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sand mining

UNESCO Director-General condemns killing of journalist in Uttar Pradesh

Shubham Mani Tripathi was shot dead by two assailants while riding his motorbike back home in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh last month

02 Jul 2020 3:56 PM

Sand mining mafia open fire at police

The sand mafias, however, identified them when they zeroed in the area and opened indiscriminate fire on them.

13 Nov 2019 3:34 AM

I-T raids on VV Minerals, its owner in Tamil Nadu, other miners in Andhra

Over 130 I-T department officials are conducting the operation with assistance from security and police personnel.

25 Oct 2018 10:11 AM

Soon, drones to monitor illegal sand mining

There were a record 139,700 illegal mining cases between 2013 and 2017.

08 Aug 2018 2:50 AM

Court stays allotment of sand ghats

The HC also set aside the auction wherein the norms of the sand ghat policy of the state had been flouted.

21 May 2018 1:13 AM


RJD calls for Bihar bandh over sand mining

As per an assessment, sand mining is a highly profitable business, and the estimated turnover ranges between Rs 5,000 to Rs 6,000 crores annually.

21 Dec 2017 6:21 AM

RJD calls for state bandh on December 18

Sand mining is a profitable business, and the estimated turnover ranges between Rs 5000 to Rs 6000 crore annually.

12 Dec 2017 6:56 AM

Sand mining mafia unleashes terror in Madhya Pradesh

Plays with Narmada’s ecology; officials, police refuse to touch them.

04 Nov 2017 1:00 AM

Birbhum clash: Death toll nine

Kabirul Mollah, the deceased, had suffered deep injuries when the bombs that were being made at a house in Darbarpur went off on Friday.

23 Apr 2017 2:16 AM

8 die in Birbhum clash, TMC faction feud suspected

It was a conflict over the control of the illegal business of sand mining on the banks of river “Mayurakshi”.

22 Apr 2017 1:56 AM