January 01, 2020 1:03 pm
During this five year period, a total of 38,117 cases of illegal mining were registered across different districts of Gujarat.
December 01, 2019 11:34 am
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July 03, 2019 12:58 pm
The National Green Tribunal had fined the Meghalaya government on January 4. During the hearing, the state government had admitted that a large number of mines were operating illegally in the northeastern state.
July 03, 2019 12:36 pm
On paper, mining is not allowed in the foothills of Shivalik, an area rich in stones and gravel. But as the government looks the other way, mining mafia goes about their work, unhindered, in villages, less than 25 km away from Chandigarh.
April 28, 2019 2:52 pm
Since the notification of elections and seizures taking place to curb illegal election funding, coal mafia operating in the areas have stopped operations throwing more than hundreds of these miners commonly known as "rat-hole miners" out of a livelihood.
April 24, 2019 8:55 am
Speaking about illegal mining in the area, Sardara Singh said it was most prevalent near Ghaggar river and Tangri river on Haryana side.
April 22, 2019 10:22 am
Khijrabaad, Kubaheri, Mianpur, Lubhangarh and Tapprian villages are the worst hit areas in Majri block.
March 06, 2019 2:18 am
“Even village roads are getting damaged due to plying of tractor trolleys carrying sand,” said a villager. Sarpanch Manpreet Singh, however, said no illegal mining was taking place. “Some sand was lifted from panchayat land recently for construction work.”
February 04, 2019 6:25 pm
The Rajasthan government had last year told the apex court that no illegal mining was going on in 115.34 hectares of land in Aravalli area of the state
January 14, 2019 9:48 am
Kakrali village, located on the banks of Ghaggar river near Mubarikpur, nearly 6 km from Zirakpur town, has emerged as a favourite hotspot for illegal miners.
June 22, 2020 6:05 pm
An important anti-mining campaign by a bunch of villagers in Alappad, Kerala was brought to public spotlight through the video of a 17 year old class 12 student.
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