Days after the centrally empowered committee (CEC) constituted by the Supreme Court recommended a stay on Mayawati

RASHME SEHGAL
Sept. 8: Coming down heavily on UP chief minister Mayawati

New Delhi: UP chief minister Mayawati

J. Venkatesan

NEW DELHI: The Central Empowered Committee appointed by the Supreme Court has recommended that the Uttar Pradesh Government be told to stop all construction work for the upcoming Noida park project till environmental clearance is obtained from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests.

Atiq Khan
LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government has protested against the alleged move of the UnionGovernment and the Ministry of Environment and Forests to influence the Central Empowered Committee on the issue of development of a park in memory of Bahujan Samaj Party founder Kanshi Ram, in Sector 14 and 16 A of Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The committee has been constituted by the Supreme Court.

The Centre itself had said (to the CEC) that prior environmental permission was not necessary for construction in the area A K GUPTA, Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary

THE Uttar Pradesh Government has taken strong objection to the second letter sent by the Government of India to the Central Empowered Committee (CEC) over the NOIDA Park, on September 2, calling it "unnecessary" and "ambiguous".

The Supreme Court, which is hearing the forest land case, on Monday directed all petitioners to submit a `category-wise list' of affected citizens/builders in Mumbai before September 30.

G Babu Jayakumar | ENS

NEHA SINHA
SATELLITE data of the Forest Survey of India (FSI) between 2001 and 2007 has found there were 21 hectares of forest area in Noida -the very spot where trees were felled by the UP government to raise a statue complex.

Uttar Pradesh has come up with bizarre

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