Illegal Mining
West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.22

TMC MLA’s riverbed vigil

Police, he said, are also flying drones over Fulhar and some other rivers which flow through Malda. “A number of vehicles have been seized for carrying sand and soil which were taken out from r...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.05.22

Mining: Roof collapse kills 3

Three persons were feared dead and several others injured when a mine roof collapsed at an illegal mining site of Kaparsa Colliery of Eastern Coalfields Limited in Nirsa block of Dhanbad on Monday nig...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.22

Siliguri: CPM hits out at slur

Hundreds of CPM leaders hit the streets on Tuesday to protest a police complaint filed against party veteran Jibesh Sarkar, alleging his involvement in shady land deals. “Each resident of Silig...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.22

Crackdown on illegal mining

Specific instructions from chief minister Mamata Banerjee to prevent illegal mining of minor minerals like sand, stone and pebbles from the riverbeds of Darjeeling district and north Bengal as a whole...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.04.22

Mine: Rescue over, no body found

A day after the subsidence incident at an illegal mining site in the Dumrijor area of Nirsa block of Dhanbad, rescue work was completed this afternoon with the removal of all debris from the incident ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


Jharkhand  /  Published 23.03.22

Mining rocks Jharkhand Assembly

The illegal mining issue rocked the ongoing budget session of the Jharkhand Assembly on Tuesday. Independent MLA from Jamshedpur East, Saryu Roy, raised the issue of granting consent to operate (CTO)...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.03.22

Official confirms illegal mining

A deputy commissioner of a district in Jharkhand has admitted before the eastern zone bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) that illegal mining has taken place in Dhajwa Pahad (hills) as people&rsquo...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.03.22

Nirsa: 2 killed in illegal mining

Two persons were killed during illegal mining in Kapasara colliery area of Nirsa Block of Dhanbad this morning. The incident during which one person was also seriously injured took place due to roof c...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.22

Palamau’s illegal mining data sought

Jharkhand has been making headlines for its illegal stone mining for a long time now.  After the allegations of illegal stone mining in Dhajwa were raised by the villagers, circle officer Pandu ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.02.22

Nirsa mishap: Five dead so far

The death toll in the mines mishap at Nirsa rose to five after the completion of rescue work. Cops also constituted a special investigating team led by Rural SP Reshma Rameshan to probe the incid...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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