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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.

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.