Illegal mining

Mining graft case: Hemant Soren to appear before Election Commission on June 28

The Jharkhand CM was earlier asked to appear before the EC on May 31 but he had sought more time and his appearance was rescheduled for June 14.

published on : 14th June 2022

'How can it be continued?' SC irked over mining activities without forest clearance in Odisha

The bench was hearing the appeal of M/s Balasore Alloys Ltd of Odisha against the high court's refusal to continue with the status quo order favouring the firm.

published on : 6th June 2022

Rein in granite mining mafia: Naidu to CS

The NGT had asked the CS to submit a report on illegal mining with details of violators.

published on : 30th April 2022

Illegal mining: Thamarassery bishop, vicar ordered to pay Rs 23.5 lakh

The representatives for the bishop and vicar argued that the mining was done for the purpose of constructing church, school and its other institutions.

published on : 23rd April 2022

TN set to curb mining loot with drones and new policy

The official told TNIE that with the help of drones, the State can monitor 1,700 quarries and curb illegal mining of minerals.

published on : 18th March 2022

Meghalaya HC asks chief secretary to stop illegal mining in state without delay

The three-member full bench of High Court took up the matter after its recent visit to East Jaintia Hills district along with Chief Secretary R V Suchiang to see in person the situation.

published on : 8th March 2022

HC directs govt to set up Special courts for mining cases

The district judges had submitted reports which indicated 943 illegal mining cases were pending in subordinate courts.

published on : 23rd February 2022

Visakhapatnam CBI probes illegal export of minerals

The CBI has written to Perala Shekar Rao, a BJP leader, asking him to submit the copies of the report.

published on : 19th February 2022

Mar Irenios, senior priest to reach Pathanamthitta on Thursday

The other priests will continue in Tamil Nadu as they need to  appear before the investigating officer on a daily basis until further orders.

published on : 17th February 2022

Madras HC asks top Industries department official to act in Rs 500 crore mining case

The court was acting on a request by Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption to prosecute officials of Mines Department, in connection with alleged illegal mining of gravel in Theni.

published on : 21st January 2022

Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corp MD says no mining in Dravidian University, forest lands

VG Venkata Reddy further said that the vigilance department was strengthened under the direction of Mines and Geology Minister Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy.

published on : 12th January 2022

Kodagu reserve forest under threat from illegal stone miners; wrongdoers include forest staff

Over 30 feet deep earth mines have been found inside the reserve forest area and ironically, these mines have been dug with the support and help from the people appointed as forest staff and forest gu

published on : 9th January 2022

Three months on, no report on illegal mining of sand

After TNIE exclusive, NGT had sought probe and account of findings

published on : 24th December 2021

How can a CM be so blatant, Arvind Kejriwal hits back at Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi over illegal mining issue

Charanjit Singh Channi visited a mining site in Rupnagar and rejected Raghav Chadha's claims of illegal mining in his constituency.

published on : 5th December 2021

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi trashes AAP leader Raghav Chadha's illegal mining charge

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi that he wanted to provide sand at the mining sites for free but due to a contract made in the past, was unable to do so.

published on : 5th December 2021
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