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Kharar MLA Kanwar Sandhu has demanded “militancy-style nakas”, manned by armed guards, at various check points on main roads and dirt tracks to stop illegal mining in the state.

Nagpur: The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Principal Bench, Delhi, has admitted petition challenging auctioning of 58 sand ghats in Akola district against environment clearance that was given witho

Windhoek — The Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta says illegal sand mining continues to be a major concern for the government, as many large-scale sand miners leave gapping pits th

MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Tuesday pulled up the state for inaction and held it responsible for drastic environmental degradation through unabated sand mining around creeks and in the coasta

Alwar: A deputy superintendent of police (DSP) in Dholpur district had a close shave when suspects involved in illegal sand mining fired at his patrolling vehicle and pelted stones at him on the in

The Union Ministry of Mines has launched Sand Mining Framework to help states deal with the sand mining issues, including demand supply deficit and illegal extraction. It was launched at the third National Conclave on Mines & Minerals held in New Delhi.

JAIPUR: Other than creating a major environmental problem for the government, the illegal and indiscriminate sand mining in Banas River is causing a huge loss of revenue for the state exchequer.

JAIPUR: Despite the Supreme Court ban, extensive illegal mining continues in Tonk district, allegedly with the connivance of mining and police departments.

The Ministry of Mines has prepared draft Sand Mining Recommendations which would address concerns of sand mining and ensure availability of sand while maintaining the sustainability in sand mining.

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed a single bench's judgment interfering with the amendment in rules brought in by the state government to prevent quarrying in lands assigned by it and

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