The Justice M B Shah Commission that probed into the iron ore and manganese trade in various states including Goa has opened a fresh pandora’s box with the tabling of its comprehensive report on the illegal mining in Goa, Odisha and Jharkhand, in the Lok Sabha.

The Commission submitted its ‘Third Report on illegal mining of iron and manganese ores in the State of Goa’ on 14th October, 2013.

The Justice M. B. Shah Commission submitted its ‘First Report on illegal mining of iron and manganese ores (four volumes) in the State of Jharkhand’ on 14th October, 2013.

The Commission submitted its ‘First Report on illegal mining of iron and manganese ores in the State of Jharkhand’ on 14th October, 2013.

Significant changes have taken place in the knowledge of mineral deposits, legal regime governing mineral development and the long term perspective set in the National Mineral Policy, 2008.

The first part of the report is believed to contain preliminary observations, suggestion and overall findings

Justice M B Shah Commission, inquiring into illegal mining activities across the country, has submitted its first report to the Union mines ministry about mining activities in Odisha Tuesday evening. The content of the 1,500 page-long report is unknown yet, as it will be made public after it is laid in Parliament.

JAIPUR: The Rajasthan high court has issued notices to the state government and Jindal Saw Ltd requiring to show the authority of the government to acquire land for mining purposes of a private com

Probe panel hears cases of 27 mines

The Justice MB Shah commission enquiring into illegal mining issues in Odisha on Wednesday will hear on violation of Rule-37 of Mineral Concession Rules (MCR)-1960, an exercise that remained incomplete in its last hearing. The probe panel on Tuesday heard cases of 27 mines of lessees like Rungta Mines and MGM Group on the first day of its three-day hearing in Ahmedabad.

BHUBANESWAR: The M B Shah Commission, inquiring into illegal mining in Odisha, will resume hearing at its headquarters in Ahmedabad from Tuesday, official sources said.

The commission is slated to hear views of miners having lease to extract minerals from 57 mines on various violations and the contentious rule 37 of the Mineral Concession Rules, 1960, a government source here said.

Nearly 323 mining lease applications are pending for renewal

The state steel & mines department is set to miss the deadline stipulated by the Odisha High Court (HC) for disposing off pending applications for mine lease renewal. In an interim order delivered on December 21 last year, the HC had instructed the state government to dispose off all applications for renewal of mining leases within three months.

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