illegal sand mining

Illegal sand mining: Breather for AP as SC stays NGT order on Rs 100 crore penalty

For the record, the NGT had passed the order after it examined the joint inspection report submitted by the central and State pollution control boards in the region.

published on : 10th May 2019

Probe ordered into illegal sand mining

Acting on the complaints received over illegal sand mining activities in the downstream of Krishna river, District Collector Md Imtiaz ordered a departmental inquiry on Tuesday.

published on : 8th May 2019

After accident, illegal mining stops in village near Pakkam lake

But residents of Sivanvoyal say sand  miners are unlikely to be deterred for long.

published on : 6th May 2019

Four labourers killed during illegal sand mining operations in Bundi

The incident occurred in Chambal Crocodile Sanctuary near Sunagar village on Tuesday evening, SHO, Keshoraipatan Police Station, Abhishek Pareek said.

published on : 27th March 2019

Maharashtra: 8.4 kg of explosives, 24 detonators seized from river bank in Palghar

Several people at the raided spot were engaged in illegal sand mining and police also confiscated an excavator and a truck, he added.

published on : 4th March 2019

Tamil Nadu builders shun pricey imported sand

The fifth consignment of 55,000 tonnes of imported sand will be arriving at Adani Kattupalli Port on February 15 to help the State tide over the sand crisis.

published on : 13th February 2019

Japanese firm looking to tap artificial sand market in Tamil Nadu

A Japanese company is planning to tap the artificial sand market in India by offering technology to provide better quality of artificial sand.

published on : 12th February 2019

Uttar Pradesh illegal sand mining: Enforcement Directorate summons four, including IAS officer, SP MLC

The CBI has said it is probing the role of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav in the case as he had held the mining portfolio during this period.

published on : 18th January 2019

Enforcement Directorate files money laundering FIR in Uttar Pradesh illegal mining case 

CBI had recently registered a criminal complaint and said it was probing the role of former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and some bureaucrats in  connection with illegal mining.

published on : 17th January 2019

Illegal sand mining case: CBI conducts searches; likely to summon SP chief Akhilesh Yadav

Besides Yadav, the CBI is likely to question Gayatri Prajapati, who was arrested in 2017 following a complaint of rape by a woman residing in Chitrakoot.

published on : 5th January 2019

CBI conducts raids across 12 locations in UP, Delhi over illegal mining

The searches were spread across multiple districts including Jalaun, Hamirpur, Lucknow and also in the national capital.

published on : 5th January 2019

28 vehicles with illegal sand seized in Andhra Pradesh

Vigilance and Enforcement officials seized 25 tractors, three lorries and one JCB for transporting illicit sand.

published on : 4th January 2019

Crackdown on illegal sand mining in Odisha

Fearing attack from illegal sand mining mafia, Rasulpur tehsildar Saroj Kumar Panda had taken a posse of policemen during the surprise raids. 

published on : 17th December 2018

Illegal sand mining goes unabated in Krishna

The workers were alerted after locals informed the revenue and police officials about the illegal activities being carried out near the Chamata Vagu stream. 

published on : 19th November 2018

Chintamaneni’s men bundle YSRC leader into car, thrash him for opposing illegal sand mining

YSRC leader Medikonda Krishna found illegal sand mining being carried out from Polavaram canal at Laxmipuram village in Pedavegi mandal and lodged a complaint with the irrigation department officials.

published on : 16th November 2018
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