Mining closure: Ex-Lokayukta Hegde against financial aid

Justice Santosh Hegde opposed granting financial assistance to people affected by closure of mining in Goa and doubted Goa govt`s willingness to implement Justice M B Shah Commission recommendations.

There is illegal mining in Odisha: Shah Commission

Giving full opportunity to mine lessees to express views on shady activities in iron ore and manganese mining in Odisha, Justice M B Shah Commission said illegal mining activities exist in state.