Illegal Coal Mining
India  /  Published 26.08.22

Coal mining: ED arrests businessman

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested a Ranchi-based businessman early on Thursday in connection with a case of illegal coal mining following raids to probe a money-laundering charge. Prem Prakas...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.21

HC stays rider for CBI coal probe

A division bench of Calcutta High Court on Friday stayed the order of the court’s single bench that had allowed the CBI to continue its probe against Anup Majhi alias Lala and others in an illeg...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 14.01.21

Cabinet clears mine reforms

The Union cabinet on Wednesday approved reforms in mining that will double mineral production in the next 4-5 years. The amendments do away with the distinction between captive and non-captive mines ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

Finger at coal mafia for cracks on homes

Around 2,500 residents of Bansra and Sishubagan, on the outskirts of Raniganj town in West Burdwan, have accused coal smugglers of carrying out blasts that have led to cracks in their homes and on the...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Raniganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.08.20

Dhanbad: paid Covid facilities

The president of the Federation of Dhanbad Zila Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FDZCCI), Chetan Goenka, on Tuesday appealed to members of the industry body to keep shops open only from 11am to 7pm t...
By Our Bureau


North East  /  Published 24.07.20

Dehing-Patkai: Court query on mining

Gauhati High Court has asked the Sarbanda Sonowal-led Assam government to file an affidavit by August 3 about the inquiry it had ordered into allegations of illegal mining since 2003 at Dehing-Patkai ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.01.19

Officials mum on search for Meghalaya miners

The sound of generators and water pumps resonated in the isolated mines here in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills as efforts to reach out to miners trapped inside a mine continued.On Friday, it was the...
By Our Correspondent

North East  /  Published 09.11.18

Activist Kharshiing critical after assault

Police have arrested two persons in connection with the attack on two Meghalaya activists in East Jaiñtia Hills district on Thursday. The condition of social activist Agnes Kharshiing is still critic...
By Rining Lyngdoh in Shillong

North East  /  Published 02.07.19

Assam MP seeks probe into illegal coal mining

Congress MP Pradyut Bordoloi demanded in Parliament on Tuesday that the Centre send an inter-ministerial fact-finding team to probe “largescale illegal coal mining” in Upper Assam.Bordoloi, who ha...
By Pankaj Sarma in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.01.20

NGT accepts panel stand

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has accepted all the recommendations made by a committee set up by it while castigating the Meghalaya government for raising “uncalled for” objections.In its orde...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


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