23 Nov 2013
Bangalore: Facing heat over allegations of illegal mining, Karnataka Minister of State for Information and Infrastructure Development Santosh Lad resigned on Friday. The development comes as the first political casualty of the six-month-old Congress government of the state.
12 Sep 2012
CBI is likely to register a case on Thursday to probe the illegal mining of 50.7 lakh tonnes of iron ore from the forests in Karnataka.
23 Aug 2012
Expressing shock at the magnitude of the alleged illegal export of 35 lakh metric tons (MTs) of iron ore by private firms in Karnataka, the Supreme Court on Thursday said it wants to explore the possibility if the guilty could be punished within six months.
17 Sep 2013
New Delhi: CBI has filed a chargesheet in a special court in Bangalore, slapping charges against a mining company, its top executives and two retired IAS officers in Rs 1232.39 crore mining scam in Karnataka.
13 Dec 2012
Congress and JD(S) on Thursday boycotted the Assembly here to protest Speaker K G Bopaiah's decision to disallow extension of the session by a day in order to discuss the CAG report on illegal mining and denotification of land.
10 Dec 2012
The CBI court on Monday granted bail to former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, his two sons and son-in-law besides nine others in an illegal mining kickback case.
17 Sep 2013
Bangalore: The CBI has filed a chargesheet against two retired IAS officers in Karnataka, the chief executive and managing director of Deccan Mining Syndicate Ltd (DMS) and two other officials for their alleged involvement in the multi-crore illegal mining case in the state.
06 Jun 2013
CBI probing the alleged multi-crore iron ore scam on Wednesday arrested former Commerce and Industries Principal Secretary Viswanathan and three others for their reported role in it.
23 Mar 2013
Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and his family members on Saturday appeared before a CBI court in connection with a case of alleged kickback in illegal mining.
10 Aug 2012
Karnataka High Court on Friday adjourned to August 13 former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa petition seeking relaxation of one of the conditions of the anticipatory bail granted to him in connection with an illegal mining case.