Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 00:21
Two months after National Green Tribunal banned sand mining from river beds and beaches without environmental clearance, Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam said 100% ban on sand removal is "wrong".
Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 20:56
Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam Friday said 100 per cent ban on sand removal is "wrong".
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 18:04
The recent National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) ban on sand mining across the country is a case of judicial "over-reach", Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Monday, August 26, 2013, 20:01
People affected with the closure of mining industry in Goa will hold a massive rally here on August 29 demanding resumption of the activity.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 14:35
Referring to the blanket suspension of mining in Goa, Manohar Parrikar said one should not burn the entire house because of rats living in it.
Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 18:12
Goa Assembly witnessed sparring over manganese contamination issue with a BJP MLA making remarks that Congress blamed mining for various problems but "reaped fruits of the industry" at the same time.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 09, 2013, 22:01
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday announced a financial bonanza for those affected by the mining ban in the state.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 09, 2013, 21:44
Denying his involvement in illegal mining, Goa Congress Chief Subhash Shirodkar said he was engaged in extracting iron ore some time back but has bills to prove that it was a legal activity.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 09, 2013, 21:43
Goa government on Saturday announced two schemes providing financial assistance to the people affected by closure of mining activity in five talukas of the state.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 15, 2013, 15:21
Hundreds of people here Tuesday began a chain sit-in protest demanding immediate resumption of mining activity in the state which has been on hold for the last four months following the Supreme Court directives.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 20, 2012, 17:43
Grassroots Congress workers, mid-level party politicos from panchayats and legislators have been making a beeline for meetings with Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, who arrived in Goa.
Last Updated: Monday, December 17, 2012, 21:29
Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi would come to Goa on a day-long visit on December 20 during which he will interact with the party functionaries in the state, a senior leader said on Monday.
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