Sources said more than 100 trucks have regularly been lifting sand for the last some days causing revenue loss to the government.
Miscreants also threaten the officials at gunpoint; one detained
In last four years, tehsildars of Jajpur, Dasarathapur, Binjharpur, Rasulpur and Dharmasala have come under attack from the illegal mining syndicate
SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia produced an audio recording claiming that an impartial probe could reveal the extent to which the CM and his family had looted the state exchequer.
A 53-years old revenue inspector and village accountant of Rupanagudi hobli in Ballari district was assaulted by a group of 15 members on Wednesday night at his residence.
Historically, illegal and unscientific sand mining have taken a toll on rivers and the ecosystem around them. Sand mafias have continued to thrive under political patronage.
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.