Chitradurga

  • Supreme Court cancels Karnataka's 49 mining leases 19-04-2013 01:56 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled all the leases for iron ore extraction in 49 category C mines - with the highest degree of illegal mining - in Bellary, Tumkur and Chitradurga districts of Karnataka. The apex court's forest bench of Justice Aftab Alam, Justice KS Radhakrishnan and...
  • K'taka: SC may allow some iron ore mining to resume 01-09-2012 11:52 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday indicated that it may permit resumption of iron ore mining in category A mines in Karnataka's Bellary, Chitradurga and Timkur districts, provided they complied with all statutory forest and environmental clearances. "The statutory compliance must be there. There can be no compromise on...
  • 'Enrichment capacity enough to fuel nuke subs' 26-11-2011 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: Dr Srikumar Banerjee, chairman of Atomic Energy Commission of India (AECI), spoke to Saurav Jha, author of The Upside Down Book of Nuclear Power, recently at the former's South Bloc office on a gamut of issues concerning the state of nuclear power development in India. Saurav Jha:Is your...