Mining

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Stone Industry

Quarrying suspended in Navi Mumbai’s Parsik Hill as authorities review mining lease

Residents and civil society want an end to the quarrying with air pollution levels rising to hundred times the acceptable levels

Home is where mines are

Displaced Baiga tribals are returning to the forests taken over for mining by Reliance in Madhya Pradesh. They say they were short-changed by the company

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Mining at deep sea

Countries are delving deeper into the ocean to explore its mineral wealth. The deposits on the ocean floor are enormous and the ecology of this largest habitat on earth, unexplored. How will deep sea mining impact the ecology and shape the mechanism to share common resources?

Coal quandary

In a sweeping pronouncement, the Supreme Court has termed all the 218 coal blocks allocated since 1993 illegal. This has raised a fundamental question: how to allocate high-value natural resources in a fair and transparent manner? An analysis by Anupam Chakravartty and Srestha Banerjee

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