Mining

  • How a CJ is using a mobile phone to register his protest against coal mining in his village 12-01-2014 06:12 PM

    CJ Kripanath Yadav a resident of a remote Madhya Pradesh village is making use of basic IT tools like a mobile phone and a local radio station in his fight against coal mining in his village. He is being helped by our partners Greenpeace and Radio Sangharsh in his fight...
  • News 360: MCA felicitates Sachin by naming Kandivili ground after him 11-11-2013 10:01 PM

    The MCA felicitated Sachin Tendulkar ahead of his 200th and final Test by naming its Kandivili Ground after him. Earlier in the day, Sachin fans were disappointed as the MCA will reportedly sell only 5000 out of 30,000 tickets for Sachin's last Test match. ...
  • News 360: Onion prices skyrocket, reach Rs 80 per kg 17-09-2013 09:06 PM

    The humble onion is again making the headlines as it touched Rs 80 per kilogram on Tuesday. The rates are likely to remain same for the next few days. The Agriculture Ministry has blamed rains and hoarding by the traders for the short supply and the spike in Onion prices....
  • 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. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 09-08-2013 11:57 PM

    Watch the top stories of the day on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey. ...
  • Is it impossible to rein-in the sand mafia? 09-08-2013 11:48 PM

    Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Friday claimed that her ministry has found evidence of illegal sand mining in Greater Noida, the district from where IAS Durga Shakti Nagpal was suspended. ...
  • Illegal sand mining rampant in India despite Supreme Court ban 09-08-2013 11:40 PM

    A CNN-IBN investigation has exposed how sand is being rampantly mined from various parts of our country without any official check. ...
  • HP: IAS officer alleges attack by mining mafia, says tractor driver tried to run over him 08-08-2013 03:39 PM

    IAS officer Yunus Khan was attacked on Thursday morning for taking on mining mafia in Himachal Pradesh. Yunus said the tractor driver allegedly tried to run over him while he was carrying out a routine raid at lone river Sarsa. The driver was arrested and an FIR has been registered...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 02-08-2013 11:50 PM

    Watch the top stories of the day on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey. ...
  • Suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal pleads innocence 02-08-2013 11:32 PM

    Amidst uproar on the suspension of SDM Durga Shakti Nagpal, the suspended IAS officer met the UP Chief Secretary on Friday. In her meeting with the UP Chief Secretary Jawed Usmani, she claimed that she is innocent. ...
  • News 360: 2G JPC gives clean chit to PM, Chidambaram 18-04-2013 09:11 PM

    The Joint Parliamentary Committee on the 2G spectrum scam on Thursday gave a clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram, saying that the duo was not informed of the change in policy by the then telecom minister A Raja. ...
  • SC order on Vedanta to impact all mining operations in India 18-04-2013 08:59 PM

    Vedanta Aluminium's plan to mine the bauxite-rich Niyamgiri mountains in Kalahandi district in Orissa suffered a major jolt after the the Supreme Court on Thursday said that consent must be taken from the Gram Sabha first. ...
  • 'SC verdict on Vedanta Odisha project gives importance to Gram Sabha' 18-04-2013 03:50 PM

    The lawyer of Dongriya Kondh Tribals, Ritwik Dutta, welcomed the Supreme Court verdict on Vedanta's mining project in Odisha saying the judgment gives importance to the Gram Sabha. ...
  • Illegal mining damaged Karnataka's environment heavily: Santosh Hegde 18-04-2013 03:40 PM

    Former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice N Santosh Hegde says the illegal mining carried out in Karnataka not only looted the state but also damaged the environment heavily. ...
  • J&K: Officials promise probe into illegal mining 02-04-2013 10:50 AM

    He was given permission to blast a mountain zone for his stone crushing business, which is in violation of a Supreme Court order. ...
  • J&K illegal mining: Forest Minister should come clean, says PDP 02-04-2013 09:44 AM

    An RTI query accessed by CNN-IBN shows the Jammu and Kashmir Forest and Environment Minister Mian Altaf Ahmad is flouting rules. ...
  • Rajasthan mining scam: Only a probe can bring out the truth, says BJP 23-03-2013 10:59 AM

    BJP leader Bhupender Yadav said that Corruption done by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot needs to be investigated. ...
  • Rajasthan: Gehlot cancels sandstone mining contracts of relatives 23-03-2013 08:41 AM

    Gehlot has been under fire for allegedly altering mining contract norms to benefit his close relatives. ...
  • Gehlot under scanner: Do politicians corner public wealth for family benefit? 06-03-2013 10:35 PM

    A IBN7 expose revealed that Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot allegedly awarded sandstone mining contracts to his close relatives at throwaway rates. ...
  • News 360: PM flays BJP, says growth was faster under UPA 06-03-2013 10:03 PM

    The PM tore into the main opposition party on Wednesday, criticising its India Shining campaign and saying that UPA had achieved higher growth than the NDA. ...
  • Odisha mining scam undeterred, no major arrests made 05-11-2012 07:50 PM

    In 2011, CNN-IBN exposed a decade-long iron ore mining scam in Odisha's Keonjhar. Here's an exclusive follow-up investigation. ...
  • Is getting bail becoming difficult in high-profile cases? 24-10-2011 11:16 PM

    While Amar Singh got bail, the courts reserved their orders for Kanimozhi and Yeddyurappa in corruption cases. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Digambar Kamat 05-10-2011 09:58 PM

    A PAC report has indicted Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat in illegal mining scam. ...
  • Goa mining scam: Digambar Kamat rejects PAC report 05-10-2011 08:22 PM

    A PAC report indicted the mining department, the forest department along with Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat. ...
  • Rs 3 lakh crore mining scam unearthed in Orrisa 27-09-2011 11:22 PM

    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 27-09-2011 11:17 PM

    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? 27-09-2011 11:10 PM

    Another Illegal mining scam, worth Rs 3 lakh crore, has been unearthed in Orissa's Keonhjar district. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 05-09-2011 11:17 PM

    Catch all the major stories and events of the day on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Is the Reddy arrest tip of a mega mining scam? 05-09-2011 10:31 PM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep sardesai asks if the Reddy arrest is the tip of a mega mining scam. ...