26 Feb 2015
Panaji: Union environment ministry has decided to revoke suspension of the environmental clearances of mining leases to Goa, effected by the previous Congress government in 2012 over allegations of illegal mining.
01 Mar 2015
Kolkata: Tamil Nadu edged out last edition's runners-up Maharashtra by virtue of first innings lead in a drawn encounter on Sunday, to set up a summit clash with their southern rivals and reigning champions Karnataka in the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament.
25 Feb 2015
Bengaluru: After being dismissed for a paltry 202 in their first innings, Karnataka hit back strongly with skipper and seamer R. Vinay Kumar taking six wickets to bundle out Mumbai for 44 in just 15.3 overs on the first day of the five-day Ranji Trophy semifinal match on Wednesday.
25 Feb 2015
New Delhi: A court in Jodhpur on Wednesday defered the judgment in a case of possession and use of illegal arms by Bollywood actor Salman Khan till March 3.
02 Feb 2015
Bengaluru: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday exhorted law and order officials here to maintain a strict vigil over the entry of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants into the city and also asked them to take action to address the issue of discrimination against people from the Northeast.
21 Feb 2015
Bangkok: Thailand's interim Parliament has passed a set of laws to regulate commercial surrogacy and prohibit foreign couples from accessing this service, media reported on Friday.
20 Jan 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuersday granted bail to mining baron and former Karnataka Minister Gali Janardhan Reddy, who is an accused in the illegal mining case involving his Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC).
21 Jan 2015
Ranchi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday directed the officials to initiate action against any government employee found guilty of their involvement in illegal mining.
24 Feb 2015
New Delhi: A Bill to amend the Mines and Minerals Act to introduce the system of auction in granting mining concessions was tabled in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday, amid opposition by the Biju Janata Dal.
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.