The Supreme Court on Monday cleared the construction of the badminton and squash courts complex for the Commonwealth Games 2010, at the Siri Fort Sports Complex (SFSC). There was opposition from the members of the SFSC who had alleged that the DDA had violated environmental norms.

Mumbai A large belt of mangrove forest on the western bank of the Thane Creek has received a new lease of life after the Supreme Court-appointed Central Empowered Committee suggested steps to preserve and develop it on Wednesday.

MUMBAI: All those who commenced construction on forest land between June 22, 2005-when the Bombay high court passed its judgment on the forest land case-and June 22, 2006, may get relief from the Supreme Court.

The Central Empowerment Committee (CEC) of the SC plans to recommend to the apex court "extension of relief" to residents and builders by a year.

SC Panel Suggests Relief By Paying Afforestation Dues

Faridabad mining: NGO complains to SC panel against govt

State Promises SC It Will Abide By All CEC Directives


New Delhi: State urges SC to exempt Kant Enclave, Lakewood City from demolition

In what comes as a relief to residents of several Faridabad pockets, the Haryana Government on Tuesday proposed an amnesty scheme for a few localities

New Delhi: Haryana government has finally decided to constitute flying squads to check non-forest activities like construction of farmhouses and residential colonies on forest land in Aravalis. The decision comes in the wake of Gurgaon forest conservator RP Balwan reporting largescale violation of forest area.

Seeking amnesty for some colonies in prohibited areas, Haryana govt has promised to abide by all other CEC prescriptions