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A day after the ban on mechanised sand mining in all the rivers of the state, heavy earth moving machines were seen digging out sand from Ken river in Chattarpur district on Tuesday.

A day after announcing a blanket ban on sand mining from Narmada riverbed, Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday set up a committee comprising senior bureaucrats and technical experts to recommend '

BHOPAL: A day after announcing a blanket ban on sand mining from Narmada riverbed, Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday set up a committee comprising senior bureaucrats and technical experts to rec

Move aimed at filling demand-supply gap to check sand prices

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kirti Vardhan Singh Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 16/05/2017 illegal and unauthorised mining particularly, mechanical mining being carried on in village Kalyanpur, Pargana Nawabganj, Tehsil Tarabganj, District Gonda. From the status reports and affidavits that have been filed NGT notes that it is evident that illegal mining of minor minerals has been carried on mechanically and also through suction pumps put into the water body quite near to the railway track.

Over 9,303 cases of illegal mining were detected and fine worth Rs 4.01 crore recovered in connection with illegal mining activity in the state in the recent past.

Cambodia’s government on Friday dismissed accusations by an environmental group that the country is still exporting sand, despite a national ban, saying a vessel seen loading the material in a vide

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata( in the matter of Tapan Das Vs Director, Directorate of Mines Minerals & Others dated 08/05/2017 regarding e-auction taking place in the district of Paschim Medinipur and Jhargram district in West Bengal. It is alleged that proper procedures are not being followed in accordance with West Bengal Minor Minerals (Concession) Rules, 2016 in respect of e-auction of sand mining at Kanshabati and Subarnarekha rivers. 

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Himmat Singh Shekhawat Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 18/04/2017 regarding illegal running of minor mineral quarries in Tamil Nadu. The State of Tamil Nadu has filed the present application (M.A. No.

Parliament has summoned National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) to explain circumstances surrounding the recent clash between Chinese sand miners and Wakiso district chairman, Matia Lwan

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