Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicMining Scam

Topic: Mining Scam

Soren hits back? Jharkhand CM orders probe against 5 ministers of predecessor BJP govt

In an official release, state government said action was being ordered on the basis of a PIL filed by an RTI activist who accused the five ex-ministers of disproportionate assets.

Akhilesh Yadav had approved 13 mining leases without e-tender, CBI says it has proof

The CBI has also dismissed SP chief Akhilesh Yadav and the Congress’ claims that its probe and raids were ‘politically motivated’.

Explained: 2010 mining case verdict that dragged in ex-CJI Balakrishnan & BJP’s Sriramulu

The purported sting operation showed BJP candidate Sriramulu trying to facilitate a deal with a relative of then CJI Balakrishnan on behalf of Reddys.

Return of the Ballari brothers shows how desperate BJP is for Karnataka

BJP hopes Janardhan Reddy, who faces more charges than most politicians, will deliver most of the 23 seats in his territory — 10% of the assembly’s strength.

Me, myself and mining

The Karnataka end of what is probably India's longest continuing scandal, running through the tenure of five chief ministers, should be left to its Lokayukta to unravel.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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