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Jul 04, 2019
SC directs Meghalaya govt to deposit Rs 100 cr with CPCB for causing environmental degradation by 'illegal, unregulated' coal miningEnvironmental degradation by illegal and unregulated coal mining has taken place in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court held Wednesday and directed the state to deposit Rs 100 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board for restoration work. It said however that Meghalaya has very limited sources of revenue and allowed it to transfer Rs 100 crore from the Environment Protection and Restoration Fund. A total of 15 miners were trapped on 13 December last year in an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, about 3.7 kilometres deep inside a forest, when water from the nearby Lytein river gushed into it.
May 25, 2017
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Jul 06, 2016
Piyush Goyal aims to increase mines' share in GDP by 1% in next 2-3 yrsGoyal says will work on a growth of 30-35 percent annually in terms of the volume of minerals mined
Jun 29, 2016
Boosting India's mining potential, mineral exploration policy gets Cabinet clearanceThe National Mineral Exploration Policy (NMEP) on Wednesday got the Cabinet approval, paving the way for auction of 100 prospective mineral blocks and boosting the country's mining potential.
Jun 19, 2015
Karnataka awaits SC nod to auction 15 iron mines, says SiddaramaiahKarnataka is waiting for the Supreme Court approval to auction 15 more iron ore mines, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Friday.
Mar 11, 2015
Two key bills aimed at reforming coal and mines sectors sent to Select CommitteesTwo key bills aimed at reforming coal and mines sectors are in for a delay as these were today referred to separate committees of Parliament after the government buckled under pressure from a united opposition to do so.
Feb 19, 2015
Rs 66,000 cr: How much states have made from coal mine sales so farThe total number of blocks sold so far is 12 with Essar Power MP Ltd bagging the Tokisud North mine in Jharkhand on the fifth day of the coal auction today.
Dec 20, 2014
Reverse auctions for coal: The intention good but ambiguities remainOf the 92 mines to be allotted and auctioned in the first lot, 57 would be given to the power sector, and the remaining would be for industries like steel and cement.
Dec 17, 2014
Mines and Minerals Bill to be tabled in current Parliament sessionThe much-awaited Bill for allocation of minerals through auction route will be tabled in the ongoing session of Parliament, Steel and Mines Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said today.
Oct 22, 2014
Coal block auctions: Firms already mining should have got a better dealThe government's ordinance solution for coal block auctions is a bad deal for the companies that have already started mining. It could have done better.