24 June 2019


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Judgments

NGT’s short-lived ban on diesel(23.05.2016)

The National Green Tribunal, Southern Zone Bench, ruled that no diesel-powered vehicles with an engine capacity of 2000 cc and over would be register .....

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Loss of Ecology Authority shuttered(07.04.2016)

The Loss of Ecology Authority, functioning intermittently to entertain claim petitions form farmers seeking compensation for damage caused to agricult.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Government constitutes GoM to strengthen legal and institutional frameworks to deal with and prevent sexual harassment at workplace, GoM to be headed by the Union Home Minister(24.10.2018)

The Government today constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) to examine the existing legal and institutional frameworks for dealing with matters of sex.....

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Economic Survey Reiterates India's Commitment to Achieve the Targets Under SDG-3 and to Strengthen Health Delivery Systems(29.01.2018)

The Economic Survey 2017-18 reiterates India's commitment to achieve the targets under Sustainable Development Goals-3 (SDG-3) with some of them also .....

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Measures to strengthen Algorithmic Trading and Co-location / Proximity Hosting framework(09.04.2018)

1. SEBI, vide circular CIR/MRD/DP/09/2012 dated March 30, 2012 and circular CIR/MRD/DP/16/2013 dated May 21, 2013 put in place the broad guidelines fo.....

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Total Road Length in India Increased at 4.2% CAGR(17.11.2016)

The total road length of the India has increased at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 4.2% up to 2015 from 1951. As on 31st March 2015, India's .....

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News

Supreme Court Refuses to Stay NGT Order on Lake Buffer Zone(09.12.2016)

SC has declined to stay an order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that increased the buffer zone around lakes in Bengaluru from 30 metres to 75 me.....

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NGT Lifts Stay on Construction Works(09.12.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), Pune, which had imposed a stay on construction of building until Nashik Municipal Corporation made the compost plant co.....

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NGT Directs AAP Govt, DPCC to Initiate Action Against Illegal Industrial Units(26.12.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Delhi Government and Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to take action against industrial units opera.....

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Supreme Court Transfers PIL of 1985 on Cleaning of River Ganga to NGT(25.01.2017)

Supreme Court has transferred a PIL on cleaning of river Ganga, pending for over a decade, to National Green Tribunal (NGT) which is hearing the matte.....

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NGT Seeks Details of Borewells Installed by DMRC(28.02.2017)

NGT has directed Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to furnish a list of borewells it has installed and quantity of water extracted by it, following .....

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NGT Fines Union Environment Ministry & DGCA Over Delay in Reply(06.04.2017)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed costs of Rs. 5,000 each on Union Environment Ministry and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for d.....

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Supreme Court Transfers to NGT Plea Over Yamuna River Pollution(25.04.2017)

Supreme Court has transferred a Public Interest Litigation seeking de-polluting of river Yamuna and a complete clean up to National Green Tribunal, af.....

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Washington State Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Seattle’s Gun Tax(11.08.2017)

Washington State Supreme Court, while upholding Seattle’s tax on gun and ammunition sales, has ruled 8-1 to affirm a previous decision by King County .....

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NGT Raps Environment and Forests Ministry Over Emission Standards for Thermal Power Plants(25.09.2017)

National Green Tribunal has rapped the Ministry of Environment and Forests for not abiding by its directions on implementation of a notification on ai.....

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NGT Raps Delhi Government for Delay in Report in the case of Millennium Bus Depot Site(25.09.2017)

National Green Tribunal has rapped the Delhi Government over its failure to file a compliance report with regard to the Supreme Court order on changin.....

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NGT to EDMC: Submit Action Plan on Bio-Stabilisation(25.09.2017)

National Green Tribunal has directed the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) to submit an action plan on the bio-stabilisation of the Ghazipur lan.....

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NGT: Minister Cannot Overrule Wildlife Board(31.10.2017)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ruled that the Environment Ministry cannot reject the majority view of National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) without an.....

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NGT Orders Demolition of Building Owned by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Trust(31.10.2017)

National Green Tribunal has ordered demolition of a three-storied building belonging to spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s Vaidic Dharma Sansthan (.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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When Headlines Scream Smog, Why Hold Test Match in Delhi: NGT Slams BCCI, Govt(06.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception over the failure of the AAP government to file the report despite its specifi.....

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5-year-old Moves NGT Alleging Noise Pollution by Delhi Metro(12.12.2017)

The NGT was hearing a plea filed by Rohini resident Samriddhi Goswami, through her father Rakesh Goswami, seeking shifting of Rohini sector 18-19 metr.....

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Five-year-old Moves NGT Alleging Noise Pollution by Delhi Metro(12.12.2017)

The NGT was hearing a plea filed by Rohini resident Samriddhi Goswami, through her father Rakesh Goswami, seeking shifting of Rohini sector 18-19 metr.....

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Big Bells to Fall Silent as NGT Declares Amarnath Cave Shrine a 'Silence Zone'(13.12.2017)

The green panel ordered removal of iron grills in front of the ice stalagmite resembling the 'Shiva Linga' so that devotees could get a better view of.....

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VHP Calls NGT's Condition on Amarnath Shrine Offerings a 'Tughlaki Fatwa'(13.12.2017)

"We appeal to the Government of India to stop hurting the Hindu religious sentiments all the time for one or the other reason and to get the NGT .....

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Amarnath Not a Silent Zone, No Restrictions on Aarti, Rituals: NGT Clears The Air(14.12.2017)

The NGT bench reiterated that the directions would help in “maintaining the sanctity of the cave and ensure no adverse noise impacts the ‘shivling.....

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NGT Bans Plastic Items in Towns Located Along Banks of Ganga(15.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also banned the sale, manufacture and storage of such items till Uttarkashi.

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Delhi Pollution LIVE: NGT Pulls up State Govt Along With UP and Haryana Over Smog(18.12.2017)

The National Green Tribunal has chastised the governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to task and asked them to explain why preventive steps w.....

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Why No Action On Delhi Air Pollution? NGT Pulls Up State Govts(18.12.2017)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar lambasted the state governments of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana for not being prepared i.....

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NGT: Vintage Cars Can Ply on Road for Rallies, Exhibitions(20.12.2017)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), while exempting vintage cars from the ambit of the ban on 15-year-old vehicles, has allowed classic cars to ply on road.....

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Supreme Court: Cannot Allow Single-Judge NGT Benches(01.02.2018)

Supreme Court has directed the chairperson of National Green Tribunal not to constitute single-member benches to hear cases as had been authorised by .....

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NGT Directs Authorities to Develop Green Zone Around Khan, Saraswati(31.07.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed concerned authorities to develop green belt along Khan and Saraswati rivers and declared 33 metre on both s.....

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NGT Directs Centre not to Fumigate Plane with Passengers on Board(04.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre to ensure that no disinfectant fumigation is carried out in aircraft while passengers are on board. Th.....

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NGT Denys to Lift Stay on Sand Mining in MP(04.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has refused to lift its stay on sand mining in riverbeds during monsoons. The Tribunal has previously stayed sand mining.....

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Notice by NGT to 66 Offenders Dumping Waste on Railway Tracks(05.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal has issued notice to 66 offenders who were caught dumping waste on railway tracks in the national capital and also refused to .....

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NGT Bans Construction in Sundarbans(07.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Zone Bench has ordered a blanket ban on construction in the Sundarbans.

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NGT Directs UPPCB to Submit List of Industries Generating Effluents(10.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal has ordered Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) to submit a list of industries generating toxic effluents in six wes.....

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NGT Imposes Rs 1L Penalty on Delhi Govt for Yamuna Revival(12.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal has penalised National Capital Government with Rs 1L fine for not following its orders on implementation of "Maili se Nirmal Y.....

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NGT Orders Inspection of 13 Effluent Plants(13.08.2015)

NGT has ordered Central Pollution Control Board, DPCC and IIT Delhi to conduct a joint inspection of 13 common effluent treatment plants in order to i.....

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NGT Slams BMC on Dumping of Garbage Around Trees(17.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal has asked BMC to take action against those found dumping garbage around trees and also sought a compliance report from BMC wit.....

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NGT Slams DTC, Tata, Ashok Leyland for Improper Bus Services(25.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) for running its air conditioned buses without passengers for a major part .....

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NGT to Haridwar District Administration: “If You Can’t Control Things, the Court Will”(09.09.2015)

Expressing displeasure over non-compliance to its plastic ban order at Haridwar, National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chairman Swatanter Kumar directed Harid.....

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NGT Issue Notices to 14 Builders for Unauthorized Harnessing of Groundwater(14.09.2015)

NGT has issued notices to 14 builders in Delhi-NCR for extracting water flouting rules, after perusing inspection reports filed by local commissioners.....

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NGT Rejects Proposal for Nayachar Thermal Power Project(17.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has rejected proposal to set up thermal power station in Nayachar island as it violated Coastal Regulations Zone (CRZ) a.....

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NGT Raps Maharshtra Govt. for Not Enforcing Eco Norms for Sand Mining(22.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has rapped state environment department for failing to ensure compliance of environment clearance conditions for sand mi.....

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NGT Seeks Centre's Reply on Plea Alleging that Waste Treatment Plant is Polluting NCR's Groundwater(23.09.2015)

NGT has sought Ministry of Environment and Forests , Delhi and Haryana Govt.(s), Central Pollution Control Board and others’ response on a plea seekin.....

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NGT Issues Notice over Unauthorized Structures on Green Belt in Gaziabad(24.09.2015)

NGT on plea seeking demolition of unauthorized structures located on green belts in Gaziabad, has issued notice to Ministry of Environment and Forests.....

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NGT Seeks Govt. Response over Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary Encroachment(24.09.2015)

NGT has directed UP Govt., Forest Department, Pollution Control Board and other department concerned to file their replies before final hearing on Oct.....

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NGT Orders NTPC Not to Violate Explosives Rules and Environmental Norms(25.09.2015)

NGT has ordered NTPC not to violate environmental conditions and explosives rules relating to open blasting during process of setting up a thermal pow.....

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NGT Slams Uttarakhand over Rapid Increase in Number of Unauthorised Industries and Hotels in the City(28.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked Uttarakhand Government about rapid increase in number of unauthorised industries, hotels in the city and soug.....

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NGT Orders SDMC to Clear Cow Dung from Nazafgarh Dairies and to Recover Cost from their Owners(28.09.2015)

NGT has ordered South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) to ensure speedy removal of cow dung lying on roadside near milk dairies in Nazafgarh Delhi a.....

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NGT Serves Notice to Haryana Govt., 21 Other Units in Sonepat(28.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) on a petition seeking closure of polluting units, has served notice to Haryana Government and 21 industrial units at Fer.....

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NGT to Environment Ministry: No Sand Mining in North India During Rainy Season(28.09.2015)

NGT while disposing of plea alleging that mining activity carried out in rainy season was contrary to terms of environmental clearance, has ordered En.....

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Delhi HC Stays CIC’s Order of Imposing Cost on NGT(30.09.2015)

Delhi High Court has put stay on an order of Central Information Commission (CIC) directing National Green Tribunal (NGT) to pay Rs 20,000 as compensa.....

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NGT Denies to Permit Paragliding at Rohtang(06.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has denied permission for paragliding in eco-sensitive area and warned that it would initiate penal action if pollution .....

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NGT Orders for CNG Station in Manali by January(12.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Centre and all departments concerned of HP to extend their full cooperation for installation of a CNG stati.....

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NGT Serves Notice to Centre and Delhi Government for Felling of Trees(13.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has served notices to Centre and Delhi Government on a petition citing non-compliance of its earlier order for removal o.....

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NGT Issues Bailable Warrants against Builders(13.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued bailable warrants against seven builders for not responding to notices by Agra Municipal Corp and asked them .....

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NGT Junks Petition Explaining Importance of Bursting Firecrackers on Festivals(13.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has junked a petition on how bursting firecrackers is an essential part of Hindu religion and should not be regulated or.....

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NGT Orders Govt. to Form Specialised Cell on Forest Cover(13.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Government to set up a specialised cell in Forest Department to undertake tree or plant translocation and su.....

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NGT Imposes Rs 5L Fine on Five-Star Hotel(16.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh on a five-star hotel for flouting environmental norms and causing damage to the environm.....

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NGT Directs Power Generation Companies to Stick to Coal Norms(19.10.2015)

NGT has directed Maharashtra Pollution Control Board, State and Central Pollution Control Boards to keep a strict watch on power units on monthly basi.....

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SC Stays NGT’s Order Imposing Rs 25 crore Fine on Madhya Pradesh(27.10.2015)

Supreme Court has put a stay on National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order asking MP Government to deposit Rs 25 crore failing to comply with Pollution Und.....

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NGT Seeks Report from Railways on Emissions from Diesel Engines(30.10.2015)

NGT has sought report on emissions from diesel locomotives and comparative chart with regard to international standards and directed Ministry of Railw.....

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NGT Irks over Bad Execution of Clean Ganga Project(30.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has irked over bad execution of clean Ganga project and wondered why deficiency is there when Prime Minister Narendra Mo.....

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NGT Order Setback for Financial Restructuring of Maheshwar Hydel Project(05.11.2015)

NGT, in order to carry out financial restructuring of much-delayed 400 MW Shree Maheshwar hydel project on Narmada river, has directed Government that.....

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NGT Serves Show Cause Notices to CS and Principal Secretaries of PHE(09.11.2015)

NGT has issued show cause notices to Chief Secretary and Principal Secretaries of Environment and Public Health Engineering (PHE) departments of West .....

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National Green Tribunal (NGT) Raps GDA over Dadri Wetlands(16.11.2015)

NGT while concerning over Greater Noida’s Dadri wetlands, home to nearly 200 species of rare and migratory birds, which continues to shrink, has warne.....

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NGT Irks over Dumping of Waste in Yamuna near Taj Mahal, Calls it “Sad State of Affairs”(17.11.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has irked over dumping of solid wastes in river Yamuna near Taj Mahal, saying it demonstrated a sad state of affairs and.....

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NGT Seeks Centre’s Response on Tobacco Disposal at Public Places(24.11.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has irked over tobacco disposal at public places and sought response from Union Ministry of Environment and Forest, Mini.....

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NGT Pulls Up Delhi Govt. over Mosquito Menace in City(01.12.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has pulled up Delhi Government and civic authorities for their careless approach on towards the city residents who are f.....

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NGT Orders Sunderbans Mapping(21.12.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Ministry of Environment and Forests to map the Sundarbans, marking out the three zones of transient, buffe.....

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NGT Orders Inspection of Petrol Pumps over Fuel Adulteration(22.12.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notices to Delhi Govt., Centre, Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum Corporation, Hindustan Petroleum Cor.....

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NGT Seeks Data on Air Quality from Other States(07.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has also directed various state governments to collect samples on ambient air quality and submit an analysis report of d.....

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NGT Imposes 14-Lakh Fine on Appellant Who Filed False Appeal(08.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed fine of Rs 14 lakh on an appellant and issued directions to file a criminal complaint against him for filin.....

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NGT Bans Mining Near Neugal River(12.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned mining along Neugal river between Alampur and Bundla in Palampur.

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NGT to MOEF and CPCB: Clarify Stand on Setting Up Effluent Treatment Plants(14.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to clarify their stan.....

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NGT to Govt.: Consider Setting Up of ETPs Instead of STPs for Treating Sewage Water(15.01.2016)

NGT has directed Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF) to consider setting up effluent treatment.....

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SC: NGT Not Barred from Hearing Plea on Delhi Pollution(22.01.2016)

SC has clarified that it has not stopped National Green Tribunal (NGT) from passing any order in matters pertaining to pollution in Delhi and asked a.....

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SC Asks NGT to Take Decision on Sea Port in Vizhinjam(04.02.2016)

SC has asked National Green Tribunal (NGT) to consider finally a case regarding construction of a deep sea port in Vizhinjam, near Kovalam, Kerala. Th.....

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NGT Directs Inspection of Area Near Kaushambi Bus Terminal(15.03.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered inspection of area near Kaushambi Bus Terminal, on Delhi border.

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NGT Issues Notice over Illegal Mining at Narmada and Chambal Mines(16.03.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), after taking note of illegal sand excavation from 450 sand mines of Narmada and Chambal rivers, has issued a show cause.....

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NGT Irks over Bombay Transport Department and State Police(29.03.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has irked over Bombay Transport Department and Bombay police's laxity in providing information about vehicles using sire.....

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Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel Appointed NGT Chairperson After Retirement From Supreme Court(09.07.2018)

The post of NGT chairperson was lying vacant for more than 6 months since the retirement of Justice Swatanter Kumar on December 20 last year.

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Hardly Anything Done to Clean Ganga, Situation Extraordinarily Bad: NGT(20.07.2018)

A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice A K Goel said despite claims by authorities, the work done on the ground for Ganga rejuvenation was not adeq.....

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NDA's Dalit MPs Unhappy After Govt Appoints Judge Who Diluted SC/SC Act as NGT Chairman(24.07.2018)

The Dalit MPs in the meeting wanted government to rescind Justice Goel's appointment. The decision they felt had sent a wrong message to the community.....

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No progress on Yamuna clean-up, NGT tells DJB(26.07.2018)

National Green Tribunal came down heavily on DJB and said no meaningful progress had been achieved on the ground to clean Yamuna over the past 3 years.....

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If Cigarette Packs Can Contain Health Warning, Why Not Polluted Ganga? NGT to Govt(27.07.2018)

The green panel also directed National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) to install display boards at a gap of 100 kilometres, indicating whether the wat.....

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Why Attacking NGT Chairperson Justice Goel Over His Earlier Judgment in SC Should Set Off Alarm Bells(02.08.2018)

A judgment is always open to be criticised. Besides, any academic discussion following the judgment may also be relevant, but it must never involve th.....

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NGT Forms Committee to Monitor Implementation of its Ganga Rejuvenation Orders(07.08.2018)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has appointed a committee headed by a former Allahabad High Court judge to monitor the compliance of various directions .....

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Sterlite Plant: NGT Allows Vedanta to Access Administrative Unit at Tuticorin(10.08.2018)

A bench headed by chairperson A K Goel, however, said the plant would remain closed and the company would not have access to its production unit and d.....

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NGT Directs CPCB, DPCC to Find Whether Mosques in Delhi Are Causing Noise Pollution(13.08.2018)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee ( DPCC) to find out if.....

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Tamil Nadu moves SC Against NGT Order Allowing Vedanta to Access Tuticorin Plant Unit(14.08.2018)

On August 9, the NGT had allowed Vedanta to enter its administrative unit inside the plant, observing that no environmental damage would be caused by .....

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SC to Hear Tamil Nadu Govt's Plea Against NGT Order Giving Vedanta Limited Access to Tuticorin Plant(14.08.2018)

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice A M Khanwilkar considered the submission of the state government and posted its plea for hear.....

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NGT Orders Polluters to Bear Cost of Treatment of Cancer Patients(17.08.2018)

National Green Tribunal has ordered that victims of cancer must be given treatment at the cost of polluters, who continue to pollute river water in th.....

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NGT Directs Taloja CETP to Pay Rs 10 Crore as Environmental Compensation(23.08.2018)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Taloja Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) Co-operative Society Limited to pay Rs 10 crore as environmen.....

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51,837 Industries in Delhi Under NGT Scanner(27.08.2018)

The green panel asked the apex pollution monitoring body to form a two member committee to look into the entire matter and take appropriate action in .....

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NGT Slaps Rs. 46.14 Lakh Fine on Uttrakhand’s Ex-DGP for Felling 25 Trees(29.08.2018)

National Green Tribunal has held Uttarakhand’s former Director General of Police BS Sidhu guilty of illegally purchasing land in the reserve forest ar.....

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Failure of Administration Led to Death of Children in Gorakhpur: NGT(30.08.2018)

National Green Tribunal has rapped Uttar Pradesh government for not taking adequate steps to prevent discharge of pollutants in Rapti river, saying th.....

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Setback for TN Govt as SC Rejects Urgent Hearing on Vedanta’s Access to Sterlite Tuticorin Plant(04.09.2018)

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud said it will hear the plea next week. The state government had on.....

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Elephant Herd Enters Assam Refinery Township as Court Stays Demolition of Wall Obstructing Their Path(05.09.2018)

Assam-based environmentalist Rohit Choudhury, who had approached NGT in August 2015, is not pleased with the High Court order, calling it a ‘calcula.....

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Delhi's Iconic Buildings at Pragati Maidan Demolished Without Permission, NGT Affidavit Reveals(11.09.2018)

The consent to establish (CoE) for the Integrated Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre (IECC) at Pragati Maidan was applied for in October 2017, nearly si.....

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Sterlite Plant: Supreme Court Asks NGT To Look Into Issues(11.09.2018)

SC has directed NGT to decide on the question of maintainability and merit of Vedanta-owned Sterlite Copper’s plea challenging closure of its plant.

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National Green Tribunal Orders Inspection Of Parle Agro's Uttar Pradesh Unit(11.09.2018)

NGT has directed Pollution Control Boards to conduct an inspection of beverage maker Parle Agro Private Ltd's unit in UP.

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NGT Directs Centre, Petitioner To File Written Submissions In Char Dham Matter(12.09.2018)

NGT has ordered the Centre and petitioner, Citizens for Green Doon, to file detailed written submissions in the Char Dham highway widening matter

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NGT Directs Closure Of 5 UP Tanneries For Extracting Ganga Water Without Permission(13.09.2018)

NGT has directed the closure of five Kanpur-based tanneries for discharging effluents in river Ganga after CPCB informed it that the units lacked NOC .....

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Show EIA for Pragati Maidan Redevelopment was Based on Detailed Study: NGT(14.09.2018)

NGT has questioned India Trade Promotion Organisation over the grant of Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for redevelopment of the Pragati Maidan co.....

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Supreme Court Stays NGT Order Refusing Exemption to Two-Wheelers from Odd-Even Scheme(17.09.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed the operation of the National Green Tribunal's 2017 order which had directed that odd-even vehicle rotation scheme be made ap.....

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U’khand Govt Should Have Set Example By Complying With Environment Laws for Assembly Building: NGT(17.09.2018)

NGT has expressed its disquiet over the “deliberate” non-compliance of environmental laws by the Uttarakhand government in constructing the new Legisl.....

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No Odd-Even for Two-Wheelers in Delhi as Supreme Court Stays NGT Order(17.09.2018)

In December last year, the National Green Tribunal had dismissed the AAP’s petition seeking exemption for two-wheelers in odd-even scheme, saying su.....

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NGT Raps Odisha, Bengal for Illegal Sand Mining in Subarnarekha(20.09.2018)

National Green Tribunal has directed Odisha and West Bengal to come up with a joint restoration plan for damages inflicted on the river.

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NGT Bans Hot Mix Plants for Road Work in Kolkata, Howrah(24.09.2018)

NGT has ordered the state government to ban the use of hot mix plants and burning fossil fuel for road construction in Kolkata and Howrah to curtail a.....

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Form Committee to Look into Pollution Caused by Plastic Industries in Narela, Bawana: NGT(25.09.2018)

National Green Tribunal has asked to form a committee to look into a plea alleging pollution by industries making shoe soles and other plastic goods i.....

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NGT Directs DPCC to Look into Pollution Caused by Dyeing Industry in Malviya Nagar(26.09.2018)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) to look into a plea alleging air pollution caused by chemicals relea.....

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NGT Quashes Environment Impact Assessment Amendment(27.09.2018)

NGT has quashed a 2016 EIA amendment that had constituted district-level EIA authorities along with expert appraisal committees for sand mining, stati.....

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Chardham Project: NGT Forms Panel(27.09.2018)

National Green Tribunal has constituted an oversight committee to look into the plea challenging the environmental clearance granted to the Chardham h.....

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NGT Orders Inspection of Three Waste-to-Energy Plants in Delhi(01.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has constituted a "high-powered team" to inspect three waste-to-energy plants in capital while directing it to submit a repor.....

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Govt to File Review Petition Against NGT Ban on Diesel Vehicles Older Than 10 Years(03.10.2018)

The Centre also assured farmers that it would fix the minimum support prices (MSP) of rabi (winter-sown) crops like wheat at least 1.5 times of the pr.....

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NGT Directs BPCL to Look into Grant of Contract for Supply of Absolute Alcohol Sans Permission(03.10.2018)

NGT has directed the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) to look into the issue of grant of contract for supply of absolute alcohol or ethanol to .....

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NGT Gives Nod to Purana Qila Lake Revival(03.10.2018)

NGT has given its nod to the revival of the iconic Purana Qila lake by laying impermeable plastic lining on its bed and has rejected the claim that th.....

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Govt to File Review Petition Against NGT Ban on Diesel Vehicles More Than 10 Years Old(03.10.2018)

Singed by protests around the capital, organised by the Bharatiya Kisan Union, the government said that it would soon file a review petition against t.....

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NGT Directs Oil Companies to Install Vapour Recovery Systems at All Petrol Pumps(03.10.2018)

NGT has passed directions on a petition for implementation of necessary steps to control and stop the release of VOCs like benzene, toluene and xylene.....

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List Buildings Lacking Rain Water Harvesting: NGT to Delhi Government(05.10.2018)

NGT has directed Delhi Government and Delhi University to submit within two weeks a list of buildings which have not installed rain water harvesting s.....

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NGT Raps NHAI for Not Maintaining Mandatory Green Cover Along Highways(05.10.2018)

NGT has rapped National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for not maintaining mandatory green cover along national and state highways and mentioned t.....

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NGT Directs Monitoring Committee to Look into Illegal Constructions on Yamuna Floodplains(09.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has directed a committee, formed to monitor the cleaning of the Yamuna, to look into alleged illegal constructions on the floo.....

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NGT Orders Closure of Industrial Units in Residential Areas in Delhi(10.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has ordered closure of industrial units running in "non-conforming" residential areas of Rohini and slapped a fine of Rs. 50,0.....

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NGT Restricts Height of Kasauli Buildings(10.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has restricted the height of buildings to two storeys plus an attic to regulate construction in the Kasauli Planning Area

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NGT Restricts Height of Kasauli Buildings(10.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has restricted the height of buildings to two storeys plus an attic to regulate construction in the Kasauli Planning Area

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Sterlite Closure: NGT Extends Deadline for Panel to Submit Report(16.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has extended till November 30 the deadline for its three-member panel to submit the report on the Tamil Nadu government’s clos.....

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NGT Fines Delhi Govt. Rs 50 Crore for Lack of Action Against Illegal Steel Pickling Units.(17.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has fined Delhi government Rs 50 crore for not taking action against steel pickling units in residential areas as they fall un.....

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Supreme Court Stays NGT Judgment Approving Char Dham Project(23.10.2018)

Supreme Court has stayed the operation of the judgment of the National Green Tribunal which approved the “Char Dham Highway project” in Uttarakhand on.....

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NGT Orders Demolition of Temples on Mathura's Giriraj Parvat(25.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has ordered demolition of temples located on the forest land on the Giriraj Parvat in Mathura after "respectfully" removing th.....

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NGT Orders Demolition of Temples on Mathura's Giriraj Parvat(25.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has ordered demolition of temples located on the forest land on the Giriraj Parvat in Mathura after "respectfully" removing th.....

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Pragati Maidan Revamp Fails Delhi Govt’s Air Pollution Check After NGT Green Signal(27.10.2018)

On Wednesday, NGT gave a green signal to the project, even though the work at the site had begun without the required clearances under the Air (Preven.....

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NGT Imposes Rs. 1 Crore Cost on Maharashtra PCB for Non Compliance of Directions(29.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has imposed a cost of Rs. 1 Crore on the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board for its failure to comply with its directions to .....

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Execution Petition Filed Within 12 Years of Appellate Court Judgment Won’t be Barred by Limitation: S(29.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has imposed a cost of Rupees One Crore on the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board for its failure to comply with its direction.....

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NGT Imposes Rs. 1 Crore Fine on Kochi Municipal Corporation for Lapses in Solid Waste Management(29.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has imposed a fine of Rs. 1 Crore on the Corporation for its delay and indifference in carrying out solid waste treatment in a.....

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NGT Tells States to Curb Stubble Burning(31.10.2018)

National Green Tribunal has directed Governments of Delhi, Punjab and Haryana to take urgent measures to curb stubble burning.

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NGT Gives Nod to Long Awaited Neutrino Project(06.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has upheld the environmental clearance earlier granted to India based Neutrino Observatory (INO) project by the ministry.....

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NGT Slams Authorities Over Encroachments in Govardhan(06.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal has rapped Uttar Pradesh authorities over their failure to remove encroachments from forest land in the pilgrimage town of Gov.....

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Dumping of Muck into Bhagirathi: NGT Directs NHIDCL to Deposit Rs. 2 Crore with CPCB(06.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed state-run NHIDCL to deposit a sum of Rs. 2 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board for environment r.....

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NGT Slaps Penalty of Rs 2 Crore on Tamil Nadu Govt. Over Delay in Removal of Encroachments(12.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal has slapped a penalty of Rs 2 crore on the Tamil Nadu government over the inordinate delay in removal of the encroachments alo.....

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Deny Minimum Support Price Scheme to Farmers Involved in Stubble Burning, NGT Tells States(13.11.2018)

The tribunal had earlier directed the Secretary of the Ministry of Agriculture to submit a status report within six weeks on providing infrastructural.....

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Deny Minimum Support Price to Farmers Indulging in Stubble Burning: NGT(14.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal has ordered to deny the benefit of Minimum Support Price to farmers who continue to follow the practice of burning stubble.

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Madras High Court Stays NGT Penalty on Tamil Nadu Government(14.11.2018)

Madras High Court has stayed Rs. 2-crore penalty imposed by the National Green Tribunal on the Tamil Nadu Public Works Department for failing to initi.....

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NGT Forms Committee to Check Pollution in Delhi During Functions at Banquets, Hotels(14.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal has formed a committee to stop activities that lead to degradation of the environment due to functions at banquet halls, farmh.....

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NGT Imposes Fine of Rs. 50 Crore on Punjab Over River Pollution(15.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal has ordered Punjab Government to submit a fine of Rs. 50 crore as environmental compensation for polluting rivers Sutlej and B.....

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NGT Directs CPCB to Furnish Report on 51,837 Industries in Delhi(15.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal has directed Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to submit action taken report within a month on the status of 51,837 indus.....

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NGT Gives Approval for Construction of India’s Future Largest Dam(16.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal has given its nod to construction of 2,880 MW Dibang Multipurpose Project (DMP) in Lower Dibang Valley district of Arunachal P.....

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NGT Directs Centre to Deposit Rs. 10 Crore in 3 Weeks(16.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to ensure that an amount of Rs 10 crore, which is the ce.....

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As Delhi's Air Quality Deteriorates NGT Directs States to Stop Stubble Burning(16.11.2018)

The air quality in Delhi deteriorated due to increased pollutant holding capacity of the air and stubble burning in the neighbouring states.

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NGT Imposes Rs 1L Fine on DPCC for Submitting Report Based on 'Hearsay'(19.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal has imposed a fine of Rs. 1 lakh on the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) for submitting a report based on "hearsay" wi.....

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NGT Rejects Green Activists’ Plea Against Felling of Trees for Eco Park(19.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal has rejected plea submitted by an environmental organisation against felling of nearly 3,000 eucalyptus trees at the proposed .....

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NGT Imposes Rs. 5 Crores Penalty on WB Govt for Non Complying with Orders(30.11.2018)

National Green Tribunal has imposed a penalty of Rupees 5 crores on West Bengal Government for failing to comply with the directions to reduce air pol.....

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Bombay HC Sets Aside NGT’s Order on Oshiwara(14.06.2016)

Bombay HC has set aside a 2014 decision of NGT, Pune and granted partial relief for developers of an upscale skyscraper at Oshiwara. The HC has direct.....

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NGT Asks DDA to Submit Report on Tree Deconcretisation after Every 6 Months(08.07.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to submit progress reports on deconcretisation and protection of trees in.....

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NGT Prohibits Use of Interlocking Tiles against Roadsides and in Parks(08.07.2016)

National Green Tribunal(NGT) while upholding its previous order has prohibited the use of interlocking tiles along roadsides and in parks and maintain.....

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NGT Seeks Reports on Action Taken against Noise Pollution in Marriage Halls(08.07.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench has directed Maharashtra Government to file district-wise reports, within a month, on the legal action taken again.....

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Kerala HC Denies to Intervene in NGT Order on Diesel Vehicles Ban(13.07.2016)

Kerala HC has denied to intervene in vacating a stay order against operation of a National Green Tribunal (NGT) circuit bench order on imposition of b.....

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NGT Imposes Fine on Fish Meal Units in Ullal, for Violating Rules(14.07.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), Chennai has imposed fine on fish meal units in Ullal following a complaint for contravening Rules under Coastal Regulat.....

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NGT Directs Aviation Ministry to Provide Information on Flights at IGI Airport(18.07.2016)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Civil Aviation Ministry and aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation to provide data on domes.....

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NGT Orders to De-Register Over 10-Year Old Diesel Vehicles in Delhi(18.07.2016)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Regional Transport Office, Delhi to de-register all diesel vehicles which are more than ten years old.

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NGT Asks Authorities to Ensure No Burning of Waste in Open(21.07.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed DDA, NDMC, Municipal Corporations, Delhi Cantonment Board to ensure that there is no burning of waste in th.....

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NGT Issues Bailable Warrants against State Representatives(19.08.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued bailable warrants of Rs 10,000 each against Resident Commissioners of States Gujarat, Karnataka, Manipur, Miz.....

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NGT Imposes Fine on DJB(07.09.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has castigated Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and slapped a fine of Rs 2000 on it for not filing its response on a plea alleging .....

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NGT Notices State Govt.(s) on a Plea over Restricting “Manja”(09.09.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought information on various orders passed by High Courts and notifications issued by State Govts on banning or res.....

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SC Put Stay on NGT Order against Delhi Metro Rail Corp.(16.09.2016)

SC has stayed order of National Green Tribunal (NGT) mandating environment clearance for Delhi Metro’s construction of the Noida line.

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NGT Pulls Up Govt., Authorities for Failure to Control Mosquito-Borne Infections(22.09.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has pulled up Delhi Government and Civic Bodies for their failure to implement strong measures to control mosquito-breed.....

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Bombay HC Lifts Stay, Allows NGT to Hear Mangrove Case(26.09.2016)

Bombay HC has lifted a stay it had granted a year ago against National Green Tribunal (NGT) proceedings against Mira-Bhayandar Municipal Corporation f.....

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NGT Directs MP Government to Inspect All Mines on Safety Issues(27.09.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has taken a strong note of incidents of children drowning in mining pits filled with rain water and directed authorities.....

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NGT Imposes Rs 105-cr Fine on Goel Ganga Developers, Pune(28.09.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a whopping Rs 105-crore fine on Goel Ganga Developers for violating environmental laws by carrying out cons.....

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NGT Directs Telangana to Submit Environment Impact Assessment Reports on Strategic Road Development(03.10.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) while demanding Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) report, which is mandatory for execution of the proposed Strategic R.....

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NGT Asks Maharashtra Government to Clarify Anomalies over Shivaji Memorial Clearances(03.10.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has granted three weeks’ time to the Maharashtra Government to submit its reply on anomalies in environmental and coasta.....

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National Green Tribunal Imposes Fine on Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board(04.10.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), while noting the “indifferent conduct” of Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board Officers, has slapped a fine of Rs 20,0.....

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NGT Refuses to Stay Baina Beautification Project(05.10.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has refused to stay Baina Beach Beautification Project following a petition filed last week against the ongoing works.

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NGT Directs GDA to Obtain Environment Clearance for Elevated Road Project(05.10.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) to obtain environmental clearance from Uttar Pradesh Environment Auth.....

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NGT to Delhi Neighbouring States: Switch over to CNG or Face Action(10.10.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has expressed concern over the deteriorating air quality in the capital and threatened to suspend entry of Haryana, Punj.....

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NGT Directs Pollution Control Boards to Curb Pollution in Pali River(13.10.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked Central Pollution Control Board and Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board to take preventive and effective s.....

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NGT Stays Implementation of DDA’s Unified By-Laws for Delhi(13.10.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has put brakes on implementation of Delhi Development Authority’s (DDA) ‘Unified Building Bye-Laws’ that sought to merge.....

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NGT Notices Centre, CONCOR over Shifting of Tughlakabad Depot(18.10.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notices to Centre, Delhi government, Container Corporation of India’s (CONCOR) and Railway Board over plea se.....

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NGT Stays Steel Flyover Project in Bengaluru(02.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued an interim injunction against proposed steel flyover planned by Bangalore Development Authority (BDA).

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NGT Puts Interim Ban on Construction Activities in Delhi, NCR(09.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned construction activities for one week in Delhi and National Capital Region.

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NGT Pulls Up Uttarakhand Government Over Camping Activity In Rishikesh(04.05.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has warned the Uttarakhand Government that it would call its Chief Secretary to explain the delay in implementing regula.....

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SC Put Stay on NGT’s Order of Demolition of McLeodganj Bus Stand Hotel(17.05.2016)

SC has stayed National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order for demolition of a hotel constructed as part of a multipurpose commercial bus stand at Mcleodganj.....

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NGT Issues Notice to DDCA, DJB, TPDDL for Wasting of Water(19.05.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notice to Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA), Delhi Jal Board and Tata Power Delhi Distribution (T.....

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CIC to NGT: Do Not Charge More Than Rs Two as Photocopy Fee(20.05.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed NGT to amend its RTI rules and not charge more than Rs two per page for providing photocopies of doc.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC Stays NGT Orders on Tree Felling(26.05.2016)

Punjab and Haryana HC has stayed orders passed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) last week restraining the State from axing trees.

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NGT: No Diesel Ban in Other Cities for Now(01.06.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has said it was not planning to immediately extend the ban on diesel luxury vehicles (with an engine capacity of over 20.....

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NGT Wants Clearance for Metro Lines(03.06.2016)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Noida Metro Rail Corporation to obtain an environment clearance for the construction of a line between Noida .....

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NGT Directs Delhi Government to Clean All Natural Water Bodies Within Three Weeks(06.06.2016)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi Government to clean and restore all the natural water bodies in Delhi within three weeks.

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NGT: Ban on Farming Along Yamuna to Continue(08.06.2016)

National Green Tribunal has refused to entertain a farmers' body plea seeking modification of its earlier order prohibiting cultivation of edible crop.....

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Kerala HC Stays NGT’s Order Banning 10-Year-Old Diesel Vehicles(13.06.2016)

Kerala High Court has stayed a National Green Tribunal Circuit Bench order banning light and heavy diesel vehicles, which are more than 10 years old, .....

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NGT Orders Reopening of Vedanta's Sterlite Plant in Thoothukudi Months after 13 Died Seeking Its Closure(15.12.2018)

The state’s minister for environment and pollution control KC Karuppanan said the state government will challenge the NGT order in Supreme Court.

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Tamil Nadu Will Challenge NGT Order for Reopening Sterlite Plant in SC: Palaniswami(16.12.2018)

The NGT has asked the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to pass a fresh order for renewal of consent and authorisation to handle hazardous su.....

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Post NGT Order, Sterlite Copper Mulls Approaching TN Govt for Consent to Operate Tuticorin Plant(16.12.2018)

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Saturday set aside the Tamil Nadu government order for closure of the copper unit at Tuticorin, which was at the .....

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NGT Quashes TN Order of Permanently Shutting Down Vedanta Copper Plant(17.12.2018)

National Green Tribunal has set aside the order passed by the Tamil Nadu Government closing Vedanta’s Sterlite copper plant in Tuticorin.

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‘We are on Strong Ground’: Sterlite Copper CEO Says Plant Will Take Two Months to Reopen(20.12.2018)

After the NGT order, the Tamil Nadu government said it would move the Supreme Court to challenge the order. Sterlite Copper is gearing up to face the .....

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After NGT's Yes, Madras HC Says Sterlite Copper Plant in Thoothukudi Can’t Reopen Just Yet(21.12.2018)

Earlier on December 15, the NGT set aside the Tamil Nadu government’s order to close Vedanta’s copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi permanently and.....

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Tamil Nadu Moves Supreme Court Against NGT Order on Vedanta's Sterlite Plant at Tuticorin(03.01.2019)

At least 13 people were killed and several injured on May 22 last year when police opened fire on a large crowd of people protesting against environme.....

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SC to Hear Tamil Nadu's Appeal Against NGT Order on Vedanta's Sterlite Plant on January 8(03.01.2019)

Senior advocate C A Sundaram, appearing for Vedanta, said Tamil Nadu has filed an appeal against the NGT order so the case be heard urgently as they a.....

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After SC Rap, Meghalaya Govt Fined Rs 100 Crore by NGT Over Illegal Mining(05.01.2019)

A report by a high-level committee stated that majority of the mines in Meghalaya were operating without a lease or licence.

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Even MLA Has No Trust in System, Says NGT After AAP Leader Approaches Green Court(16.01.2019)

Adarsh Nagar MLA Pawan Kumar Sharma had approached the tribunal against dumping of construction and debris waste at Jahangirpuri in north west Delhi.

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15 Men Trapped But Illegal Rat Hole Mining Continues in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills, NGT Panel Finds(16.01.2019)

The committee headed by retired high court judge BP Katakey has emphasised that illegal mining is unchecked mostly in the East Jaintia Hills District .....

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NGT Directs PIL Filer to Disclose Source Of Litigation Funding(17.01.2019)

National Green Tribunal has warned a serial Public Interest Litigant of consequences including debarment, if he fails to disclose the source of fundin.....

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Check How Hookah Pollutes Indoor Air: NGT(18.01.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Union ministry of environment and forests to examine the effect of hookah with respect to indoor air pollu.....

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NGT Issues Directions for Compliance of Solid Waste Management Rules(25.01.2019)

National Green Tribunal has passed a slew of directions to ensure compliance of Solid Waste Management Rules 2016 by state governments.

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Take Steps to Prohibit Paid Political Content, Ads on Social Media: Bombay HC to EC(25.01.2019)

National Green Tribunal has passed a slew of directions to ensure compliance of Solid Waste Management Rules 2016 by state governments.

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Identify And Develop 36 Stations as Eco-smart Stations' Within Two Weeks: NGT Directs Railways(27.01.2019)

The NGT had earlier directed the railways to submit an action plan for maintaining cleanliness on platforms and tracks and had asked the Comptroller a.....

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Environment vs Employment: Anger, Suspicion Run Wild in Thoothukudi Amid Wait for Sterlite Order(30.01.2019)

The top court will hear the Tamil Nadu government’s petition challenging the NGT order on Sterlite in the coming days. This is the last ditch effort.....

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NGT Fines 929 Delhi Govt Schools Rs. 5 Lakh Each For Not Harvesting Rainwater(31.01.2019)

National Green Tribunal has imposed a cost of Rs. 5 lakh each on all 929 Delhi government schools, 12 colleges under Directorate of Higher Education a.....

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NGT Raps DPCC Over Report on 'Polluting' Industrial Unit, Terms it 'Fixed Match'(01.02.2019)

Expressing dissatisfaction over the report, the NGT directed DPCC to use its statutory powers for prosecution and recovery of damages and file an appr.....

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AAP Govt in Delhi Fined Rs 5 Lakh by NGT Over Noise Pollution(13.02.2019)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel noted that more than four months have passed since its September 27, 2018 order and none o.....

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Delhi Govt Asked to Pay Rs 5 Lakh Fine for Failing to Check Noise Pollution(13.02.2019)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel noted that more than four months have passed since its September 27, 2018 order and none o.....

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NGT Slaps Rs 100 Cr Fine on Tamil Nadu Govt for Failing to Restore Chennai Waterways(16.02.2019)

The NGT observed that the failure to treat sewage and pollutants in water bodies is a 'criminal offence' and anyone permitting it is liable.

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NGT Slams TN Government for Fail­ing to Clean Water Bod­ies(18.02.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has come down heavily on Tamil Nadu Government for failing to clean its water bodies, particularly Cooum and Adayar rive.....

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SC Sets Aside NGT Order to Reopen Tuticorin Sterlite Plant, Asks Vedanta Group to Approach HC(18.02.2019)

The top court ruled that the National Green Tribunal lacked jurisdiction to pass orders that could pave the way for reopening of the plant.

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ENVIRONMENT - NGT Refuses Permission for Registration of New Vehicles for Garbage Disposal(25.02.2019)

National Green Tribunal has dismissed a plea seeking review of its order refusing permission for registration of new vehicles of municipal corporation.....

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CIVIL - SC Sets Aside NGT Order Enlarging Buffer Zones Around Bengaluru Water Bodies(06.03.2019)

Supreme Court has set aside National Green Tribunal's order enlarging buffer zone limits around lakes and water bodies in Bengaluru.

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ENVIRONMENT - SC Upholds NGT Order Barring Constructions on Bellandur Wetlands(07.03.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld a May 4, 2016, order of NGT disallowing two real estate companies from further building in the Bellandur catchment area.

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ENVIRONMENT - NGT Imposes Fine of Rs. 500 Cr on Volkswagen for Cheating Emission Tests(07.03.2019)

National Green Tribunal has slapped a cost of Rs. 500 crore as damages on German automobile major Volkswagen while holding it guilty of causing enviro.....

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ENVIRONMENT - NGT Terms Aravali Land 'Deemed Forest'(11.03.2019)

National Green Tribunal has termed 52 acres of Aravali land in Faridabad's Sarai Khwaja, where more than 6,000 trees were allegedly cut for a real est.....

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ENVIRONMENT - NGT Bans Construction of Road Through Core Area of Corbett Reserve(12.03.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned construction of the proposed road that would pass through the core area of Corbett Tiger Reserve (CTR) and or.....

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India's Largest Hydel Project: SC Asks Green Tribunal to Decide Objections Against Expert Committee Members(22.03.2019)

The Supreme court found fault in the manner in which the NGT had brushed aside objections to the constitution of the expert committee to study the 2,0.....

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Rainwater Harvesting: SC Stays NGT Fine Order(09.04.2019)

Supreme Court has stayed a National Green Tribunal order imposing a penalty of Rs. 5 lakh each on educational institutions in the capital for failing .....

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Madras HC Stays Rs. 100 Crore Penalty by NGT on TN Govt. for Failure to Restore Chennai’s Waterways(10.04.2019)

Madras High Court has passed an interim stay on Rs. 100 crore penalty imposed by National Green Tribunal (NGT) on state, for failing to restore Chenna.....

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MoEF to Submit Report on Constitution of Biodiversity Management Committees: NGT(16.04.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to submit a report on constitution of Biodiversity Managemen.....

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Submit Action Taken Report on Nainital Lake: NGT(16.04.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought an action taken report from a committee against alleged illegal constructions in the catchment area of the Na.....

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NGT Slams MoEF Over Failure to Submit Report on Policy for Groundwater Conservation(13.05.2019)

NGT has slammed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) over its failure to submit a report on issuing appropriate policy for conservation of g.....

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NGT Raps Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal Govts for Inaction on Ganga, Slaps Rs 25 lakh Fine(01.06.2019)

Even a drop of pollution in Ganga is a matter of concern and the attitude of all authorities should be stringent to protect the river, the NGT had ear.....

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'Causing Pollution is no Less an Offence Than Murder or Rape': NGT Chairman Justice Goel(06.06.2019)

Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, chairman of the National Green Tribunal (NGT), said Wednesday that India is not taking the issue of air pollution seriously.....

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Plastic Use:NGT Directs FSSAI to Constitute Committee for Determination of the Subject of Restriction(06.06.2019)

National Green Tribunal has asked for examination by an Expert Committee comprising of the representatives of Food Safety Standards Authority of India.....

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NGT Asks for Report from DPCC on Plea Alleging Air Pollution Around Shakurbasti Rly Station(07.06.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked for a report from the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) on a plea alleging air pollution around the Sha.....

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NGT Pulls up Delhi Pollution Body for Inaction against Burning of Plastic and PVC Wires(08.06.2019)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said the DPCC, being the guardian of the environment, cannot disown its responsibility.

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NGT Calls for Action against People Using Tubewells to Illegally Withdraw Water(08.06.2019)

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said the illegal installation of tubewells is an offence under the Environment (Protection.....

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NGT Stays AP Govt's Godavari-Penna Interlinking Projects for Want of Environment Clearance(08.06.2019)

The project does not have the environmental clearance as required, not does it have the the Consent to Establish as under the Air and Water Acts. The .....

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NGT Stays AP Govt's Godavari-Penna Interlinking Projects Due to Lack of Environment Clearance(10.06.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has stayed the Andhra Pradesh Government's Godavari-Penna interlinking projects due to lack of environmental clearance. .....

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NGT Calls for Action Against Individuals Using Tubewells to Illegally Withdraw Water(10.06.2019)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi Jal Board and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee to take action against those people using tubewells.....

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NGT Raps Delhi Pollution Body for Inaction against Burning of Plastic and PVC Wires(10.06.2019)

National Green Tribunal(NGT) has rapped the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) for not taking action against burning of plastic and PVC wires at.....

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Four Held for Illegal Mining Near Yamuna in Noida, Flouting NGT Norms(18.06.2019)

Around a dozen machines, including tractors with mounted stone crushers and a JCB, were also seized from the spot by the district administration.

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NITI Aayog organizes Dialogue on Health System for New India(30.11.2018)

In an initiative to strengthen health system, the NITI Aayog has organized a day-long dialogue titled as “Health System for A New India: Building Bloc.....

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