May 19, 2022 3:51 am
A farmer, identified as Krishan Singh, was arrested on May 2 by Fazilka police on the basis of a tip-off that the man was mining sand in his field.
February 01, 2022 5:31 am
🔴 Sharing this communication with the media, AAP leader Raghav Chadha appealed to the DGP and Punjab Police not to come under any kind of political pressure and register an FIR in the matter after conducting a fair and independent investigation.
January 19, 2022 12:47 am
🔴 Before 2005, sand was a commodity that came very cheap. But with the boom in real estate business, and several road projects coming to the state, the demand for sand rose manifold catching the attention of both politicians and the mafia.
January 02, 2022 10:10 am
Several farmers were already into illegal sand mining in their fields and this new policy now allows all farmers to extract up to 3 -feet earth from their fields without any environment clearance certificate.
December 27, 2021 1:46 am
According to the FIR, the two assailants came in a car and assaulted Makwana with iron pipes when the victim, who runs a construction business, was discussing a business deal with one Rafikbhai, also a resident of Ranpur.
November 12, 2021 5:14 am
In its judgment, the court also approved another recommendation of the CEC — the termination of khatedari leases (sand mining leases on agricultural land) which are located within 5 km from the river bed.
October 25, 2021 8:28 am
Sand trader Santosh Jagtap (35) and a member of his rival gang Swagat Bapu Khaire (25) were killed in the crossfire on Friday afternoon.
September 06, 2021 7:31 am
Daund, Shirur and Indapur talukas of Pune have numerous illegal sand mining rackets in operation, especially in the Bhima basin riverbeds, according to police.
January 21, 2021 2:20 am
The Court had directed the CEC in February last year to submit a report on issues regarding sand mining faced by traders, consumers, transporters, the government and other stakeholders in Rajasthan, and to suggest measures to stop illegal sand mining.
September 21, 2020 3:48 am
Residents of Abhipur village allege that despite bringing the issue to the notice of the administration, no action has been taken against the illegal miners.
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.