In a major setback to OPG Power Gujarat, the National Green Tribunal has directed it to stop work at its 300 Mw thermal power plant at Bhadreshwar, Gujarat.

The ongoing construction work was challenged before the Tribunal by fisherfolk, saltpan workers and local villagers. The Tribunal said till all approvals were obtained by the project proponent, no construction activity should take place, said Ritwik Dutta, legal counsel for the appellants.

Seeks talks after court battle lost

Crying “discrimination”, the Anil Agarwal-promoted Vedanta Aluminium Ltd (VAL) wants to initiate a fresh dialogue with the environment ministry to arrive at a solution enabling the expansion of its aluminum refinery in Orissa.Vedanta has claimed the ministry discriminated against it by not clearing its Lanjigarh project, while the Jindal Power and Lavasa projects got the green signal.

After dealing with the Adarsh file on several occasions, seeking a green nod for its construction and owing a flat in the same building, former babu PV Deshmukh now says that he isn't sure if the 3

A committee headed by Brihanmumbai Municipal commissioner (BMC) Subodh Kumar submitted the plan of a 35.6km road between Nariman Point and Kandivli, which runs parallel to the coast.

The technical committee studying the feasibility of building a coastal freeway connecting South Mumbai with the suburbs and the rapidly growing metropolitan region submitted its report to the state

MUMBAI: In a bid to push the plan for setting up a 29-km freeway along Mumbai's western coast, the state government on Monday asked the Centre to consider modifying the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ

After numerous delays in the construction of the city’s longest Metro corridor, running between Charkop and Mankhurd, the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) seems to have fina

Mumbai: In an about-turn, former municipal commissioner Jairaj Phatak on Monday insisted that Adarsh Housing Society had a valid clearance from the Union ministry of environment and forests.

The ‘horse racing' organised by Sankalp Pratishthan, an NGO headed by state minister for housing Sachin Ahir's wife Sangita, has come under the scanner for allegedly violating environmental rules.

A senior Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) official on Thursday claimed that the ministry of environment and forests had given coastal regulation zone (CRZ) clearance to the

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