sand mining

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

Withdraw plans for sand mine on Thenpennai river bed, youngsters petition administration

Officials said that the issue will be resolved after an investigation. 

published on : 9th June 2022

State's sand policy is more transparent: Andhra Pradesh minister Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy

The minister said that auction for mining sand was conducted through a Central agency MSTC, but not by the State government.

published on : 15th May 2022

Committee formed to probe excess sand mining carried out on Budhabalanga river bed

With increasing allegations of rampant sand mining being carried out on Budhabalanga river bed at Madhuban, an inquiry committee comprising additional tehsildar,

published on : 6th May 2022

AP to seek TN, Karnataka help to check red sanders’ smuggling

The minister felt that usage of technology, strengthening taskforce and coordination with the bordering states are important to control smuggling of the red sander logs. 

published on : 27th April 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

Birbhum killings: A saga of violence and corruption spawned by illegal sand mining

Some 80 illegal sand mines are scattered along the Mayurakshi, Ajay and Brahmani rivers in the district, from where local toughs operate with the backing of influential strongmen.

published on : 27th March 2022

Bomb attack over sand mining: SI suspended for duty neglect in Odisha

On March 19, Surendra had lodged a complaint in Binjharpur police station after he was attacked by Giridhari.

published on : 26th March 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

Andhra Pradesh: Sand mining row hits works 

Jaypee prevented the vehicles as it has been awarded a contract to mine sand in the State.

published on : 23rd 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

Ensure proper enforcement of sand mining regulations: NGT regarding river Mahanadi

The petition was filed by Srikant Kumar Pakal and other residents of the area, and advocate Sankar Prasad Pani appeared on behalf of the petitioners.

published on : 5th March 2022

Assembly polls 2022: Sand mining storm sweeps netas, not voters in Punjab

For voters it is just a subset of larger issue of corruption in high places

published on : 17th February 2022

Rajnath slams Congress over illegal sand mining, drug trade in Punjab

'I believe that the prime minister is not an individual. He is an institution. For a healthy democracy, institutions should be respected,' said Singh.

published on : 15th February 2022
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