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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Family demands government job for wife, an increase of solatium to Rs 1 crore.
Cop had gone to gather intel after tip-off about illegal sand mining in Parapadi.
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.
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.
Sandeep Sharma, a journalist with a national news channel, was probing a possible nexus between the police and the sand mafia.
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