Odisha Mining: SC to continue hearing over plea seeking end of illegal mining

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar. 7 (ANI): The hearing in the Odisha mining case will continue in the Supreme Court today, where the NGO Common Cause had filed the petition seeking a direction put a stop of the illegal mining in the state. Earlier in September 21 last year, the apex court issued notice to the Centre and Odisha Government demanding a detailed reply of the iron ore sharing contract between Sarda Mines and Jindal Steel and power Limited (JSPL) within two months. A division bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Dipak Misra and also comprising Justice C. Nagappan, sought the reply from both the Centre and Odisha Government. (ANI)