Mining Ban

  • Goa: A case for mining - Part 2 17-08-2013 11:19 PM

    There have been massive agitations in Goa after mining activities were banned in the state. ...
  • Goa: A Case for Mining 14-08-2013 11:22 PM

    There have been massive agitations in Goa after mining activities were banned in the state. ...
  • 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

    New Delhi: A Supreme Court-appointed panel on Friday recommended 42 mining leases granted within wildlife sanctuaries or located within one km of the boundaries of national parks and sanctuaries in Goa be revoked and clearances of others be reconsidered. The Central Empowered Committee (CEC) also recommended that 120 mining leases...
  • 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...