Tag: Mining Scam

Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita Sarangi targets Odisha government over mining irregularities
Bhubaneswar MP Aparajita targets Odisha govt over mining irregularities  

According to allegations levelled by the BJP MP, the share of low-grade iron ore in 2019-2020 was 23 per cent of ores which increased to 95% in financial year 2021-2022.  

  • Monday, 12 September 2022
Mining Issues Rock Odisha Assembly, Congress Hits Out At BJD On Changing Goal Post Remarks
Mining Scam Rocks Odisha Assembly, Congress Hits Out At BJD On ‘Changing Goal Post’ Remarks

The Odisha Assembly on Wednesday was adjourned twice after the Speaker rejected the demands made by BJP and Congress legislators to bring adjournment motion to discuss the ‘mining scam’

  • Wednesday, 08 September 2021
Srikant clears the air after Niranjan takes jibe at him over mining scam

Bhubaneswar: In an open letter to former OPCC president Niranjan Patnaik, senior Congress leader Srikant Jena on Thursday said that he had not targeted the former while stating that mine looters exist in all political parties including his party. “In an answer to a reporter’s question I had said all parties that include Congress also. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Srikant, Niranjan engage in verbal duel over mining scam

Bhubaneswar: Expressing caustic remarks about some of his partymen, senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Srikant Jena today said mine looters exist in all political parties including his party. However, he refrained from naming anyone. “Because of such mine looters, Congress is unable to hold ground in the State,” Jena alleged. He claimed mining […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Odisha mining scam: SC rules 100 per cent fine from illegal miners

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: In a landmark judgement on Rs 61,000 crore Odisha mining scam case, the Supreme Court today pronounced that all illegal miners operating without necessary clearances will have to pay 100 percent fine. The apex court ruled that the mining companies indicted by the MB Shah Commission will have to pay the fine by […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Bail hearing of Uliburu mining scam accused on Dec 12

Keonjhar: Prime accused in the much-talked-about Uliburu mining scam, Dipak Gupta today filed a bail petition in the Special Vigilance Court which will have a hearing on December 12. It may be mentioned that the State Vigilance in course of its investigation into over Rs 1800 crore scam in Uliburu mines in Keonjhar district had […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Mining scam: Odisha govt rejects suggestion for CBI probe

The Odisha government rejected the Justice Shah Commission of Enquiry's suggestion for a CBI probe into the multi-crore mining scam in the state

  • Friday, 16 July 2021
Mining scam: ED raid includes premises of MLA, Congress leader

New Delhi/Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today launched simultaneous searches in three states in connection with its money laundering probe in illegal mining of iron-ore scam in Odisha and other states, pegged at about Rs 2,000 crore. Sources said the searches are being conducted by the Kolkata zonal headquarters of the agency in at least […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Elections 2019: Rahul Gandhi targets BJD over chit fund and mining scam

Bargarh: Ahead of the crucial 2019 elections, AICC president Rahul Gandhi today targeted BJD-led Odisha government over chit fund and mining scams. While addressing a public meeting at Bargarh, Gandhi assured of action against persons involved in both the mega scams in the State. “Due to chit fund scam, people of the State were duped […]

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Orissa HC Grants 3-Month Interim Bail To Mining Scam Accused Deepak Gupta

Cuttack: The Orissa High Court on Monday granted interim bail for three months to Deepak Gupta, the prime accused in the over Rs 1,500-crore mining scam in Keonjhar district of the state. Gupta’s bail applications have been rejected by the high court and the supreme court on multiple occasions. Arrested in September 2013 for his […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
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Uproar In Odisha Assembly Over Mining Scam Allegations

Bhubaneswar: Uproar over alleged mining scam disrupted proceedings in the Odisha Assembly on Monday as opposition parties took the government to task. Opposition leader Pradipta Nayak alleged that few bureaucrats have looted around Rs 1, 00,000 crore from the mining lease. “The state government is also involved in this scam,” Nayak said. “We have written […]

  • Sunday, 11 April 2021