MINING

  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 22, 2014

    In this episode, one CJ's fight for illegal sand mining in UP, a CJ's fight against litterbugs in Mumbai, a traffic cop's appeal to citizens to follow traffic rules and video volunteers report on how a taboo is forcing young women to hide in the jungle during menstruation. ...
  • How a CJ is using a mobile phone to register his protest against coal mining in his village January 12, 2014

    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 November 11, 2013

    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 September 17, 2013

    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 August 17, 2013

    There have been massive agitations in Goa after mining activities were banned in the state. ...
  • Goa: A Case for Mining August 14, 2013

    There have been massive agitations in Goa after mining activities were banned in the state. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 9, 2013

    Watch the top stories of the day on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey. ...
  • Is it impossible to reinin the sand mafia? August 9, 2013

    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 August 9, 2013

    A CNNIBN 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 August 8, 2013

    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 August 2, 2013

    Watch the top stories of the day on India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey. ...
  • Suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal pleads innocence August 2, 2013

    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 April 18, 2013

    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 April 18, 2013

    Vedanta Aluminium's plan to mine the bauxiterich 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' April 18, 2013

    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 April 18, 2013

    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 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. ...
  • Rajasthan mining scam: Only a probe can bring out the truth, says BJP March 23, 2013

    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 March 23, 2013

    Rajasthan's Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has cancelled the sandstone mining contracts earlier given to his relatives. 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? March 6, 2013

    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 March 6, 2013

    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 November 5, 2012

    In 2011, CNNIBN exposed a decadelong iron ore mining scam in Odisha's Keonjhar. Here's an exclusive followup investigation. ...
  • India Positive: Showcasing the good stories September 30, 2012

    On this week's episode, we bring to you stories of courage, goodwill and strong determination despite all odds. The story of a bunch of few courageous men who dive in the cold waters of the Chenab to rescue those drowning, a philanthropist who started an English medium school and provides education...
  • 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. ...
  • News 360: No hike in fuel prices for now September 11, 2012

    Union Petroleum Minister S Jaipal Reddy and Finance Minister P Chidambaram asked for a hike but the Congress said no. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 10, 2012

    Kudankulam protest claims its first life. Cartoonist Aseem Trivedi has said that he will not apply for a bail. ...
  • Norms for cancellation of coal blocks finalised: Jaiswal September 3, 2012

    Speaking to IBN 18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal said the government will scrap allocations for companies which haven't begun mining yet. ...
  • India Positive: Inspiring stories of courage June 23, 2012

    On this episode of India Positive we bring you the stories of the real life heroes who inspire others. ...