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For Goa's 'trusted' miners, Parrikar may throw Modi's manifesto to the wind

Aug 20, 2014

For Goa's 'trusted' miners, Parrikar may throw Modi's manifesto to the wind

Parrikar claims, his intent to renew the mining leases is directed by an 13 August judgement of the Bombay High Court bench in Panaji, but in reality by choosing to not appeal against the order and follow the renewal of leases route, the chief minister may have just gone back on his Modis 2014 poll manifesto. #Politics #UPA #BJP #Narendra Modi #ConnectTheDots #Lok Sabha #Goa #Bombay High Court #MINING #Manohar Parrikar #Shah Commission #States
China 29 miners trapped after blast

Aug 19, 2014

China 29 miners trapped after blast

China has some of the world's deadliest mines, but they are getting safer with stricter work safety enforcement. #China #NewsTracker #Blast #mine #miners trapped
Australian billionaire lambasts China govt, calls them 'mongrels'

Aug 19, 2014

Australian billionaire lambasts China govt, calls them 'mongrels'

"We've had three judgements in the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Western Australia and an arbitration against these Chinese mongrels I'm saying that because they're Communist, they shoot their own people, they haven't got a justice system and they want to take over this country." #China #Australia #Chinese government #Iron ore #Partnerships #MINING #Titanic #communist #Billionaire #Clive Palmer #outburst #Mineralogy
Karnataka mining scam Rs 37.86 crore assets of Reddy attached

Aug 17, 2014

Karnataka mining scam Rs 37.86 crore assets of Reddy attached

A special anti-money laundering court in New Delhi has attached assets worth over Rs 37.86 crore belonging to former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy and his wife in connection with an alleged multi-crore iron ore mining scam. #India #NewsTracker #Karnataka #Illegal mining #G Janardhana Reddy #Bellary
Goa govt likely to give mining leases to traditional owners

Aug 06, 2014

Goa govt likely to give mining leases to traditional owners

The fate of Goa's mining industry would be decided on 18 August, when the state legislative assembly will hold a comprehensive discussion on the guidelines that will form the backbone of the industry. #Politics #India #NewsTracker #Goa #Manohar Parrikar #Indian Bureau of Mines #Mining People's Front

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Wake up India, neither Modi nor Rahul will solve your problems

Aug 19, 2013

Wake up India, neither Modi nor Rahul will solve your problems

It says a lot about us when not even a thousand of the big fat web warrior brigade, that tweets and comments 24x7 on everything that mentions a Modi or a Gandhi, apparently in the interest of a better India, could not find two landmark judgments significant enough to merit any attention. #Politics #India #ToTheContrary #Congress #BJP #Environment #Narendra Modi #Supreme Court #Rahul Gandhi #Uttarakhand #Hydel Projects #Mineral mining #Big Corporates

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Illegal sand mining: How villagers took control of their land and destiny

Aug 20, 2014

Fortescue Profit Jumps

Fortescue Metals Group said it hoped to repay as much as US$1.5 billion of debt within the next year, after a sharp rise in iron-ore output from its Pilbara mines fueled a 56% rise in annual profit...
Illegal sand mining: How villagers took control of their land and destiny

Aug 19, 2014

After long desert search, Marine wife found dead in California mine; alleged lover arrested

Deep in a mine shaft in the California desert, the body of a pregnant wife of a U.S. Marine was discovered after a search of nearly two months...
Illegal sand mining: How villagers took control of their land and destiny

Aug 18, 2014

Missing Marine Wife Erin Corwin Found Dead; Alleged Lover Arrested

The 19-year-old's body was discovered in a mine shaft outside of Joshua Tree National Par...