By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2019 05:37 AM IST
According to senior officials in the environment ministry, the extension of green clearances is necessary to avert major disruptions in the mining industry. Environmental activists and researchers warned that a transfer of clearances would pose the risk of past violations of by mining companies.
By Jayshree Nandi | New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 06:48 PM IST
All projects concerning national defence and security or involving “other strategic considerations” as determined by the Centre will be assessed.
By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2019 04:45 PM IST
“The sudden discontinuance of mining operations in Goa is creating a huge loss to the mineral sector as a whole...Therefore, government’s intervention is requested for early resumption of mining operations as the situation at ground is a grave concern for the whole sector,” Ficci said.
By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, Panaji
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2018 06:20 PM IST
The mining industry in Goa came to standstill from March 16 this year after the Supreme Court quashed the second renewal of 88 mining leases in the state.