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Auction illegal mines: Goa Congress


September 18th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) All illegal mining sites in Goa should be divided into blocks and auctioned to the highest bidder, Congress leader and former union minister of state for ... Read more...

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Goa’s mining prowess a matter of pride: Parrikar


September 18th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) Even as the shockwaves of an estimated Rs.35,000-crore illegal mining scam continue to rock Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has claimed that the state "occupies a ... Read more...

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Environment clearance of 93 Goa mines suspended (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) The union environment ministry Wednesday suspended the clearance of 93 mines in Goa on account of companies flouting forest laws."The ministry has suspended clearance of all ... Read more...

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Environment clearance of 93 Goa mines suspended


September 12th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) The union environment ministry Wednesday suspended the clearance of 93 mines in Goa on account of companies flouting forest laws, officials said."The ministry has suspended clearance ... Read more...

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(HOLD) Kamat was aware of illegal mining: Shah commission


September 8th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat and two key bureaucrats have been indicted by the Justice M.B. Shah Commission, which has established a Rs.35,000 crore iron ... Read more...

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China using up Goa’s iron ore: Report


September 8th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) China prominently features in a probe report on illegal iron ore mining in Goa, which warns that while the eastern neighbour is gobbling up India's iron ... Read more...

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Commission pegs Goa mining scam at Rs 34,935 crore, BJP wants Kamat booked (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) The Justice M.B. Shah Commission report, which was tabled in parliament Friday, says that Goa's iron ore mining scam is worth nearly Rs.35,000 crore. The ... Read more...

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Goa mining scam worth Rs 34,935 crore: Justice Shah Commission


September 7th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) The Justice M.B. Shah Commission report, which was tabled in parliament Friday, says that Goa's iron ore mining scam is worth nearly Rs.35,000 crore.The voluminous report ... Read more...

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Apex court slams Karnataka on iron ore mining, orders CBI probe (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In blistering criticism of the Karnataka government for overlooking the illegal mining, transport and export of iron ore, the Supreme Court Friday ordered a CBI ... Read more...

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Apex court slams Karnataka government on iron ore mining


September 7th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In blistering criticism of the Karnataka government for looking the other way when iron ore in the state was being illegally mined, transported and exported, ... Read more...

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SC lifts ban on 18 iron ore mines in Karnataka (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday lifted the ban on iron ore mining in 18 category A mines in Karnataka's Bellary, Chitradurg and Timkur districts.Category A mines ... Read more...

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SC lifts ban on iron ore mining for Karnataka


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday lifted the ban on iron ore mining in category A mines in Karnataka's Bellary, Chitradurga and Timkur districts.The apex court forest ... Read more...

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SC may allow some iron ore mining to resume in Karnataka


August 31st, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday indicated that it may permit resumption of iron ore mining in category A mines in Karnataka's Bellary, Chitradurga and Timkur districts, ... Read more...

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Congress demands auction of Goa iron ore mines


August 27th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 27 (IANS) The ongoing controversy over the alleged Rs.1.86 lakh crore coal block allocation scam could have lessons for the multi-million dollar iron ore mining industry in Goa.The ... Read more...

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Goa firms get show cause for pollution


August 8th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) Top mining companies in Goa have been issued show cause notice by the state government for dumping mining rejects and polluting water bodies.The offending companies include ... Read more...

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S&P; cuts ArcelorMittal ratings to junk status


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Ratings agency Standard & Poor's Friday cut Lakshmi Mittal-led steel firm ArcelorMittal's ratings to junk, saying the slowdown in the global economy, especially in Europe, ... Read more...

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Ensure sustainability, Karnataka’s mining industry urged


July 5th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 5 (IANS) Karnataka's scam-hit mining industry has been urged to ensure sustainability for safeguarding the interests of stakeholders and the environment."Sustainability should be the first priority of the ... Read more...

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Western Ghats being handed over to mining barons: Goa’s green campaigner


July 5th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) A rampaging iron ore mining industry and colluding officials are behind the shocking exclusion of Goa's forests from a cluster of 39 areas in the Western ... Read more...

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Iron ore mining set to resume in Karnataka (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) Iron ore mining will resume in two districts of Karnataka from August to augment the raw material supply to steel plants in the state, a top ... Read more...

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Team Anna accuses Krishna of mining graft in Karnataka


May 29th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 29 (IANS) Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan Tuesday alleged that External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna while serving as Karnataka chief minister indulged in corruption causing ... Read more...

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Australian immigration minister under attack for foreign workers’ deal


May 26th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 26 (IANS) Australian trade unions have urged the Labor government led by Prime Minister Julia Gillard to overturn a decision by her immigration minister to allow an iron ... Read more...

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Now, Goa’s site for National Games illegally mined


May 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 1 (IANS) In a shocking incident, an illegal laterite stone mine was found on the site of an upcoming national and an international games events in Goa, prompting ... Read more...

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Budget session ends, ruling BJP leadership tussle resumes (Karnataka Newsletter)


April 1st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 1 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has achieved one more dubious distinction in its troubled rule in Karnataka. It barely managed a smooth end to ... Read more...

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CBI files additional chargesheet in Obulapuram case


March 30th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 30 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday filed an additional chargesheet in the Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) case, naming Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Y. ... Read more...

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BJP’s southern foray: Tale of scams and compromises (News Analysis)


March 19th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) maiden rule in Karnataka is set to end as a sordid tale of scandals and compromises.Two days ahead of the ... Read more...

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Budget highlights 8


March 16th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
* Cinema industry exempted from service tax.* Service tax rate raised from 10 percent to 12 percent to bring in Rs.18,660 crore.* Excise duty raised from 10 to 12 percent.* ... Read more...

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Prominent highlights of 2012-13 budget


March 16th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Prominent highlights of the budget for 2012-13 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in the Lok Sabha Friday:* Income tax exemption limit raised to ... Read more...

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Mining baron Reddy in CBI custody till March 12


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 2 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party minister in Karnataka and billionaire mine owner Gali Janardhana Reddy was Friday sent to the custody of Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Strike hits mining in Chhattisgarh


February 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 28 (IANS) The nationwide strike called by the country's trade unions has hit bauxite, coal and iron ore mining in mineral-rich Chhattisgarh, officials said Tuesday.Reports coming in from ... Read more...

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Janardhana Reddy’s bail plea dismissed yet again


January 31st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 31 (IANS) A city court has once again dismissed the bail petitions of former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy and his brother-in-law B.V. Srinivasa Reddy in an illegal ... Read more...

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Goan NRIs campaign against illegal mining


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS) The Goan diaspora worldwide is spearheading a campaign to shame the state and central authorities into reining in illegal and indiscriminate mining in Goa, timing it ... Read more...

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IAS officer Srilakshmi surrenders in court


January 6th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 6 (IANS) Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Y. Srilakshmi, whose bail was cancelled by the Andhra Pradesh High Court, surrendered before a court here Friday in the illegal ... Read more...

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Illegal mining: Andhra woman official moves Supreme Court


January 4th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Indian Administrative Service (IAS) official Y. Srilakshmi Wednesday moved the Supreme Court, challenging the cancellation of her bail by Andhra Pradesh High Court on a ... Read more...

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Andhra court cancels IAS officer’s bail in mining case


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 2 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday cancelled the bail of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Y. Srilakshmi in an illegal mining case.The court directed her to ... Read more...

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Court rejects Janardhana Reddy’s interim bail plea


December 30th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 30 (IANS) A special court here Friday rejected the petition of former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy for rwo days' interim bail to attend his mother's death anniversary ... Read more...

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