To restore the glory of the Rewalsar Lake in Mandi, the National Green Tribunal has imposed a ban on the use of plastics in and around the water body.

The HP High Court today issued notices to the Central and state governments on the issue of exclusion of Shimla city from “Smart City Mission”.

In a partial relief to the state, the HP High Court today permitted the Chief Secretary and the Principal Secretary (Forests) to sell crops on the encroached forest land.

The Himachal High Court today issued a show-cause notice to the three members of a committee monitoring the construction of the 80-km Theog-Kotkhai-Jubbal-Rohru road.

Taking a serious note of felling of 477 trees near Tara Devi, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed the owner of the land Parminder Kaur to deposit Rs 20 lakh with the Forest Department

The National Green Tribunal today expressed displeasure over the non-compliance of its order and directed the state to furnish the complete time schedule to protect the ecology of Rohtang.

Taking a tough stance on the issue of causing environmental pollution by the municipal solid waste (MSW) plant in Shimla, the circuit bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed Hanje

The HP High Court today directed the state to impose a ban on the sale/stocking of 25 junk food items in plastic packaging in the state from January 26.

Dismissing a bunch of petitions filed by manufacturers and others wherein they had challenged a notification issued by the state vide which it had banned these items in plastic packaging, a Division Bench comprising Justice Rajiv Sharma and Justice VK Sharma directed the state to ensure ban on storage, supply, sale and entry of non-essential food items packaged in plastic/ non-biodegradable materials from January 26.

Solan MC to pay Rs 1 lakh compensation for air pollution

Giving a clear message to polluters, the Principal Bench of the National Green Tribunal directed the Municipal Council, Solan, to pay Rs 1 lakh as compensation for the callous and irresponsible attitude of the council for causing air pollution.