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IAS officer arrested in Karnataka mining case

The CBI has arrested senior IAS officer Shivalinga Murthy here for his alleged involvement in the multi-crore rupee mining scam in Karnataka and he has been remanded to 12 days judicial custody, an official said.

Sesa Goa hopeful of getting green nod to K'taka mine soon

The company's mine in Chitradurga district is among the mines in the state on which the Supreme Court last week had lifted the ban.

SC rejects objections against CEC recommendation on Karnataka mining

The SC on brushed aside the objections against the Central Empowered Committee`s (CEC) recommendations, including those on categorisation of mines in Karnataka, saying as the situation was extraordinary, the remedy must match.

SC cancels 49 mining leases in Karnataka

The mines in which there was least or no irregularities were categorised as 'A' and those with maximum illegalities were placed in category 'C'.

Sesa Goa defers 10-25% of salaries from Jan due to mining ban

Vedanta group firm Sesa Goa has deferred 10-25 percent of salaries to its senior employees as it grapples with huge erosion in sales and profits on account of ban on mining in Goa and Karnataka, a top company official said on Friday.

SC order will revive steel industry: Karnataka industries

SC order lifting ban partially on mining operations in Karnataka would revive the iron ore production, industry has said.

No mining in Karnataka till R&R measures are implemented

The report said there was no need for any order for resumption of mining activities till the recommendations are implemented for which all stake-holders had the meeting early this week.

SC accepts CEC recommendations on mining in Karnataka

The Supreme Court on Friday accepted the recommendations of a Central Empowered Committee (CEC), appointed by it, which had suggested that no new mining leases should be granted in Bellary, Tumkur and Chitradurga districts of Karnataka unless rehabilitation plans for the existing leases were executed.

K’taka mining: SC stays probe against 3 officials

The Supreme Court Monday stayed a
Lokayukta police probe into the roles of IAS officer D S
Aswath and two other officials in a case of alleged illegal
mining in Karnataka, involving External Affairs Minister S M

Go after mining company owners, SC tells CBI

The Supreme Court Friday asked the CBI to go after owners of the companies involved in illegal mining in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh instead of restricting its investigation to their employees.

Mining probe: Gowda says will extend cooperation

A day after the Supreme Court
favoured CBI investigation into the illegal mining in Bellary
district, Karnataka government on Saturday said it would extend
cooperation to the investigating agency.

Karnataka mining: CEC report indicts Reddy bros

G Janardhana Reddy-owned company adopted dubious means to make illegal production of their other mines legal, says a report.

CBI grills Reddys on second day

The CBI on Wednesday continued
interrogation of former Karnataka minister and mining baron G
Janardhan Reddy in
the "illegal" mining case.

SC refuses to interfere in Karnataka mining issue

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to interfere in the Karnataka government`s decision to frame rules to prevent illegal mining in the state.