Goa Mining

  • Goa mining: SC grants month's time to panel to submit report 17-02-2014 08:41 PM

    New Delhi: The ban on mining of iron ore in Goa will continue as the Supreme Court on Monday extended the time by a month for submission of the report by the panel which was asked to suggest the annual cap on volume of iron ore to be extracted. "Unless...
  • Goa: A case for mining - Part 2 17-08-2013 11:19 PM

    There have been massive agitations in Goa after mining activities were banned in the state. ...
  • Goa: A Case for Mining 14-08-2013 11:22 PM

    There have been massive agitations in Goa after mining activities were banned in the state. ...
  • Goa: Week long bandh in the mining belt from Aug 21 03-08-2013 06:11 PM

    Panaji: Goa Mining People's Front would hold a week-long bandh in Goa's mining belt, seeking immediate resumption of mining in the state. Mining has been stayed by the Supreme Court, following PILs about rampant illegal mining in the state. GMPF held a meeting on Saturday and resolved to hold successive...
  • 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,...
  • BJP puts Goa mining scam at Rs 25,000 crore 07-10-2011 07:00 PM

    Panaji: The BJP on Friday pegged Goa mining scam at Rs 25,000 crore, and claimed that the profits of the scam were being routed through companies in tax haven countries like Mauritius and Cayman Islands. BJP National Secretary Kirit Somaiya alleged at a press conference that "this is the biggest...
  • 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 'dirty money' funding Cong: BJP 04-10-2011 08:09 PM

    New Delhi: Seeking the removal of Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat for his alleged involvement in the mining scam, BJP on Tuesday charged the "dirty money" from the scandal was being used to run the ruling party at the Centre and in that state. "BJP demands that a CBI inquiry...
  • Ministry scraps green nod to Sesa Goa mines 28-09-2011 04:35 PM

    New Delhi: The Environment Ministry on Wednesday cancelled the green clearance to Pirna Iron Ore Mines of Sesa Goa for suppressing information and faulty environment impact assessment. The Sesa Goa mines, owned by Vedanata Group, has already been in trouble for extracting iron ores beyond permissible limits. A statement issued...