Sand mining

Illegal sand mining case: SP-BSP attacks BJP over allegations against Akhilesh

SP-BSP attacks BJP over allegations against Akhilesh in illegal sand mining case. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 07, 2019, 13:06 PM IST

All you need to know about CBI probe in illegal sand mining case

This segment of Zee News brings to you latest updates. Watch this video to know about CBI probe in illegal sand mining case.

Jan 07, 2019, 11:56 AM IST

DNA Non Stop, January 5th 2019

This segment of DNA brings to you about the important stories of the day.

Jan 05, 2019, 22:38 PM IST

Breaking News: CBI likely to examine Akhilesh Yadav in connection with illegal mining case

The CBI is likely to examine former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav in connection with illegal mining case

Jan 05, 2019, 18:58 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh: Mining officer accuses BJP MLA Brijesh Prajapati of thrashing him after demanding money

The BJP MLA blamed Singh of being a corrupt officer. 

Oct 10, 2018, 08:25 AM IST

RJD defers 'Bihar bandh' to December 21

Monday's RJD march was dismissed by Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, alleging that Lalu's party was trying to "protect the sand mafia as it funded the party". 

Dec 12, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

Punjab: Justice JS Narang submits report on mining auctions

The commission of retired Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Justice J S Narang was mandated to probe all aspects of the allegations of impropriety against the Irrigation and Power Minister in the multi-crore sand mining auctions.

Aug 10, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

Madras High Court direction to govt on sand mining

The Madras High Court today directed Tamil Nadu government to consider the representation made by former MLA M Appavu to ban river sand mining.

Mar 02, 2017, 17:00 PM IST

Forest guard killed while chasing sand mafias in MP, CM Chouhan announces Rs 5 lakh compensation

A forest guard was killed after a truck carrying sand illegally, overturned on him in the city on early Sunday.

Mar 06, 2016, 15:07 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

Authorities raid illegal sand mining unit in Gujarat

Authorities on Tuesday conducted a raid on an illegal sand mining unit operating near Don Bosco School area here and seized 10 tractors carrying illegal sand from the site.

Jul 21, 2015, 19:33 PM IST

New bill on sand mining on the anvil: Prakash Javadekar

 The government proposes to introduce soon a new "sustainable sand mining" bill to curb illegal mining in river beds, union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.

Jun 30, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

Nine booked for illegal sand mining in Uttar Pradesh

Tightening the noose on illegal sand mining mafia, Kanpur district administration has filed an FIR against nine persons for their alleged involvement in such activities.

Apr 02, 2015, 16:11 PM IST

NGT pulls Haryana, Rajasthan govts over sand mining

The National Green Tribunal has taken strong objection to the non-compliance of its orders by the Haryana and Rajasthan governments on the issue of sand mining and warned it of coercive action.

Mar 18, 2015, 17:39 PM IST

AP initiates economic empowerment of women through sand mining

The Andhra Pradesh government has launched an initiative of entrusting sand mining to women self-help groups, which is essentially expected to curb the thriving sand mafia.

Oct 29, 2014, 14:54 PM IST

Little bit of sand mining should be allowed, says Goa Deputy CM

Goa Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza has said sand mining in the state is manual and many industries are dependent on it so a 'little bit' of sand mining should be allowed in the state.

Oct 13, 2014, 19:00 PM IST

Beas tragedy: Himachal admits illegal sand mining at accident spot

Himachal Pradesh admitted that illegal sand mining has been flourishing along the Beas river and the activity is to be partially blamed for the tragedy in which 24 students of an engineering college of Hyderabad lost their lives.

Jun 15, 2014, 20:35 PM IST

Barcoding to be implemented all over Maharashtra to check illegal sand mining

The barcoding system to check illegal sand mining which was implemented in Pune division and Solapur would be extended all over the state, Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat said in the Legislative Assembly today.

Jun 11, 2014, 16:55 PM IST

Karnataka accepts Kasturirangan report to stop mining, but not quarrying, sand mining

Karnataka said it has accepted the Kasturirangan committee report on the Western Ghats to stop mining but said it would not stop quarrying and sand mining in the ecologically sensitive area.

Apr 29, 2014, 00:31 AM IST

Sand mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders

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.

Jan 22, 2014, 21:49 PM IST