Mining Scam

  • Karnataka: BJP to protest at CM house, Congress warns of consequences 22-10-2013 03:06 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Youth Congress has decided to stand by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, during a planned protest from the BJP outside his house. The Chief Minister is facing a huge protest from the BJP for not sacking Information and Infrastructure Development Minister Santosh Lad for his alleged role in the...
  • Karnataka BJP MLA arrested, sent to CBI custody in mining scam 17-10-2013 04:50 PM

    Bangalore: In a major embarrassment for the BJP in Karnataka, BJP MLA Anand Singh has been arrested by the police and handed over to the CBI for interrogation in the mining scam worth thousands of crores. Singh, one of the main accused in the illegal export of iron ore from...
  • Digvijaya Singh slams Shivraj Singh Chouhan over mining controversy 28-07-2013 03:48 PM

    Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh on Sunday attacked Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan over the mining controversy in the state and asked him to show courage and face a no confidence motion. "Madhya Pradesh BJP scared of facing no confidence motion moved by Congress. 7 cases of corruption...
  • SC to decide on Bellary mines barred from mining iron ore today 18-04-2013 09:11 AM

    Bangalore: The Supreme Court will on Thursday decide on the fate of mines barred from mining iron ore in Karnataka's Bellary district. A three-member bench will deliver the judgement on a PIL filed three years ago seeking a ban on illegal mining and also a high level inquiry into the...
  • 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. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Goa Chief Minsiter favouring mining company: Congress 20-12-2012 02:26 AM

    Panaji: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is working for a mining company interested in extracting ore from a land owned by a Portuguese national, which has been declared an evacuee property, the Goa Congress alleged on Wednesday. Party spokesperson Reginaldo Lourenco was speaking to reporters at the state Congress headquarters, a...
  • Manohar Parrikar to take up Goa mining issue with PM 17-12-2012 05:38 PM

    Panaji: The issue of resumption of mining in Goa will be raised at the National Development Council (NDC) meet in the national capital December 27, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday. "On the 27th meeting of National Development Council, I am going to raise the issue of mining with...
  • OMC mining scam: ED attaches Rs 884 cr assets of J Reddy 06-12-2012 11:34 AM

    Bangalore: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Wednesday attached assets worth Rs 884 crore of the Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) of former Karnataka minister and jailed mining baron G Janardhana Reddy under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). The ED investigated violation of the PMLA by OMC on the basis of...
  • Goa mining scam: action likely against 2 ex-CMs 04-12-2012 12:24 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP-led Goa government, under pressure to act against those responsible for Goa's mega mining scandal, has said in a letter to a Supreme Court-appointed panel that it would be filing first information reports (FIRs) against former chief ministers Pratapsingh Rane and Digambar Kamat for their alleged complicity...
  • Odisha: Notice served to 103 mining firms 06-11-2012 07:42 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Two days after CNN-IBN exposed how recovery of fines amounting to thousands of crores are due from miners who did excess mining, pressure is building on the Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha. Union minister Srikant Jena is now demanding the Chief Minister's resignation. The Odisha government has been forced...
  • Odisha mining scam: Srikant Jena demands Patnaik's resignation 05-11-2012 07:55 PM

    Union Minister Srikant Jena on Monday demanded resignation of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik alleging his 'direct' involvement in the multi-crore mining scam in the mineral-rich state. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Govt has to find solution to mining crisis: Goa CM 25-10-2012 12:45 PM

    Panaji: With uncertainty prevailing over resumption of mining activity in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said the government and not court can find a solution to it. Supreme Court recently halted the transportation and extraction of ore in the state pending inquiry report from the Centrally Empowered committee (CEC),...
  • Corruption mars Goa's 50th liberation anniversary 19-12-2011 09:04 AM

    Goa: It's the 50th anniversary of Goa's liberation from the Portuguese rule. But there may be little reason to celebrate because of rampant corruption, in particular the big mining scam. On December 19, 1961, Goa woke up to the sounds of freedom. Operation Vijay that lasted less than 48 hours...
  • 50 years of liberation: Is Goa losing its sheen?

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    We Indians are very good at celebrating the ritual of anniversaries. Perhaps, we believe that an annual ceremonial occasion entitles us to have selective amnesia...

  • OMC mining scam: Reddy files bail plea 14-12-2011 07:49 AM

    Hyderabad: Former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy chargesheeted in the Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) "scam" again moved a local court seeking bail on Tuesday, the fourth time since his arrest on September 5. Janardhana Reddy, who owns the OMC, in his fresh bail plea filed in the...
  • Babus in Rs 3 lakh cr Odisha mining scam: Report 13-12-2011 07:18 AM

    New Delhi: The Shah Commission which is probing the alleged Rs 3 lakh crore mining scam in Odisha's Keonjhar district reveals that the state bureaucrats are directly involved in it. The commission however observed that the involvement of state politicians need a further probe as there is no direct evidence...
  • BJP asks Krishna to resign over mining scam FIR 08-12-2011 10:22 PM

    Bangalore: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna is in trouble over a domestic issue. The mining scam that forced BJP chief minister BS Yeddyurappa to resign is now making former Karnataka chief minister nervous. The Lokyukta has registered an FIR against Krishna and two other former chief ministers HD Kumaraswamy and...
  • How much did the Madhu Koda scam really cost? 05-12-2011 06:27 PM

    New Delhi: Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda has been in jail for two years on charges of being involved in the Rs 1,300 crore money laundering scam. However, investigations done so far by the CBI, Enforcement Directorate and Income Tax authorities throw up different figures. CNN-IBN has exclusively accessed...