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Punjab Sand Mining Overview 2019: Story of Political

Jan 18, 2020 It was on Dec 20, 2018, that the Punjab and Haryana HC stayed proceedings under the Punjab State Sand and Gravel Mining Policy-2018. While staying the e-notice for auction of sand mines in the state, court had made it clear that any proceedings in furtherance of the auction notice, dated October 31, and the policy, dated October 26, would

Punjab Sand Mining 2018 Overview: SAD SAGA OF STATE

Jan 25, 2019 Sand mining probe: HC raps Govt for sparing big fish In April 2018, Punjab and Haryana High Court said that it has not come across any such instance where high-ups had been arrested for the illegal sand mining in Punjab. The court said that if the need arises it can attach the properties of the people behind the illegal excavation.

Illegal sand mining: Administration wakes up to Punjab CM

The illegal sand mining has become a contentious issue in Punjab since the Captain government had taken the charge, especially after names of some ruling party leaders surfaced in this regard.

Illegal Sand mining in Punjab Lawsisto Legal News

Oct 01, 2020 Recently, the Punjab and Haryana High Court was hearing a petition for grant of anticipatory bail to a person accused of illegal sand mining in Punjab, the court remarked that in almost all cases related to illegal mining which have come before the court for consideration, the perpetrators have allegedly fled from the spot during the raid by

Punjab State Sand and Gravel Mining Policy, 2018 Punjab

With objectives stated below Punjab State Sand and Gravel Mining Policy, 2018 is hereby notified under Punjab Minor Mineral Rules, 2013 framed under Section 15 and Section 23-C of the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957: 1. Allotment of mining rights of stretches of rivers /contiguous blocks of districts to benefit from

Punjab govt imposes ban on sand mining at night

CHANDIGARH: Intensifying his government’s crackdown on illegal mining in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered a total ban on mining from 7.30 p.m. to 5 a.m, also directed the police and Enforcement Directorate (Mining) to take strict action against those found engaged in mining operations at night.. The Chief Minister, who chaired a high-level meeting on

Illegal Sand mining in Punjab Lawsisto Legal News

Oct 01, 2020 Recently, the Punjab and Haryana High Court was hearing a petition for grant of anticipatory bail to a person accused of illegal sand mining in Punjab, the court remarked that in almost all cases related to illegal mining which have come before the

Punjab State Sand and Gravel Mining Policy, 2018 Punjab

With objectives stated below Punjab State Sand and Gravel Mining Policy, 2018 is hereby notified under Punjab Minor Mineral Rules, 2013 framed under Section 15 and Section 23-C of the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957: 1. Allotment of mining rights of stretches of rivers /contiguous blocks of districts to benefit from

Sand mining in Punjab: Navjot Singh Sidhu wants new policy

Jun 27, 2018 The CM stressed the importance of cleaning up the system and streamlining the process to further augment the state’s revenue from mining, while ensuring uninterrupted supply of sand and gravel to the consumers at affordable prices. Read Punjab sand crisis: 107 mines auctioned in four rounds, only 23 are operational. Sidhu courts another row

Punjab government bans sand mining from 7.30 pm to 5 am

Apr 25, 2021 Punjab government bans sand mining from 7.30 pm to 5 am. Warning of stringent action against violators, the Chief Minister said anyone, including officers and police personnel, found conniving in illegal sand mining operations should also be dealt with strictly. IANS; April 25, 2021, 11:27 IST

Punjab slips for sand mine, again Down to Earth

Jul 04, 2015 A HIGH court ban has done little to curb illegal sand mining in Punjab’s Ropar district. Worse, the district administration has now drafted a plan to take control of illegal mining sites and lease them out for legal mining, much to the dismay of residents. Situated on the banks of the Satluj, Ropar is the state’s most affected district by

Punjab govt imposes ban on sand mining at night

CHANDIGARH: Intensifying his government’s crackdown on illegal mining in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered a total ban on mining from 7.30 p.m. to 5 a.m, also directed the police and Enforcement Directorate (Mining) to take strict action against those found engaged in mining operations at night.. The Chief Minister, who chaired a high-level meeting on

New Sand & Gravel Policy for Mining Punjab Online Sand

Oct 25, 2018 Punjab cabinet has approved New Sand & Gravel Policy on 17 October 2018 to curb illegal mining and boost revenue. This policy will bring further transparency in the sand mining business. Department of Mining would launch an online Punjab Sand Portal for sale of sand to all consumers.

Sand Mining in Punjab: Punjab allows sand mining, stone

Apr 20, 2020 Punjab allows sand mining, stone crushing from April 20. In view of approaching summer season, the sale of air-conditioners, air-coolers, fans and their repair shops have also been brought under ambit of essential goods or services and have been allowed to remain open and operate. PTI; Updated: April 20, 2020, 13:19 IST

PUNJAB CM ORDERS BAN ON MINING FROM 7.30 PM TO 5 A.M.

Apr 24, 2021 Intensifying his government’s crackdown on illegal mining in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered a total ban on mining from 7.30 p.m. to 5 a.m, also directed the police and Enforcement Directorate (Mining) to take strict action against those found engaged in mining operations at night.

3 illegal sand mining cases in Punjab daily Chandigarh

Apr 24, 2017 3 illegal sand mining cases in Punjab daily; Documents prepared by Punjab’s mining wing show that 5,549 criminal cases of illegal mining have been reported between 2013 and 2017. The accused

Free sand for all: Punjab mulls sand mining decontrol

Mar 04, 2020 A proposal to decontrol sand mining business in the state and make sand a resource free for all is under active consideration of the Punjab government with several MLAs of the ruling Congress pushing for the move. The government has now sought legal opinion to check implications of such a decision if it is implemented.

Punjab cracks down on illegal sand mining, nine arrested

Mar 15, 2020 Acting on the directions of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Punjab Police has cracked down in a big way on sand mining being carried out at night in six districts. Nine persons were arrested in the special operations, which led to the seizure of 18 vehicles being used illegally in the night mining, according to Director General of Police (DGP

Orders assigning 40 Punjab govt teachers to check illegal

Jun 20, 2020 Ashok KauraPhagwara, June 20 To stop illegal sand mining, around 40 Punjab government teachers were asked to stand guard at prominent checkpoints in Phagwara between 9 pm and 1 am, said the state gov

Punjab government bans sand mining from 7.30 pm to 5 am

Apr 26, 2021 Punjab government bans sand mining from 7.30 pm to 5 am Intensifying his government's crackdown on illegal mining in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered a total ban on mining from 7.30 p.m. to 5 a.m, also directed the police and Enforcement Directorate (Mining) to take strict action against those found engaged in mining

Punjab State Sand and Gravel Mining Policy, 2018 Punjab

With objectives stated below Punjab State Sand and Gravel Mining Policy, 2018 is hereby notified under Punjab Minor Mineral Rules, 2013 framed under Section 15 and Section 23-C of the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957: 1. Allotment of mining rights of stretches of rivers /contiguous blocks of districts to benefit from

Punjab sand mining business: From 2 crore tonnes demand to

Jun 01, 2017 Punjab sand mining business: Mining sand in Punjab has translated into a mega business. The commodity is an important ingredient in the

Punjab State Sand and Gravel Mining Policy, 2018

With objectives stated below Punjab State Sand and Gravel Mining Policy,2018 is hereby notified under Punjab Minor Mineral Rules, 2013 framed under Section 15 and Section 23-C of the Mines and Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957: 1. Allotment of mining rights of stretches of rivers /contiguous blocks of districts to benefit from

Punjab slips for sand mine, again Down to Earth

Jul 04, 2015 A HIGH court ban has done little to curb illegal sand mining in Punjab’s Ropar district. Worse, the district administration has now drafted a plan to take control of illegal mining sites and lease them out for legal mining, much to the dismay of residents. Situated on the banks of the Satluj, Ropar is the state’s most affected district by

Sand Mining in Punjab: Punjab allows sand mining, stone

Apr 20, 2020 Punjab allows sand mining, stone crushing from April 20. In view of approaching summer season, the sale of air-conditioners, air-coolers, fans and their repair shops have also been brought under ambit of essential goods or services and have been allowed to remain open and operate. PTI; Updated: April 20, 2020, 13:19 IST

Punjab govt imposes ban on sand mining at night

CHANDIGARH: Intensifying his government’s crackdown on illegal mining in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered a total ban on mining from 7.30 p.m. to 5 a.m, also directed the police and Enforcement Directorate (Mining) to take strict action against those found engaged in mining operations at night.. The Chief Minister, who chaired a high-level meeting on

Punjab cracks down on illegal sand mining, nine arrested

Mar 15, 2020 Acting on the directions of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Punjab Police has cracked down in a big way on sand mining being carried out at night in six districts. Nine persons were arrested in the special operations, which led to the seizure of 18 vehicles being used illegally in the night mining, according to Director General of Police (DGP

PUNJAB CM ORDERS BAN ON MINING FROM 7.30 PM TO 5 A.M.

Apr 24, 2021 Intensifying his government’s crackdown on illegal mining in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered a total ban on mining from 7.30 p.m. to 5 a.m, also directed the police and Enforcement Directorate (Mining) to take strict action against those found engaged in mining operations at night.

Free sand for all: Punjab mulls sand mining decontrol

Mar 04, 2020 A proposal to decontrol sand mining business in the state and make sand a resource free for all is under active consideration of the Punjab government with several MLAs of the ruling Congress pushing for the move. The government has now sought legal opinion to check implications of such a decision if it is implemented.

Punjab Sand mining scam YouTube

Jun 03, 2017 As the din surrounding the alleged sand mining scam in Punjab gets louder with each passing day, it is Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh who is facing t...

Punjab government bans sand mining from 7.30 pm to 5 am

Apr 26, 2021 Punjab government bans sand mining from 7.30 pm to 5 am Intensifying his government's crackdown on illegal mining in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered a total ban on mining from 7.30 p.m. to 5 a.m, also directed the police and Enforcement Directorate (Mining) to take strict action against those found engaged in mining

9 arrested in anti-sand mining drive in 6 Punjab districts

Mar 15, 2020 9 Arrested In Anti-sand Mining Drive In 6 Punjab Districts: Police Chief The seized vehicles and equipment included heavy earth moving machines, tractor trolley and tippers. So far, nine cases have been registered by the police and further investigations are in progress, said the DGP, adding similar raids will be carried out daily.

Punjab allows sand mining, stone crushing from April 20

Apr 20, 2020 CHANDIGARH: Sand and gravel mining and stone crushing have been permitted as part of the construction-related activities in Punjab from Monday, according to the state home department. Also in view of the new academic session, shops dealing in distribution of books to school and college students have also been allowed to operate, as per an official release here.

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