This is text of the The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2013 (Land Acquisition Bill) passed in the Lok Sabha.

This new report published by the World Bank and IHME presents key changes in the leading causes of premature mortality and disability in South Asia. It explores intraregional differences in diseases, injuries, and the risk factors.

This joint IEA and UNDP report shares best practices and lessons learned among IEA member countries and non-IEA countries in improving energy efficiency in the building sector.

Read text of the landmark National Food Security Bill, 2013. This promises to give right to the country's 80 crore people to get 5 kg of foodgrains every month at Rs 1-3 per kg.

The Annual Survey of India's City-Systems (ASICS) 2017 evaluates quality of governance in cities, covering 23 major cities in India across 20 states based on 89 questions. Indian cities scored between 3.0 and 5.1 on 10, with Pune topping the charts for the first time.

The Impact of Disasters on Agriculture and Food Security 2015 showed that a staggering 22 percent of total damage and loss from natural disasters in developing countries was absorbed by the agriculture sector alone.

The Indian economy is set to revert to its trend growth rate of 7.5 percent in the coming years as it bottoms out from the impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetization, a new World Bank report says. The India Development Update, is a biannual flagship publication of the World Bank which takes stock of the Indian economy.

The overall objective and goal of the present policy is to safeguard the ecological and livelihood security of people, of the present and future generations, based on sustainable management of the forests for the flow of ecosystem services In order.

A High Level Panel on Water consisting of 11 Heads of State and a Special Advisor has issued a New Agenda for Water Action calling for a fundamental shift in the way the world manages water so that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and in particular SDG6, can be achieved.

The Ministry of Environment and Forests targets 35% reduction of air pollution in the next three years and 50% reduction in the next five years for at least 100 cities across India. The listed cities will have their own city-specific action plans.

Electric vehicles now exceed 2 million globally, just 0.2 percent of the more than 1 billion vehicles on highways worldwide. The global electric vehicle (EV) market is on the cusp of exponential growth as it aligns with government mandates to reduce CO2 emissions by replacing combustion engine vehicles with cleaner alternatives.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/03/2018 regarding ban on sales and use of furnace oil and pet coke in NCR. Assistant Solicitor General (ASG) says that he will file an affidavit on behalf of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. ASG has also shown a copy of the affidavit that is proposed to be filed which shows that certain issues are pending with the ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas for almost a month.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Rameshwar & Others Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 12/03/2018 regarding land acquisition of 912 acres from three villages namely, Manesar, Lakhnoula and Naurangpur, Tehsil and District Gurgaon for setting up Chaudhari Devi Lal Industrial Township, to be planned as an Integrated Complex for residential, recreational and other public purposes.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Abir Phukan Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/03/2018 regarding illegal activities in forests and tiger reserves of India. Counsel for the petitioner has suggested certain solutions for saving of tiger, elephants and leopards. Supreme Court directs the Petitioner to give a detailed note with regard to each solution so that the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change can look into it.