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.
31 Aug 2015
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea of Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Mutalik against a Bombay High Court decision upholding the order restraining him and his associates from entering the territory of Goa, saying they indulge in 'moral policing'.
11 Jul 2015
Panaji: Billionaire Anil Agarwal-led mining firm Vedanta Ltd today said it is hopeful of restarting iron ore mining in Goa from October. "We have resumed mining in Karnataka in February and we've been granted an interim capacity of 5.5 million tonne of saleable ore in Goa and mining is expected to recommence after the monsoons, hopefully from October, after getting the required approvals," company chairman Naveen Agarwal told shareholders at the 50th annual general meeting here.
28 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Putting the onus back on Congress, the Centre said yesterday the party should convince its units in Goa and Maharashtra over the Mahadayi river dispute even as it stressed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was ready to solve the issue by convening a meeting of the chief ministers of the two states and that of Karnataka.
24 Aug 2015
Panaji: Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari today said the Centre wants to develop marinas or small ports in Goa which is currently undergoing land-related issues.
20 Aug 2015
Panaji: The Crime Branch of Goa Police today filed a petition before the Bombay High Court seeking cancellation of the anticipatory bail granted to former chief minister Digambar Kamat in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case.
19 Aug 2015
Panaji: A local court today granted anticipatory bail to Goa's former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case. District Judge B P Deshpande, while granting bail to Kamat, also asked him to furnish a surety of Rs one lakh.
24 Aug 2015
Panaji: A local court today rejected the bail plea of Goa's former public works department minister Churchill Alemao in connection with the Louis Berger bribery case.
18 Dec 2014
Panaji: State Bank of India has approved the one-time settlement (OTS) scheme for its borrowers from the beleaguered mining industry in Goa. This is expected to pave way for other financial institutions to settle the long-pending bad debt of those who are in a lurch due to the halting of mining in the state.
06 Aug 2014
Panaji: The fate of Goa's mining industry would be decided on August 18, when the state legislative assembly will hold a comprehensive discussion on the guidelines that will form the backbone of the industry.