A day after the Goa government temporarily suspended operations of 90 working mines, the mines and geology department has been asked to form inspection teams for inspecting the quantities of iron ore stocked at these places. The order signed by the...
Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde, who exposed the illegal mining scam in his state, will now give civil society activists in Goa tips to bring to book those responsible for the Rs.35,000 crore mining scam there, an activist said Tuesday.
Following the suspension of works, all the mining operations of Sesa Goa -- the largest private sector iron ore producer of the country -- have come to a standstill. Sesa Goa's operations in Karnataka have been closed for more than a year due to a...
The Hindustan Times
Mines in Goa were ordered to close on Tuesday after a government-backed inquiry estimated illegal trade in iron ore had cost more than $6.0 billion in five years. The state Mines and Geology department directed in a notice that all mines suspend...