sand mafia

RI, police attacked by sand mafia

Sources said more than 100 trucks have regularly been lifting sand for the last some days causing revenue loss to the government.   

published on : 29th May 2022

Additional tehsildar, three revenue inspectors hurt in sand mafia attack in Odisha

Miscreants also threaten the officials at gunpoint; one detained

published on : 9th May 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

'CM looted Rs 1,111 crore': SAD demands CBI probe into illegal sand mining in Channi's constituency 

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.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Ballari: Revenue inspector, family assaulted by sand mafia

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.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Save our rivers from sand mafia

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.

published on : 11th September 2021

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.

published on : 14th April 2018

Investigative journalist Sandeep Sharma mowed down by truck in MP’s Bhind district

Sandeep Sharma, a journalist with a national news channel, was probing a possible nexus between the police and the sand mafia. 

published on : 26th March 2018