MUMBAI: Activist Medha Patkar will now take up the cudgels for railway stall operators who are upset with the Central Railway's ban on food items sold in plastic and metallic packets.

MUMBAI: Six years after the Bombay High Court ordered a stop to the destruction of mangroves, Mumbai and its neighbouring areas now boast of more than 5,800 hectares of mangrove land designated as

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has informed the Bombay High Court that Tata Motors and Ashok Leyland are not providing them with quotations for vehicles containing Bharat Stage (BS) I

MUMBAI: Environmentalists who had come to place their grievances before the Coastal Zone Management Authority (CZMA) last week were in for a rude shock.

The environment ministry


MUMBAI: The Bombay high court on Wednesday, in an important order, banned "non-forest activities" in mangrove areas along the state's

A division bench of Justice J N Patel and Justice B R Gavai ruled that its directive would hold irrespective of whether the government had notified a mangrove plot as "protected forests" or not.

Mumbai The Bombay High Court on Wednesday said that no non-forest activity can be permitted in the areas where mangroves grow, even if such areas have not been yet declared as

Mumbai The Bombay Environmental Action Group (BEAG), which is battling for decongestion of city traffic through implementation of the Traffic Restraint Scheme, submitted in the court on Wednesday that the

Mumbai The Bombay High Court on Saturday observed that there should be restrictions on the number of new vehicles hitting the city roads as increasing the infrastructure is not a solution.