16 Sep 2011
Justice M B Shah, heading the Central Government-appointed inquiry Commission on mining, on Friday began inspection of several controversial mines, to ascertain the ground realities of illegal iron ore mining in the coastal state.
04 Oct 2011
The Public Accounts Committee of Goa assembly has recommended an enquiry by CBI or the lokayukta against all those indicted by it in the illegal mining cases.
17 Mar 2016
Panaji: The measures proposed in Goa budget will help in resumption of mining industry which has been undergoing a critical phase, the state's business community feels.
05 Jan 2016
Chennai: Observing that the allegation of human sacrifice in the report on illegal mining submitted to the Madras High Court was a serious one, the court adjourned the mining issue to February 15.
17 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Renewal of 89 mining leases by Goa government has come under scanner with the Supreme Court today seeking response from the state and several mining companies on petitions challenging their renewal.
10 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Anil Agarwal-led mining firm Vedanta today said it has received necessary government approvals and will resume operations from today at its biggest iron ore mines at Codli in Sanguem taluka in Goa.
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.
16 Jul 2014
Panaji: Goa's soon to be announced state mining policy would device means to regularize iron ore mined during 2007-2012, which was termed ‘illegal’ by a recent Supreme Court judgement.
14 Jan 2014
Panaji: The ban on iron ore mining in Goa has hit the revenue collection by causing a loss of Rs 35 crore since September 2012, a senior official said on Tuesday.
04 Feb 2014
Panaji: Former Goa chief minister Digambar Kamat and three officials have been issued summons in connection with the Rs 35,000 crore illegal mining case, police said on Monday.