March 03, 2021 11:32 am
Between January 1 2020 and January 31, 2021, the highest — 86 cases — were reported from Bhilwara district followed by Jodhpur and Nagaur with 58 and 49 cases respectively, reveals the data furnished by the mining department in response to a question at the Assembly.
February 03, 2021 5:04 am
A special 30-member team led by Central Bureau of Investigation’s Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Akhilesh Singh and Eastern Coalfield Limited (ECL) officials jointly inspected mines in Raniganj, Jamuria and Asansol, said sources. They said the team was trying to gather information about how coal was illegally smuggled all these years.
October 08, 2020 12:46 am
“The 'Mining Minister Flying Squad' will consist of one officer each from Mines and Geology, Regulatory Wing of Transport Department and Police Department”, Haryana Minister of Mines and Geology Minister, Mool Chand Sharma said.
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.
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.
September 17, 2015 3:42 pm