sand mining

Sand mining sparks row between Andhra Pradesh, Telangana border villagers

People of border villages levelled allegations against each other that sand was being illegally mined in their respective territory.     

published on : 14th May 2020

Cabinet allows sand mining in tanks, ponds, patta lands

New policy approved to address shortage and fluctuation in price

published on : 1st May 2020

Officials in the dark as sand mined from river

Residents of Thiruvenganur near Thirumanur complained that some people were mining sand from Kollidam under the pretext of collecting savudu sand.

published on : 14th March 2020

Rajasthan: Bans fail to loosen sand mining mafia’s vice-like grip

Kailash Meena, a social worker fighting against illegal sand and gravel mining in the state, said despite repeated court orders the government has failed to curb illegal ‘bajri’ mining.

published on : 21st February 2020

Sand mining: MoEF wants other states to learn from Telangana

This technique involves using the cement consumption data in a state for deriving an estimate of sand consumption, as cement sale data is better organised and is readily available.

published on : 31st January 2020

Andhra Pradesh government appoints joint collectors for better implementation of Sand Mining Policy-2019 

The APMDC has requested the government to sanction additional manpower for operation of sand reaches and stockyards.

published on : 10th October 2019

Trouble in Thadagam Valley as activists allege rampant red sand mining

It started with one, as it always does.

published on : 6th October 2019

Kosathalaiyar river bed sand mining: Is government violating its own norms?

The Public Works Department appears to be violating government norms in mining sand from the Kosasthalaiyar river bed.

published on : 18th June 2018

Chennai: Sand mining on Kosasthalaiyar riverbed sets off alarms

However, Express found that nearly half of the 14-acre mining site was covered in shrubbery and has only clay soil at the top.

published on : 18th June 2018