GOA ILLEGAL MINING

  • Goa: Highpower panel to probe mining irregularities October 3, 2012

    Panaji: The Goa Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the formation of an independent highlevel investigation committee to probe into the irregularities mentioned in the Justice MB Shah report on illegal mining. The committee is likely to be headed by a retired High Court judge and will look into the irregularities and illegalities...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 11, 2012

    Coal controller recommends deallocation of Naveen Jindal's company. Former Goa CMs Digambar Kamat and Pratapsingh Rane face arrest. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Manohar Parrikar September 11, 2012

    The Goa government has stopped work at all 90 mines in the state till a complete review of the same is done. ...
  • Goa mining: Two former CMs may be arrested September 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Two former Congress chief ministers of Goa find themselves in the dock in the mining scam with the Justice Shah Commission indicting the Digambar Kamat government for blatant misuse of power. FIRs are likely to be registered against Digambar Kamat and Pratapsingh Rane. According to the Justice Shah Commission...
  • Goa Govt relieved, illegal mining report delayed November 30, 2011

    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 Shah...
  • Goa: Politiciansmining lobby nexus exposed October 11, 2011

    Panaji: The Goa PAC report which accused the Digambar Kamatled government in the state of turning a blind eye to a multithousand crore mining scam fizzled due to a lack of consensus among all political parties. CNNIBN has now found that one of the biggest alleged violators, Sesa Goa Ltd, makes...
  • Goa Speaker downplays PAC illegal mining report October 6, 2011

    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 CNNIBN, Rane said that it was only a draft report as Congress members had not signed it. "We are in a democracy so the majority...
  • Goa mining scam lands state Govt in trouble September 25, 2011

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