'Goa Illegal Mining' - 49 News Result(s)

  • Government to Cut Export Tax on Low-Grade Iron Ore in Boost for Goa

    Government to Cut Export Tax on Low-Grade Iron Ore in Boost for Goa

    Court action against illegal mining has shut the industry in Goa for more than two years, although companies including top miner Vedanta Ltd are starting to get approval to resume work in about a month.

  • Government May Cut Iron Ore Export Duty for Goa

    Government May Cut Iron Ore Export Duty for Goa

    Goa is expected to resume iron ore production by April after action against illegal mining kept the industry shut for over two years. The state has about 8 million tonnes of ore waiting at ports that has not got a buyer due to 30 per cent duty.

  • Black Money Case: Goa Mining Baron Radha Timblo Summoned by Enforcement Directorate

    Black Money Case: Goa Mining Baron Radha Timblo Summoned by Enforcement Directorate

    Goa mining baron Radha Timblo, who is one of the eight people named by the government in Supreme Court in connection with untaxed or black money in foreign accounts, has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate on November 12.

  • Supreme Court Panel Finds Large-scale Illegal Mining in Odisha

    Supreme Court Panel Finds Large-scale Illegal Mining in Odisha

    After Karnataka and Goa, the Odisha government could be rocked by charges of illegal mining. A report by the Central Committee set up by the Supreme Court has found that 187 iron ore and manganese mines in the state are guilty of a host of violations, including mining in violation of environment and forest laws, and the excess mining of ore.

  • Sesa Expects Goa Iron Ore Mining to Resume by January/February

    Sesa Expects Goa Iron Ore Mining to Resume by January/February

    Sesa is India's top private iron ore mining company with most of its operations in Goa, the biggest iron ore exporting state where no mining has taken place since September 2012 due to action against illegal mining.

  • Sesa Sterlite not to Lay Off On-Notice 1017 Employees

    Sesa Sterlite not to Lay Off On-Notice 1017 Employees

    The layoff notices were given following the closure of iron ore business of Sesa Sterlite due to a Supreme Court imposed ban on mining in the state.

  • India imposes 5% export duty on iron ore pellets

    India imposes 5% export duty on iron ore pellets

    India already levies a 30 per cent tax on exports of iron ore fines and lumps since December 2011. Along with mining and export curbs in key producing states Karnataka and Goa aimed at addressing illegal mining, the tariffs have helped cut India's iron ore exports by around 85 per cent, or 100 million tonnes, over the past two years.

  • 2013 iron ore exports halve, Goa ban hurts: report

    2013 iron ore exports halve, Goa ban hurts: report

    The ban, imposed in 2012 to clamp down on illegal mining following a similar step in Karnataka in 2011, has cut India's iron ore exports by about 85 per cent, or 100 million tonnes, over the past two years.

  • Supreme Court keeps ban on Goa iron ore mining, allows inventory sales

    Supreme Court keeps ban on Goa iron ore mining, allows inventory sales

    Restrictions aimed at clamping down on illegal mining have slashed output and shipments from India, previously the world's third-largest exporter with over $7 billion a year of iron ore supplied mostly to China's steelmakers.

  • Karnataka Lokayukta police to probe illegal mining cases

    Karnataka Lokayukta police to probe illegal mining cases

    The Karnataka government decided to hand over illegal iron ore mining cases, barring exports which would be probed by CBI, to Lokayukta police.

  • Goa's ore reserves should be explored over 50-100 years: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar

    Goa's ore reserves should be explored over 50-100 years: Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar

    The iron ore reserves in Goa should be explored over a longer period of time through sustained mining, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said.

  • Week-long bandh in Goa's mining belt from August 21

    Goa Mining People's Front today said it would hold a week-long bandh in Goa's mining belt, seeking immediate resumption of mining in the state.

  • File complaint in mining scam, Bombay High Court tells Goa government

    File complaint in mining scam, Bombay High Court tells Goa government

    The Bombay High Court bench in Panaji on Tuesday directed the Goa government to file a First Information Report against over 150 people - including politicians, mine owners and bureaucrats - who have been indicted in the Justice M.B. Shah Commission report.

  • Goa Government ready for auctioning of mining leases

    Goa Government ready for auctioning of mining leases

    Facing adverse impact of a ban on mining in the State, the Goa Government has told the Supreme Court it was willing to introduce competitive auctioning of mining leases subject to legal permission for the same.

  • Goa Chief Minister takes on Supreme Court over mining ban

    Goa Chief Minister takes on Supreme Court over mining ban

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, taking on the Supreme Court, has said it was not adhering to the judicial doctrine of "justice delayed is justice denied" when it came to Goa.

  • Sesa Goa defers 10-25 per cent of salaries from January due to mining ban

    Sesa Goa defers 10-25 per cent of salaries from January due to mining ban

    Vedanta Resources subsidiary Sesa Goa has deferred 10-25 per cent of salaries to its senior employees as it grapples with huge erosion in sales and profits on account of ban on mining in Goa and Karnataka, a top company official said today.

  • Former Goa ministers involved in mining scam, claims chief minister Manohar Parrikar

    Former Goa ministers involved in mining scam, claims chief minister Manohar Parrikar

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has claimed that a former Congress chief minister and a cabinet minister were involved in illegal mining in the state and that they would soon be penalised.

  • India throws $15 billion lifeline to world's iron ore miners

    India throws $15 billion lifeline to world's iron ore miners

    India's efforts to clamp down on illegal mining have handed a $15 billion lifeline to global iron ore giants, and there could be more to come.

  • Ban on Goa mining will continue: Supreme Court

    Ban on Goa mining will continue: Supreme Court

    The Supreme Court today ruled that the ban on Goa mining will continue. It also banned transportation of iron and manganese ore mined illegally in the state.

  • Supreme Court to hear on Oct 5 plea against resumption of mining in Goa

    Supreme Court to hear on Oct 5 plea against resumption of mining in Goa

    The Supreme Court on Friday decided to hear on October 5 a plea against resumption of iron and manganese ore mining in Goa, filed on the basis of a judicial commission's estimate that the exchequer has suffered a loss of Rs 35,000 crore due to illegal mining in the state since 2000.

  • Geologist suicide: Congress demands investigation against Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parikkar

    Geologist suicide: Congress demands investigation against Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parikkar

    An application has been moved against Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parikkar to investigate his role in the alleged suicide of Dattatraya Bhave, a mines and geology official, who was suspended after the Shah Commission report on illegal mining was tabled in Parliament.

  • Goa mining scam: Chief Minister showing double standards?

    Goa mining scam: Chief Minister showing double standards?

    Illegal mining in Goa cost the government Rs 35,000 crore according to a report recently presented in Parliament. The BJP won the elections in Goa just six months ago, and the new Chief Minister, Manohar Parrikar, has promised that police cases will be filed against two former Congress chief ministers. But he may be guilty of double standards.

  • Goa mining scam: Will two former chief ministers face arrest?

    Goa mining scam: Will two former chief ministers face arrest?

    After the Goa government ordered shutdown of all 90 iron ore mines in the state, a crackdown is likely against two former Chief Ministers who have been indicted in the Shah Commission report on illegal mining activities in the state.

  • Goa government orders shutdown of all 90 iron ore mines till further notice

    Goa government orders shutdown of all 90 iron ore mines till further notice

    The Goa government has temporarily suspended operations of all the working mines in the state, pending verification of documents relating to mining activity and environmental clearances. "It is necessary in order to scrutinise clearances obtained by the mining lease holders and allowing continuation of mining without proper scrutiny and verificatio...

  • Auction iron ore from Goa, Chief Minister told

    Auction iron ore from Goa, Chief Minister told

    Iron ore generated from Goa's 90 plus mines should be auctioned and extraction be brought down from over 50 million tonnes to 10 million tonnes, an online petition addressed to Chief minister Manohar Parrikar demanded Monday. The petition, seeking the protection of the state's resources and nationalisation, went online on www.change.org Monday mor...

  • FIRs against two former Chief Ministers soon: Goa Chief Minister Parrikar

    FIRs against two former Chief Ministers soon: Goa Chief Minister Parrikar

    A day after the Shah Commission report on illegal mining in Goa was tabled in Parliament, the Goa government is all set to initiate criminal proceedings against two former Congress Chief Ministers for their alleged involvement in illegal mining. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told reporters in Panjim that in the next 15 days, FIRs will be file...

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

    The voluminous report holds the state government and central government agencies as parties to the scam along with powerful mining operators in Goa, who according to Justice Shah, plundered natural resource and facilitated an "unrestricted, unchecked and unregulated export of iron ore to China", which made the exporters of ore "richer and richer".

  • Kalyani Steel shares up 12% as court lifts mining ban

    Kalyani Steel shares up 12% as court lifts mining ban

    The Supreme Court had enforced a ban on mining in Karnataka since August 2011 after investigations conducted by the courts Central Empowered Committee (CEC) highlighted environmental damage brought about by rampant illegal mining.

  • Illegal mining: Goa to review all files cleared in 10 years

    Illegal mining: Goa to review all files cleared in 10 years

    In an effort to weed out illegal mining activity, Goa government is reviewing all files cleared by the State Mines and Geology Department over a decade. Mines and Geology department director Prasanna Acharya, in an affidavit before Bombay High Court bench at Goa, said he has initiated steps to review all files of the department that were processed ...

  • Google Earth can detect illegal mining in Goa: Ecologist

    Google Earth can detect illegal mining in Goa: Ecologist

    The Google Earth application could be effectively used to track down illegal mining activity in Goa

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