By Gerard de Souza, Chetan Chauhan, New Delhi/goa
UPDATED ON MAR 04, 2021 10:35 PM IST
- The amendment also empowers the Central government to auction mines, which the states have failed to auction. Of the 143 such mines listed for auctioning, states have auctioned only 7 since 2015, the amendment said.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 08:26 PM IST
The previous governments used old technology to survey the mineral reserves. We will use the latest technology and this will help get accurate information, Nirani was quoted as saying in an official press release.
Hindustan Times, Rudrapur | By Mohan Rajput | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 11:58 PM IST
Illegal mining is rampant in US Nagar. Khatima, Sitarganj, Kichha, Bazpur and Kashipur are the main areas where illegal mining is witnessed throughout the year.
Hindustan Times/Dharamshala | By HT Correspondent, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 05:26 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Ambala | By HT Correspondent, Ambala
UPDATED ON SEP 20, 2020 10:43 PM IST
Driver of vehicle carrying illegally mined sand first abuses team and then jumps off running tractor trolley, which almost crushes the team’s car
Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 04:57 PM IST
The petition has alleged that the Goa government has neglected the demands by those affected by mining and has instead diverted the funds for Covid-19 management
Noida | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jasra Afreen
PUBLISHED ON JUN 28, 2020 09:41 PM IST
Those held have been identified as Jagvendra, Manoj Kumar, Mahendra Singh, Rajesh Pal, Rambabu Singh, Lalit Kumar and Hari Om, a police spokesperson said.
Uttarakhand govt eases commercial mining on private land, empowers district magistrates to give permission
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 13, 2020 09:40 AM IST
Earlier, the patta holder had to seek the permission from state government for mining of river bed material.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Jalandhar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2019 11:38 PM IST
Police have also seized a JCB machine from the village where illegal mining was underway on 46 kanals.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2019 11:20 PM IST
Alleging that the Congress was looting the state exchequer, Sukhbir said the Capt Amarinder Singh government had first claimed that it would realise ₹1,000 crore from sand mining, but it has collected only ₹38 crore to date. He said under the new mining policy in July, sand mines were auctioned for ₹309 crore after forming seven clusters to favour monopolisation.
By Pawan Sharma, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 12:46 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2019 11:39 PM IST
Sehore district collector Ajay Gupta denied any illegal mining was taking place in the area and the MP mining minister said the job of dealing with illegal mining, if any, should be best left to administration.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 20, 2019 09:27 AM IST
The CAG observed that in various districts the excavation of the mineral was done without environment clearance.
Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2019 10:19 PM IST
The tribals, however, stated the protest under the banner of Sanyukt Panchayat Samiti and demanded to stop the mining operations.
New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON MAR 21, 2019 09:20 AM IST
Hasdeo Arand is one of the largest contiguous stretches of very dense forest in central India, spanning about 170,000 hectares.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON FEB 10, 2019 02:16 PM IST
In 2009, the environment ministry categorised Hasdeo Arand a so-called “no-go” area for mining because of its rich forest cover
Hindustan Times, Dhanbad | By Pankaj Kumar, Dhanbad
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 11:33 AM IST
The incident spot is within 20m of the Kapasara opencast mine, which is operated by an outsourced company named BGM&M (pvt) Limited.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 11:41 PM IST
Citing the recent incidents of miners getting trapped, the Supreme Court said that it shows that the state government has failed to contain illegal mining.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Brajendra K Parashar, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2019 02:34 PM IST
Industrial growth was ‘sluggish’ in The industrial growth in 2015-16 and 2016-17 was reported to be 8% and 7.9% respectively. while agriculture fared much better amid talk about an industry-friendly climate in the state, government data showed.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow/New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2019 11:33 PM IST
The CBI on Saturday carried out searches at 14 places in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi in an ongoing investigation of a case relating to alleged illegal mining of minor minerals in the state’s Hamirpur district between 2012 and 2016, when Akhilesh Yadav was chief minister.
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 11:25 PM IST
At least 15 miners are trapped in the 370 foot-deep illegal coal mine in Lumthari village of East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya since December 13 and all efforts to pump the water out of flooded mine have been in vain.
Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2019 06:12 PM IST
Several farmers were injured when police resorted to lathi-charge during a protest against limestone mining by cement company in Mahuva taluka of Gujarat on Wednesday.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Badri Chatterjee, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 03:17 PM IST
The forests are a crucial wildlife corridor and are home to not only around 22 to 25 endangered tigers but also to leopards, elephants, sloth bears, civets and Maharashtra’ state animal, the Indian giant squirrel.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2018 11:14 PM IST
The petition said the Adani Group owns 74% stake in the company and that the rest is held by RRVUNL. The company was re-allocated the coal block and allowed to carry on mining in 2015, it claimed.
Hindustan Times, Shillong | By David Laitphlang
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2018 12:06 AM IST
The women came under attack when they were taking pictures of coal-laden trucks Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district on November 8 to expose alleged illegal mining. Seven people, including a woman, have been arrested in the case.
Hindustan Times | By KumKum Dasgupta
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2018 11:09 AM IST
It must trigger a national debate and discussion not just on air pollution but also the rising threat of desertification
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bhadra Sinha, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2018 11:27 PM IST
The Supreme Court referred to a report that said 31 hills or hillocks have vanished in Rajasthan’s Aravalli area. The disappearance of hills in Rajasthan could be one reason for the rise in pollution levels in Delhi, the court said.
Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent, Mohali
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 10:56 PM IST
The drivers of sand-laden vehicles get booked while owners go scot-free.
Hindustan Times, Mohali | By Saurabh Chauhan, Mohali
UPDATED ON JUN 23, 2018 02:55 PM IST
Admn, police, mining, excise and taxation and forest departments far from being in control
Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2018 09:59 PM IST
The Uttarakhand high court on Wednesday directed the state government to ensure that there was no mining within 10 km from boundaries of national wildlife parks in the state without nod of the National Wildlife Board