Illegal sand mining

Bengal: Birbhum killing prime suspect found dead in CBI custody

The CBI sources said that Lalan Sheikh (50) was found hanging inside the toilet adjoining to the room where he was lodged in the CBI’s camp office in Rampurhat.

published on : 13th December 2022

Saltwater stagnation kills coconut trees in Konaseema

Besides, aquaculture done using brackish water is also said to be another cause for the slow death of coconut trees in the picturesque Konaseema region.

published on : 10th December 2022

Women in Kendrapara villages take up fight against illegal sand mining

Unauthorised sand mining is a lucrative cottage industry for influential persons in the riverside villages, another villager said.

published on : 9th December 2022

Officials probe sand mining plaint in Mathvarayapuram

According to sources, farmers raised the complaint during the farmers’ grievances meeting held on Wednesday.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Baripada: Section 144 to prevent illegal sand mining

The restriction has been imposed at Oskipal and Gambharipal on the banks of the river. The two locations, in the middle of Raruan and Sukruli blocks, are notorious for illegal sand mining.

published on : 8th November 2022

Opposition parties attack Pratap Deb over illegal sand mining

Congress leader and former Aul MLA Debendra Sharma alleged that unauthorised sand mining is being carried out in Kharasrota river near Deb’s palace.

published on : 27th October 2022

Punjab Governor expresses concern over illegal sand mining in border areas

"There are reports of the existence of police-criminal nexus in some border areas and in the interest of the country this alliance needs to be broken effectively," he said.

published on : 12th September 2022

Illegal sand mining takes over cremation ground meant for SC in Punjab village

A villager in Tira in SAS Nagar bitterly complains about how he was unable to collect the ashes of his mother due to the mining activity.

published on : 14th August 2022

Illegal sand mining Then Penniyar river, activist urges Puducherry L-G to look into it

According to Chandrasekhar, the sand is now being transported through the Graveyard Road (Sudukadu Road) and Nagammal Koil, the exact locations where the NGT ordered to set up check posts.

published on : 12th August 2022

Illegal sand mining: NGT seeks Odisha government's reply in two weeks

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has set a two-week deadline for the State government to file a reply in the case of indiscriminate extraction of sand in Budhabalanga river.

published on : 6th August 2022

Man who attacked college girl for questioning mining bid still at large

The police said they had recorded Akshaya’s statement and will arrest Ansari soon.

published on : 22nd June 2022

In Jajpur, revenue enforcement runs into the sand

In last four years, tehsildars of Jajpur, Dasarathapur, Binjharpur, Rasulpur and Dharmasala have come under attack from the illegal mining syndicate

published on : 7th April 2022

Illegal sand mining: NGT intervention later, panel inspects two river beds

The Committee will inspect the site and submit the report within one month, the bench had ordered fixing April 22 as the next date for hearing. 

published on : 7th April 2022

Better to leave Earth in good condition than explore new planet: Madras HC on illegal sand mining

The petitioners contended that if their seized vehicles were left without use for a long time, their value would depreciate and sought to release the vehicles.

published on : 25th March 2022

Illegal sand mining: Telangana HC issues notice to Collectors  

A Division Bench of Telangana High Court, on Tuesday, issued notices to the TS Irrigation Department Principal Secretary

published on : 23rd March 2022