Business  /  Published 09.08.19

Factory growth slackens

The country’s industrial output slumped to a four-month low of 2 per cent in June, pulled down by poor performance of mining and manufacturing.Factory output, as measured by the index of industrial ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 24.07.19

Illegal sand mining: Supreme Court issues notices to Centre, CBI and 5 states

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Union government, the CBI and five states on a plea which sought prosecution of entities involved in illegal sand mining.A bench headed by Just...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 30.05.20

AASU for forest safety

AASU secretary Lurinjyoti Gogoi on Friday said that the government should ensure complete safety of the state’s biodiversity and stop all kinds of illegal activities, including coal mining.“Illega...
By Manoj kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 26.05.20

Protest mining decision: Akhil

KMSS leader and anti-CAA activist Akhil Gogoi, while being produced at the forensic laboratory in Kahilipara here for voice sampling, asked the people of Assam to unite and protest against the governm...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

India  /  Published 14.11.18

Janardhana Reddy granted bail

Bellary mining baron and former Karnataka minister G. Janardhana Reddy was granted bail by a court on Wednesday in an alleged Ponzi scheme fraud case. A magistrate’s court here had remanded Reddy to...
By PTI in Bangalore


North East  /  Published 23.05.20

NGO denies mining in Dehing

Nature’s Beckon, an environmental group, has denied that coal is being mined in Dehing Patkai wildlife sanctuary. Its founder and president, Soumyadeep Dutta, on Saturday said some groups were mis...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 22.05.20

Urgent appeal for Dehing Patkai

A group of 305 conservationists and professionals from across the Northeast wrote to Prakash Javadekar, Union minister of environment, forest and climate change, expressing their concerns over the div...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 21.05.20

Coal auction conditions

The cabinet on Wednesday approved commercial coal mining, with the auctions for allocation to be based on the principal of revenue sharing. The floor rate of revenue sharing is four per cent. The move...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.19

Tribals' rights over land and minerals in Meghalaya

It is in the order of things that life will slowly return to normal in the aftermath of a tragedy. The conditions under which such a return takes place, however, must be such that similar mishaps can ...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 07.07.19

Ex- BJP MP guilty in activist Amit Jethwa's murder

Former BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki and six others were on Saturday convicted by a special CBI court here for killing RTI activist Amit Jethwa in 2010 after he tried to expose illegal mining in the Gir f...
By PTI in Ahmedabad


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