Tag: Illegal Stone Quarry

Jharsuguda stone quarry blast
One killed in another mishap in stone quarry in Odisha

Koraput: Close on the heels of the tragic Jeypore landslide incident in which two trapped labourers are still missing under debris, one person was killed while another sustained critical injuries in another such mishap after an explosion at a stone quarry in Jharsuguda on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Suresh Kisan while another […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Unbridled stone blasting threatens ecology in Mayurbhanj

Mayurbhanj: Despite stringent laws to curb illegal stone quarrying, rampant blasting in stone mines near Sarisua village under Kaptipada tehsil of Mayurbhanj continue to threat human lives and disturb ecological balance by depleting green cover. Locals allege that mafia continue to plunder the mining areas by excavating tonnes of stones on a daily basis without even […]

  • Thursday, 24 June 2021
Illegal Sandstone Mining Racket On Lord Jagannath Land Busted In Khurda

Khurda: Police and Khurda district administration today raided illegal sandstone (Baulamala Stone) quarries at Hadapada in the district following a tip off about theft of precious sandstones from the area by stone mining mafia. As per reports, the sandstone reserve in the hillocks of Hadapada which belongs to the Lord Jagannath was allegedly being mined […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021