NHRC organises national conference on Silicosis

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) this year is organizing a day-long conference on Silicosis at the India International Centre here on July 25.

Illegal quarrying by PRP Granites caused Rs 620 cr loss: Govt

Tamil Nadu government Wednesday told the Madras High court that PRP Granites had caused Rs 620 crore losses to exchequer by illegal mining in one of the quarries.

TN challenges order allowing firm to continue quarrying

Tamil Nadu Government challenged a single Judge`s order in the Madras High Court bench here directing it to permit PRP granites and PRP exports.

Nigamanand`s guru sits on fast against quarrying

Five months after the death of Swami Nigamanand, his guru Swami Shivanand began an indefinite fast demanding stopping of quarrying in river Ganga.