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.Oct 08, 2012, 15:11 PM IST
Digambar Kamat has been indicted by a judicial commission for allowing illegal mining to continue unabated in Goa.Sep 07, 2012, 23:36 PM IST
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.Aug 14, 2012, 16:02 PM IST
Goa government told the Legislative Assembly that there was no illegal mining in forest areas of the state.Jul 16, 2012, 13:31 PM IST
Goa police have arrested 16 people for illegal iron ore mining.Mar 26, 2012, 14:55 PM IST
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.
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.Dec 09, 2011, 18:56 PM IST
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 government has admitted before the High Court that there has been illegal extraction of iron ore in the state.Oct 19, 2011, 20:03 PM IST
Justice MB Shah Commission said there is no specific time-frame to finish the enquiry initiated into the illegal
mining trade in Goa.
The Ministry of Mines has asked the Goa government to provide details on low-grade ore dumps.Oct 13, 2011, 13:44 PM IST
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.Oct 13, 2011, 13:39 PM IST
A state of uncertainty looms large
in Goa`s mining belt as people fear closure of several mines.
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.Oct 04, 2011, 17:01 PM IST
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.Oct 04, 2011, 16:19 PM IST
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.Oct 03, 2011, 22:40 PM IST
Goa CM Digambar Kamat refused to get embroiled in the controversy surrounding
PAC report on illegal mining in the state.
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.Oct 02, 2011, 15:41 PM IST
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.Oct 01, 2011, 13:45 PM IST
The Cong raised doubts about authenticity of PAC report on illegal mining in Goa claiming that their members were not taken into confidence.Sep 29, 2011, 20:12 PM IST