Sand mining

Rampant sand mining lifts away peace of farmers in Odisha

Residents of Arapata revenue village, which comprises over 1,000 families, are now alleging the tehsildar of conniving with the illegal sand mafia and depriving them of their due entitlements.

published on : 7th June 2021

Greens fret over works on MP DK Suresh’s property near Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary

Wildlife movement is getting hampered but since it belongs to a leader on private area, we are helpless.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Admin crack down on sand mafia, 28 held in 1 week

Sixteen other drivers were held in similar operations during last week while vehicle owners had to cough up fine for the illegal activity.

published on : 11th May 2021

Sand mining a cause for worry in Bhadrachalam

As many as six people have died in the last 49 days while passing the Godavari river in Bhadrachalam.

published on : 9th May 2021

No illegal sand mining in Srivaikundam dam: Panel

Five-member joint committee constituted by NGT southern bench gives clean chit to PWD

published on : 16th April 2021

TDP alleges CM Jagan’s secret deal in sand mining

The TDP leader said that the JP Power will get more than Rs 2,000 crore per year, but it paid only Rs 765 crore to the government in the sand deal. 

published on : 22nd March 2021

'To stop illegal activities': Sand policy in Odisha soon

Criticising the government inaction over the issue, BJP and Congress members demanded that a policy should be formulated to curb illegal sand mining. 

published on : 27th February 2021

Act tough on liquor, sand smugglers: CM Jagan

CM directs officials not to spare those hurting govt’s revenue by committing irregularities

published on : 13th February 2021

New sand policy to aid end-users: Murugesh Nirani

The aim is to help end-users get local resources at a nominal cost and to put an end to corruption.

published on : 11th February 2021

‘Sand shortage stalling projects’

Besides, only three quarries are functional, while the city requires at least 35 to compensate for the low sand supply over the last two years and to meet current requirements.

published on : 9th February 2021

Separate sand policy for coastal Karnataka region soon, says Nirani

Mines and Geology Minister Murugesh Nirani on Friday said the state government will soon announce a separate sand policy for the coastal Karnataka region.

published on : 30th January 2021

‘Outsider’ gets sand mining, tehsil office gheraoed

Raghunathpur tehsildar Rupalika Das said there has been no irregularities in the tender process and no question of cancelling the auction of Jaipur sand quarry arises.

published on : 5th January 2021

Govt to ink MoU with PSU to implement sand policy

Negotiations with Metal Scrap Trade Corporation in final stage

published on : 3rd January 2021

Sand mining worse than iron ore mining: Activist

He also revealed how many politicians are involved in the sand mining mafia and why the policy is being pushed now.

published on : 3rd January 2021

Karnataka’s Sand Policy at odds with Kasturirangan report

Licences in these streams will be issued to Gram Panchayats by a committee headed by the assistant commissioner at the taluk level.

published on : 3rd January 2021
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