Goa Illegal Mining

  • Goa Govt relieved, illegal mining report delayed 30-11-2011 06:19 PM

    Panaji: In a breather for the Goa government ahead of polls in 2012, the Justice MB Shah Commission set up by the Centre to look into illegal mining in several states including Goa will not be submitting its report on December 1 as was being anticipated. According to Sources, the...
  • Goa: Politicians-mining lobby nexus exposed 11-10-2011 07:08 PM

    Panaji: The Goa PAC report which accused the Digambar Kamat-led government in the state of turning a blind eye to a multi-thousand crore mining scam fizzled due to a lack of consensus among all political parties. CNN-IBN has now found that one of the biggest alleged violators, Sesa Goa Ltd,...
  • Goa Speaker downplays PAC illegal mining report 06-10-2011 01:33 PM

    Panaji: Goa Assembly Speaker Pratapsingh Rane on Thursday hinted that he might not take the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on the mining scam seriously. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Rane said that it was only a draft report as Congress members had not signed it. "We are in a democracy so...
  • Goa mining scam lands state Govt in trouble 25-09-2011 07:52 AM

    Panaji: After Bellary, now it is Goa where Rs 8000-crore iron-ore mining scam has landed the state government in trouble. Environmentalists and the Opposition have alleged that Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, also in-charge of the state mining ministry, colluded with the illegal mining firms. They said that Kamat turned a...