Over 56,000 kilometres of ecologically sensitive areas (ESA) in the Western Ghats could not be earmarked as ‘no-go’ zones due to State governments’ ‘insensitivity’, a parliamentary committee has sa
To spur mergers and acquisitions in the stressed minerals and commodities sectors, the government is likely to keep the transfer fee or additional royalties to be paid by an acquirer for the remain
The Supreme Court would decide on the validity of the government’s retrospective levy of additional royalties on miners to fund local development under the Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yoja
Blocks with a tree canopy of less than 10 per cent of the area may not need any clearance
Centre directs states to move away from arbitrary, first-come-firstserve basis; implementation by states will be reviewed this month
Govt’s project monitoring group, set up to unlock hurdles facing big-ticket and strategic investments, has so far resolved problems facing over 200 projects worth .`6.9 lakh cr.
Exemption for projects of up to 150,000 sqm from environmentals nod
The Modi regime has made as many as 30 interventions in India's green clearances regime resulting in significant and, from the standpoint of industry, positive changes.
Sanitation projects to reduce open defecation, increasing green cover and emphasis on creating assets form the crux of the Narendra Modi-led government's blueprint for redeploying UPA 's flagship s
Even as industrial output is hitting new lows every passing month, India Inc is belatedly waking up to a major environmental clearance deterrent that is jeopardising investments across manufacturin
Forfeiting our commons
The Lancet’s Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition
President Obama's grand climate plan does not add up
Climate change can no longer be ignored
NGO demands withdrawal of Niyamgiri gram sabha notificatio