SC-MINES - SC seeks Centre's response on plea against mining leases for 358 iron ore mines
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
New Delhi, Apr 16 (PTI) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Centre to respond to a plea seeking quashing of allotment, extension or continuation of leases to firms for mining iron ore from over 358 mines across the country without any fresh evaluation.
A bench of Justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer issued notice to the Centre on the petition, which has also sought a direction to the CBI to register an FIR to probe the matter, and asked senior advocate P S Narasimha to assist it in the case.
The pl ...