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SC imposes 100 pc penalty on illegal mining in Odisha

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Supreme on Wednesday imposed a hundred percent penalty on mining companies which were operating without necessary clearances in

In April 2014, Prashant Bhushan on behalf of the Common Cause had filed a in the SC seeking action against leases indicted by the MB Shah Commission on illegal mining.

He also filed a seeking a directive to put a stop on the illegal mining in the state.

Earlier on September 21, 2016, the apex had issued a notice to the Centre and the demanding a detailed reply of the iron ore sharing contract between Sarda Mines and Jindal Steel and power Limited (JSPL) within two months.

A division bench of the apex court, headed by Justice and comprising Justice C. Nagappan, sought the reply from both the Centre and

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First Published: Wed, August 02 2017. 12:42 IST