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Odisha: 7 Forest Officials Seriously Injured In Attack By Mining Mafia

Dhenkanal: As many as seven forest department employees including two forest guards and five forest watchers sustained serious injuries after they were attacked with sticks, stones and missiles by a group of miscreants belonging to a local stone quarry mafia at Karadabani area under Nihalprasad police limits in the district on Saturday. The miscreants also […]

Crime Branch STF, Mining Mafia exchange fire in Khurda

Bhubaneswar: An exchange of fire between the Special Task Force (STF) of Crime Branch and mining mafia broke out near LIC field in Khurda district on late Saturday night. As per reports, a special team of STF raided the spot after getting information about the presence of a particular group involved in illegal mining and […]

Dubious movement of iron ore pellets leaves whiff of rampant smuggling

Keonjhar: What is being seen as exploitation of loopholes in Steel & Mines department’s regulations governing iron ore pellets, the mining mafia is alleged to have resorted to smuggling of pellets instead of iron ore. Such an incident came to light at Banspani Railway siding in Keonjhar district. According to sources, four days back, iron […]