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.
Gambian police on Monday killed two young men during a village protest against sand excavation they claim is damaging their rice fields, official sources said.
The community of Faraba Banta village in the West coast Region, Saturday May 26th, protested against sand mining in their community, without their consent.
The National Green Tribunal on Monday directed “periodical inspections and surprise visits” along Betwa river banks in Jalaun and Hamirpur districts of Uttar Pradesh to keep a tab on illegal sand m
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
Calcutta: The Atreyi, the Teesta and three other north Bengal rivers have been severely affected by human encroachments and waste dumping, affecting marine life and livelihoods of local fishermen,
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
Navi Mumbai: City-based environmentalists have alleged that rampant illegal sand mining is being carried out between Belapur and Kharghar near the creek during night time.
Excessive riverbed mining in Haridwar has rendered the quality of groundwater “very poor” and unsuitable for drinking, according to researchers from Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya.
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
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