BJP holds Congress responsible for Goa`s mining sector crisis

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accused Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram of supporting the cause of Goa mining only after the Centre realised that the ban on exports led to the fall of the rupee.

Goa government afraid of `unrest` due to mining ban

Goa can`t afford the social and political unrest that may arise due to the Supreme Court imposed ban on mining, the state`s chief secretary has said in a letter to an apex court-appointed committee.