The biggest stories of April 18, 2014
Apr 18, 2014
Truth vs Hype: Goa - Politics of Iron-gate
Sep 15, 2012
Truth vs Hype: Goa's land mine explodes
Nov 12, 2011
Monday May 25, 2015
The panel, headed by Law Commission Chairman A P Shah, was formally constituted last week with former Chief Economic Advisor Ashok Lahiri and chartered accountant Girish Ahuja as other two members.
Saturday May 9, 2015
A day after the government announced setting up a high-level panel under Law Commission Chairman A P Shah, the Finance Ministry decided not to adopt coercive methods for recovery of Minimum Alternate Tax or MAT dues from foreign investors.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday April 9, 2014
In a bitterly fought national election that has seen increasingly ugly personal attacks, the Election Commission has asked for a report on speeches made by three Uttar Pradesh politicians, Mulayam Singh Yadav, Azam Khan and Ajit Singh.
Tuesday February 11, 2014
Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) has said it has not violated mining norms in Odisha and will reply to a show-cause notice issued by the Environment Ministry, based on the report of Justice M B Shah Commission of Inquiry on illegal mining.
Thursday January 9, 2014
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.
Thursday December 5, 2013
As the National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) crisis deepens, role of at least 32 brokerage firms has come under the scanner for allegedly charging high transaction charges and providing portfolio management and margin funding services to their clients in violation of regulations, according to sources.
Wednesday October 16, 2013
The Forward Markets Commission (FMC) issued the show cause notices on October 4 to FTIL, Shah, MCX Managing Director and CEO Shreekant Javalgekar and MCX Stock Exchange Managing Director and CEO Joseph Massey and sought replies by October 18.
Saturday October 5, 2013
According to sources, the Forward Markets Commission (FMC) issued the notices to four officials, including Shah, Shreekant Javalgekar, MCX managing director and CEO, and Joseph Massey, MCX Stock Exchange managing director and CEO. The officials have been asked to reply within two weeks, the sources said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday March 26, 2013
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.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday March 4, 2013
The Justice MB Shah commission, which is probing illegal mining across the country, Monday said it was unlikely to meet the July 16 deadline for submitting the final report to the central government.
India News | Reported A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Samira Shaikh | Friday October 5, 2012
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.
India News | Reported by Rashmi Rajput, Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Sunday September 23, 2012
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.
India News | Written by Sreenivasan Jain; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday September 16, 2012
An all-out political row in Goa has erupted after the official report of the Shah Commission of Inquiry found large scale violations in Goa's mining sector.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Ketki Angre, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday September 12, 2012
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.
Tuesday September 11, 2012
Sesa Goa shares tanked in early trade Tuesday after the Goa government ordered shutdown of all 90 iron ore mines in the state following the Shah Commission report. The report, which was tabled in Parliament last week, exposed a scam to the tune of Rs. 35,000 crore in Goa's iron ore mines.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Tuesday September 11, 2012
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.
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Tuesday September 11, 2012
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...
India News | Written by Ketki Angre; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday September 9, 2012
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...
Saturday September 8, 2012
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".
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday March 15, 2012
A report on illegal mining in Goa by Justice MB Shah's commission has been submitted to the Mines ministry. The report says that the state failed to stop illegal mining and has caused danger to the environment, sources have told NDTV. The report also suggests a complete ban on mining exports from Goa, sources add.
India News | Sreenivasan Jain | Thursday November 10, 2011
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