Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Society for Environmental Protection Amravati Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/08/2014 regarding the establishment of a Amravati Thermal Power Project which allegedly would not only destroy environment of Amravati city but would also deprive farmers of Amravati district from irrigation facility, made available to them by the through Upper Wardha Dam.

The situation is quite alarming. In Raigad district, 9,000 children were found to be malnourished and of this 918 were reported to be severely affected.

NAGPUR: The ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) decision to allow capture of 20 forest owlets in east and west Melghat divisions outside Melghat Tiger Reserve (MTR) has come in for sharp cri

Petition filed by two doctors from Amravati seeking contempt action against the state and its chief secretary for not acting on the orders of the HC

The Bombay High Court today asked the Maharashtra government to file an affidavit by November 20 informing what steps it had taken to prevent alleged death of children due to malnutrition in Melghat and other tribal areas of the state.

Even if hilly Melghat has good potential for solar energy, heavy rain during monsoon makes solar energy projects ineffective.

At least 20 persons have lost their lives while more than 5,000 have to be evacuated from low-lying areas of Chandrapur district in Maharashtra following heavy rain.

According to the disaster management cell, 5,204 persons have been evacuated with more than 2,000 shifted to relief camps set up in government schools and public buildings. The authorities have deployed the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to carry out relief and rescue operations.

NAGPUR: With 46 tiger deaths in just 7 months this year in the country, most of them due to poaching and several shrouded in mystery, the Global Tiger Day on Monday will be celebrated under a dark

NAGPUR: Many politicians and project proponents see buffer zones around tiger reserves as a hurdle in development but clearance to Baglinga minor irrigation project in Melghat by the National Board

Maharashtra’s Tribal Development Department is helping 18 villages in three districts to use the Forest Rights Act to exercise their control over tendu leaves.

In an environment-friendly move, volunteers of Satpuda Foundation, an NGO working for tiger conservation in Central India, removed three tonnes plastic from Gullarghat, a relocated village from Mel