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Feb 01, 2019
Illegal sand mining Part 3: Bihar govt's attempted crackdown sends prices soaring; officials face axe as rivers in ruinThe crackdown on illegal business of sand and its resulting scarcity has largely affected construction work, rendering hundreds of daily wage workers jobless.
Dec 08, 2018
Illegal sand mining: How a few deaths are mere collateral damage to Bundelkhand's thriving sand mafiaA few hours before dawn broke on Bundelkhand’s horizon on 20 November, a truck filled with sand was speeding down the highway when it hit, and consequently killed, a labourer in Banda, a Bundelkhand district in Uttar Pradesh. There have been similar accidents all over Uttar Pradesh in the last few years. In Bundelkhand, these cases have often been tied up with the hugely active sand trade, and hence mafia – “paise waalon ki balu mafia”, in local parlance.
Nov 21, 2018
Madhya Pradesh Vidhan Sabha polls: Voters want to bake bread on the other side; is Shivraj Chouhan’s goose cooked?Shivraj Chouhan has been popular enough to get 13 years on the trot, but that very achievement is his biggest hurdle now
Sep 08, 2018
Sand mafia allegedly mows down forest official in Madhya Pradesh's Morena with tractor; case lodged against unknown assailantsA Forest Department officer deputed to check sand mafia operations was intentionally run over and killed by a tractor-trolley laden with illegally mined sand in Morena on Friday morning, police said.
Jul 29, 2018
Two News18 journalists attacked in Punjab's Jalalabad for reporting on illegal mining mafia, says reportTwo News18 journalists were attacked in Punjab's Jalalabad while attempting to report on the illegal mining mafia, News18 reported.
Mar 26, 2018
Madhya Pradesh journalist probing illegal sand mining cases mowed down by truck; Shivraj Singh Chouhan vows actionA journalist investigating illegal sand mining cases in Bhind district of Madhya Pradesh was run over by a truck on Monday
Feb 16, 2018
Sachin Pilot accuses BJP govt in Rajasthan of patronising sand mafia, not checking illegal mining seriouslyThe Congress's Rajasthan unit chief Sachin Pilot on Thurday alleged that the BJP government in the state was patronising the sand mafia and was not serious in checking illegal mining.
Dec 21, 2017
Pappu Yadav says centre must intervene, take action against sand mafias in BiharRJD MP Pappu Yadav on Thursday sought the Centre's intervention in ensuring action against the alleged sand mafia in Bihar.
Nov 01, 2017
Bihar: Tejashwi Yadav calls prohibition a 'farce', JD(U) says RJD has close ties with sand mafiaRJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday charged that the prohibition clamped by the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar was a "farce".
Aug 07, 2017
Sushil Kumar Modi alleges nexus between Lalu Prasad Yadav's family and sand mafiaBihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday alleged a nexus existed between Lalu Prasad's family and sand mafia, who purchased three flats from the RJD chief's wife Rabri Devi.