CEC indicts Karnataka for illegal mining. The report claimed that the decade- old problem of illegal mining of iron ore and manganese would probably exhaust . The Supreme Court will examine the report by the Central Empowered Committee, which while indicating large-scale illegal mining of iron ore in Karnataka,has. The CEC report submitted to the Supreme Court has established that the Karnataka tourism Minister G Janardhana Reddy is indulging in illegal.

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NGO Samaj Parivartan Samudaya had alleged that the respective state governments in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh had failed to stop the rampant illegal mining of iron ore, which adversely affected cce livelihood of local people, especially karnztaka rural kn. The Central Empowered Committee of the Supreme Court has filed a report, after a visit to Bellary, pointing out gross irregularities, nailing all of Yeddyurappa’s lies. CEC has to constitute a committee to determine the exact national kafnataka from illegal mining.

Monday 17 August The forest department also asked the lessee to stop mining. Yeddyurappa had admitted on the floor of the Karnataka assembly in August that more than 30 million tonnes of iron ore had been exported from the state without permits from Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name. You have already subscribed. For Breaking News and Instant Updates. The contentious issue of illegal mining in Karnataka is back to haunt Chief Minister B. All these will go to ij special purpose vehicle led by the chief secretary of the state, which would implement a comprehensive environment management plan for “mining affected zones”.


CEC report nails Yeddyurappa’s lies In its report, the Central Empowered Committee of the Supreme Court has said that the rot runs deep, adding, the law of the land does not operate in the Bellary district. Printable version Jan 1, The commission has requested the apex court to suspend all mining activity in the region immediately till the boundaries of the mining leases are fixed by an independent agency.

SC ln probe against illegal mining in Bellary. In fact, CEC was supposed to constitute the committee within three months but it has not done so.

SC-appointed committee finds illegal mining in Karnataka – The Hindu

Kzrnataka verdict has its positive aspects but it will not transform the culture of lawlessness prevailing in the mining sector, he says. You can further help us by making a donation. Please Email the Editor. Related Stories TB and respiratory disorders have increased in Bellary: Rs 5 crore for each hectare of forest they encroached kanataka mining and Rs 1 crore for encroaching for dumping waste and other purposes. In the case of category B mines, 15 per cent of sales proceeds will be retained.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. In Julythe court banned mining activities in Bellary and within four weeks extended the ban to the other two districts, based on the petitions by SPS. Together we build journalism that is independent, credible and fearless. In its report, the CEC notes “their efforts have been to cover up the illegal mining being done by OMC in the unallotted forest areas outside the approved mining leases”. ,arnataka

The categorisation by the CEC may be applied in those cases, too. Yeddyurappa can deny it all he reporh but the evidence is mounting and, this time it looks like there might not be a way out for him. Notification Settings X Time Settings.

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Supreme Court allows reopening of 90 more mines in Karnataka subject to conditions

But, mining lease was executed later without the required permission. We have to wait and see what is going to happen on ground. A Supreme Court-appointed committee has recommended a severe crackdown on illegal mining in Karnataka, including cancellation of mining leases. The court has also put a ceiling on the total production of iron ore from the region at 30 million tonnes a year.

While delivering its final verdict on the petition filed by Dharwad-based non-profit, Samaj Parivartana Samudaya SPSagainst the Karnataka government, the court accepted almost all the recommendations submitted by the Central Empowered Committee CEC appointed by the court that looked into illegal mining in the region.

Now share the story Too bad. The court, however, cancelled all the 49 category C leases and two category B leases, where the leaseholders were found to have flagrantly violated the Forest Conservation Act of Clear Notification X Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?

Illegal mining: CEC report nails Yeddyurappa’s lies

The report claimed that the decade-old problem of minlng mining of iron ore and manganese would probably exhaust mineral reserves in the region within 20 years. But, on Aug 3,Lokayukta pointed out to the government that it is forest land.

But, the lessee got a stay from the Karnataka High Court. The court has not said anything on this. Special forest bench headed by Chief Justice S.