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.

NEW DELHI: With National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) receiving forest clearance and tree cutting permission after a 15-month wait for field visits and green inspections, the work for deconge

The Supreme Court today rejected a plea of an industrial body to do away with the need for depositing 10 per cent of the sale proceeds of minerals in Karnataka with the District Mineral Foundation

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/03/2018 regarding diversion of forest land in Tamil Nadu which will also lead to felling of 110 Red Sanders trees by the National Highways Authority of India. Supreme Court allows diversion of forest land subject to permission granted by the authorities under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, fulfillment of the conditions laid therein as well as the payment of Net Present Value and compensatory afforestation in the area identified for this purpose.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 06/03/2018 regarding illegal mining in Rohtas region of Bihar. The Apex Court took note of the report submitted by the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) and that the State of Bihar is acting on it. Supreme Court directs that this should be stated on affidavit and a status report be filed by the State of Bihar with regard to the implementation of the recommendations made by the CEC in its report.

The apex court has lifted the five-year-old ceiling from 30 million tonnes to 35 million tonnes for the A and B category mines

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Neelambar Baba & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/11/2017 regarding environmental degradation because of illegal stone crushing units in the Braj region of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan (Mathura and Bharatpur).

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/11/2017 regarding illegal mining in Rohtas region of Bihar filed by Dr. Ghanshyam Narain Singh. The Applicant (Dr. Ghanshyam Narain Singh) has been informed that a a site visit by the CEC (Central Empowered Committee) will take place on 8th and 9th November, 2017. He may pass on whatever information he has to the CEC and to Mr. A.D.N. Rao (amicus curiae) and he can accompany the CEC during the site. The report of the CEC will be filed within two weeks.

The notices were issued by a bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta on an interlocutory application filed by an NGO, Goa Foundation.

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