When residents of Whitefield felt the government had not done enough to record pollution in the area and formulate remedial plans accordingly, they took matters into their own hands.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 29/10/2018 regarding pollution caused by Graphite India in Whitefield, Bangalore, Karnataka. Graphite India has been directed to deposit an amount of Rs. 50 lakhs with the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board.

On an average, a household with a Rs 3,000 monthly bill can achieve 90 per cent reduction in energy bills with the solar, said Srinivas Potukuchi, founder & CEO of Glowship.

The court took note of it on October 9. In the next hearing on October 12, Graphite India had told the court that it was using domestic petcoke for packaging and not as a fuel.

BENGALURU: In the past 44 days, a pregnant woman and three others have died in Bengaluru due to Influenza A (H1N1) virus as per patient data with the state-run Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Chest Disea

Residents of Bengaluru's Whitefield have been complaining against the Graphite India factory since 1980.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vinay Shivanand Nayak Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 26/09/2018. The principal question requiring determination in this case is as to whether the State of Karnataka should be permitted to continue with the use of BS-II and III compliant public transport vehicles and also the incidental question as to whether permission should be grant for purchase of 1000 number of BS-IV compliant public transport vehicles as prayed for on behalf of the State Transport Corporation.

BENGALURU: For the first quarter this year, Graphite India saw its gross sales surge 373% to Rs 1,965 crore and profit rise 49% year-onyear to Rs 957 crore.

With Karnataka rejecting the draft notification, the Centre had asked the state to form a state-level committee to readdress the issue.

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