Shah Commission

  • Minerals worth Rs 60,000 crore lost to illegal mining in Odisha: Shah Commission 10-02-2014 05:14 PM

    Minerals worth about Rs 60,000 crore were illegally mined in Odisha during 2008-2011, Justice MB Shah Commission of Inquiry said in its report tabled in Parliament on Monday. The first part of the government-appointed Commission's report, running in five volumes, said most of the mining activities in the mineral-rich state...
  • Place Shah Commission report by January 27, SC directs Centre 13-01-2014 05:47 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to place the Justice Shah Commission's report on illegal mining in Odisha and Jharkhand before it by January 27. A green bench headed by Justice AK Patnaik also directed the Centre to provide a copy of the reports to Central Empowered Committee....
  • Illegal mining: SC issues notice to Centre, denies extension to Justice Shah panel 29-10-2013 05:23 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Centre on a plea challenging its decision not to grant extension to the Justice MB Shah panel inquiring into mining-related issues. A bench headed by Justice AK Patnaik sought response from the government on an application filed by an NGO contending...
  • Odisha to submit physical verification report with Shah Commission 17-08-2013 04:22 PM

    Odisha government was all set to submit soon, the physical verification report of 42 iron ore and manganese mines located in Keonjhar and Sundargarh districts, to the Justice M B Shah Commission. The report to be sent by the state government is likely to be part of the Shah Commission's...
  • No mining in Goa till environmental clearance obtained: SC 07-12-2012 04:04 PM

    New Delhi: A Supreme Court panel has ruled that no mining activity will be allowed in Goa until all environmental clearances are obtained by the state government. The order comes following an inquiry report by the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) into the illegal iron-ore mining in the state. The Supreme...
  • Odisha to identify mining operation outside leased areas 11-11-2012 01:32 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Saturday said it would soon lunch a drive to identify the mines which had been allegedly operating outside the leased area, official sources said. The state government's action in this regard, sources said, came in response to a suggestion of the Justice MB Shah Commission which...
  • 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),...
  • 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...
  • Odisha: Shah Panel begins probe into illegal mining 08-12-2011 08:05 PM

    Keonjhar: The Centre appointed Shah Commission led by former Supreme Court judge Justice MB Shah on Thursday formally began investigation into illegal mining in Odisha. The Commission held a discussion with the district authorities of Keonjhar and Sundergarh besides authorities of the railways, Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) and forest...
  • Goa Govt relieved, illegal mining report delayed 30-11-2011 06:19 PM

    Panaji: In a breather for the Goa government ahead of polls in 2012, the Justice MB Shah Commission set up by the Centre to look into illegal mining in several states including Goa will not be submitting its report on December 1 as was being anticipated. According to Sources, the...