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tree felling


Activist moves Bombay HC, challenges decision to fell 2,646 trees; hearing likely today

September 04, 2019 2:01 am

The petition filed by Zoru Bhathena said the resolution dated August 29, passed by the Tree Authority for the removal of trees, is a “brazen breach” of the High Court’s order passed in July this year.

Activists oppose tree-felling in Sarojini Nagar, NBCC says had court clearance

January 11, 2019 2:48 am

Officials at NBCC, however, claimed that the court had given them a go-ahead to start work.

NGT asks CPWD to probe tree felling

August 06, 2018 4:03 am

The bench, headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, asked the authorities to look into the allegations raised in the petition and take action as per law. The plea alleged that trees were felled to make room for an office, damaging the Tyagraj Park area.

Delhi HC stays cutting of trees after protests; LG refuses to take blame, NBCC to plant two lakh saplings

June 25, 2018 8:41 pm

The state-owned NBCC has said that over 2 lakh trees will be planted to make up for 13,000 trees that need to cut for building over 25,000 flats for government employees.

Bombay HC to civic bodies: Inform if chief consults experts before passing orders on tree felling

April 17, 2018 3:37 am

A division bench of Justice A S Oka and Justice R I Chagla asked how the municipal commissioner arrives at a decision regarding which trees should be cut. The court asked if the commissioner consults any authority.

Supreme Court allows green felling in Himachal after 22 years

February 23, 2018 2:41 am

On February 16, the court had set up a committee of two expert members — V P Mohan, former principal chief conservator of forests, and Nauni Solan, Vice-Chancellor of Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry.

Don’t grant nod to tree felling until March 23, Bombay High Court tell civic bodies

February 22, 2018 3:08 am

A petition was filed in 2015 by Zoru Bhathena, a resident of Kandivali, for protecting and preserving Mumbai’s tree cover.

Tree felling for road project: NGT issues contempt notice to NHAI, forest dept

September 08, 2015 5:11 am

Prima facie convinced that its orders were violated, the NGT issued notices on a contempt plea filed by Srushti Paryavaran Mandal, a Nagpur-based wildlife NGO.

Soon, felling of trees for NH-7 stretch to be completed

September 04, 2015 2:06 am

The notice asked the forest department to refrain from felling of trees on forest land failing which contempt proceedings will be initiated.

Demolition drive in Aravali region

April 15, 2012 12:59 am

After a Supreme Court-appointed team found cases of excavation and tree felling in Aravali forests of Mewat and Gurgaon,the district administration ordered an extensive anti-encroachment drive against the violators.