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National Green Tribunal


NGT directs DDA to constitute special purpose vehicle for Yamuna rejuvenation

March 05, 2020 4:51 pm

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel also directed the Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh governments to take expeditious action on sewage management, industrial pollutants and solid waste being discharged into the river.

India a victim of climate change: NGT chairman

March 01, 2020 12:40 am

It’s not that India is most polluted. Most of the pollution comes from outside India. The world itself is polluted. We are not responsible for the climate change, we are its victims,” said Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, NGT Chairperson.

‘Road built on nullah’: NGT seeks answers from PMC

February 15, 2020 12:52 am

In an order on Thursday, the western zone bench of the NGT, comprising S P Wangdi and Siddanta Das, also directed constitution of a committee comprising the Pune collector, the assistant commissioner of Encroachment Department in PMC and the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board to jointly inspect the area.

NGT pulls up Jaypee group: Decide in a month if you want to run Dadumajra plant

February 13, 2020 12:34 pm

Chandigarh Municipal Corporation had claimed that the Jaypee group is not processing the entire waste. Municipal Corporation Commissioner Yadav had blamed the Jaypee group as one of the key reasons why the city was defaulting in the Swacch Survekshan

Mass movement needed for saving environment, says NGT Chairperson

February 08, 2020 6:01 am

“It is the duty of every citizen to protect our environment for our future generations,” he said at workshop here on ‘Awareness for Environment Protection’.

Implementation of NGT, SC orders: Activists say VMC yet to respond

February 01, 2020 8:32 am

The activists contend that the VMC has ignored all orders and repeated directions as well as chosen to ignore communication seeking updates on the same.

NGT slaps fine on Lonavala civic body, Maha pollution & irrigation dept, Maval tehsildar

January 12, 2020 2:23 pm

The agencies failed to file report on ‘illegal’ building even after months

NGT seeks information on solid waste management and air pollution in states, UTs

January 07, 2020 4:40 pm

With regard to restoration of 351 polluted river stretches, the NGT said the states need to furnish information about the compliance of directions.

Chandigarh garbage plant: NGT based its order on adverse committee findings

November 30, 2019 1:41 pm

The NGT on Thursday had pulled up the Chandigarh civic body stating that it was responsible for the mess in the plant.

NGT orders closure of Bhopal’s only slaughterhouse

October 24, 2019 4:39 am

Municipal Commissioner Vijay Dutta said the order was received on Wednesday and he has written to the district collector and the state government for compliance.


'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.