Illegal Sand Mining
West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.21

Govt readies e-challan route for sand mining

The Bengal government is set to launch a centralised e-challan system within a couple of weeks for the transportation of sand extracted from authorised sand mines. The move is part of an attempt to c...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.21

Raids on illegal sand and coal mining gain pace

Police are cracking down on sand and coal smugglers before chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s scheduled inauguration of an industrial unit in West Burdwan’s Panagarh on Wednesday. Sand smug...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

‘Sand smuggler’ arrested in West Burdwan

The enforcement branch (EB) of the Asansol-Durgapur police commissionerate on Tuesday night arrested Sujoy Pal, a businessman with alleged links to sand smuggling in West Burdwan. Police seized over ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

India  /  Published 29.07.21

Sand mining action on 17 Bihar officials

The Bihar government has suspended 17 officials, including two IPS officers, for failing to curb illegal sand mining and its trade in the state. Notifications issued by the home department on Tuesday...
By Dev Raj in Patna

India  /  Published 27.02.21

Ire over illegal sand mining in Odisha

The Odisha government on Friday faced the Opposition wrath over its failure to formulate a policy to curb illegal sand mining in the state. The state is losing nearly Rs 14,000 crore per annum because...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar


Jharkhand  /  Published 27.11.20

Illegal sand mining den busted

Dhanbad district administration in an association of district police conducted a raid at an illegal sand mining den at Gol building chowk of Dhanbad and seized altogether six sand laden vehicles....
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.02.20

20 trucks of sand seized

Dhanbad sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) raided Hirapur area and seized 20 vehicles loaded with sand on Saturday morning in a fresh case of illegal sand mining.SDM Raj Maheshwaram received a tip-off on...
By Suresh Prasad Nikhar in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 06.01.19

Akhilesh airs CBI probe fear before polls as party finalises alliance with BSP

The CBI registered an illegal-mining case on Saturday night against 11 people including four Samajwadi Party politicians amid hints of a possible probe against party president Akhilesh Yadav, promptin...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

North East  /  Published 24.12.18

Congress seeks sand mining crackdown

Leader of the Opposition in the Assam Assembly and Nazira Congress MLA Debabrata Saikia has requested state forest minister Parimal Suklabaidya to come down heavily on illegal sand mining on the Dikho...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 16.12.18

Trench to stop sand lifting

The Birbhum administration has dug a 1km-long trench to stop illegal sand lifting from the Brahmani river after it failed to halt the practice within 2km of a barrage at Baidhora village in Nalhati.Ir...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty


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