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Sep 03, 2019
Dammed and mined, Narmada can no longer support people living in the river valleyThe dams and rampant mining of sand from the foreshore and riverbed of the Narmada River have caused significant damage to the riverine ecology, affecting livelihoods of people living in the river valley.
Apr 10, 2019
Travels through the Hindi belt: In dry Ramda village of UP's Kairana, Mallah community has little choice but to migrateThe current trend of migration in Mallah community is depriving the next generation of schooling as well.
Mar 16, 2019
Illegal sand mining in Madhya Pradesh: Mafia takes to Narmada river to evade police as politicos play blame gameThe modus operandi of the sand mining mafia in Madhya Pradesh resembles a Bollywood action flick: the police is busy scanning roads in siren-blaring jeeps while the smugglers escape unchallenged over water.
Mar 08, 2019
Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Narmada on the cusp of extinction with six big dams, sand-mining, pollution threatening its survivalWith six big dams and power projects on it, the river has been facing environmental threats from illegal mining, deforestation, and now the river linking project.
Mar 07, 2019
Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Rampant sand-mining, unabated deforestation sound death knell for Ken, Betwa riversBetwa river enters Uttar Pradesh through Jhansi where the pollution level goes even more up due to other problems.
Jan 07, 2019
Illegal sand mining case: Arvind Kejriwal backs Akhilesh Yadav, slams Narendra Modi govt's 'dictatorial and undemocratic' regimeAccording to reports, the Central Bureau of Investigation is likely to quiz the former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav in an illegal mining case
Jan 05, 2019
Akhilesh Yadav, another SP leader likely to be summoned by CBI in connection with 'illegal sand mining' caseFormer Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav may be investigated in an alleged illegal sand mining case, CBI sources indicated after the investigating agency conducted raids at 14 places.
Dec 21, 2018
Jharkhand journalist reporting on Pathalgadi movement shot dead: 12 days on, but no arrests yetAmit Topno, a correspondent from Jharkhand's Khunti was shot dead on 9 December. He fearlessly reported on issues like sand mining, illegal alcohol sales, adivasi rights, education, sanitation, human trafficking, land rights, culture and most recently the Pathalgadi movement.
Dec 04, 2018
Alliance For Media Freedom condemns Kanyakumari Police's 'illegal detention' of two journalists probing sand miningThe Alliance For Media Freedom has condemned the "illegal detention and harassment" of two Tamil Nadu journalists for helping two French reporters investigate illegal beach and sand mining.
Nov 21, 2018
Coastal erosion: Homes disappear, walls crumble as climate change ravages India's already battered coastlineIn the next three decades, coastal erosion will occur 1.5 times faster than the past three decades. India’s coasts are under attack both from man-made activities — such as growing construction, damming of rivers, sand mining and destruction of mangroves — as well as natural causes linked to climate change such as rising sea levels.