The action followed a report of the Economic Offences Unit of the police regarding sand mining on the banks of Sone River which was being carried out illegally despite a ban imposed in May this year.
Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party President Om Prakash Rajbhar meets Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav, in Lucknow.PTI Photo
LJP (Ram Vilas) leader Chirag Paswan with party leaders, travels via a boat during the by-election campaign for Kusheshwar assembly constituency, in Darbhanga.PTI Photo
Idol of Goddess Lakshmi being worshipped at the residence of a Hindu devotee, in Kolkata.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale addresses a press conference in Bhopal.PTI Photo
Indian Army jawan rescues a child and villagers stranded in flood-water in Tanakpur, Uttarakhand.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
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One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates