CHITRADURGA

  • Supreme Court cancels Karnataka's 49 mining leases April 19, 2013

    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 Justice...
  • K'taka: SC may allow some iron ore mining to resume September 1, 2012

    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 the...
  • 'Enrichment capacity enough to fuel nuke subs' November 26, 2011

    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 current...