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Noamundi Tribals Resolve to fight illegal Mining

Manki Munda meeting held Manki Munda meeting held KOLHAN June 12, 2014 ,  Noamundi: A Manki-Munda meeting was held on Tuesday at Noamundi Dak Bangla. In the meeting the Mankis and Mundas raised the issue of illegal mining in various part of… Continue Reading →

Dantewada tribals say no to polluting mine

NMDC’s plan for a new iron ore mine gets clearance from the Centre but runs into protesting locals in the Maoist-hit region. Priyanka Kaushal reports Priyanka Kaushal 2014-06-07 , Issue 23 Volume 11l   Stop mining 2,500 tribals protested outside the NMDC’s Kirandul… Continue Reading →

Illegal mining on in Noamundi, Jharkhand

  KOLHAN May 25, 2014 , by Desk  Noamundi: Illegal mining is on rampantly in several parts of Noamundi police station area these days. Various hideouts are used by the culprits for storing illegally mined iron ore. Various rackets are involved in unlawful mining under the nose… Continue Reading →

Odisha – Illegal mining’s ground zero

Author(s): Chitrangada Date:May 6, 2014 Rampant mining for over a decade is altering north Odisha’s Bonai forests, and spurring protests Over the past decade, fuelled by a commodity boom led by exports to China, the iron and manganese ore-rich forests of… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court judgement on illegal mining in Goa

  Claude Alvares   The 111-page judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the Goa mining case was pronounced by Justice A.K. Patnaik on 21 April   2014 at 2.00 pm in a packed courtroom filled with blackcoats. Unfortunately,… Continue Reading →

Supreme Court to probe illegal mining in Odisha

Author(s): Soundaram Ramanathan Date:Apr 23, 2014 Hearing on plea to stay illegal mining to be taken up next Monday. Petitioners argue that the illegally recovered wealth from the miners should be utilised for the development of the backward mining districts in… Continue Reading →

Mining probe may singe media houses

With the Karnataka government setting up an SIT to probe illegal mining, some media houses may feel the heat. Imran Khan reports Imran Khan 2014-02-22 , Issue 8 Volume 11   Ravaged earth Illegal mining in Bellary had huge ecological and political costs,… Continue Reading →

Shah panel report on illegal mining placed before CoS

  NITIN SETHI, The Hindu The Shah Commission report on illegal mining in Odisha has been placed before a Committee of Secretaries (CoS) to finalise an action taken report (ATR) in order to submit the two together before Parliament. This… Continue Reading →

#India – Vedanta, a major player in Goa’s illegal mining syndicate #NDTV

INVESTIGATION BY RAJEEV KUMAR ( [email protected]) Vedanta’s sister company Sesa Goa has openly flouted the 10 sq km limit area for mining set under the Mines and Minerals Regulation development (MMRD) Act. Despite having permission to export only 76 lakh tonnes… Continue Reading →

#India – Nod to Vedanta on paper but villagers unaware of consent #indigenous #WTFnews

SUVOJIT BAGCHI,  BAYSI (NORTH CHHATTISGARH), October 8, 2013 Up “We don’t know how the villagers can consent to diversion of forest land five days after denouncing it” It all started with great excitement — organising groups, motivating young women to lead… Continue Reading →

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