Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Pradeep Kumar Sinha dated 05/01/2018 regarding illegal mining of sand at the bank of river Narangi, Kondagaon, Chhattisgarh. Fact of illegal mining is not disputed. The Court said the equipment used for sand mining in the present case is a JCB which when used h as a capacity to do environmental deg radation to the highest extent.

Porvorim: The cabinet has extended the debt relief scheme till March 31 this year for borrowers affected by the ban on mining.

As the deadline set by the Supreme Court to recover penalty against the illegal iron ore mining done has already ended on December 31 the State Government is now weighing options to resolve the iss

Urinating in public will attract spot fines ranging from Rs 100 to Rs 200, while defecating in the open will attract a spot fine of Rs 500

Citing alleged irregularities, indigenes of Emu-Ebendo and Emu-Iyasele communities in Ndokwa West Local Council of Delta State have rejected the environmental impact assessment report (EIA) report

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Compensation to Displaced Families, 22/12/2017. Funding assistance for voluntary village relocation from notified core/critical tiger habitat of a tiger reserve and other Protected Areas on receipt of requests from the state Governments is provided under Centrally Sponsored Scheme of ‘Project Tiger’ and ‘Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats’. Details of compensation paid for the voluntary village relocation under these Centrally Sponsored Schemes during last three years and current year is at Annexure-I.

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress agreed to seek a change in the constitution to allow for the expropriation of land without compensation, provided it doesn’t affect the economy and f

In the 19 months since the Q(h)ubeka Trust was established, it has awarded approximately R102 million in compensation to qualifying ex-mineworkers suffering from Silica related illnesses.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Compensation Under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana, 19/12/2017. Crop season-wise, State-wise and insurance company-wise details of premium amount collected alongwith share of Government both Central and State and share of farmers; total claims and number of farmers to whom the claims are paid during 2016-17 under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) are annexed. Details for 2017-18 are not available as the harvesting for the Kharif crops is still in progress.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Compensation Under Crop Insurance Schemes, 19/12/2017. The details of total claims paid on the basis of individual farm level assessment of crop losses due to localized calamities including hailstorm during 2016-17 are included in this document.

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