Jayanthi Natarajan, Jairam Ramesh fought over mining clearance to Jindal Steel

Union Forest and Environment Minister in the UPA government, Jayanthi Natarajan had an epistolary "face-off" with her Cabinet colleague, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh over allowing Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) to conduct mining activities in the Saranda forest of Jharkhand.

CBI registers PE against JSPL for mining in forest land

The CBI Friday registered a preliminary enquiry (PE) against Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) and some unknown officials in the union ministry of environment and forests in connection with diversion of forest land for mining between 2007 and 2013.

45 kg landmine recovered from West Singhbhum forest

Security personnel on Wednesday recovered a powerful landmine from Saranda forest during an anti-Naxal operation in West Singhbhum district, police said.

Six landmines recovered from Saranda forest

Security personnel recovered six landmines during combing operation in Maoist-affected Saranda forest under Chotanagara police station.

Bengal taking steps following Maoist regrouping alert

West Bengal government has initiated stringent steps to forestall any threat of Maoist ultras.

Maoists regrouping on Odisha-Jharkhand border

After being evicted from Saranda forest bordering Odisha and Jharkhand, Maoists appear to be planning to regroup in Sundargarh district, as a large group of cadres was apparently spotted in the area.

Ramesh not for mining in Saranda sal forest

Jairam Ramesh on Saturday suggested that the dense Saranda forest in
Jharkhand should be made a `No-Go` zone as it is a Sal forest.

Central committee member of ULFA, associates arrested

Aditya Bora, Assam cadre central committee member of ULFA and two of his associates, were arrestd by security forces during joint combing operation in Saranda forest bordering Orissa-Jharkhand,
police said.

Anti-Maoist operation continues in Saranda forest

Four persons were today detained
as fresh contingents of security forces took on Maoists in the
anti-Naxal operations inside Saranda forest in West Singhbhum
district where landmines and other explosives were seized.

12 Maoists killed in Jharkhand encounter

They were killed after a massive anti-Naxal operation in the Saranda forest bordering Orissa.