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Yogi Adityanath govt hikes penalty on illegal mining by over 20% - Know about new mining laws in Uttar Pradesh

Yogi Adityanath govt hikes penalty on illegal mining by over 20% - Know about new mining laws in Uttar Pradesh

The Bharatiya Janata Party in its vision document for the state assembly polls had promised to end the illegal mining.

Crackdown on illegal mining increased sand prices: Punjab govt

Crackdown on illegal mining increased sand prices: Punjab govt

Punjab government today said crackdown on illegal mining has led to spike in prices of sand and gravel in the state and will come down after more legal mines become operational.


Govt launches satellite surveillance network to check illegal mining

In a path-breaking move, the mines ministry today came out with mining surveillance system (MSS), a pan-India surveillance network using latest satellite technology, to check illegal mining.

NGT notice to Centre, Raj on PIL alleging illegal mining in Ranthambore

The petition has alleged illegal mining and mass irregularities in forest department in Rajasthan.

Minister asks Mines Ministry to probe alleged illegal mine scam in Odisha

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram has written a letter to his Mines and Steel counterpart Narendra Singh Tomar, asking him to order a probe into an alleged case of illegal mining in the Koida mining area of Odisha's Sundergarh District.

Union minister says would quit if claim on Odisha mining mafia proved wrong

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram Friday challenged that he would quit politics if his claim on illegal stacking of huge quantity of iron ore by mafia at the Rengra Railway siding and nearby areas in Sundergarh district, was proved wrong.

Draft notification on new sand mining policy issued

 With a view to check on illegal mining and bringing in transparency in the sector, the government on Thursday came out with a draft notification for a new sand and minor mineral mining policy.

India to check illegal mining through satellites

India would soon use indigenous space technology to check illegal mining and guard its mineral wealth using satellite imagery, a top official said on Thursday.

Serve people instead of concentrating on making money: Mulayam to SP leaders

Serve people instead of concentrating on making money: Mulayam to SP leaders

With Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh apparently weighing heavily on his mind, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday bluntly told his party leaders to serve the people instead of concentrating RPT concentrating on making money.

India's coal crunch - a chance to revamp, reallocate and revive

A Supreme Court ruling this week that India`s decades-old method of granting coal mining concessions is illegal could herald much-needed reforms in a sector long dogged by the inability of state-run Coal India to raise output fast enough.

Cabinet approves Shah Commission's report on illegal mining

As per Zee Media sources, the Cabinet has also accepted Shah Commission's action taking report on iron ore mining.

SC order on mining has vindicated my stand, says Parrikar

The chief minister said that the state government has already appointed a Special Investigation Team (SIT), which has begun probing the illegal mining scam.

Proper system 'must' to regulate iron ore mining in Goa: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday said there should be a proper system in place to regulate mining and other related activities in Goa where iron ore extractions in 90 mines had been banned by it following the report of a panel that illegal mining was going on there.

States get Rs 622 crore fines from illegal mining in April-June

States have collected Rs 622.29 crore from levying fines on illegal mining during the first three months of the current fiscal.

Rs 6,000-cr fine on Tata Steel for illegal mining: Sources

The Odisha government is believed to have slapped a fine of about Rs 6,000 crore on Tata Steel for its alleged involvement in "illegal and excess mining" at its captive mines.

Goa imposes Rs 5 lakh fine for transporting illegal ore

In a severe warning to iron ore transporters ahead of the mining season, scheduled to begin in a few weeks from now, the Goa government Tuesday said that any truck found overloading ore would cost hefty Rs.5 lakh to the mining outfit.

JSW Steel a victim of illegal mining in K'taka: Sajjan Jindal

JSW Steel on Thursday said it is a victim of illegal mining in Karnataka and has been facing significant shortage of iron ore for its unit in the state since the issue came to light.

JSW Steel says it is victim of illegal mining

Expressing full faith in the judicial process, JSW Steel, a part of Jindal group whose name figures in allegations of mining scam in Karnataka, on Friday said it is a victim of illegal mining and has not done any wrong- doing.

Govt realises Rs 632 cr in fines for illegal mining

The government on Monday said it has realised fines worth Rs 632 crore from companies and officials found involved in illegal mining between 2006 and September last year.

16 arrested for illegal mining in Goa

Goa police have arrested 16 people for illegal iron ore mining.