Illegal mining

Illegal mining: HC declines to quash criminal proceedings against accused

Rejecting the petitioners’ contentions, Justice Cunha said that the criminal action has been rightly initiated against them.

published on : 18th November 2020

Labourer buried under sand mound in UP, dies

Angry relatives of the deceased blocked a road in protest on Sunday morning.

published on : 27th September 2020

Karnataka govt gets HC notice over plea against illegal mining

The petitioners have stated that the authorities have imposed fine for illegal mining beyond the licensed areas, and the same runs into hundreds of crores.

published on : 26th September 2020

Farmers, activists threaten protests over illegal mining in vicinity of Krishna Raja Sagar dam

Blasts of high magnitude have shaken the farming community and activists in the region as they pose a threat to the 80-year-old reservoir that is the lifeline of both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

published on : 20th August 2020

Odisha: Illegal quartz stone mining mining rampant in Mayurbhanj’s Sarashkana

A resident of Patkia said the mafia smuggle the stones from the block through Jamsola check gate and Barudbeda on the border with Jharkhand.

published on : 13th August 2020

201 illegal mining cases registered between May-July in Punjab

A total 299 vehicles and machines being used for illegal mining have also been seized across the state in the past three months

published on : 7th August 2020

Earth mining: Vigilance raids unearth rampant irregularities

Trucks carry boards saying ‘NH work/PWD work’ to evade checking, find officials

published on : 12th February 2020

Allies in Meghalaya’s ruling coalition miffed over illegal coal mining, transportation

Health Minister AL Hek said some constituents of the MDA are miffed over Home Minister James Sangma’s failure to stop illegal mining and transportation of coal. James is CM Conrad Sangma's brother.

published on : 8th February 2020

Kerala goes north with cases of illegal mining in South

Mining mafia has spread its tentacles in state at a time when the sector has generated a revenue of Rs 171 cr for the exchequer in FY19

published on : 6th February 2020