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Supreme Court issues notice to Centre, five states over illegal sand mining

According to the petition, Maharashtra recorded 1,39,706 illegal mining cases between 2013 and 2017 which was the highest number of cases in the country.

17-year-old’s viral video puts anti mining campaign at heart of Kerala's public discourse

Alappad, home to fisherfolk, is sandwiched between the sea and the national waterway, making it extremely fragile for coastal erosion, say people behind the protests.

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Illegal mining picks up in Derabassi block

The residents of Kakrali village allege that the sand miners operate at night, digging up the sand until the early hours of the morning.

Illegal sand mining: CBI conducts searches in UP, Delhi

The residences of senior officers, including IAS officer B Chandrakala, who is famous on social media for her anti-corruption crusade, were also raided in connection with the case.

Sand Mining: Punjab govt set to relax rules, to allow mechanised mining

Amarinder had, on March 6, flown in the government chopper over Sutlej river in Jalandhar and Nawanshahar district. While ariborne, he had witnessed heavy machines like Poclains and JCBs engaged in mining the river bed.

Illegal mining in Mohali: DC stops issuing NOCs for levelling farm land, digging up basements

The DC, in her order, a copy of which is with Chandigarh Newsline, said some discrepancies were found in the regulatory mechanism set by the government to keep a tab on illegal mining which is a serious issue and the matter should be probed.

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Illegal mining: Flying squad conducts first raid in Majri block, returns empty-handed

Villagers term the raid eyewash, claim that illegal mining goes on unabated in the area

Mining department not cooperating with administration, says Mohali DC

The mining seems to have resumed in the area as rainy season came to an end

Ensure ban on 'illegal' sand mining: NGT tells Uttarakhand

"The counsel appearing for the Uttarakhand government and the state pollution control board submit that they will take all requisite steps to ensure that there is no illegal mining in the state and there are no stone crushers which pollute the environment," the bench noted.

Minor mineral: Faster green nods fail to slow down illegal sand mining

The Centre has constituted a committee to understand the existing system of sand mining in various states and prepare a guideline which addresses all concerns of this sector.

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

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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