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License of 42 stone crushing units cancelled: Minister
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License of 42 stone crushing units cancelled: Minister

September 15, 2021

Bengaluru: Even as the war of words between Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambarish and JD(S) leaders over illegal stone quarrying and other mining units continues unabated, Minister for Mines and Geology Halappa Achar said that the license of 42 stone quarrying units in Mandya district stands cancelled for various irregularities. Replying to a question by JD(S)…

Stop illegal quarrying around KRS Dam: KRRS
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Stop illegal quarrying around KRS Dam: KRRS

July 11, 2021

Pandavapura: Strongly opposing quarrying activities in the vicinity of KRS Dam, farmers,  under the banner of Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha (KRRS)  staged a demonstration by blocking the road at Five Lights Circle in Pandavapura town yesterday. Addressing the protestors, KRRS Pandavapura Taluk President Chikkade Harish said that the Krishnaraja Sagar Reservoir is the lifeline of…

Trial blasts around KRS Dam soon to study impact
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Trial blasts around KRS Dam soon to study impact

July 8, 2021

CSIR-CIMFR to conduct blasts at three places to gauge vibration impact  Rs. 22 lakh paid as fee; explosives worth Rs. 8 lakh to be used Mandya/Mysuru: The heat and dust raised over illegal stone and granite mining activity’s threat to Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam is showing no signs of thawing anytime soon as the…

Roadblocks greet MP Sumalatha at quarries
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Roadblocks greet MP Sumalatha at quarries

July 8, 2021

Mounds of debris dumped on roads to prevent inspection Irked MP demands CBI probe into illegal stone mining around KRS Srirangapatna: Political bitterness in Karnataka’s Sugar Bowl spilled over as roadblocks, mounds of debris and trenches on the way to stone quarries greeted Mandya MP Sumalatha Ambarish yesterday afternoon when she visited certain quarries operating…

Minister  Nirani visits mining areas around Srirangapatna
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Minister Nirani visits mining areas around Srirangapatna

February 23, 2021

Srirangapatna: With complaints galore regarding illegal stone mining and operation of quarry units in Srirangapatna and Pandavapura taluks that pose a threat to the safety and stability of KRS dam located in the taluk, Minister for Mines and Geology Murugesh Nirani visited several mining areas in Srirangapatna on Monday. Speaking to presspersons after visiting mining…

Three held for illegal stone mining at Bebi Betta
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Three held for illegal stone mining at Bebi Betta

August 19, 2020

Mandya: In a crackdown against illegal stone mining, a team of officials led by Pandavapura Assistant Commissioner (AC) raided a stone quarry at Bebi Betta on Tuesday and arrested three persons on charges of illegal quarrying. Following  complaints that stone quarrying was going on illegally in Bebi Betta area  despite the ban, especially during the…

Mandya bandh tomorrow for ban on mining around KRS Dam
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Mandya bandh tomorrow for ban on mining around KRS Dam

July 28, 2020

Mandya: Urging for a permanent ban on mining and stone quarrying in 20 km radius of Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya District, various organisations have supported the call for Mandya bandh on July 29 (tomorrow), said Cauvery-KRS Ulivigagi Janandolana Samithi President Prof. G.T. Veerappa. Addressing a press meet yesterday, Prof….

State committed to totally ban mining around KRS
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State committed to totally ban mining around KRS

June 20, 2020

Several quarry owners have approached Court, says Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai Mandya: The State Government is prepared and committed to impose a total ban on quarrying around the Krishna Raja Sagar (KRS) Dam in Srirangapatna taluk of Mandya district, said Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai in Mandya yesterday. Speaking to reporters after chairing a meeting of…

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