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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

Order of the High Court of Kerala in the matter of Shameer Vs State of Kerala dated 03/04/2018. The case has been filed under Sections 20 & 23 of the Kerala Protection of River Banks and Regulation of Removal of Sand Act, 2001. The petitioner was found transporting stolen river sand without any permit or pass.

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 delay in tabling of the Action Taken Report (ATR) on the Narang Commission, fixing accountability of certain ruling party MLAs in illegal sand mining trade and soaring prices of sand and gravel

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.

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