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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

`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.

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.

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.

Mining mafia enjoys political patronage: Virbhadra

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

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.

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.

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.

Suspension of SDM: UP CM rubbishes Oppn allegations

Rubbishing the allegations that the suspension of Gautam Budh Nagar Sub-Divisional Magistrate had come under pressure from the mining mafia, UP CM said the step was taken because there was a possibility of communal tension.

BJP, Cong helping `mining mafia`: CPI

CPI charged both BJP and Congress with helping the `mining mafia` and neglecting the welfare of tribals.

RTI activist receives death threats from mining mafia in Odisha

A RTI activist who has been working to expose irregularities in the mining sector claimed to be living in constant fear after receiving death threats by mining mafia who were allegedly supporters of the ruling party.