[JURIST] The Justice M.B. Shah Commission of Inquiry [official website], an Indian judicial committee investigating illegal mining practices, has issued a report On Friday and indicted Digambar Kamat, the former Chief Minister of the state of Goa [official website], for permitting illegal mining in the state during his 12 year tenure as the state's minister of mining. The report detailed irregularities in leasing practices to mining firms, concerns about oversight of mining operations, and contains many detailed satellite images showing...

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