Mining mafia targets Indian feldspar

By Nilima Choudhury
Published: Monday, 10 February 2014

Police in Rajasthan arrest five people on suspicion of illegal mining activities

Reports from India’s department of mining have revealed that a ‘mining mafia’ is illegally extracting feldspar, mica and quartz from government land, agricultural fields and hills in Pushkar, Rajasthan.

Rajasthan is the principal feldspar producing state in the country. It is used as a convenient source...

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