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Dinsha Patel hopes Mines Bill will be passed in Winter Session

Last Updated: Sunday, October 28, 2012, 15:58

Dinsha Patel, who has been elevated to Cabinet rank, today expressed the hope that new Mines Bill will be passed in the Winter Session of Parliament paving way for development of tribal areas besides curbing illegal mining.

'Profit-sharing in mining to propel inclusive-growth'

Last Updated: Sunday, June 03, 2012, 14:41

Disagreeing with the industry's contention, the Mines Ministry has said that profit-sharing provisions in the new Mines Bill are aimed at "inclusive growth".

Digvijay opposes royalty on mining

Last Updated: Thursday, March 08, 2012, 00:33

The provisions for sharing of profits and royalty on mining in the new Mines Bill were today opposed by senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh.

Mines Bill provisions need 'fine-tuning': Corp Affairs Min

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 06, 2012, 14:43

The Corporate Affairs Ministry has suggested some 'fine-tuning' of the new mines bill, which is being examined by a parliamentary panel and provides for profit sharing by mining firms with the project-affected people, among other provisions.

Orissa CM critical of new Mines Bill

Last Updated: Friday, September 30, 2011, 16:52

Dubbing union cabinet's approval of the Mines Bill, 2011 as "too little and too late", Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said it would not help poor people living in mineral rich areas.

New Mines Bill to be tabled in Parliament in winter session

Last Updated: Sunday, September 11, 2011, 12:36

The new Mines Bill, which provides for sharing of profits and royalty with project-affected people, is likely to be introduced in the winter session of Parliament, a senior official said.

MinesMin to circulate Cabinet note on profit sharing with PAPs

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 24, 2011, 21:39

The Mines Ministry Wednesday said it will circulate by the end of this week the Cabinet note on the new mines bill, which provides for sharing of profits and royalty with the project-affected people (PAPs).

New mines law to come before Cabinet for approval

Last Updated: Monday, August 08, 2011, 19:54

The government on Monday said it is in the process of getting the Cabinet approval to a new mines law that will ensure sharing of mining benefits with the local population.

‘New Mines bill to be placed before GoM again’

Last Updated: Sunday, February 06, 2011, 11:46

The proposed new mines legislation that envisages 26 percent profit sharing by miners with project-affected people, among other things, is likely to be placed again before a Group of Ministers (GoM).

GoM on new mines bill to meet again on July 30

Last Updated: Thursday, July 22, 2010, 21:49

A 10-member panel headed by Pranab Mukherjee is expected to meet again at the end of this month to resolve the inter-ministerial differences over the proposed mining legislation after an inconclusive meeting today.