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Kochi sand mafia keeps cops on their toes

Cashing in on the large quantity of sand deposited on river banks after the flood, the sand mafia has started to smuggle it for selling in the black market at exorbitant rates.

published on : 11th September 2018

Floods leave behind riches for sand mafia

As water begins to recede in check dams built across the Bharathapuzha, the flood situation has resulted in the accumulation of sand on the riverbed.

published on : 27th August 2018

BJP MLA accuses Banda SP of 'patronising' sand mafia, 'conspiring to kill him'

MLA Brijesh Kumar Prajapati alleged that the SP used to take Rs 10 lakh per months from every mines and also take Rs 5 lakh for appointment of SHOs.

published on : 1st July 2018

AAP MLA Amarjit Singh Sandoa injured in attack by sand mafia in Punjab

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Amarjit Singh Sandoa was injured on Thursday after he and his security personnel were attacked by sand mafia goons in Punjab's Ropar district.

published on : 21st June 2018

Mineral police stations boost for Odisha's Ganjam district

The decision of the State Government to set up mineral police stations would not only help in checking illegal rampant smuggling of sand but also save the revenue loss.

published on : 27th May 2018

Cop killed by sand mafia laid to rest with full honours

Family demands government job for wife, an increase of solatium to Rs 1 crore.

published on : 9th May 2018

Night patrol takes a tragic turn for constable

Cop had gone to gather intel after tip-off about illegal sand mining in Parapadi.

published on : 8th May 2018

Sand mafia attacks sub-collector, officials in Telangana

A team of revenue officials including a sub-collector was attacked by the sand mafia when they went to prevent illegal sand mining in Sunkini village in Kotagiri police limits in the district.

published on : 2nd May 2018

TPCC red-faced as Punjab Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu praises Telangana government’s mining policy

Punjab tourism and culture minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is head of a cabinet sub-committee on sand mining, was in Telangana to study the sand mining policy in the state.

published on : 14th April 2018

Investigative journalist Sandeep Sharma mowed down by truck in MP’s Bhind district

Sandeep Sharma, a journalist with a national news channel, was probing a possible nexus between the police and the sand mafia. 

published on : 26th March 2018

‘Sand mafia ruling the roost with the backing of government’, says Telangana CPM secretary

Even as the Congress was cornering the state government over the alleged atrocities of sand mafia, Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) chairman M Kodandaram t

published on : 7th January 2018