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Mining
North East  /  Published 24.12.18

Congress seeks sand mining crackdown

Leader of the Opposition in the Assam Assembly and Nazira Congress MLA Debabrata Saikia has requested state forest minister Parimal Suklabaidya to come down heavily on illegal sand mining on the Dikho...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.19

Talks on 10-year coal impasse fail

Talks to end a 10-year impasse over a proposed coal mining project in Birbhum’s Loba failed on Friday after most of the land-losing families boycotted a meeting with Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC)...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.18

Trench to stop sand lifting

The Birbhum administration has dug a 1km-long trench to stop illegal sand lifting from the Brahmani river after it failed to halt the practice within 2km of a barrage at Baidhora village in Nalhati.Ir...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty

India  /  Published 14.12.18

13 labourers trapped in Meghalaya illegal mine feared dead

At least 13 labourers trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia hills district and feared dead, police said Thursday.The incident was reported to district authorities on Thursday mor...
By PTI in Shillong

India  /  Published 11.11.19

Factory alarm with triple whammy

Factory output contracted by 4.3 per cent in September, the weakest showing in seven years, amplifying concerns about the Indian economy which slowed to 5 per cent in the first quarter ended June 30 a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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North East  /  Published 05.02.20

Cartel aids illegal coal trade: Mukul

Leader of Opposition in Meghalaya Assembly Mukul Sangma said a “cartel” was operating within and outside the state to facilitate illegal coal mining and transportation.Speaking to reporters here o...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.03.19

From mines to housing, spark missing in Jharkhand

Stocks might be bullish but industrial growth, especially in Jharkhand, has been bearish for a while.India’s industrial output growth slipped to 1.7 per cent in January this year, down from 7.5 per ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 30.01.20

Pressure groups halt mining hearing

The second public hearing in Meghalaya’s East Jaiñtia Hills to garner views on the proposed limestone and shale mining project of a cement company could not be held on Thursday following stiff oppo...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Business  /  Published 04.03.19

Adani in Aussie offensive

The chief executive of the Adani group’s mining arm in Australia has suggested his company could seek a sizeable compensation in case the government there cancels its lease on a $16.5-billion coal m...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.07.19

SC tells Meghlaya to deposit Rs 100-crore fine for not stopping illegal coal mining

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Meghalaya government to deposit the Rs 100 crore fine, imposed on it by the National Green Tribunal, with the Central Pollution Control Board for failing to...
By PTI in New Delhi


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