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Sand mining: SC panel report slams Rajasthan ‘free-for-all loot’, questions leases near rivers

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.

Mohali: Villagers protest against illegal sand mining, allege inaction by administration

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.

Chhattisgarh ex-minister claims threat call from sand miner; accused held, says home minister

November 28, 2019 3:42 am

The allegation led to a furore in the House, during which Home Minister Tamradhwaj Sahu said the matter had been taken seriously, a case registered and the accused had been arrested.

Punjab sand mining e-auction: Hours after Rs 600 crore bid, bidder says it was a typo

July 06, 2019 4:24 pm

The bidder wrote a mail stating he had goofed up; govt would take a call on it on Monday

Sand clusters: Unable to attract bids, Punjab mulls postponing e-auction yet again

July 02, 2019 11:07 am

The government will have to take a call not only on three clusters but also Amritsar, on whether to allow a single bidder to bag a sand block or not.

After removal of bridge on Ghaggar river, sand miners now use village ring road: Kakrali residents

January 18, 2019 8:21 am

Denying any illegal mining in their village, Kakrali Sarpanch Singh said the villagers are already angry after the administration removed the bridge as it was beneficial for the farmers.

UP sand mining: ED files money laundering case

January 18, 2019 6:44 am

The ED registered an Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR) against politicians and bureaucrats from UP for allegedly laundering proceeds of crime earned through illegal allotment of sand mining licences in Hamirpur between 2012 and 2016.

NGT takes cognizance of teenage girl's video on sand mining in Kerala, seeks report

January 16, 2019 9:33 pm

The report, dated January 11, mentioned about Kavya S, a class 12 student who made the video about the environmental impact of the decades-long black sand mining activity in her village Alappad.

Yamuna sand mining: Licensed firms flouting norms, DJB told

September 01, 2018 3:35 am

“Such complaints were made in the past as well, but mostly things are covered up. District authorities have written a letter in this case. But they are authorised to conduct raids. The question is, are these raids conducted regularly?” an official said.

Sand mining in Punjab: Navjot Singh Sidhu wants new policy, CM Amarinder Singh says no hurry

June 27, 2018 12:56 am

Sidhu pitches for a corporation to sell sand, CM says not this fiscal


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.