Expelled Congress leader Srikant Jena threatens to expose Rahul Gandhi, says he has 'surrendered Odisha to Patnaik family'
Srikant Jena, who was recently expelled from the primary membership of the Congress, has accused party president Rahul Gandhi of surrendering himself before the Patnaik family and mining mafias in Odisha.
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Sandoa, who represents Rupnagar in the assembly, also accused the district administration of closing its eyes to "rampant" illegal mining.
Manish Sisodia demands strong action against mining mafia after attack on AAP MLA in Punjab's Ropar district
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia demanded strong action from Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh over attack on an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA in Punjab by the mining mafia.
Aam Aadmi Party's MLA from Ropar in Punjab, Amarjeet Singh Sandoa, was allegedly attacked on Thursday by the goons of mining mafia.
The AAP is set to corner the Congress government during the budget session on various issues including farmer suicide, farm loan waiver and mining mafia.
Another journalist killed in Maharashtra: Sandeep Kothari was waging war against illegal mining in MP
A 40-year-old journalist from Madhya Pradesh was allegedly murdered by three persons involved in illegal mining who kidnapped him and set him ablaze apparently over his refusal to withdraw a court case, police said on Sunday.
Accusing the BJD government in Odisha of hijacking the credit for the work done through the welfare programmes of UPA government, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today claimed the state is ruled by "mine mafia" and not by the people's representatives.
A day after Rahul Gandhi hit out at Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, the Congress Vice President targeted Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and accused him of looting people's money.
Illegal miners have become increasingly brazen in the way they operate, and pose an existential danger to Indian democracy.
The officer was crushed to death under the wheels of a tractor-trolley allegedly by the mining mafia when he tried to stop the vehicle carrying stones.