LALIT SHASTRI

Pleading on behalf of the accused in the Union Carbide gas tragedy case, the defence counsel Prasad Dhakephalkar submitted before court of the chief judicial magistrate here on Monday that prosecution has drawn attention towards a new possibility.

A local court today heard the defence's arguments in the criminal case relating to the Bhopal gas tragedy - the world's worst industrial disaster.

Special courts to try forest cases

A National Green Tribunal that would have special courts to try cases related to environment and forest, would be set up once Parliament gives its nod, Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Friday.

Asia and the Pacific has experienced dramatic environmental change over the last 10

Order of the Calcutta High Court in the matter of Hindustan Unilever Limited Vs Procter and Gamble Home Products Limited dated 15/02/2010 regarding advertisement and telecasting of the television commercials which disparage the goods of the petitioner (Hindustan Unilever Limited).

The State Government has constituted a special committee to look into rising cases of illegal hill-cutting in the State and also stated that a policy for the protection of hills is being framed.

Specialized environmental courts and tribunals (ECTs) are making major contributions to access to justice, environmental governance, and protection of the environment around the world. Their growth is spectacular

Correspondence between FICCI and Indian Musical Industry concerning judicial roundtable organized by the Maharashtra State Judicial Academy in collaboration with FICCI.

Gram Nyayalaya Act comes into force, aimed at creation of 5,000 rural courts across the country, in an effort to reduce pendency of cases in courts.

The impasse over a smooth and hassle-free access from the new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor on Mathura Road to the Supreme Court seems far from over.

On Tuesday, Supreme Court judges and senior government officials met for the second time to discuss the issue but the meeting remained inconclusive, sources said.

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