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Punjab: Former Congress MLA arrested for illegal mining, Warring cries vendetta politics

June 18, 2022 7:49 am

The PCC president Amrinder Singh Raja Warring told Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann that he "cannot camouflage political vendetta as war against corruption.

Ex-CM Channi's confidant held for illegal mining on forest land

June 10, 2022 11:48 pm

Iqbal Singh was arrested in an FIR registered against him at Chamkaur Sahib police station on January 25 under sections of Mines and Minerals (Regulation) of Development) Act 1957 on the complaint of local Range Officer.

Punjab: Mining minister orders sealing of crushers in his constituency

April 22, 2022 4:11 am

After issuing the directions on closure of the crushers, the minister held an important meeting with the mining officials and directed them to keep a regular check on legal and illegal mining sites.

Illegal black trap stone mining racket unearthed in Surendranagar: Police

January 07, 2022 9:26 pm

The police also arrested 16 drivers of the excavator machines and dumper vehicles present at the spot, engaged in the illegal mining.

Flood from illegal coal mining traps 21 people in China

December 16, 2021 6:00 pm

The accident happened about 11 pm Wednesday in Xiaoyi city in Shanxi province, a major coal-producing region southwest of Beijing.

Rajasthan: Sand mined from Khatedari land to be weighed only at govt-approved weighbridges near lease sites

August 21, 2021 10:06 am

According to senior mining department officials, the decision was taken after several cases of the misuse of temporary e-rawanna (transit ticket issued online) surfaced.

FIRs in four illegal mining cases from May and June filed this month, two held

July 27, 2021 12:03 pm

The arrests came after the suspension of a mining official and the transfer of RTA for inaction in illegal mining cases and overloading of vehicles.

Illegal mining: Panchkula district mining official suspended, RTA transferred

July 23, 2021 9:16 pm

The minister had taken cognisance of a complaint alleging illegal mining and transportation of sand by way of Badona Kalaan through Dangri river in villages Barona Kalan, Raipurani. He had then directed the mining official to submit a detailed report on illegal mining wherever they are prevalent in the district.

Sukhbir Singh Badal claims large scale illegal mining near Beas river bridge

July 01, 2021 8:30 am

The SAD President on Wednesday said he had filed a complaint against minister Sukhbinder Sarkaria and MLAs Santokh Singh Bhalaipur, Sukhpal Bhullar, Inderbir Bolaria, Ramanjit Singh Sikki, and Kulbir Singh Zira, along with mining kingpins Ashok Chandak, Rakesh Chaudhary, and Mohan Pal, at the Beas police station in regards to the illegal mining.

Rajasthan govt data: 639 illegal mining cases last year, over 3,000 FIRs since 2018-19

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.


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.