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Minister asks Mines Ministry to probe alleged illegal mine scam in Odisha

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram has written a letter to his Mines and Steel counterpart Narendra Singh Tomar, asking him to order a probe into an alleged case of illegal mining in the Koida mining area of Odisha's Sundergarh District.

Congress demands SC-monitored, CBI probe into Rajasthan mining scam

The Congress on Monday once again reiterated its demand for resignation of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and holding a Supreme Court-monitored, Central Bureau of Investigation enquiry into alleged mining scam in the state.

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Rajasthan IAS officer Ashok Singhvi arrested for accepting bribe

Rajasthan Mining Minister Ashok Singhvi along with Pankaj Gahlot has been arrested by ACB on the charges of taking more than 20 crores bribe. The biggest culprit of the corruption Sher Khan, who is also known as mining mafia, is also arrested from Chittorgarh.

Mining scam: Search held at office of ex-Goa CM's close aide

Sleuths on Wednesday conducted a search at the office of a realtor known to be a close aide of former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat in connection with the mining scam.

ED attaches assets over Rs 480 crore assets in ponzi, mining scam cases in Odisha

Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday issued a string of orders attaching assets to the tune of about Rs 485 crore of three mining companies and a chit fund firm in connection with its money laundering probes in Odisha.

Goa: ED summons Radha Timblo in money laundering case

A senior ED official told PTI here that she would have to remain present at the Central agency's office here on November 18.

ED probing Goa firm Timblo in mining scam, laundering case

Sources said the agency had issued summons to the firm and its directors sometime back after it registered a criminal case in the Rs 35,000-crore Goa illegal mining scam in the beach state.

Odisha CM should step down for mining scam: Mishra

Demanding CBI probe into mining scam in Odisha, Leader of opposition in state assembly Narasingha Mishra on Friday asked Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to step down from office to ensure fair inquiry.

BJD government in Odisha neck-deep in corruption: Congress

Accusing the BJD government in Odisha of being neck-deep in corruption, senior Congress leader Niranjan Patnaik on Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the mining scam saying an inquiry by the central agency into the chitfund scam has exposed the ruling party leaders.

Odisha mining scam: `CEC member prepared wildlife conservation plan for leaseholders`

In a case of conflict of interest, one of the members of the visiting four-member Central Empowered Committee (CEC) team, which is investigating the multi-thousand crore mining scam in Odisha, had written the wildlife conservation plan for several leaseholders who are under probe.

Congress govt knew about mining scam: Ex-Goa minister

Former Goa minister Dayanand Narvekar has alleged that the then Congress-led government had knowledge about the illegal mining scam in the state, but preferred to keep mum on it.

Police crunching data in Goa mining scam: Manohar Parrikar

Police have not made arrests in Goa`s multi-billion rupee illegal mining scam because they are busy crunching data for a judicial probe, according to Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Sushma Swaraj criticises BJP`s step to reinduct Sriramulu

Despite strong public opposition by Sushma Swaraj, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) inducted BSR Congress Chief B Sriramulu back after its top brass decided to allow his entry, but not his party`s merger.

Mining scam one of the reasons for CPI not having tie up with BJD: Bardhan

CPI said the mining scam, into which it has been demanding a CBI probe, was among the other factors which prompted the left party not to enter into seat adjustment with ruling BJD in Odisha.

BJP seeks clarification on CBI-Naveen meet

BJP demanded clarification from Odisha CM and CBI Director Ranjit Sinha on their meeting saying "people wants to know what transpired between them.

Oppn demands CBI probe in mining scam, Naveen Patnaik`s resignation

The opposition Congress and BJP today demanded resignation of Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over the reported leak of the `excerpts of Justice M B Shah Comission of Inquiry` on a news portal.

Deemed extension to mining companies: SC stays Centre`s notification

Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Centre`s notification which granted two years as deemed extension to mining companies for carrying out their activities after expiry of the lease period.

Congress strike over mining scam partially affects Odisha

A dawn-to-dusk strike called by the opposition Congress in Odisha Tuesday over the alleged multi-crore mining scam evoked mixed response in the state, police said.

High security for Congress` 12-hour bandh in Odisha

Odisha police on Monday decided to step up security measures in view of the opposition Congress` 12-hour bandh tomorrow.