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Nirani to visit mining areas around KRS dam this week
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Nirani to visit mining areas around KRS dam this week

July 13, 2021

Bengaluru: With complaints of illegal mining in the vicinity of KRS Dam galore, Minister for Mines and Geology Murugesh Nirani will be visiting mining and quarrying areas in Mandya district this week. Speaking to press persons at his residence here yesterday, Nirani said that he will take the Mandya MP, Legislators, media persons and other…

Mandya MP to visit KRS and Bebi Betta tomorrow
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Mandya MP to visit KRS and Bebi Betta tomorrow

July 13, 2021

Mandya:  Amid a talk war between political leaders over the safety and security of KRS Dam and illegal quarrying in Mandya district, MP Sumalatha Ambarish, who is on a two-day tour of the district today and tomorrow, will visit KRS Dam in Srirangapatna taluk at 12.30 pm tomorrow (July 14).  Later, she will visit illegal…

‘Quarrying in vicinity of KRS Dam to be completely stopped’
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‘Quarrying in vicinity of KRS Dam to be completely stopped’

July 13, 2021

Mandya: Mandya District in-Charge Minister K.C. Narayanagowda said that the Government has decided to ban all types of mining and quarrying, both legal and illegal, in 10-12 km radius of KRS Reservoir taking into account the safety and stability of the Dam.  Speaking to press persons after holding a meeting at the DC’s office here…

I’m here to protect KRS
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I’m here to protect KRS

March 8, 2021

Will not allow illegal mining in Mandya, says MP Sumalatha Ambarish I am here to protect Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, the lifeline of several districts in the State. As promised to Mandya voters during my election campaign, I will not allow illegal quarrying that will endanger the century-old Dam which has been constructed by…

Mining blast threat to KRS: Experts visit quarries
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Mining blast threat to KRS: Experts visit quarries

March 4, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: A team of scientists from Council of Scientific and Industrial Research – Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CSIR-CIMFR) yesterday visited the stone and granite mining areas in Mandya District to study the impact of mining activities on the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam. The team studied the vibrations caused due to blasting…

1,250 gelatine sticks seized at Hassan village
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1,250 gelatine sticks seized at Hassan village

January 27, 2021

Special 24×7 teams formed to track mining activities at Baby Betta in Mandya district  Mysuru/ Hassan: Hours after Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa directing the State officials to crackdown on illegal mining activities following a blast in Shivamogga killing six persons, the Internal Security Division has seized a huge cache of explosives at a village near…

Minister Patil hints at regularisation of illegal mines in Mandya district
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Minister Patil hints at regularisation of illegal mines in Mandya district

January 4, 2021

Pandavapura: Mines and Geology Minister C.C. Patil has hinted at regularisation of all illegal mining in Mandya district. Talking to reporters after visiting mining areas in T.M. Hosur, Kalenahalli, Chennanakere, Hangarahalli, Bebi Betta in Srirangapatna and Pandavapura taluks on Saturday, he said those who were doing mining illegally would be given an opportunity for regularisation…

Illegal mining of precious stones surfaces again in Kodagu forests
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Illegal mining of precious stones surfaces again in Kodagu forests

January 4, 2020

 Two arrested; Rs. 7 lakh worth unpolished stones seized Madikeri: Illegal mining of precious and semi-precious stones has once again raised its ugly head inside the Reserve Forests of Kodagu, especially in the district’s border areas with Kerala and Hassan.  There are organised gangs that operate inside the thick forests and are plundering the forest…

Tahsildar shuts 30 stone quarries at Pandavapura
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Tahsildar shuts 30 stone quarries at Pandavapura

August 19, 2019

Mandya: Following reports of stone crushers and miners violating the blanket ban on the use of explosives in mining and stone quarrying activities within 20-kilometre radius around the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam, Pandavapura Tahsildar has ordered the closure of more than 30 mining units. These mining units are functioning at Baby Betta Kaval stone…

BJP leader writes to DC on illegal mining
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BJP leader writes to DC on illegal mining

October 4, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Vichara Manch State Secretary and BJP leader C.T. Manjunath has urged the Mandya Deputy Commissioner and State Chief Secretary to take all possible action against erstwhile Mysuru Royal Family Pramod Devi Wadiyar and her son Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar for allowing their land (Survey Number 1, Amruth Mahal Kaval) for illegal…

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