Tag: Illegal mining
Illegal Stone Mining Takes a Toll on People’s Lives and Livelihoods
Shanti Baraik / June 30, 2017
Construction company Shivalaya illegally acquired 50 acres of land and is engaging in illegal stone mining in Gumla, Jharkhand.
Illegal Sand Mining Sabotages Environment
Vipin joshi / February 17, 2012
Illegal sand mining along the Gomti river destroys farmland in Uttarakhand.
Mining Traffic Disrupts Life in Goa
Sulochana Pednekar / December 8, 2011
Violation of rules by the trucks carrying mineral ore cause congestion on the roads in the mining areas of Goa
Polythene Ban? It Exists Only On Paper
Devidas Gaonkar / November 29, 2010
Despite a ban, rampant use of polythene continues in Goa.
Flourishing Mines Devastates Farmland
Devidas Gaonkar / November 15, 2010
Mines in Goa destroy local tribal communities’ livelihood, while benefiting a few corporations
Illegal MiningWho’s To Blame?
Mukesh Rajak / August 17, 2010
Lack of livelihood opportunities is forcing hundreds of poor Dalits into illegal coal mining in our correspondent Mukesh Rajak’s state – Jharkhand.