Monthly Archives: November, 2009


ITEM NO.301             COURT NO.1                       SECTION PIL                             S U P R E M E C O U R T O F I N D I A RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS I.A.Nos.2532-2533 in WP(C)No.202/1995 T.N.GODAVARMAN THIRUMALPAD Petitioner(s) VERSUS UNION OF INDIA & ORS Respondent(s) (For appln. for impleadment/directions) I.A.No.D 75191 in W.P.(C)No.4677/1985 and I.A.NO.D 76048 & 76051 in …

Continue reading

Orissa mine scam could be worth more than Rs 14k cr

While Orissa vigilance sleuths and mines department officials are scratching their heads trying to find out the extent and dimensions of the mining scam, official documents reveal that the magnitude of the scam could be anything over Rs 14000 crore. The Central Empowered Committee of the Supreme Court headed by former bureaucrat PV Jayakrishnan would …

Continue reading

Discrepancies in information on mining leases given to Karnataka Minister

S. Nagesh Kumar Supreme Court panel seeks views of A.P. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests HYDERABAD: A Central Empowered Committee (on Environment and Forests) of the Supreme Court has found certain “prima facie” discrepancies in the information furnished by Andhra Pradesh on the actual extent of the three mines given in lease to iron ore …

Continue reading