Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Bhupesh Baghel Vs Anil Agarwal dated 17/07/2018 regarding non-forestry activities and enroachment by Balco in Bastar, Chhattisgarh.

The allegation in this contempt petition is that large areas have been used for non-forest purposes by M/s. Balco in spite of the order passed by this Court on 29.02.2008.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/07/2018 regarding solid waste management in Delhi.

Report of the Central Empowered Committee has been filed before the Court by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation. Some of the observations and recommendations given by the CEC Report are the following:

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/07/2018 regarding illegal mining in Rohtas region of Bihar.

The Supreme Court today ordered that forest rest houses or inspection bungalows cannot be transferred to private or commercial entities in the name of public private partnership (PPP) for promotion

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/07/2018 regarding misuse of forest rest houses.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/05/2018. The prayer in the application is for permission to cut 234 trees to complete the project of laying of conduit pipe line to enable the Ganga water to reach Agra for the purpose of supply of drinking water to Agra city in the coming summer months.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/04/2018 regarding sale of good quality coal in the garb of rejects to M/S Hindalco. This is an application filed as a result of an Inquiry Report of the CEC dated 11th May, 2005. The report of the CEC concerns sale of good quality coal in the garb of rejects to M/s. Hindalco. Orders were passed by this Court on 6th November, 2009 requiring an inquiry to be made at the highest level in the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Centre for Environment Law Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/04/2018 regarding diversion and regularization of 13495.6133 hectares of Eksali land and 8037.0848 hectares of Dali Plots in Thane and Raigad Districts (Maharashtra). Application along with report of CEC listed for consideration on 25/04/2018.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/04/2018. This is an application filed by the Delhi Jal Board seeking permission for use of 1.6 acres of forest land falling in Sanjay Van which is part of the South Central Ridge area in Delhi to lay 600 MM diameter water pipeline from IIT Gate to Qutab pumping station passing through Sanjay Van for a distance of 1200 meters and which pipeline is the main inlet water carrying pipeline for improvement of the water supply in the Mehrauli Area.

AHMEDABAD: The CAG noted that the government allowed Vestas Wind Technology India to set up seven windmills in wild ass sanctuary even after objections by a central empowered committee.

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