Sand Mining Mafia

  • Himachal Pradesh: IAS officer meets near-death experience during raid on sand mining mafia 08-08-2013 10:24 PM

    Nalagarh: Close on the heels of the Durga Shakti Nagpal incident, another IAS officer has been targeted for allegedly taking on illegal sand mining mafia. SDM Nalagarh, Yunus Khan, who has been spearheading a crusade against the sand mafia, faced a bid on his life by the mafia when he...
  • Punjab invites Durga back to her original cadre 06-08-2013 01:00 PM

    Chandigarh/ Lucknow: Punjab had invited suspended Uttar Pradesh IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal back to her original cadre while the National Commission for Women has sought a report from the Akhilesh Yadav government on the July 27 suspension of the officer for allegedly demolishing a mosque wall in a village...
  • Officers who fight irregularities should be saluted: Manish Tewari 02-08-2013 11:58 PM

    New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari has criticised the suspension of IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal by the Uttar Pradesh government, saying that officers who fight to uphold the law should be "saluted". He was speaking to CNN-IBN National Affairs Editor Bhupendra Chaubey. Nagpal, the Sub-Divsional Magistrate of...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Illegal sand-mining rampant in Greater Noida 02-08-2013 08:50 PM

    Greater Noida: Was IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal suspended for hurting communal sentiments as is being alleged or punished for taking the sand mafia head on in Uttar Pradesh? The Samajwadi Party denies illegal sand-mining in Noida and Greater Noida, but CNN-IBN has found instances of rampant illegal mining in...