that there was...


10 February 2022
Amarinder Singh Attacks Congress Over Channi's Pick, Fielding MLA Involved In Sand Mining

Amarinder Singh Attacks Congress Over Channi's Pick, Fielding MLA Involved In Sand Mining

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh attacked the Congress high command for picking Charanjit Singh Channi as their CM face in the state, alongside...


04 February 2022
The Cost Of Piety, A Mirzapur Dirge

The Cost Of Piety, A Mirzapur Dirge

Sandstone mining, to build the Ayodhya temple among others, provides vital employment, but endangers lives, livelihoods and the environment


24 January 2022
Plea Against Environmental Clearances For Mining In Earthquake Prone Bageshwar

Plea Against Environmental Clearances For Mining In Earthquake Prone Bageshwar

The National Green Tribunal of Uttarakhand asks the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) to respond to an application filed against a...


03 January 2022
Probe ordered into landslide at Bhiwani mines amid rescue bids for at least one more feared trapped

Probe ordered into landslide at Bhiwani mines amid rescue bids for at least one more feared trapped

Four people were killed, two injured and at least one more is still feared trapped under the debris at the mining site following a landslide at the site on...


02 January 2022
Atleast 1 More Person Trapped Under Debris In Haryana's Dadam Mining Site

Atleast 1 More Person Trapped Under Debris In Haryana's Dadam Mining Site

The rescue operation continued at Haryana's Dadam mining site for the second day on Sunday, where four people were killed in a landslide, a day earlier.


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28 August 2021
Digging Fortune: MP Farmer Mines Diamond, Sixth Time In Two Years

Digging Fortune: MP Farmer Mines Diamond, Sixth Time In Two Years

The 6.47 carat diamond will be put up for sale in the upcoming auction


06 August 2021
Rough Cut: One Man’s Battle Against Diamond Mining In Madhya Pradesh Forest

Rough Cut: One Man’s Battle Against Diamond Mining In Madhya Pradesh Forest

“To a man living around these forests, 34 million carats of diamonds have no meaning, all he’ll understand are the many zeroes…that is what his bank...


07 March 2021
Watch: Mountain With 60-90% Gold Soil Discovered In Congo, Villagers Flock With Shovels

Watch: Mountain With 60-90% Gold Soil Discovered In Congo, Villagers Flock With Shovels

Soon after the discovery, authorities issued an order to ban mining on the mountain, reports claimed


13 June 2020
Madhya Pradesh: Five Labourers Killed As Mine Caves In

Madhya Pradesh: Five Labourers Killed As Mine Caves In

The incident occurred when some people were digging the lime mine under the limits of Beohari police station.


17 May 2020
Rajasthan Miners Worst-hit Among Labourers During COVID-19 Lockdown

Rajasthan Miners Worst-hit Among Labourers During COVID-19 Lockdown

As many as three million people are employed directly or indirectly in the mining and mineral processing industry in the state


21 February 2020
Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyurappa Courts Controversy Once Again, This Time Over Forest Ministry

Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyurappa Courts Controversy Once Again, This Time Over Forest Ministry

Karnataka's new Forest minister Anand Singh’s election affidavit lists 15 pending criminal cases—11 filed by the Karnataka Lokayukta under the Mines and...


03 December 2019
Govt Committed To Further Reforms: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Govt Committed To Further Reforms: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman said the government is working towards making India more attractive investment destination.


10 July 2019
Former Minister Gayatri Prajapati, Four IAS Officers Booked By CBI In UP Mining Scam

Former Minister Gayatri Prajapati, Four IAS Officers Booked By CBI In UP Mining Scam

The CBI alleges that leases for sand mining were issued to beneficiaries in violation of Uttar Pradesh government e-tendering policy


03 July 2019
SC Imposes Rs 100 Cr Fine On Meghalaya Govt For Failing To Curb Illegal Coal Mining

SC Imposes Rs 100 Cr Fine On Meghalaya Govt For Failing To Curb Illegal Coal Mining

A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan and K M Joseph directed the state administration to hand over the illegally extracted coal to Coal India Limited (CIL) which...


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