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Political leadership failed India's environment in 2017

2017 has come to a close. For those working on environmental issues and seeking justice for the people who bear the costs of pernicious development, this year ends on a somber realization. Despite the immense visible anger and frustration among urban and ... DNA, 2 months ago

NGT asks Palike to pay up Rs 10 lakh

The National Green Tribunal has asked the BBMP to pay environment compensation of Rs 10 lakh for dumping waste in a quarry. A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim slammed the civic body for non-compliance to the previous order on biomining at the quarry site.
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
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Before changing master plan, consider its impact on environment: HC to Delhi authorities

Before making any change to the city's master plan, policymakers should consider its possible impact on the environment as well as the burden it would impose on civic amenities, the Delhi High Court has said.Referring to the environmental impact of the ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Signature City Project in Kanpur:NGT show cause notice to MoEF

The National Green Tribunal has issued notice to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to show cause why it has not considered a plea challenging the construction of Signature City Project in Kanpur.A bench headed by acting NGT Chairperson Justice U ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

SC rejects FIMI's plea over royalty to DMF

The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea by the FIMI Southern Chapter to discontinue taking contribution as 10 % of the royalty from the miners towards District Mineral Foundation (DMF). The industry lobby contended that over Rs 11,000 crore collected ...
 Deccan Herald2 days ago

Human development and economic growth go hand in hand

On January 1, 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - adopted by world leaders in September 2015 at an historic UN Summit - officially came into force. Over the next fifteen years, with these new ...
 catchnews.com5 days ago

Let HC decide on Sivananda steel flyover project: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to intervene in the case related to the steel flyover at Sivananda Circle but asked the Karnataka High Court to decide expeditiously the concerns expressed by citizens over its design. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Are India’s poor being forcibly evicted because of Modi’s ‘Smart Cities’ project?

With an average of 150 “illegal” homes being destroyed by the government and its agencies daily, the issue of forced eviction and displacement has become a national crisis warranting immediate remedial measures. According to a study by advocacy ...
 catchnews.com3 weeks ago

Interpol refuses to act against Haqqani

[United Kingdom], Feb. 28 (ANI): Pakistan's Supreme Court was informed today that Interpol had not issued any warrant against former ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani in response to a request by the Pakistan government and had raised certain ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

Bombay HC will examine the validity of plastic ban proposed in Maharashtra

The Bombay High Court announced that it will examine the validity of the Maharashtra government’s directive to different authorities to ban the manufacture, distribution, store or sale of plastic/thermocol items. A division bench of Justice Abhay Oka ...
 DNA1 month ago
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