Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

tree felling


Only 38% of 4 lakh saplings planted to compensate for tree felling in Delhi, shows forest dept records

August 31, 2022 7:32 am

Altogether, in the four forest divisions, a total of 4,09,046 saplings were to be planted as part of compensatory afforestation and only 1,58,522 were planted, as per forest department records.

Karnataka: Forest dept ‘cracks’ under pressure from Sagar BJP MLA, transfers official instrumental in nabbing illegal tree fellers

August 03, 2022 5:20 pm

The transfer order dated August 2, a copy of which was accessed by, read: “The Sagar MLA Harthalu Halappa has said that the accused were treated in an inhuman way in violation of laws. He urged the matter to be investigated."

Forest department pulls up Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam for felling over 200 trees

July 14, 2022 6:03 pm

According to the forest department, a case has been registered against officials of the horticulture department and proceedings have begun in the matter.

Forest department pulls up Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam for felling over 200 trees

July 14, 2022 12:32 pm

The action was taken based on lawyer and environmentalist Akash Vashistha's complaint.

Court extends police custody of Dharamsot, two aides till June 13

June 11, 2022 4:27 am

Dharamsot along with his officer on special duty Chamkaur Singh and Kamaljeet Singh were arrested on June 7 after registration of a graft case against them.

Trees felled in Mumbai, people take to Twitter to protest

December 23, 2021 1:08 am

🔴 BMC officials said the trees were being cut for phase 2 of the proposed Tata Memorial Hospital building for which permission from the civic tree authority was obtained in June this year. 

Sangrur tree felling: NGT entrusts probe to district judge

August 12, 2021 8:12 pm

For months, the residents of Sangrur have been protesting against the axing of trees for a road-widening project.

BJP’s 'facepalm' moment as party worker holds placard against Centre during protest in Kerala

June 18, 2021 6:59 pm

When someone pointed out the mistake, TV visuals showed her immediately tearing the poster of the placard and holding a new one.

Kerala government red-faced as tree felling on revenue land snowballs into row

June 14, 2021 7:01 am

The trees, mostly rosewood and teak trees, were on government revenue land assigned to farmers and tribals.

BMC plans to fell, transplant 632 more trees for infra projects

July 28, 2020 2:05 am

The Indian Express had earlier this month reported that the BMC in June invited objections for felling and transplanting 1,961 trees at 19 sites of big-ticket infrastructure projects. Of these, 803 trees are proposed to be felled and 1,158 transplanted.