Average Goan had to pay the price for rapacious Mining in Goa, SC quashes 88 mining leases

Meera Emmanuel February 7 2018
Goa Foundation

The Supreme Court today cancelled mining leases renewed in favour of 88 leaseholders by the State Government of Goa, after finding that the licences had been renewed in contravention of Supreme Court directions passed in 2014.

A bench comprising of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta rendered the judgment in a PIL initiated by NGO, Goa Foundation.

Case History

Goa Foundation had approached the Supreme Court . . .

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