Seeks Report From State, Union Govt

The Bombay high court on Wednesday ordered a total ban on reclamation and construction on wetlands in Maharashtra and called for prompt action against violations.

Any land adjoining a water body, which gives a distinct eco-system, is a wetland —it could be coastal or inland and include mangroves, marshes and swamps.

HC Informed About Oct ’13 Directive

Mumbai: The Bombay high court was informed on Wednesday that the state government had issued directions to all civic bodies to enforce a ban on reclamation or construction on wetlands.

The Bombay high court on Monday directed the state government to issue a circular to all civic bodies to ensure that no construction or reclamation is permitted on wetlands in Maharashtra.

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has moved the Bombay High Court for permission to allow parking inside Shivaji Park on Ganpati immersion days, pleading its inability to make al

The Bombay high court on Thursday directed the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) to determine within a month whether a proposed hoarding site in an area of mangroves on the Mahi

The Bombay high court blasted the BMC on Thursday while hearing petitions against illegal waste dumping and wetland reclamation in Kanjurmarg.

Mumbai: Bombay HC will hear a PIL as a test case to determine whether grievances raised in it are related to the National Green Tribunal or should be heard by it.

A division bench of Justice V M Kanade and Justice F M Reis on Tuesday heard a plea by Parshuram Uparkar, an ex-MLC, challenging the authority of the Maharashtra Maritime Board to allot wharfs to a private party for setting up a multipurpose jetty near Aronda village in Terakhol creek in Sawantwadi.

The Bombay high court on Monday directed the Thane collector to file a report stating whether it would be possible to give the 433 fisherfolk families displaced due to the Tarapur atomic power plan

The United Services (US) Club has confirmed that it received trees from the land where Adarsh building was constructed. It has also admitted that there are no records of how many trees were received or transplanted.

The club stated this in its reply to Mumbai Citizens Group