The tribal affairs ministry has objected to an order by its environment counterpart that allows diversion of forest land for linear projects without seeking consent from local village councils as l

The national green tribunal bench in Calcutta on Monday directed the high court registrar-general to send it the files of a case related to night pollution in the city at the earliest.

- Bar on PMC in construction orders

Calcutta, July 20: The Minerals Council of Australia (MCA), an apex body of miners, is eyeing greater engagement with Indian companies to develop sustainable mining in the country.

- Less for research, more for security

The Centre has turned down suggestions for planting chillies and tea crops around railway tracks to curb the mowing down of elephants by trains, saying it would hamper the migration of the animals

The budget proposal to “give relief” to the automobile sector by cutting excise duties on several segments of cars, including SUVs, could worsen air quality and hurt people’s health, environmental

- At climate meet, India takes middle path on compensation for calamity damage

THE STATE OF THE EARTH: THE PHILIPPINES

Warsaw, Nov.

The cabinet committee on investment is likely to discuss and clear some half-a-dozen projects worth nearly Rs 40,000 crore after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returns from his trip to Russia and Ch

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