Category Archives: Times of India

SC: Do not renew lease of 157 mines in Aravallis

JAIPUR: In an order aimed at stopping further devastation of the Aravallis, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered closure of about 157 mines in the Aravallis whose lease had expired on December 16, 2002. The court was hearing a PIL filed by the Bandua Mukti Morcha against the state of Rajasthan for illegal mining in …

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Aravali case: 7 forest dept men in dock

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Delhi/Aravali-case-7-forest-dept-men-in-dock/articleshow/4325263.cms CHANDIGARH: Indicating that the Aravali ecology is very much on its mind, the Haryana government has now initiated chargesheet proceedings against seven forest department officials, including two Indian Forest Services officers, in a 10-year-old plantation scam concerning the ravaged ranges. The matter dates back to 1999 when the state vigilance bureau noticed irregularities in …

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Crushers at work, powered by groundwater

Save the Aravali Times of India Crushers at work, powered by groundwater Illegal mining still rampant in Aravalis

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If Aravalis have been devastated, ban mining: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday talked tough while showing its inclination for a total ban on mining in the Aravali hill areas of Haryana’s Faridabad and Gurgaon districts, being convinced that relentless battering of this natural barrier would allow the western desert to gradually eat up the grain bowl of the Gangetic plains. …

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SAVE THE ARAVALI CAMPAIGN- TIMES OF INDIA

1. Haryana to seek amnesty for Aravali structures-India-The Times of … Huda has already given affoerstation land and money for the Aravali Rehabilitation Fund that the CEC had recommended as a one-time quid pro quo for http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Haryana-to-seek-amnesty-for-Aravali-structures/rssarticleshow/4262531.cms- 2. Haryana shuts out builders from Aravali-India-The Times of India CHANDIGARH: It’s another small win for the Aravalis. …

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Residents heave a sigh of relief after SC order-Delhi-Cities-The …

Residents heave a sigh of relief after SC order-Delhi-Cities-The … 13 Feb 2009 … NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court disallowing demolition as well as further construction in the green-zone of Faridabad’s Aravali hill areas for … http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Delhi/Residents_heave_a_sigh_of_relief_after_SC_order/articleshow/4126663.cms-46k-

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Lakes disappear in mining pit-Delhi-Cities

Lakes disappear in mining pit-Delhi-Cities-The Times of India 19 Feb 2009 … The reason: hectic and indiscriminate mining in the Aravalis. … Experts also point out that the Aravali rocks are predominantly quartzite … http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Cities/Delhi/Lakes-disappear-in-mining-pit/articleshow/4157450.cms

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Haryana to seek amnesty for Aravali structures

Haryana to seek amnesty for Aravali structures 14 Mar 2009, 0121 hrs IST, Manveer Saini Under fire for allowing construction in notified forest land, Haryana government will now approach the SC for amnesty for constructions in authorised colonies in prohibited areas of the Aravalis in Faridabad. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/India/Haryana-to-seek-amnesty-for-Aravali-structures/articleshow/4262531.cms

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