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illegal mining


FIRs filed in 2.16% of 38,100 cases of illegal mining in Gujarat

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.

Sunday Long Reads: Subsidised education, Muslim scholars, Mandarin, halwas and more

December 01, 2019 11:34 am

How access to subsidised higher education has fuelled dreams and opened up opportunities for the disadvantaged

Supreme Court asks Meghalaya to deposit Rs 100 crore fine for illegal coal mining

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.

The making of a wasteland

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.

With curb on illegal mining, out-of-job miners in West Bengal mull NOTA

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.

Mohali: Man informs administration about illegal mining, doesn’t get any response

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.

Illegal miners devour fields on the periphery — despite High Court order

April 22, 2019 10:22 am

Khijrabaad, Kubaheri, Mianpur, Lubhangarh and Tapprian villages are the worst hit areas in Majri block.

Punjab: In Nakodar village, panchayat members allege illegal mining

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.”

Illegal mining in Aravalli: Govt machinery 'rotten' in Rajasthan, says Supreme Court

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

Mine fields

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.


17 Year Old's Viral Video Throws Light On Beach Sand Mining in Southern Kerala

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.