mining mafia

Rajasthan IAS officer Ashok Singhvi arrested for accepting bribe

Rajasthan Mining Minister Ashok Singhvi along with Pankaj Gahlot has been arrested by ACB on the charges of taking more than 20 crores bribe.

Sep 17, 2015, 13:21 PM IST

SDM attacked for trying to stop illegal mining in Madhya Pradesh

Members of a mining mafia allegedly tried to mow down the Nagoud sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) at Bachpai village in the district when he tried to check illegal mining of earthen material 'murum', police said on Thursday.

Sep 17, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

Trainee IFS officer allegedly threatened by mining mafia in Uttarakhand

In a grim reminder of IPS Narendra Kumar Singh who was killed by mining mafia in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district, a lady trainee IFS officer claimed on Monday that she was being threatened by unscrupulous elements involved in illegal mining here in Uttarakhand.

May 04, 2015, 19:17 PM IST

Haridwar SSP transferred under pressure from mining mafia: BJP

Ascribing ulterior motives to the recent transfer of Haridwar SSP Sadanand Date, main Opposition BJP today accused the state government of removing the official "hurriedly under pressure from the mining mafia" which was rattled by the steps being taken by him to rein in their activities.

Oct 08, 2014, 16:58 PM IST

Harish Rawat govt hand in glove with mining mafia, must step down: BJP

Opposition BJP in Uttarakhand today asked the Harish Rawat government to step down, accusing it of being "hand in glove" with the land and mining mafia.

Jul 16, 2014, 23:31 PM IST

Police, mining mafia exchange fire in Noida

The Uttar Pradesh Police raided an area in Noida on suspicion that illegal mining was taking place, an officer said.

May 01, 2014, 14:24 PM IST

Cops injured as mining mafia open fire

A few policemen were injured when mining mafia opened fire at them in Asgarpur village here, police said on Wednesday.

Apr 30, 2014, 23:14 PM IST

Bellary going to polls bereft of mining clout

With the fall of the high and mighty mining barons, this iron rich district, infamously known as the "Republic of Bellary", is going to the Lok Sabha polls bereft of the overbearing mining clout and hangover.

Apr 04, 2014, 12:16 PM IST

Is BJP `blind` to people like Yeddyurappa, mining mafia, asks Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday chose graft, BJP`s main plank in the Lok Sabha polls, to attack the saffron party, saying "are they blind" to people like B S Yeddyurappa in Karnataka and mining mafia of Chhattisgarh.

Mar 29, 2014, 22:07 PM IST

Mining mafia attacks police team in Bareilly, one cop injured

Bareily: In a daring incident, a police team was attacked on Saturday by the mining mafia in Bareilly.

Nov 09, 2013, 17:01 PM IST

Parrikar government with casino, mining mafia: AAP

Manohar Parrikar-led government in Goa is siding with the casino lobby and the mining mafia in Goa, Aam Aadmi Party`s Yogendra Yadav said Thursday.

Nov 08, 2013, 00:54 AM IST

Durga Shakti Nagpal shifted to Kanpur

Less than a week after revocation of her suspension, Uttar Pradesh IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, who had taken on sand mining mafia in Gautam Budh Nagar district, was tonight posted as Joint Magistrate of Kanpur (Rural).

Sep 28, 2013, 08:36 AM IST

Mining mafia attacks police team in Rajasthan, 5 held

A police team was attack by the mining mafia in Rajasthan`s Alwar during an anti-illegal mining operation on Monday.

Sep 17, 2013, 09:24 AM IST

`Centre has written to states to stop illegal sand mining`

The Centre has written to all state governments in the country to take steps to stop illegal sand mining activity in their respective states, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said.

Sep 10, 2013, 15:15 PM IST

Mining mafia obstructs SP`s vehicle during raid

Close on the heels of an attack on a SDM by mining mafia in Solan, a senior police officer in the district was allegedly obstructed from performing his duty while conducting a raid to check the illegal activity.

Aug 28, 2013, 23:09 PM IST

No bid on woman IAS officer`s life, says Haridwar SSP

Police refuted media reports about an aborted bid by the mining mafia on the life of a woman IAS officer at Roorkee in the district.

Aug 24, 2013, 17:24 PM IST

Mining mafia enjoys political patronage: Virbhadra

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said mining mafia was enjoying political patronage in the state.

Aug 23, 2013, 20:32 PM IST

Suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal meets Secretary to UP CM

Suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal, who took on the powerful sand mafia in Gautam Budh Nagar on Friday met Secretary to the Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav at Lal Bahadur Shastri Bhawan, official sources said here.

Aug 02, 2013, 22:28 PM IST

Durga Shakti Nagpal suspended at behest of mining mafia: Congress

Congress on Saturday said the claims of Samajwadi Party leader Narendra Bhati proved that IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal was suspended at the behest of mining mafia.

Aug 02, 2013, 21:56 PM IST

Durga Shakti Nagpal suspended at behest of mining mafia: Congress

Congress on Friday said the claims of Samajwadi Party leader Narendra Bhati proved that IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal was suspended at the behest of mining mafia.

Aug 02, 2013, 19:06 PM IST