BELLARY ILLEGAL MINING

  • Supreme Court allows legal mines to reopen in Karnataka April 18, 2013

    New Delhi: In a huge relief for mining companies in Karnataka, the Supreme Court on Thursday allowed 118 legal mines to reopen in three districts after a gap of two years. It, however, also cancelled leases of all mine projects planned outside the sanctioned area of Karnataka's Bellary district. The illegal...
  • SC to decide on Bellary mines barred from mining iron ore today April 18, 2013

    Bangalore: The Supreme Court will on Thursday decide on the fate of mines barred from mining iron ore in Karnataka's Bellary district. A threemember bench will deliver the judgement on a PIL filed three years ago seeking a ban on illegal mining and also a high level inquiry into the...
  • Bellary illegal mining: CBI files chargesheet December 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed the chargesheet in the Bellary illegal mining case on Saturday. Filing the chargesheet in the CBI special court, the apex investigation agency has charged Gali Janardhan Reddy, Sreenivasa Reddy, VD Rajagopal and the Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) under sections 120B, 409, 420,...
  • Mining firms, MLA's properties raided in Bellary October 3, 2011

    Bellary: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday conducted raids at the office and residence of Karnataka MLA Nagendra from Bellary. Nagendra is a member of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka. The raids have been conducted in connection with the illegal mining in Bellary. The Karnataka CBI also raided...