1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. India
  4. Illegal sand mining: Supreme Court issue notices to Centre, CBI, five states

Illegal sand mining: Supreme Court issue notices to Centre, CBI, five states

A bench headed by Justice S A Bobde issued notices to the Centre, the Central Bureau of Investigation, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh on a plea which claimed that rampant illegal mining in the states was causing environmental degradation.

PTI Reported by: PTI New Delhi Updated on: July 24, 2019 12:01 IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Centre, CBI and five states on a plea which
Image Source : PTI

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Centre, CBI and five states on a plea which sought prosecution of entities involved in illegal sand mining.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Centre, CBI and five states on a plea which sought prosecution of entities involved in illegal sand mining.
 
A bench headed by Justice S A Bobde issued notices to the Centre, the Central Bureau of Investigation, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh on a plea which claimed that rampant illegal mining in the states was causing environmental degradation.
 
During the arguments, advocate Prashant Bhushan and Pranav Sachdeva, appearing for the petitioner, told the court that sand mining was going on in the states without the requisite environment clearance. The plea also sought a direction from the apex court to the CBI to "register and investigate sand mining scams" mentioned in the petition.
 

Latest India News

Read all the Breaking News Live on indiatvnews.com and Get Latest English News & Updates from India