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Kamala Kelkar


NGT again pulls up officials over Uttarakhand projects
Tue, Sep 10, 2013

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

Groundwater exploitation in Noida: Hearing postponed,defence seeks more time
Tue, Sep 10, 2013

Vikrant Tongad from Noida had submitted an application talking about the severe exploitation of groundwater in the area.

Respond to plea or pay Rs 10,000 fine: NGT to UP,Haryana officials
Sat, Sep 07, 2013

The states have been given another two weeks to respond.

Stop permits for sand mining,NGT tells U’khand
Fri, Sep 06, 2013

Environment and Forests or the State Environment Impact Assessment Authority.

Water meters planned for borewell users
Wed, Sep 04, 2013

Noting that groundwater extraction had led to severe depletion in the water table,the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday tasked an inter-governmental committee with forming a plan to fix meters and charge for extracting groundwater in the capital

Threatened with closure,Hauz Khas Village eateries to comply with waste water norms
Wed, Sep 04, 2013

After they were threatened with closure,restaurants in the bustling Hauz Khas Village have promised to comply with state pollution laws

NGT orders closure of polluting factories in Noida
Tue, Jul 30, 2013

The National Green Tribunal on Monday ordered for the third time that industries polluting in violation of state norms in Noida be shut down immediately

NGT issues warrant against chief secy
Sat, Jul 27, 2013

Without naming Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar,NGT chairperson Judge Swatanter Kumar issued a bailable warrant for Rs 20,000

Don’t remove 1,400 trees for Outer Ring Road project: NGT
Wed, Jul 24, 2013

The merits of the Public Works Department are being questioned again at the National Green Tribunal for allegedly damaging trees for a second road construction project prematurely

Rs 5 lakh fine for dumping debris along Yamuna: Green Tribunal
Tue, Jul 23, 2013

Govt agencies tell NGT that 500 metric tonnes of debris is dumped every day

NGT-ordered report finds AIIMS,8 others violating waste disposal norms
Sat, Jul 20, 2013

Nine hospitals in Delhi,including All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS),are not properly labelling or segregating biomedical waste.

Clean up Yamuna bank or pay from pocket: NGT to officials
Thu, Jul 18, 2013

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday ordered government agencies responsible for cleaning Yamuna in the National Capital Territory (NCT) to meet immediately and prepare a beautification plan

NGT revokes ban on two of 34 firms shut for illegal groundwater use
Wed, Jul 17, 2013

Two of 34 companies that used to sell bottled water in Noida and Greater Noida till they were closed in February for illegally extricating and selling groundwater,were granted permission

No evidence to show we uprooted Vasant Kunj trees to widen road: PWD to court
Tue, Jul 16, 2013

A new lawyer for the Public Works Department (PWD) argued for an hour at the National Green Tribunal on Monday that there was no proof that the agency had illegally uprooted trees in Vasant Kunj for its road-widening project.

Report by MoEF body says 267 trees felled for Vasant Kunj road project
Thu, Jul 11, 2013

A report submitted to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday estimated that nearly 267 trees,estimated to be worth Rs 74 lakh,were felled in Vasant Kunj

E-waste piles up in Delhi,govt plans tougher norms
Wed, Jul 10, 2013

The Delhi government is considering a move to either ban electronic waste from entering the national capital or to create an economic disincentive,such as a tax,to reduce the amount of e-waste in the city.

Hike in parking charges,higher vehicle standards on Cabinet table
Tue, Jul 09, 2013

Department of Environment moves five-year plan to contain air pollution levels in the city

Contractor says slum-dwellers cut Vasant Kunj trees
Tue, Jul 02, 2013

The lawyer of a PWD contractor told the National Green Tribunal Bench on Monday that slum dwellers are to be blamed for the unlawful felling of dozens of trees in Vasant Kunj.

Vasant Kunj society wants to be party to tree-felling case
Tue, Jun 11, 2013

A group of residents have intervened in a legal battle about the unlawful felling of trees for a road-widening project in Vasant Kunj,saying that since construction has been on hiatus,their neighborhood is in shambles.

Unaware of Wildlife Act,city schools in dock for hoarding plant,animal specimens for study
Sun, Jun 09, 2013

Schools in the city could be unintentionally violating the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972 by hoarding animal and plant specimens in their laboratories.

Pollution level near Okhla waste-to-energy plant 25 times above limit
Mon, Jun 03, 2013

The process of burning solid waste to convert it to energy at a recycling plant in South Delhi has made the air near the unit 25 times more polluted than the permissible limit,a surprise check of the Okhla waste-to-energy plant has revealed.

All agree that trees in Vasant Kunj cut illegally,but no one admits to felling them
Tue, May 28, 2013

Trees cut for PWD project; agency,contractor say it was illegal,but deny cutting trees.

Check if Okhla plant emits toxic gases: Green Tribunal to pollution control boards
Tue, May 28, 2013

To ensure safety of Okhla residents living near a waste-to-energy plant that incinerates waste for fuel,the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday ordered government officials to check whether the plant’s emissions contain heavy metals.

Okhla waste-to-energy plant: Residents file affidavit,tell NGT it is in eco-sensitive zone
Tue, May 28, 2013

Okhla residents opposing a controversial plant,which converts waste to energy,have filed an affidavit in an ongoing National Green Tribunal case,claiming that the plant is operating in an eco-sensitive zone.

Expats’ hangouts
Sun, May 26, 2013

An unusual nightlife in a prestigious neighbourhood of Delhi is fast emerging for foreign tourists and expats.