Illegal Mining

  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 2, 2013

    Watch the top stories of the day on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey. ...
  • J&K: Officials promise probe into illegal mining April 2, 2013

    An RTI query by CNNIBN has led to some dammning revelations against Mehr Ali, son of Jammu and Kashmir Forest and Environment Minister Main Altaf. He was given permission to blast a mountain zone to get raw material for his stone crushing business, which is in violation of a Supreme...
  • J&K illegal mining: Forest Minister should come clean, says PDP April 2, 2013

    An RTI query accessed by CNNIBN shows the Jammu and Kashmir Forest and Environment Minister Mian Altaf Ahmad is flouting rules. His son was granted permission to mine for stone in a mountain zone and protected forest land in clear violation of a Supreme Court order. ...
  • 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. ...
  • MP: Driver who tried to mow down policeman arrested May 10, 2012

    Suspected members of the mining mafia tried to mow down a police officer who was trying to inspect a tractortrolley. ...
  • Is the mining mafia out of control in several states? March 9, 2012

    IPS Officer Narendra Kumar's father said his son was under pressure to go slow against the mining mafia. ...
  • News360: IPS officer killed in MP for trying to stop illegal mining March 8, 2012

    Sub divisional police officer Narendra Kumar was run over while trying to stop a tractor carrying stones mined illegally. ...
  • Is getting bail becoming difficult in highprofile cases? October 24, 2011

    While Amar Singh got bail, the courts reserved their orders for Kanimozhi and Yeddyurappa in corruption cases. ...
  • Rs 3 lakh crore mining scam unearthed in Orrisa September 27, 2011

    RTI activist Biswajit Mohanty has filed a PIL calling for a CBI inquiry in the illegal mining in Orrisa. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Digambar Kamat September 27, 2011

    Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat said that public accounts committee has not submitted the report on illegal mining activities in Goa. ...
  • Is illegal mining a scam that cuts across all the states? September 27, 2011

    Another Illegal mining scam, worth Rs 3 lakh crore, has been unearthed in Orissa's Keonhjar district. ...
  • BJP will support the Reddys: Dhananjay Kumar September 5, 2011

    Defending the Bellary Reddys, BJP leader Dhananjay Kumar said that their arrest is just a routine process in investigations and that no rules have been violated by them. ...
  • There may be more arrests over illegal mining: Hegde September 5, 2011

    Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde says there may be more arrests, but from Andhra Pradesh as the CBI in Karnataka has not been permitted to investigate illegal mining. ...
  • FTN: Can a regulator stop the loot of mineral resources? July 29, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if, a regulator can stop the loot of mineral resources. ...
  • Who will succeed BS Yeddyurappa? July 28, 2011

    The BJP leaders will meet in Bangalore on Friday to choose the new Karnataka chief minister. ...
  • Yeddyurappa must step down at once: Kumaraswamy July 27, 2011

    JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy who has also been indicted in the Karnataka Lokayukta illegal mining report has refused to take any blame even though he is pressing for the resignation of Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa. ...
  • Lokayukta's allegations against BSY not new: BJP July 21, 2011

    Karnataka BJP leader Dhananjay Kumar said the case is pending before the High Court. ...
  • CJ: Citizen fights against illegal mining July 9, 2011

    Citizen journalist Ramesh Gauns exposes how mining in the rainy season destroys water bodies. ...
  • Guj govt finally admits illegal mining racket September 8, 2010

    After yrs of silence, the state govt has accepted that illegal mining is rampant in Saurashtra. ...
  • Govt panel declares Vedanta project illegal August 17, 2010

    Vedanta's 1.7 billion dollar mining project in Orissas Kalahandi district has been declared illegal by a government panel causing embarrassment to CM Navin Patnaik. ...
  • 30 minutes: Reddy brothers' mining scandal August 8, 2010

    Illegal mining has become rampant in many districts of Karnataka and especially in the ironore rich Bellary district. Today mining politics dominates the public life of Karnataka that remains a bastion of the Reddy brothers. Largescale illegal mining and export of iron ore have become a way of life for...
  • Yeddyurappa demands ban on export of iron ore July 17, 2010

    The battle over illegal mining in Karnataka has reached New Delhi. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday to discuss the issue. He says he is going to push for nationwide ban on the export of iron ore. ...
  • Probe ordered into Reddy brothers' mining business November 18, 2009

    Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh governments have ordered the enquiry. ...