25 hectares of forestland resumed in operation

In a joint operation on Monday, the Forests and the Police Department evicted two groups of tribespeople who had allegedly encroached upon 25 hectares of vested forestland at Ayanikkal, Panamthara, Chanadkkunnu and Periya Muppathanju in the Periya range of forest under the North Wayanad forest division.

AHMEDABAD: It is not just riches that land-owners around the city have wheeled in after Tata Nano came to Sanand in 2008 to turn the surrounding area into India's car belt. This once idyllic place is seeing much strife between family members battling over land - the most precious commodity in the region. This has also drawn fraudsters, waiting to pounce on the gullible.

The special investigation team (SIT) formed in December 2010 by the Ahmedabad police in collaboration with district collectorate has received 1,017 applications related to property disputes

Making an obvious reference to IPS officer Narendra Kumar, who was crushed to death in March while trying to stop a tractor carrying illegally mined stones in Madhya Pradesh, a city court has held

A New York state court on Wednesday dismissed a Tea Party-backed lawsuit that tried to block the state from participating in a cap-and-trade system to cut carbon emissions in the Northeast, finding

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new national air quality standards that would significantly reduce levels of fine-particle soot.

Around 6,000 lawsuits have been filed against Norway-based aluminium firm Norsk Hydro in a Brazilian small-claims court in relation to a 2009 water spill at an alumina refinery, the firm said on Fr

Countries that oppose the European Union's move to include airlines in its scheme to control carbon emissions would find it difficult to bring a dispute to the World Trade Organization (WTO), an of

European courts may be asked to decide whether Britain acted illegally by proposing not to clean up air pollution in British cities for over a decade after an appeal was dismissed.

In yet another indictment of the land acquisition policy of the previous Mayawati Government, the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday quashed acquisition of 68 hectares of village land on the pretext

The Government will face a fresh hearing in the Court of Appeal tomorrow (May 30) over claims it has failed to bring illegal air pollution levels under control.

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