Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pasupati Rice Mill Pvt. Ltd. Vs The Union of India & Others dated 12/12/2019. The application is against the clauses 5 (i) and 5 (ii) and clause 6 of the Bihar Sand Mining Policy, 2019.

The demonstrations sweeping across the world today signal that, despite unprecedented progress against poverty, hunger and disease, many societies are not working as they should. The connecting thread, argues this new report from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is inequality.

Given the importance of community-managed drinking water supply for the success of Jal Jeevan Mission’s ambition, it is important to look back and learn from some of the demand-driven, community managed schemes.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Mahanoy River Safety Society Vs State of Bihar & Others dated 26/08/2019 regarding construction of an administrative building in Khasra no. 118 falling within the prohibited area of Mahanoy river.

This paper seeks to assist policy-makers and researchers in India who are working to promote the uptake of off-grid, solar-powered pumps for groundwater irrigation. It begins by setting out key WEF linkages of importance for off-grid solar pumps.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Abhjit Sinha Vs Ministry of Communications & Others dated 29/07/2019 regarding a mobile tower being constructed/installed illegally at Lalkothi Road, District Katihar, Bihar which is located at a distance of about 50 meters from schools and the hospitals.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Anil Kumar Rai Vs Ministry of Environment & Forest & Others dated 29/07/2019 regarding M/s. Broadson Commodities Pvt. Ltd., illegally undertaking sand mining on the riverbeds of Sone River in Bhojpur District, Bihar, in the process of which many temporary bridges have been constructed over the river. Sand has been excavated at many places by digging upto the depth of 50 feet against the permissible depth of 3 meter, resulting in reduction of groundwater level in the nearby area.

The flood waters showed a receding trend in Assam, however, the toll rose to 62 on Sunday.

The flood situation in Bihar, Assam and other northeast states has turned worse with the death toll rising to 46 on Tuesday.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ratneshwar Prasad Singh Vs Banka Municipality & Others dated 15/07/2019 regarding overflow of sludge from an open drain of Banka Municipality beside the applicant (Ratneshwar Prasad Singh) property. The applicant's appeal was rejected by the National Green Tribunal on the ground that it had no jurisdiction to entertain the claim.