Saturday, 25 June, 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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Bucket hat meet feather boa Photographer: Kevin Winter/Getty Images North America

1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai | Bloomberg File Photo

Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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