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Sand mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 21:49

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining, asking why they should not be directed to pay compensation for unauthorised removal of the mineral from river Yamuna.

Sand mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 18:55

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining.

Jharkhand restores decision to give sand mining right to panchayats

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 01:20

Jharkhand government on Thursday restored its earlier decision to give rights to the panchayats over sand mining.

Punjab: Trucks laden with sand seized, 13 arrested

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 13:32

Thirteen people were on Monday arrested for their alleged involvement in illegal mining in this district and 14 trucks laden with sand were seized.

100% ban on sand mining is wrong: CJI

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 00:21

Two months after National Green Tribunal banned sand mining from river beds and beaches without environmental clearance, Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam said 100% ban on sand removal is "wrong".

100 per cent ban on sand mining is wrong: CJI

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 20:56

Chief Justice of India P Sathasivam Friday said 100 per cent ban on sand removal is "wrong".

Sand mining ban amounts to judicial over-reach: Parrikar

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 21:34

The recent National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) ban on sand mining across the country is a case of judicial "over-reach", Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Tuesday.

Sand mining ban amounts to judicial over-reach: Parrikar

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 18:04

The recent National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) ban on sand mining across the country is a case of judicial "over-reach", Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Tuesday.

UN to study ramifications of sand mining

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 10:56

Sand mining, a major environmental concern, will soon get international attention after it was included in the list of the new and emerging issues by the United Nations, an activist said here Wednesday.

Northeast states want manual sand mining to be allowed

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 12:52

Four northeastern state governments are unhappy with the National Green Tribunal`s (NGT) ruling that bans sand mining in river beds across the country without the clearance of Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF).

Illegal sand mining on IAF land: NGT seeks Centre`s response

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 20:29

The National Green Tribunal today sought responses of the Centre, UP and Haryana on a plea alleging that sand was being illegally mined from land belonging to IAF in Faridabad.

Can you enact law in conflict with central law: NGT asks MP

Last Updated: Thursday, September 19, 2013, 17:22

The tribunal was hearing the state government`s plea for modification of the bench`s August 5 order by which it had banned sand mining in rivers across the country.