Tag: Sand mining

Prakash Javadekar asks states to impose and enforce strict laws to curb illegal Sand Mining

NEW DELHI: On the occasion of the 15th National Forest Martyrs Days, Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar, remembered and paid tribute to the martyrs who lost their lives while protecting the invaluable fauna, flora and our natural resources from forest fires, smugglers and mafias. Expressing deep anguish about a forest staff […]

CBI raids 11 places in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand for illegal sand mining

NEW DELHI: The CBI on Tuesday searched 11 locations in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand in connection with illegal sand mining leases given in the Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur, the agency said. Separate Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) teams conducted simultaneous raids at these locations, including in Saharanpur, Dehradun and Lucknow at the premises of the accused […]

Andhra Pradesh government stops sand mining with immediate effect

AMARAVATI: The Andhra Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to stop sand mining with immediate effect. Mines and Geology Minister Peddireddi Ramachandra Reddy said: “New sand mining policy will be introduced within a span of 15 days.” He warned the people who indulge in illegal sand mining, saying that the cases will be filed under the […]

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