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Plea against tree-felling: Supreme Court seeks AAP govt reply

A bench of Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta gave a week’s time to the state to reply to the plea filed by Kaushal Kant Mitra, an orthopaedic surgeon.

‘Redevelopment cannot happen without either cutting or transplanting trees... Do we want people to live in slums?’

In the process of redesigning the redevelopment plans for seven government colonies in South Delhi, chairperson-cum-managing director of the National Buildings Construction Corporation, Anoop Kumar Mittal, says they are conducting a tree census in Sarojini Nagar to find out the age, trunk girth and species of trees. 


Permission to fell trees for South Delhi project revoked, says Imran Hussain

The minister said the decision to withdraw permission was approved by L-G Anil Baijal, the approving authority under the Delhi Preservation of Trees Act, 1994.

Can’t leave Delhi to die... Not a single tree to be cut till further orders: Delhi High Court

If Delhi feels that development projects need to be dismantled, they will be dismantled, the Delhi High Court Wednesday told the authorities undertaking the proposed redevelopment of seven central government housing projects in south Delhi.

How many trees in Netaji Nagar? Citizen volunteers hope to find out

Armed with crayons, measuring tapes and copies of books on the Delhi trees, a group of around 20 citizen volunteers commenced their mission to conduct a census of the trees of Netaji Nagar on Tuesday evening.

Delhi: Not enough compensatory plantation, Hussain revokes permission granted to cut trees

The Delhi government has “revoked all permissions” granted with respect to existing unfelled trees, said Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain, in a note to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.


No tree for a tree

Loss of mature trees cannot be made up by planting new ones. Forest Department shows how not to grow a forest.

Delhi Underground: Going green

At a press conference held by the National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC), where it addressed questions regarding tree felling for the redevelopment of government colonies in south Delhi, journalists were given small pots of different plants.

Delhi: 4800 trees felled for three infrastructure projects, replantation bid still stuck

Amid the blame game, the only project where any plantation has taken place is for NHAI’s widening of NH-24 for the Delhi-Meerut highway.

Delhi: Series of protests as citizens take up fight against felling of trees

The environmental organisations which have decided to work together against the felling include Greenpeace, Say Hello to Green Foundation, Toxic Link, SAFE and CHETNA.

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'Musical' protest to draw public attention against tree felling in Delhi

In the light of the recent controversy that surfaced after government's decision of felling trees for construction activity in south Delhi, a group of protesters gathered in the capital's Netaji Nagar to draw public attention towards conservation of trees.