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National Green Tribunal


NGT calls for space to process leftover food from hotels in Punjab

April 11, 2022 5:07 am

A brainstorming session was organised in Chandigarh to discuss various environmental issues faced by the states of Haryana, Chandigarh and Punjab.

NGT panel directs Punjab officials to fix deadline for waste management projects

March 29, 2022 2:32 pm

According to an official release, the committee held a meeting with top officials of the district administration, including Deputy Commissioner Vishesh Sarangal, ADC (D) Amardeep Singh Bains, ADC (UD) Amit Sareen and heads of the Punjab Pollution Control Board and other key departments.

Mumbai News Highlights: Maharashtra invokes MESMA, confirms power minister Nitin Raut

March 28, 2022 10:36 pm

Mumbai News, Maharashtra, Mumbai Latest News, Mumbai Latest Updates, Mumbai Weather, Rain Updates, Mumbai News, 28 Mar: Maharashtra Essential Services Maintenance Act (MESMA) will be invoked on Sunday.

Court pulls up Meghalaya government for turning blind eye to rampant illegal coal mining in state

March 09, 2022 4:13 am

The order follows a visit by the three-judge bench, accompanied by the state chief secretary, to Khliehriat in East Jaintia Hills district, the hub of coal mining in Meghalaya.

‘Delay in noise pollution report due to transfers and Covid disruption’: Former HC Judge to NGT

February 09, 2022 7:09 am

On February 3, 2022, the committee sought more time to file a report on the matter owing to various reasons. It stated that “within a short span, there was frequent change/transfer of nodal officers from the Delhi Police”.

Varthur, Bellandur lakes continue to froth as BWSSB fails to treat sewage

December 14, 2021 7:06 pm

Though the BWSSB had submitted before the NGT that it would treat sewage by March 2021, channels carrying sewage are yet to be connected to treatment plants, say activists.

NGT slaps Rs 1.8 crore penalty on Surat firm for violation of pollution norms

December 09, 2021 2:39 am

The NGT order, which was made public Wednesday, came over a petition filed by the Kantha Vibhag Koli Samaj, Parivartan trust, in July 2020.

Chandigarh: Ban goes up in smoke as firecrackers burst in Dussehra effigies

October 16, 2021 3:57 am

On Tuesday, the Administration had imposed a complete ban on sale and use of crackers in the city till further orders.

'Will move SC': Rajasthan archeological dept after NGT shuts commercial activities at Nahargarh fort

October 12, 2021 12:56 am

The NGT verdict came on a plea filed by environmentalist Rajendra Tiwari, who also runs an NGO that works for Nahargarh forest conservation.

Can’t afford to remain mute spectator: SC upholds suo motu power for NGT

October 08, 2021 8:05 am

The court rejected the argument that NGT is a Tribunal and a creature of statute and as such, cannot act on its own motion or exercise the power of judicial review or act suo motu in discharge of its functions.


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

June 30, 2018 10:25 pm

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.