Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M.D. Rizwan Vs State of Jharkhand dated 10/06/2020. The matter related to riverbed sand mining in Dumka District of the State of Jharkhand, which according to the applicant was against the Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines, 2016 framed by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) which allowed riverbed sand mining only during the dry season and not in the rainy season.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench) in the matter of Ram Lakhan Singh Vs State of Jharkhand & Others dated 23/01/2018 regarding various government structures and establishments existing within the protected forest areas in the Dumka district, Jharkhand.

It has been admitted before the Court that various government establishments and structures were either in existence from before or had been raised in the forest area without clearance being sought for under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Ram Lakhan Singh Vs State of Jharkhand & Others dated 11/04/2017 regarding encroachment of forest land, Dumka District, Jharkhand. Various Govt. structures and establishments had been set up in the protected forest.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Ram Lakhan Singh Vs State of Jharkhand & Others dated 11/01/2017 regarding encroachment of large areas of forest land in the state of Jharkhand. NGT in the Order asks the State to file an affidavit on the areas encroached, steps taken against the encroachers and the present status of the actions taken.

The Opposition in the Jharkhand Assembly on Wednesday demanded setting up of a commission to look into issues pertaining to land acquisition, particularly those protected under the Santhal Parganas

Dumka: The apathy of the district administration in ensuring the proper disposal of waste in the industrial town of Babupur near Dumka has put the lives of its residents at risk.

The combined capacity of the three power projects in Arunachal Pradesh is about 5,500 Mw

Jindal Power Limited (JPL) has assured its three hydel power projects, in a joint venture with Hydro Power Development Corporation of Arunachal Pradesh Limited (HPDCAPL), are on track. This follows the company's deal with the state government to pick up 49 per cent stake in HPDCAPL being cancelled.
"JPL and HPDCAPL continue to hold 74 per cent and 26 per cent, respectively, in the three project companies for Etalin, Attunli and Kamala projects. What has been reversed is the agreement by which our group company had acquired 49 per cent shareholding in HPDCAPL by mutual understanding," Jindal Power said, in response to a questionnaire sent to the company.

On Tuesday, Bhojan Yatra, a campaign demanding a comprehensive food security bill, reached here after travelling through Bihar, Chhattisgarh and West Bengal.

In a rally, organised from Bistupur to Ram Mandir maidan, Right to Food (RTF) activists demanded that the proposed National Food Security Bill (NFSB) give universal access to food instead of capping it at 67 per cent of the population.

Hazaribagh, Oct. 9: A herd of 20 elephants is giving sleepless nights to residents of two villages in Giridih’s Dumri block.

Kolkata Sanjiv Goenka-controlled power utility CESC may lose its Mahuagiri coal block in Jharkhand, which was allotted to it in 2007 and is scheduled to be put to use in 2016 when its 1,260 MW thermal power project at Dumka in Jharkhand is ready.

CESC’s Mahuagiri block is among the 29 allocated coal blocks under the scanner of the inter-ministerial group (IMG) set up by the government. IMG, which recommended deallocation of eight coal blocks till September 18, is reviewing the status of other allocated blocks. Mahuagiri and North Dhadu coal blocks (allotted to Electrosteel and Adhunik Alloys) will be looked at next, an official in the Coal Controllers office in Kolkata told FE.