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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.

The Lake Victoria basin ecosystem is experiencing unprecedented levels of environmental degradation.

Parliament's committee on natural resources has summoned 13 companies which are mining sand in and around Lake Victoria Basin.

Hundreds of residents from Ferozabad and Nadi Sinnur villages in Kalaburagi taluk staged a protest against illegal sand extraction, outside the Deputy Commissioner’s office here on Thursday.

Jaipur: After replenishment study of 19 sand mine leases in Banas River received a nod from the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF), the state government is expecting to get relief from Supr

BEIJING — China is planning to complete the construction of a platform for supervising the "red lines" for the protecting important natural areas by 2020, according to the Ministry of Environmental

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