Author Archive: NNLRJ INDIA

Aravali Ridge Protection Movement in Delhi

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The dream of a brave new world

V.R. Krishna Iyer Copenhagen saw a global collapse because America is, as ever, controlled by corporate power. Barack Obama’s forefathers called the British Crown’s bluff at the Boston Tea Party, battled it and won the historic American War of Independence. Much later, India fought the same British Crown without arms for swaraj and won its …

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Copenhagen: seize the chance

COURTESY THE HINDU DECEMBER 07 2009 Today 56 newspapers in 45 countries take the unprecedented step of speaking with one voice through a common editorial. We do so because humanity faces a profound emergency. Unless we combine to take decisive action, climate change will ravage our planet, and with it our prosperity and security. The …

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Stopping climate change

Rich and poor countries have to give ground to get a deal in Copenhagen; then they must focus on setting a carbon price THE ECONOMIST DECEMBER 4,2009 AT A time when they are not short of pressing problems to deal with, the presence of 100-odd world leaders at the two-week meeting that starts in Copenhagen …

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IA TO BE HEARD ON 11 DECEMBER ON ARAVALI MINING

ITEM NO.301             COURT NO.1                       SECTION PIL                             S U P R E M E C O U R T O F I N D I A RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS I.A.Nos.2532-2533 in WP(C)No.202/1995 T.N.GODAVARMAN THIRUMALPAD Petitioner(s) VERSUS UNION OF INDIA & ORS Respondent(s) (For appln. for impleadment/directions) I.A.No.D 75191 in W.P.(C)No.4677/1985 and I.A.NO.D 76048 & 76051 in …

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Orissa mine scam could be worth more than Rs 14k cr

While Orissa vigilance sleuths and mines department officials are scratching their heads trying to find out the extent and dimensions of the mining scam, official documents reveal that the magnitude of the scam could be anything over Rs 14000 crore. The Central Empowered Committee of the Supreme Court headed by former bureaucrat PV Jayakrishnan would …

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Discrepancies in information on mining leases given to Karnataka Minister

S. Nagesh Kumar Supreme Court panel seeks views of A.P. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests HYDERABAD: A Central Empowered Committee (on Environment and Forests) of the Supreme Court has found certain “prima facie” discrepancies in the information furnished by Andhra Pradesh on the actual extent of the three mines given in lease to iron ore …

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SC ALLOWS MINING IN FARIDABAD UNDER STRICT MONITORING

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA CIVIL ORIGINAL JURISDICTION MINOR MINERALS AND CONSTRUCTION MATTERS IN HARYANA MINING: I.A Nos.839, 840, 850, 853-854, 855-856, 866-868, 869-870, 871-872, 873-874, 875-876, 877-878, 879-880, 881-882, 891-892, 900, 905, 1276-1277, 1590, 1612-1613, 1700-1703, 2007-2008, 1488, 2138-2139 in 891-892, 2205, 2445, 2567, 2574 in 875-876, 2536,2636 in 879- 880,265802659 in 828, …

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SC nod to mining on 600 hectares of Aravalis

SC nod to mining on 600 hectares of Aravalis Times of India – Dhananjay Mahapatra – ‎Oct 8, 2009‎ NEW DELHI: Once bitten twice shy, the Supreme Court on Thursday permitted mining of minor minerals on a patch of 600 hactares in the eco-sensitive Aravalis … Area under mining may go up in Palwal and Fbd …

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RAPE OF BELLARY

READ A ON THE IMPACT OF MINING ON BELLARY Rape of Bellary The Week – ‎Sep 18, 2009‎ In a writ petition before the Karnataka High Court, Narayana Reddy had alleged encroachment of his area by OMC. In April, the court directed the regional …

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