Goa SIT questions miner about bribe-accused Congressmen

A mine lease operator who last week accused a former Congress chief minister, his son and an ex-health minister of accepting crores of rupees from him for lobbying and sanctioning permissions for his lease, Wednesday deposed before a Goa Police Special Investigation Team.

Illegal mining scam: CBI files chargesheet in Karnataka

CBI has filed a charge sheet in a special court in Bangalore slapping charges against a mining company, its top executives and two retired IAS officers in Rs 1232.39 crore mining scam in Karnataka.

Goa panel to probe illegal mining a sham: Congress

The state unit of the Congress party Wednesday termed as a sham the appointment by the Goa government of a panel headed by a retired high court judge to probe illegal mining in the state.

Krishna slams Team Anna, says ready for probe

External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Thursday categorically rejected the charges levelled against him by Team Anna that massive irregularities were committed during his tenure as Karnataka chief minister.

Anticipatory bail pleas of Yeddyurappa adjourned to June 1

A CBI court here on Tuesday adjourned to June 1 hearing on the anticipatory bail petitions of former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa.

Mining scam: CBI registers FIR against Yeddy

The CBI on Tuesday began its probe into allegations of corruption levelled against BS Yeddyurappa in connection with the Karnataka illegal mining scam.

Illegal mining case: Krishna moves HC

External Affairs Minister and former chief minister of Karnataka SM Krishna on Friday filed an appeal in the state high court in connection with a case related to illegal mining registered against him by the Lokayukta Police.

BJP calls for halt to slug-fest on illegal mining scam

With the Karnataka government
handing over entire probe into illegal mining scam to state
Lokayukta, the BJP today called for a halt to the acrimonious
slug-fest among rival political parties on the issue.

Illegal mining issue: Cong to start `Bellay Chalo` programme

Stepping up its protests against the BJP government in Karnataka for its "failure" to check illegal mining , Congress on Monday announced it would embark on a "Bellay chalo" padayatra from here to Bellary on July 25.

Oppn continues protest, deadlock persists in K`taka Assembly

Amidst continuing protests by opposition Congress and JDS members over the illegal mining issue, the Karnataka Assembly was on Thursday adjourned for the day.