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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.

Illegal mining: ED conducts raids in Odisha

 The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids at 10 places in Odisha in connection with illegal mining in the state.

Probe conducted into dealings of 82 mining leases in Goa

In a major step towards recovering the money involved in illegal mining in Goa, a team of chartered accountants constituted by the state government has submitted details about 82 of the total 118 mining leases.

Illegal mining: Goa, Odisha, Jharkhand still to file ATRs

Three states of Goa, Odisha and Jharkhand have not submitted the latest action taken reports on steps taken to curb illegal mining even after a high level panel raised the issue in September last year.

SIT for closure of 2 illegal mining cases involving ex-Goa CM

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Goa Police probing cases of illegal mining in the state, has recommended closure of two of the fifteen such cases for "lack of evidence".

Illegal mining: Cop comes under attack, escapes with injuries

A police sub-inspector was injured when he jumped into a pit to save his life after an excavator illegally mining 'murum' allegedly made an attempt to mow him down at Sirmaur area, 45 km from the district headquarters.

Illegal mining: Cop comes under attack in MP, escapes with injuries

A police sub-inspector was injured when he jumped into a pit to save his life after an excavator illegally mining 'murum' allegedly made an attempt to mow him down at Sirmaur area, 45 km from the district headquarters.

Illegal miners attempt to crush police official under excavator in MP

A police official in Madhya Pradesh`s Rewa district suffered injuries on his legs and hands while trying to escape an attempt to crush him under an excavator (JCB) machine at an illegal mining site.

Centre takes steps to curb illegal mining in country

The Centre has taken a decision to empower state governments to make rules for prevention of illegal mining and all the other matters connected with it.

Uttarakhand: Five arrested in woman forest officer attack case

Five persons including the main accused in the alleged attack on a woman forest officer and her team for trying to stop illegal mining in Rampur area of Nainital district, have been arrested, police said on Saturday.

Cartosat satellite to be used to check illegal mining

The Indian space agency would use its Cartosat satellites to detect illegal mining, said a senior official here on Saturday.

NGT asks Meghalaya government to submit report on coal mining

 The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed the Meghalaya government to submit a complete report adopted for the purpose of promoting scientific and permissible mining of coal which was banned since April last year.

OMC mining case: Janardhan Reddy appears before CBI court

Former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhan Reddy, an accused in the case of alleged illegal mining in Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) and other accused today appeared before a special CBI court here.

HC orders notices to state, central govts

The Madras High Court on Friday ordered notices to the state and central governments on a PIL by a scientist alleging rare minerals worth at least Rs one lakh crore had been illegally mined in coastal districts of Tamil Nadu by private firms with the 'active connivance' of government officials.

Prohibitory orders ahead of mining baron Janardhan Reddy's release

 Prohibitory orders were promulgated today in about half-a-km radius around the Parappana Agrahara prison here ahead of former minister and mining baron G Janardhan Reddy's release from jail.