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Bihar: SHO among four cops injured in sand mafia attack in Gaya; two held

Based on a tip-off that illegally mined sand from Falgu River was being transported, a police patrolling team from Delha intercepted and seized a sand-laden tractor near Chotki Nawada Gandhi area

Police and mining officials often become targets for the mafia involved in illegal mining and transportation of sand (Representative Photo)
Updated on Aug 20, 2023 03:23 PM IST
ByPrasun K Mishra

Karnataka: Three police officers suspended for duty negligence

“Three police officers have been suspended after duty negligence in Kalaburagi's Nelogi illegal sand case," said Kalaburgi SP.

Karnataka: Three police officers suspended for duty negligence
Published on Jun 18, 2023 03:06 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Pathi Venkata Thadhagath

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann dedicates 20 more public mines in five districts

Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann announced the opening of 150 more public mining sites in the state, which will sell sand at a cheaper rate of ?5.50 per cubic feet. The state government has eradicated the sand mafia, which used to ensure that people only got cheap sand. These mines will not only provide cheap sand but will also provide employment to several youths. Only manual excavation of sand will be permitted, and the sand will only be sold for non-commercial construction projects.

CM Bhagwant Mann dedicating a public mining site to people at Sanghera village in Moga on Friday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 22, 2023 01:43 AM IST

Sand mafia tries to run over officer in Jharkhand’s Khunti; Case registered

Alleged members of sand mafia tried to hit a truck on the vehicle of Khunti sub divisional officer Aniket Sachan when he was chasing another sand-laden truck on Sunday night

The incident occurred when the officer was conducting raids near Bala More under Karra police station in Khunti district on Sunday night. (Representative Image)
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 11:41 AM IST

Bihar team of mining officials thrashed for stopping trucks in Patna; 44 arrested

Patna SSP Rajiv Mishra said the crackdown against overloaded vehicles will continue despite the attack on the team

Patna SSP Rajiv Mishra said the Bihta police registered three FIRs against the suspects as well as truck owners under sections of attempt to murder and illegal mining b (Video Screengrab)
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 10:03 PM IST
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