Mine owners trespassing into govt property, claims Goa NGO

A Goa-based NGO, which had successfully petitioned the Supreme Court against illegal mining on Friday alleged that mine owners are occupying leases after the apex court order, amounting to trespassing into government property.

All mining leases should be afforested: Goa NGO

Sabina Martins, the convenor of the Goa Bachao Abhiyaan, said that the cost of illegal mining should be recovered from companies involved.

Goa NGO warns govt against misusing land acquisition powers

Goa Bachao Abhiyaan (GBA), a leading
green NGO has warned the government against misusing its
powers to acquire land for public purpose.