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mid-day special: How mafia turned the humble sand into a ...

Jul 23, 2015· Illegal sand mining is one of the most brazen rackets being run an open secret not only in Mumbai, but across India. The main reason the racket is growing and flourishing is simple sand is the ...

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Sand Mining: Latest News, Photos, Videos on Sand Mining ...

Jun 20, 2020· Maharashtra Cops Raid Sand Mining Site In Guise Of Marriage Party. India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 7, 2020 . A police team raided an illegal sand mining .

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Ministry of Mines

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Lifting of ban on sand mining hailed - The Hindu BusinessLine

Mar 12, 2018· Builders Association of India (BAI) has welcomed the decision of the Ministry of Environment and Forests to lift the ban on sand mining in Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg in Maharashtra.

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Realty players import sand from Indonesia, Philippines ...

Import of sand from Indonesia and Philippines seeks to boost pending and ongoing projects. This is in view of the several restrictions imposed by the state government on river sand mining. 50,000 tonne of sand has already arrived at the Mumbai port. Sand shortage hiked price from Rs 5,000 per brass to Rs 13,000 per brass

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News - Awaaz Foundation

After Dahi Handi, Maharashtra child rights panel wants to ban kids from using firecrackers on Diwali. 8/5/2017 0 Comments 0 Comments ... TIME FOR ACTION DON'T BURY THE ISSUE OF SAND MINING ...

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Lifting of ban on sand mining hailed - The Hindu BusinessLine

Mar 12, 2018· Builders Association of India (BAI) has welcomed the decision of the Ministry of Environment and Forests to lift the ban on sand mining in Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg in Maharashtra.

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Sand mining in Vasai Creek, Mumbai, India | EJAtlas

The Asian Age, 2019 (April 28th). Sand mining racket busted in Palghar. [click to view] 1. Srivastava, R. 2018 (August 13th). Indian miners drowning for sand despite government crackdown. Reuters. [click to view] Rawat, B. S. 2019 (February 18th). Maharashtra Sand Mining 2018: Panegaon shows Way To stop Illegal Sand Mining.

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Maharashtra govt official attacked by sand mafia

Just days after Malegaon Additional District Collector Yashwant Sonawane was brutally burnt alive, another government servant has been allegedly attacked by the sand mafia in Maharashtra. The official, Srinivas Patil, was attacked for trying to stop sand mining in Sangli.

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Environmentalist appeals to save land | India – Gulf News

Currently, there is a ban on sand mining in coastal regulation zone areas but people in rural areas want protection in the rest of the state, too. Work could stop

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Stop illegal sand mining in capital: NGT to Delhi ...

The order came over a petition by Rahul Nagar, filed through advocate Gaurav Kumar Bansal, seeking a complete ban on illegal sand mining in the capital without obtaining environmental clearance. "Illegal mining is not only in contravention of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, but also of order and directions of Supreme Court and ...

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Illegal Sand Mining: India's Biggest Environmental ...

Oct 26, 2018· Even stringent rules, like the National Green Tribunal's order against carrying out sand mining without environmental clearance, and even a Supreme Court ban on sand (bajri) mining in .

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Sand mining ban in Maharashtra threatens mega projects ...

Sand mining ban lifted in two Maharashtra districts - Apr 25, 2011 Elections ahead, Congress, BJP reach out to mining lobby (Goa Newsletter) - Jan 28, 2012 'Mumbai mega infra-projects to be completed by 2013' - Mar 07, 2012

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Sand mining: Gujarat to challenge HC order to lift ban ...

The ban was imposed by the HC on a petition by an NGO citing environmental degradation and damage to river life caused by sand mining. The ban sharply increased the building construction cost in these states. Before the ban, 10 tonnes of sand fetched Rs 15,000-16,000 in Mumbai and Rs 22,000-Rs 25,000 in Kerala.

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County petitioned to ban frac sand mines | Houston County ...

Oct 29, 2014· On Oct. 21, opponents of frac sand mining presented local officials with a petition to ban the practice within the bounds of Houston County – before it gets a foothold.

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NGT concerned over mowing down of forest home guard in ...

2 days ago· The green panel noted that mining is taking place inside the tiger reserve in violation of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and mining norms laid down under the Sustainable Sand Mining ...

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Winona County bans frac sand - Winona Post > News > County

The election of pro-ban commissioner Marie Kovecsi to the County Board in 2014 changed the balance of power and made it possible. "We felt a ban was a needed for the health and well-being of people and the environment, and the vast majority of residents in the county agreed," said Warren Township resident Barb Nelson, who helped lead the ...

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Sand Mining Recommendations

6.13 Annexure XIII – M-Sand related bullet points in G.O. 38 of Telangana dated 12.12.2014 .....228 6.14 Annexure XIV List of Minor Minerals as per Ministry of Mines Notification dated 10th February,

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M.P. govt bans sand mining in Narmada - The Hindu BusinessLine

Jan 11, 2018· The Madhya Pradesh government today imposed a ban on sand mining on the Narmada riverbed and formed a committee of experts to suggest measures to prevent ecological damage to the river, considered as

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News - Awaaz Foundation

News Home » City » Mumbai Tenders reissued for mining in green corridor in Maha Clara Lewis | TNN | Dec 14, 2015, 11.12 PM IST MUMBAI: The Directorate of Geology and Mining (DGM) has invited tenders for mining iron ore in the eco-sensitive Digve-Banda village of Sawantwadi taluka in the coastal district of Sindhudurg.

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For Thane's Sand Miners, a Life Mired in Dirty Water ...

Recognising the environmental hazards of sand dredging, the western bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in 2014 banned sand mining in coastal regions of many states, including Maharashtra.

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HC rejects petition challenging mining ban in Maharashtra ...

Mar 29, 2014· The state government also issued similar orders to ban mining on September 10, 2012. The Western Ghats Ecology expert panel in its report had also recommended to stop mining in Konkan region. The petition challenged orders of both the governments and also the recommendation of the expert panel to ban mining.

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River Sand Mining in India in 2015 – II – Government acts ...

NGT had imposed the ban in 2014 on coastal regions of many states, including MH noting that sand mining in coastal areas and of river and creek beds was harming the environment. In 2010, 2011, 2014 too MH Govt. had revoked ban on sand mining in State imposed by courts in absence of comprehensive sand mining policy. Maharashtra has framed rules ...

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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal regarding illegal ...

30/05/2017 Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs Dr. Sarva Bhoum Bagali dated 30/05/2017 regarding illegal sand mining in the middle river Bhima, District Sholapur, Maharashtra.