Mining Ban

  • Manohar Parrikar to meet PM for special status for Goa 23-05-2013 03:29 AM

    Panaji: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in June to press for special status for Goa and demand a special package for the people affected by the mining ban in the state, it was announced in Panaji on Wednesday. "We are hopeful for an appointment with...
  • SC to decide on Bellary mines barred from mining iron ore today 18-04-2013 09:11 AM

    Bangalore: The Supreme Court will on Thursday decide on the fate of mines barred from mining iron ore in Karnataka's Bellary district. A three-member bench will deliver the judgement on a PIL filed three years ago seeking a ban on illegal mining and also a high level inquiry into the...
  • SC panel recommends mining ban in Goa 08-12-2012 04:28 AM

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  • Bellary: lakhs jobless after SC ban on mining 12-08-2011 07:41 AM

    New Delhi: The mining operations in Karnataka's Bellary district have stopped after a Supreme Court order but nearly 17 lakh workers have been left jobless as a result. They say their cultivable land has become infertile and jobless farmers are dependent on a pittance. Mountains being blasted, iron ore furiously...