Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ajay Pandey & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/07/2019 regarding illegal sand mining on the Yamuna river bed between Etawah and Jalaun District including Auraiya District, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ajay Pandey & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/05/2019 regarding illegal sand mining taking place on the river bed between Etawah and Jalaun District including Auraiya District, Uttar Pradesh. According to the applicants, illegal sand mining is taking place in the river Yamuna and its four tributaries namely Chambal, Kwari, Sindh and Pahuj which merge in Yamuna in the area called Panchnad by using JCB and other machines.

KANPUR: Around 158 endangered turtles were rescued while being smuggled to other parts of the country, in Auraiya district on Wednesday.

Over 17 lakh people have been hit by the floods in Uttar Pradesh, where the situation continued to remain grim with the swollen rivers inundating thousands of villages and the death toll in the del

Eighty-nine people were killed in the high-velocity thunderstorm that ripped across Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday. The deaths came as winds blew at 80 km an hour uprooting trees and triggering wall collapse and lightning ignited fires. The thunderstorm caused a blackout in several parts of the State as power lines snapped. Trains services were also affected. Power, rail services restored