Mining companies commit environmental crimes such as contamination of water bodies with chemicals such as cyanide and mercury and air pollution caused by blasting and chimney smoke

In Mansa’s Ramditewala village, farm labourer Narinder Pal Singh took his own life by jumping before a train Sunday evening.

BENGALURU: Successive droughts and depletion of groundwater table in Karnataka has destroyed a whopping 2.28 crore arecanut and coconut trees.

In a major setback to mining companies indulged in illegal extraction of iron and manganese ore in Odisha since 2001, the Supreme Court on Wednesday cracked the whip and directed them to pay a comp

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on Its Own Motion Versus State of Himachal Pradesh dated 01/08/2017 regarding large scale illegal felling of trees near Tara Devi Temple, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. The trees were of Deodar and Oak and were on a private property adjoining to Tara Devi temple, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. Further, it was reported in the newspaper that cutting of the trees was without prior permission of the authorities.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Mathura Cantonment Board to comply with its order and pay Rs 10 lakh as environmental compensation for causing pollution in the temple town and ri

The low sum insured as compared to the scale of finance in Rajasthan said to be the culprit

As unabated illegal and unauthorized structures threaten ecology of Sonamarg meadows in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, the State Government has failed to fix any penalty on scores of violat

NEW DELHI: Strongly contesting the charge of the Congress and a report of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) that private insurance companies have made huge profits from the PM Crop Insur

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of West Bengal Pollution Control Board Vs Joydeep Mukherjee dated 21/07/2017. The West Bengal Pollution control Board, has prayed for an order approving the proposed compressive plan for utilisation of the money deposited as penalty with the State Board. It is submitted that this pertain to only 7 districts viz. North 24 Parganas, Howrah, Paschim Midnapur, Bankura, Purulia, Burdwan and Birbhum. The total amount proposed to be utilised is Rs. 20,08,37,500.

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