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Iron ore mining closure taking heavy toll on Goa economy

The Supreme Court, in its February 7 order, had quashed 88 mining leases, which had to wind up their operations from March 16, bringing the entire industry, a key source of revenue for the government, to a grinding halt.

Goa government pins hope on PM Modi to resolve mining crisis

The mining industry remained shut for nearly 19 months from October 2012 to April 2014, when the apex court finally allowed miners to operate while imposing several riders.

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Gadchiroli: Iron-ore mining project starts

The mine of 348 hectares leased to Lloyds Steel began extracting ore on March 5, with 300 labourers getting jobs on the site.

Security, public trust key to iron ore mining projects in Gadchiroli

Devendra Fadnavis stressed the need to get proposals for iron ore mining in Gadchiroli off the ground.

SC asks CEC to respond to private miners’ pleas

The Federation of Indian Mining Industries that includes various firms have sought an upward revision of the 30 million tonne annual cap on iron ore mining in the state.

Sesa Sterlite resumes mining in Karnataka

The resumption of operations comes eight months after the SC lifted the mining ban in Karnataka in April.

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BJP march seeks minister’s removal

The opposition BJP intensified Wednesday protests demanding the removal of infrastructure minister Santosh Lad.

Forest periphery quarrying ban goes

Cabinet meeting also decides to seek in-depth CBI probe into illegal iron ore mining and export

SC poser to Goa govt on iron ore mining

A green bench led by Justice A K Patnaik asked the central government to explain the manner in which environmental clearances had been granted to mining firms.

'Naxals' kill Lloyd Steel VP and two others in Gadchiroli mining row

Reddy's firm also has long experience of working in Naxal areas

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