Coal Mining, Supreme Court
Coal Mining, Supreme Court
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Supreme Court seeks Centre's response in petition filed by Jharkhand government against commercial coal mining in the state

The Court said that it was inclined to issue notice and hear the plea on the injunction, and that it would list the matter "as soon as possible".

Debayan Roy

The Supreme Court today sought the Union of India's response in a suit filed by the Jharkhand government against the Centre's decision to auction coal blocks for commercial mining in the state.

The Bench of Chief Justice of India SA Bobde and Justices R Subhash Reddy and AS Bopanna said that the Court is inclined to issue notice and hear the case for injunction in the plea, which seeks proper assessment of the adverse impact such mining is expected to cause.

Subhash Reddy, CJI Bobde, Bopanna
Subhash Reddy, CJI Bobde, Bopanna
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