KOCHI: As there is no prohibition for existing quarrying projects in ecologically sensitive areas (ESAs), they can continue for five years from the date of ESA notification, the Kerala high court h

KOCHI: Auto makers' apex body Society of Indian Automobile Manufactures (SIAM) has approached the Kerala High Court seeking to lift the ban imposed by National Green Tribunal (NGT) on plying diesel

The Kerala High Court on Thursday quashed Thiruvananthapuram district collector's order banning mining activity at Mookkunnimala.

Large open pits left behind after clay mining would cause serious threat to the ecological balance in the locality, says the Kerala high court.

Govt Intention Must Be Notified, Can’t Deny Building Permit Citing Future Plan

Kochi: Building permit cannot be denied citing plans to acquire the land for a public project in future unless such acquisition is already notified by the government, as specified in Land Acquisition Act, the Kerala high court has held. The decision by a division bench comprising Chief Justice Manjula Chellur and Justice K Vinod Chandran was given while considering an appeal filed by a resident of Thiruvananthapuram.