French maize growers and seed companies appealed a ban on the cultivation of a strain of genetically modified maize to the country's highest court on Thursday, saying it was unjustified and economi

A group of U.S. family farmers said on Wednesday it is appealing its lawsuit against Monsanto Co to challenge the company's patents on technologies for genetically modified seeds.

Environmental groups are asking a state court to force Wyoming to provide a more complete list of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a drilling technique vital to natural gas and

The residents of Pulakeshinagar took out a protest march demanding that the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board ensure adequate supply of water to the area, on Monday.

The protesters demanded that a ground-level reservoir (GLR) and a pumphouse be constructed to meet the demand for water in Muneshwara ward, Devarajeevanahalli, SK Garden, Kushalnagar, Sagaipuram and Kavalbyrasandra.

Particulars of claims in the case between The Bodo Community, Gokana Local Government Area, Rivers State, Nigeria Vs The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd. filed in the London Court dated 23/03/2012.

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NEW DELHI: The only recourse to any person across the country complaining of pollution or violation of environmental laws is to plead to the National Green Tribunal in Delhi.

Jaipur: A division bench of the high court has called for an explanation from the Union and state governments on a PIL seeking court intervention on the failure of the governments as also other agencies in checking teh steep decline in sex ratio.

The PIL stated that the anti-dowry law, as also PCPNDT Act are not being complied with, especially in Rajasthan. It was also stated in the PIL that the court should direct that no party in a marriage shall call more than 250 guests for the ceremony.

Those displaced by the Seabird naval project are fighting a legal battle for 30 years

Poor land owners in the taluk, who parted with their land for Asia’s biggest naval base, ‘INS Kadamba’ (Seabird), have been waging a protracted legal battle for over three decades for fair compensation.

JAIPUR: The state government on Tuesday introduced the online application system for obtaining document of land records for farmers. Chief minister Ashok Gehlot launched the web portal of the project during the inauguration.

Under the new system, farmers in the state can visit to the Rajiv Gandhi Vikas Kendra (RGVK) and take printouts of the records of his land after paying a fee. The document will be digitally signed and will be considered valid in the court.

Silchar: People close to Minister Siddeque Ahmed had allegedly evicted a number of families and unlawfully grabbed forest land measuring nearly 1000 bighas at Bilbari Forest beat under Patherkandi Forest Range.

Ahmed’s men had also allegedly burnt down a good number of trees and chased away the poor people who had been staying there at least for last seven decades.