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.
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.
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.
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.
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.