Illegal mining

Yogi Adityanath govt hikes penalty on illegal mining by over 20% - Know about new mining laws in Uttar Pradesh

Yogi Adityanath govt hikes penalty on illegal mining by over 20% - Know about new mining laws in Uttar Pradesh

The Bharatiya Janata Party in its vision document for the state assembly polls had promised to end the illegal mining.

May 17, 2017, 10:06 AM IST
Crackdown on illegal mining increased sand prices: Punjab govt

Crackdown on illegal mining increased sand prices: Punjab govt

Punjab government today said crackdown on illegal mining has led to spike in prices of sand and gravel in the state and will come down after more legal mines become operational.

 

Apr 01, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

Govt launches satellite surveillance network to check illegal mining

In a path-breaking move, the mines ministry today came out with mining surveillance system (MSS), a pan-India surveillance network using latest satellite technology, to check illegal mining.

Oct 15, 2016, 18:51 PM IST

NGT notice to Centre, Raj on PIL alleging illegal mining in Ranthambore

The petition has alleged illegal mining and mass irregularities in forest department in Rajasthan.

Oct 21, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

Minister asks Mines Ministry to probe alleged illegal mine scam in Odisha

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram has written a letter to his Mines and Steel counterpart Narendra Singh Tomar, asking him to order a probe into an alleged case of illegal mining in the Koida mining area of Odisha's Sundergarh District.

Oct 12, 2015, 16:18 PM IST

Union minister says would quit if claim on Odisha mining mafia proved wrong

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram Friday challenged that he would quit politics if his claim on illegal stacking of huge quantity of iron ore by mafia at the Rengra Railway siding and nearby areas in Sundergarh district, was proved wrong.

Oct 09, 2015, 16:13 PM IST

Draft notification on new sand mining policy issued

 With a view to check on illegal mining and bringing in transparency in the sector, the government on Thursday came out with a draft notification for a new sand and minor mineral mining policy.

Sep 25, 2015, 08:26 AM IST

India to check illegal mining through satellites

India would soon use indigenous space technology to check illegal mining and guard its mineral wealth using satellite imagery, a top official said on Thursday.

Sep 24, 2015, 18:07 PM IST
Serve people instead of concentrating on making money: Mulayam to SP leaders

Serve people instead of concentrating on making money: Mulayam to SP leaders

With Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh apparently weighing heavily on his mind, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday bluntly told his party leaders to serve the people instead of concentrating RPT concentrating on making money.

Sep 20, 2015, 21:03 PM IST

Illegal mining: ED conducts raids in Odisha

 The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday conducted simultaneous raids at 10 places in Odisha in connection with illegal mining in the state.

Jul 09, 2015, 19:18 PM IST

Probe conducted into dealings of 82 mining leases in Goa

In a major step towards recovering the money involved in illegal mining in Goa, a team of chartered accountants constituted by the state government has submitted details about 82 of the total 118 mining leases.

Jul 03, 2015, 11:15 AM IST

Illegal mining: Goa, Odisha, Jharkhand still to file ATRs

Three states of Goa, Odisha and Jharkhand have not submitted the latest action taken reports on steps taken to curb illegal mining even after a high level panel raised the issue in September last year.

Jun 23, 2015, 19:07 PM IST

SIT for closure of 2 illegal mining cases involving ex-Goa CM

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Goa Police probing cases of illegal mining in the state, has recommended closure of two of the fifteen such cases for "lack of evidence".

Jun 14, 2015, 23:04 PM IST

Illegal mining: Cop comes under attack, escapes with injuries

A police sub-inspector was injured when he jumped into a pit to save his life after an excavator illegally mining 'murum' allegedly made an attempt to mow him down at Sirmaur area, 45 km from the district headquarters.

May 18, 2015, 23:23 PM IST

Illegal mining: Cop comes under attack in MP, escapes with injuries

A police sub-inspector was injured when he jumped into a pit to save his life after an excavator illegally mining 'murum' allegedly made an attempt to mow him down at Sirmaur area, 45 km from the district headquarters.

May 18, 2015, 20:16 PM IST

Illegal miners attempt to crush police official under excavator in MP

A police official in Madhya Pradesh`s Rewa district suffered injuries on his legs and hands while trying to escape an attempt to crush him under an excavator (JCB) machine at an illegal mining site.

May 17, 2015, 23:32 PM IST

Centre takes steps to curb illegal mining in country

The Centre has taken a decision to empower state governments to make rules for prevention of illegal mining and all the other matters connected with it.

May 14, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

Uttarakhand: Five arrested in woman forest officer attack case

Five persons including the main accused in the alleged attack on a woman forest officer and her team for trying to stop illegal mining in Rampur area of Nainital district, have been arrested, police said on Saturday.

May 09, 2015, 15:13 PM IST

Cartosat satellite to be used to check illegal mining

The Indian space agency would use its Cartosat satellites to detect illegal mining, said a senior official here on Saturday.

Mar 28, 2015, 20:24 PM IST

NGT asks Meghalaya government to submit report on coal mining

 The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed the Meghalaya government to submit a complete report adopted for the purpose of promoting scientific and permissible mining of coal which was banned since April last year.

Jan 29, 2015, 22:52 PM IST