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Orissa HC directs state government to set up special courts for cases of illegal mining

February 23, 2022 5:11 pm

Justice Sahoo also said Odisha benefits from the revenue generated by mining and an increasing number of cases reported under the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, which remain unresolved, can adversely affect the revenues.

Orissa seeks changes in mining ordinance

February 17, 2015 2:00 am

Orissa has said it does not want 50 year term iron ore mining lease and instead wants it to be limited to 30 years.

MinesMin says delay in MMDR revision holding up approvals

July 22, 2014 2:14 am

Asks PMO whether it can dispose of applications as per the current law.

Bracing the economy for resurgence, without stoking inflation flames

July 11, 2014 1:24 am

The revival of the investment and business sentiments holds the key to stimulating the GDP growth.

Orissa to give major mining leases to OMC exclusively

September 22, 2012 1:20 am

However,the areas,which are already with private companies under prospecting or mining lease would be excluded from the ambit of the new resolution.

Govt for stringent laws to curb illegal mining

November 29, 2011 1:03 am

Central govt has introduced sweeping changes in the provisions of the Mining Bill

MMRDA: Iron ore exports split ministries

August 13, 2010 1:11 am

The Group of Ministers (GoM) constituted for ironing out differences in the Mines and Minerals (Development & Regulation) Bill,2010....

Law change to stop money going to ultras

May 29, 2010 2:13 am

Suspecting that the money generated from illegal mining may land into the hands of anti-national elements....

Ministries’ war over amending MMDR Act gets messier

September 30, 2009 1:39 am

It’s a turf war on interests of PSUs in mining....