SAND MINING MAFIA

  • Himachal Pradesh: IAS officer meets neardeath experience during raid on sand mining mafia August 8, 2013

    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 August 6, 2013

    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 August 2, 2013

    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 CNNIBN National Affairs Editor Bhupendra Chaubey. Nagpal, the SubDivsional Magistrate of Greater...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Illegal sandmining rampant in Greater Noida August 2, 2013

    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 sandmining in Noida and Greater Noida, but CNNIBN has found instances of rampant illegal mining in the...
  • MP IPS officer killing: CBI registers case March 15, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI has registered a case against unknown persons in the alleged murder of IPS officer Narendra Kumar Singh who was mowed down by a tractor trolley purportedly owned by illegal sand mafia in Morena district of Madhya Pradesh on March 8. The case was registered by the CBI...