Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat will "sooner or later" be "arrested" in connection with a Rs.35,000 crore mining scam in the state, BJP vice president Wilfred Misquita said Friday.
Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat has lodged a police complaint against some imposters who are calling up senior Congress leaders in his name and seeking money for "personal emergencies".
The heat generated by the ongoing Supreme Court trial in the Rs. 35,000-crore illegal mining scam may just trigger an implosion within the Congress in Goa.
Goa`s Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday filed an FIR against two former Congress Chief Ministers Digambar Kamat and Pratapsingh Rane.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday paid a compliment to Congress leader and former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, calling him his "guru".
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said that a former Congress chief minister and a cabinet minister were involved in illegal mining.
The controversial PAC report of Goa Assembly on illegal mining has been accepted by Speaker Rajendra Arlekar after it had been junked by his predecessor Pratapsingh Rane.
The controversial PAC report of Goa Assembly on illegal mining, which indicted former chief minister Digambar Kamat and some Congress leaders, has been accepted by Speaker Rajendra Arlekar.
Former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, indicted by Justice MB Shah Commission in its report on illegal mining in the state, on Friday said the Commission never asked him to present his side.
BJP demanded the resignation of former chief minister Digambar Kamat as Congress MLA following his indictment by Shah commission for illegal mining.
Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat and two key bureaucrats have been indicted by the Justice MB Shah Commission, which has established a Rs 35,000 crore iron ore mining scam in the state.
Digambar Kamat has been indicted by a judicial commission for allowing illegal mining to continue unabated in Goa.
A Centre-appointed judicial commission slammed former Goa CM Digambar Kamat for not acting against illegalities in the mining sector.
Parrikar government has also reduced security cover to ministers and legislators, which was an expensive affair during former Digambar Kamat govt.
Goa CM Manohar Parrikar promises to reduce the corruption in the state by "80-90 per cent" before his government completes six months.
In the wake of humiliating defeat in
Goa elections, Congress leaders here have started blame-game,
with outgoing PWD minister Churchill Alemao alleging that
Chief Minister Digambar Kamat had worked against him.
Outgoing Goa Chief Minister Digambar
Kamat has said the ruling Congress would have done better in
the Assembly polls if he had been projected as the party`s
face for the top post.
Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat
on Tuesday resigned following the humiliating defeat of Congress in
the assembly election.
Hitting out at BJP over the illegal mining issue, Goa CM Digambar Kamat sought to know why the saffron party has given tickets to five miners.
Sonia Gandhi assured the citizens of Goa that the controversial regional plan document would be passed only after taking all the stakeholders into confidence.
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