Tuesday 23 September 2014

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Economy | Mining

Rs 315 Cr subsidy scheme to mining dependents starts rolling

Expediting the process of providing subsidy on loan granted to people dependent on mining in Goa, the state government has asked financial institutions, including nationalised banks, to submit the details of loan liabilities by September ... READ

SIT books Anil & Joaquim for illegal mining

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Goa Police has filed a case against former Congress minister Joaquim Alemao and mining magnet Anil Salgaocar for their alleged involvement in illegal mining in the state. READ

Green Tribunal issues warrant against Goa CS

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued a bailable warrant against the Goa Chief Secretary for not adhering to its order earlier this month and not presenting any reason thereof. READ

Mining dependents not happy with subsidy scheme on loans

A forum of mining dependent people in Goa has expressed dissatisfaction over the state government's recent scheme to subsidise their loans after they take a one-time settlement (OTS) from banks. READ

Mining policy likely to immediately allow mining of existing leases

Goa government's proposed mining policy will classify the existing leases in three different categories, depending on when they are allowed to resume iron ore extraction activity, a senior official said today. READ

Why allow looters to mine again, asks AAP

Why is the Goa government allowing the same mine owners to extract iron ore instead of recovering the loot of around Rs 35,000 crore, asks the Aam Aadmi Party. READ

Parrikar Govt has suppressed mining impact report: Gadgil

Noted ecologist Madhav Gadgil today alleged that the state's BJP government has "suppressed" his report assessing the impact of mining on environment in Goa. READ

Rane duo gets anticipatory bail in alleged extortion case

A special court in Panaji on Friday, granted conditional anticipatory bail to former Goa Chief Minister Pratapsingh Rane and his legislator son, Vishwajit in connection with the extortion case filed against them by the Special ... READ

27 Goa mines will start from Dec onwards: Parrikar

At least 27 mines would be start operating in Goa between December to February if chief minister Manohar Parrikar succeeds in implementing the time-bound programme he announced in the Assembly today. READ

Digambar defends his act in mining renewal cases

Former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, accused of shielding illegal mining during his term, today broke his silence over the issue saying his government kept renewal of mining leases on hold as it was busy ... READ