Goa to seek faster environment clearance for mining leases

Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar will request the Centre to expedite environment clearances for mining leases in the state.

Odisha govt delays on renewal of mining leases: CEC tells SC

The Central Empowered Committee has told the Supreme Court that there has been "substantial" delay on part of Odisha Government in taking a decision for renewal of mining leases and some are pending for the last 40 years.

Encroachment near mining leases only 9 hectare: Goa govt

In what may provide relief to mine owners, Goa government Friday said the encroachment outside the mining leases is just 9.2 hectare and not whopping 578 hectare, as pointed out by Justice M B Shah Commission.

Goa govt ready for auctioning of mining leases

The Goa government has told the Supreme Court it was willing to introduce competitive auctioning of mining leases.

Goa govt eyes Rs 240 crore through renewal of mining leases

Goa government plans to collect a total revenue of Rs 240 crore in the form of stamp duty by renewing mining leases in the state, an official said.

Goa govt begins surveying mining leases for encroachments

Goa Mines and Geology Department is conducting a survey of all mining leases to find out if they encroached upon areas outside their demarcated zones to extract ore.

Goa to amend Stamp Duty Act; mine owners to pay

Goa govt introduced a bill in the legislative assembly that would compel the mine owners to pay stamp duty at the time of renewal of mining leases.

Parrikar govt to classify mining leases in Goa

In a bid to identify "rogue" traders,
Goa Government has decided to classify all the 90-odd mining leases in the state into three different categories depending on their mining status.

Mining leases: CBI wants to question 2 AP official

The CBI told the Special Court for CBI cases that it wanted to investigate the duo over their signatures on the grant of mining lease to the company.

MP Cong demands CBI enquiry into mining leases

The Madhya Pradesh Congress demanded a CBI enquiry into the alleged role of the CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan in allotment of
mining leases in the state.

Goa: 19 mining leases face licence cancellation

Goa has 90-odd operational mines which tap around 54 million metric tonnes of Iron ore annually.

Over half of Goa`s mining leases near water bodies: Govt

More than half of Goa`s mining leases are close to rivers and water bodies and three are next to a major dam, the State Assembly was told Monday.

182 mining leases in Goa near water bodies: Minister

Government data tabled during the monsoon session of the Goa assembly reveals that over half of Goa`s 300-odd mining leases in the state are located in close proximity of water bodies.

`Chief Minister against new mining leases in Goa`

The Goa Chief Minister is against allowing new mining leases in the state, his office said here Tuesday.