Illegal sand mining

Police seize 2 trucks from illegal sand mining spot in Karnataka

Police in Karnataka's Chamarajanagar on Thursday seized two trucks in a raid at an illegal sand mining spot near Cauvery river belt at the Kollegal taluk of the district.

Sep 19, 2019, 13:17 PM IST

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

CBI likely to examine Akhilesh Yadav in connection with illegal sand mining case

Yadav was holding additional charge of the mining department between 2012 and June 2013, news agency PTI reported quoting officials. 

Jan 05, 2019, 17:39 PM IST

Over illegal sand mining CBI raids 12 locations in Delhi and UP

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday carried out searches at 12 locations in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi in connection with illegal sand mining case. IAS Officer Chandrakala's home also raided.

Jan 05, 2019, 14:02 PM IST

Illegal sand mining: CBI raids residence of IAS officer B Chandrakala, others in UP, Delhi

The raids were conducted at multiple locations in Delhi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Hamirpur and Jalaun in connection with the illegal sand mining in UP.

Jan 05, 2019, 13:33 PM IST

Case lodged against RJD legislator for illegal sand mining

A case was lodged on Tuesday against a legislator belonging to the RJD in connection with illegal sand mining, police said.

Aug 01, 2017, 15:17 PM IST

NGT pulls up Rajasthan government on illegal sand mining

 In a stern warning to Rajasthan government, the National Green Tribunal on Friday said its accounts might be attached and its officials could face punitive action, as they have not been able to stop illegal sand mining in the state.

Jul 10, 2015, 20:51 PM IST

Police constable run over by illegal sand mafia truck in MP's Morena

In another atrocious act by sand mining mafia, a police constable was run over by a truck as he tried to intercept the van full of illegal sand in Madhya Pradesh's Morena.

Apr 05, 2015, 11:09 AM IST

Delhi govt cracks down against illegal sand mining

In a crackdown against illegal sand miners, Delhi government today seized 18 bullock carts full of sand from East district of the city.

Aug 30, 2014, 20:00 PM IST

Cop run over by sand mafia`s tractor in Tamil Nadu`s Vellore

In yet another shocking incident, a police constable was mercilessly killed when he was run over by the tractor of a local sand mafia, while trying to stop alleged sand smuggling in Tamil Nadu`s Vellore district on Sunday.

Jul 21, 2014, 09:43 AM IST

Beas tragedy: Himachal admits illegal sand mining at accident spot

Himachal Pradesh Sunday 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, 23:36 PM IST

Sand mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders

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

Jan 22, 2014, 18:55 PM IST

Punjab: Trucks laden with sand seized, 13 arrested

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

Dec 02, 2013, 13:32 PM IST

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

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.

Sep 26, 2013, 20:29 PM 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

8 arrested for illegal sand mining in Punjab

Police on Monday arrested eight persons for their alleged involvement in illegal sand mining in the district.

Aug 26, 2013, 17:24 PM IST

Illegal sand mining: MP Cong forms `fact-finding` committee

Opposition Congress on Monday announced setting up of a two-member committee to inquire whether 100-odd dumpers seized in connection with illegal sand mining in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh were let off with impunity.

Aug 19, 2013, 17:45 PM IST

Durga Shakti Nagpal responds to UP Govt’s chargesheet, says she is innocent

Responding to the chargesheet filed against her by the Uttar Pradesh government, suspended IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal on Friday said that she was innocent, media reports suggested.

Aug 16, 2013, 22:53 PM IST

Bengal to act tough against illegal sand mining, sand mafia

WB govt is contemplating an amendment to Minor Minerals Act-2002 act to strengthen laws to stop illegal sand mining and mafia activities in state.

Aug 14, 2013, 22:23 PM IST

BJP alleges illegal sand excavation in Delhi

Delhi BJP on Friday alleged that illegal sand excavation has been taking place Delhi.

Aug 09, 2013, 22:45 PM IST