“A month’s time has been given to the officials, who are responsible to check the pollution, including PPCB and if they fail to perform then the court cases will be filed against the head of those departments,” Justice Pritam Pal (retd) said.
It was in June 2017 that Lt Col (Retd) Sarvadham Singh Oberoi approached the NGT, alleging that the proposal of M/s Ajay Enterprises Pvt Ltd and M/s Bharti Land Limited to develop a residential complex in the area was in violation of Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.
A resident had filed an appeal challenging a March 13, 2014, order passed by the state principal secretary and environment-cum-member secretary, granting “amendment” to the EC for the proposed expansion of redevelopment of Oriana Residential Project at Bandra.
The NGT panel was formed in the wake of the 2015 global emission scandal or ‘Dieselgate’ when the company was found guilty of intentionally programming its diesel engines with cheat devices to meet US regulatory standards but actually emit up to 40 times more Nitrous Oxides (NOx) in real-world conditions.
Rashtrawadi Shiv Sena members protest against National Green Tribunal (NGT) for fining Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living Foundation Rs 5 crores for conducting 'World Culture Festival' on the ecologically sensitive banks of the Yamuna.
THE National Green Tribunal (NGT) Wednesday cleared the three-day World Culture Festival to be organised by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Art of Living on the floodplains of the Yamuna from March 11 but imposed a fine of Rs 5 crore on AOL as an interim compensation for the event’s impact on the environment. A bench […]
FROM temporary structures to pontoon bridges, the impact of lakhs of visitors to available parking space — and a quick U-turn by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA). On Tuesday, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) questioned governments at the Centre, Delhi and UP about various clearances for the World Culture Festival to be held by the […]