Illegal mining reports will put tourists off Goa: Congress MP

Constant reportage on illegal mining in Goa in the national and international media would drive tourism to Malaysia and Thailand from the popular beach destination, a Congress MP said here Monday.

Illegal mining case: Former Goa CM indicted by Shah Commission

Digambar Kamat has been indicted by a judicial commission for allowing illegal mining to continue unabated in Goa.

Goa imposes Rs 5 lakh fine for transporting illegal ore

In a severe warning to iron ore transporters ahead of the mining season, scheduled to begin in a few weeks from now, the Goa government Tuesday said that any truck found overloading ore would cost hefty Rs.5 lakh to the mining outfit.

No illegal mining in Goa: Minister

Goa government told the Legislative Assembly that there was no illegal mining in forest areas of the state.

16 arrested for illegal mining in Goa

Goa police have arrested 16 people for illegal iron ore mining.

Ramdev threatens fast against Goa illegal mining

Yoga guru Swami Ramdev extended his support to the fight against illegal mining in
Goa and warned of a hunger strike if the Congress-led
Government in the state did not come clean on the issue.

Centre asks states to form secial cells to curb illegal mining

In a bid to foil any attempt of extortion or money laundering by illegal miners, extremists and contractors, the Centre had asked state governments to set up special cells, Parliament was informed on Friday.

First report on illegal mining in Goa on Dec 1

The Central government-appointed
Shah Commission is likely to give its first report on illegal
mining in Goa on December 1, officials said on Tuesday.

Goa govt admits to illegal mining in affidavit bef

Goa government has admitted before the High Court that there has been illegal extraction of iron ore in the state.

‘No deadline for probe into Goa illegal mining’

Justice MB Shah Commission said there is no specific time-frame to finish the enquiry initiated into the illegal
mining trade in Goa.

Goa govt told to submit details on iron ore dumps

The Ministry of Mines has asked the Goa government to provide details on low-grade ore dumps.

Goa govt told to furnish data on iron ore exported through MPT

Armed with a report prepared by former Karnataka Lokayukta on illegal mining, Union Ministry of Mines has asked the Goa government to furnish data on the allegations that the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) used to export the iron ore even as the neighbouring state had banned the activity.

Goa: Fear of mines shutdown looms large

A state of uncertainty looms large
in Goa`s mining belt as people fear closure of several mines.

Govt action likely to hit iron ore exports from Goa

Iron Ore exports from Goa are expected to fall in the wake of suspension notices and regulatory orders issued against some mining firms in the state, Goa Mineral Ore Exporters Association said Tuesday.

CBI raids mining firms for second day in Bellary

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) continued raids on mining firms said to be associated with arrested former Karnataka minister G. Janardhana Reddy here for the second day Tuesday.

Goa CM refrains from speaking on PAC's illegal mining report

Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat on Monday refused to get embroiled in the controversy surrounding the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on illegal mining in the state.

Goa illegal mining: CM remains quite on PAC report

Goa CM Digambar Kamat refused to get embroiled in the controversy surrounding
PAC report on illegal mining in the state.

Shah Commission completes data collection from Goa mines

Justice M B Shah Commission, probing into the charges of alleged illegal mining in Goa, has completed the process of collecting data from the iron ore mines, a senior officer said on Sunday.

19 mining leases in Goa face licence cancellation

The Goa government has initiated the process to revoke licences of 19 mining leases which have been found to be operating within ten-kilometre radius of wildlife sanctuaries or national parks in the state.

Cong raises doubts on PAC report on illegal mining

The Cong raised doubts about authenticity of PAC report on illegal mining in Goa claiming that their members were not taken into confidence.