Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench, Chennai) in the matter of R Janakiraman Vs Department of Environment and Forest Chennai & Others dated 05/08/2016. This application is filed by the applicant seeking a direction against the respondents to ban immersion of idols containing Plaster of Paris (PoP) and other chemicals in the Hoganekkal falls and river bank of Cauvery in Dharmapuri district, Tamil Nadu.

The Tamil Nadu government is likely to move the Supreme Court seeking directives to restrain Karnataka from discharging sewage into Cauvery river.

Women in rainfed areas in Dharmapuri are switching over to kitchen gardens, which provide nutrition to the family as well as money. By recycling the limited water available, these women have shown that it is possible to grow vegetables all round the year.

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The six-acre plot in Jangalahalli village near Bommidi in Pappireddipatti taluk belongs to farmer J Arun, whom everyone in the village knows, as he is the only one who tries his hand at organic far

Mobile teams deployed to administer drops in remote areas

Over 4.13 lakh children below the age of five were administered oral polio vaccine at the intensive pulse polio campaign held in Krishnagiri and Dharmapuri districts on Sunday.

Awareness rallies on ensuring safe drinking water were flagged off by the district collectors T.P. Rajesh in Krishnagiri and K. Vivekanandan in Dharmapuri on Thursday.

Observing that "there is overwhelming public interest in favour" of the natural gas pipline project of GAIL India Ltd, the Madras high court on Monday quashed a Tamil Nadu government order which pu

A new climate change study released by Anna University predicts a 3.5 degree Celsius temperature rise in Tamil Nadu by the end of this century.

Clean drinking water is out of reach for 4.64 crore people in rural areas in the country, says a report tabled by the Union water resources ministry in Parliament last week.

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday allocated Rs 2.81 crore for sinking of deep bore wells and building overhead tanks to supply water within forest areas, with a view to prevent wild animals f

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