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SC questions Centre for granting environmental clearances for community centres

SC questions Centre for granting environmental clearances for community centres

The Supreme Court on Monday questioned the Centre for granting environmental clearances for community centres. The bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta asked...
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Punjab Land Preservation Act: Green Stays My Valley

The Supreme Court has stayed the controversial amendment passed by the Haryana assembly, thus saving the Arvalis and the Shivalik ranges from impending destruction By...
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NGT Sets Up Panel To Prepare Action Plan To Check Pollution

The National Green Tribunal has constituted a committee headed by the Secretary, Urban Development of Delhi government which will prepare within one month an...

Avni’s killing: Environmentalists to move Supreme Court

Environmentalists are reportedly planning to move the Supreme Court seeking a probe into the killing of alleged man-eater tigress Avni (T1) in Maharashtra. According to...
Delhi HC directs Centre to act on Law Commission recommendations on protection of hens from cruelty

Delhi HC directs Centre to act on Law Commission recommendations on protection of hens...

The Delhi High Court on Thursday (August 30) directed the Centre to act on the recommendations of Law Commission of India (LCI) relating to...
Finance Act Amendment: Tightening the Noose

Finance Act Amendment: Tightening the Noose

Above Illustration: Anthony Lawrence As the NGT questions 10 states on improper appointment of chairpersons of State Pollution Control Boards, the centre seeks to weaken...
(L-R) The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with the President of USA, Barack Obama, the President of France, Francois Hollande, the President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, Bill Gates and other dignitaries, at the Innovation Summit in COP 21, in Paris on November 30, 2015. Photo: PIB; a typhoon in Manila, Philippines. Photo: UNI

Paris Climate Pact: India’s Bargaining Chip

The climate agreement of December 2015 needs to be ratified by at least 55 of 174 countries. India still has to do it but...
Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, DPCC on plea seeking regulations on slaughter of animals on religious occasions

Delhi HC issues notice to Centre, DPCC on plea seeking regulations on slaughter of...

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued notice to Centre and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to file their responses on a plea seeking...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe at Tokyo Station to board the Shinkansen bullet train to Kobe, in Japan (file pic)/Photo:UNI

Bullet Train Project: Gone with the Wind?

Above: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe at Tokyo Station to board the Shinkansen bullet train to Kobe, in...
Delhi Smog

National Clean Air Programme: No Goal in Sight

Above: Smoggy skies over Delhi The lack of a legal mandate and clear fiscal strategy coupled with a meagre Rs 300 crore allocation means...

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