September 05, 2021 10:30 pm
Investigations have revealed that illegal sand excavation rackets have multiple criminal activities associated with them from excavation of sand from river beds using boats to illegal transport in trucks and their sale.
July 29, 2019 9:32 am
Agitated over the continuous movement of trucks carrying “illegally” extracted sand and gravel from the farmlands located at their villages, the local residents in Kharar Tehsil’s Dulwan Khadri and Khizarabad villages had stopped and seized over a dozen such vehicles Friday night.
January 07, 2019 4:58 am
The residents of Kakrali village allege that the sand miners operate at night, digging up the sand until the early hours of the morning.
June 01, 2017 5:03 am
What’s legal and what isn’t in a thriving business that is driven by construction in Punjab and has brought the interests of a minister under the scanner
June 09, 2016 1:11 am
Having sent her resignation to police chief Om Prakash on June 4 citing personal reasons, Anupama Shenoy, DSP of Kudligi, in Ballari district, has launched a tirade against the state government on social media.
June 08, 2016 6:14 pm
There were also allegations that Shenoy was shunted out because she did not yield to pressure from the sand mafia
May 19, 2016 1:40 pm
86 vehicles illegally transporting sand were seized and fine of around Rs 30.12 lakhs was recovered.
March 07, 2016 5:06 am
On Sunday, authorities in Gwalior and Morena districts had stepped up vigil against illegal mining.
September 08, 2015 1:24 am
Karnataka has filed over 30 FIRs to combat illegal sand mining while AP realised Rs 390 crore from penalties in 2014-15.
May 29, 2015 2:44 am
Police sources said Appa was operating a gang of over 50 people.