Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 18:43
A CBI team inspected the mining area and stockyard of a company in the district of which ruling Congress MLA Anil Lad is a partner, in connection with the alleged scam of exporting iron ore illegally from Belikere port.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 15:31
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah would hold additional charge of Information portfolio as Governor HR Bhardwaj on Satuday accepted the resignation of Santosh S Lad, who quit over allegations of illegal mining.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 15:10
Karnataka`s Information Minister Santosh Lad has resigned from the Siddaramaiah-led Congress Government.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 21:13
Two persons were arrested today and a cache of explosives, suspected to be meant for illegal mining purpose, was seized from their vehicle in Rajasthan`s Jhunjhunu district on Sunday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 20:25
In a major development, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki in connection with murder of Gujarat RTI activist and `green crusader` Amit Jethwa.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 21:06
Congress government in Karnataka decided to hand over probe into the mega mining scam in the state to a special investigation team, CBI and ED.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 23:33
Justice M B Shah Commission, appointed to probe illegal mining across the country, has submitted its third and final report which is mainly on the menace in Goa.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 20:07
Uttarakhand on Wednesday constituted a Special Mining Vigilance Force to tackle illegal mining in ecologically sensitive zones along the Ganga and its tributaries, making it the first state to have such a force.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 19:23
The Supreme Court on Thursday said there should be a proper system in place to regulate mining and other related activities in Goa where iron ore extractions in 90 mines had been banned by it following the report of a panel that illegal mining was going on there.
Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 12:52
Four northeastern state governments are unhappy with the National Green Tribunal`s (NGT) ruling that bans sand mining in river beds across the country without the clearance of Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF).
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 19:37
Taking note of Goa`s plea of "zero tolerance" against illegal mining, the Supreme Court asked the state government as to why there was no regulatory mechanism in place to check illegal iron ore extraction there.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 09:49
The third and final report of the M B Shah Commission, which is probing illegal mining activity in Goa, would be submitted as early as possible, the retired justice heading the panel, said.
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