Fined Rs 75 lakh, violators, backed by farmer unions, refuse to pay

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S. P. Muthuraman Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/02/2018. M/s SSM Builders and Promoters has moved this Application for direction to refund the amount of Rs. 36 crores deposited by it with TNPCB along with the interest accrued thereupon.

Considering the default and conduct of the project proponent in commencing the construction without obtaining prior Environmental Clearance and the latent damage caused by such default/conduct NGT imposes an: 

The gold mines may at last be making progress with the prevention of silicosis among miners, figures presented at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town suggest.

The district administration today reiterated prohibition on the use of plastic carry bags. The ban order hasn’t brought desired results.

Judgement of the High Court of Kerala in the matter of M. T. Thomas & Others Vs Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Thiruvananthapuram dated 05/02/2018 regarding spoiling of agriculture due to the attack of wild animals. The petitions have been filed by the agriculturalists who own or occupy lands in the close proximity of reserve forests, Kerala.

In a state ridden by man-animal conflict, the Uttarakhand Government is contemplating increasing the ex-gratia and other compensation amount provided to wildlife attack victims.

A new political dawn in Zimbabwe has sparked talk among farmers of land reform and the return of some whites who lost their land and livelihoods to President Robert Mugabe during a 37-year rule tha

In a bid to make the city noise pollution-free, the Chandigarh Traffic Police have initiated a no-honking campaign under which motorists will be sensitised about it and administered a pledge to sup

Algeria said Sunday it is due to submit new proposals to France over the issue of compensation Paris has to provide to victims of nuclear tests in Algeria.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Surender Singh & Others Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 25/01/2018 regarding acquisition of large chunk of land totaling around 520 acres 02 Kanals and 13.5 Marlas situated in 15 villages in the State of Haryana for the construction of Express Highway. Supreme Court said that it is difficult to determine the fair market rate of the acquired land for want of sufficient evidence.

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