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NGT gives itself powers of a court

The order may lead to another battle in the continuing turf war between the NGT and the MoEF.

Woman who accused SC judge of harassment wants case out of Delhi

The Delhi High Court will hear on Thursday an application by the lawyer for vacating the injunction order passed on January 16.


Dumping garbage in Beas to attract Rs 1-lakh penalty

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday said that dumping of garbage and municipal solid waste on the banks of the river Beas in Kullu district will attract a penalty of Rs 1 lakh

MoEF’s two stage forest clearance concept questioned by NGT

Tribunal asked the ministry to come prepared on the next date with an answer to its query.

Sand mining ban: CJI urges NGT to take holistic view

He also referred to the aftermath of the NGT order,where the cost of ferrying sand has quadrupled.

AIIMS sewage treatment plant not operational: Panel to tribunal

8 other hospitals,including Safdarjung and Lady Hardinge,have no such facility


NGT again pulls up officials over Uttarakhand projects

The NGT’s legal aide had accused several agencies of permitting rampant constructions,including hydel power projects,on vulnerable hills and waterways.

Stop permits for sand mining,NGT tells U’khand

Environment and Forests or the State Environment Impact Assessment Authority.

Green tribunal gives Sterlite plant go-ahead

It has not been established that the industrial activity prejudicially and in any way compromises the environment or interests of future generations.

Sterlite Industries gets National Green Tribunal boost after TNPCB order tagged 'arbitrary'

Sterlite's plant was ordered closed over allegations leakage of gas affected residents' health.