The Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee government has decided to slap a spot fine of Rs 50 on users of banned plastic bags.

Madhya Pradesh has become the first state in the country to constitute committees up to Panchayat level in the sphere of bio-diversity.

Every chair of the community hall of the Shree Shantadurga temple in South Goa

Without question, public interest is frightfully undermined in a state where law enforcers themselves largely subvert the rule of law.

On the face of it, India has an ironclad legal structure to combat any threat to the environment: as many as 420 Acts, rules, notifications and provisos have been legislated to safeguard the environment and prosecute the polluter.

wajihuddin ahmed, a former chief justice of Sindh High Court and a former supreme court judge, is a strong voice in the lawyers' movement in Pakistan. He speaks to shahid husain on people's

On the night of October 1, 1998, when Salman Khan went hunting blackbucks, he was explicitly warned not to do so in the Bishnoi area because only a few have managed to get away from them. Yet Khan and his co-stars Saif Ali Khan, Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Neelam, along with local contacts, went ahead and shot two blackbucks.

more than 100 municipalities in the us state of Pennsylvania are declaring the environmental regulations of the state and federal governments null and void. They have, in fact, passed ordinances

on april 2, 2007, India and the us renewed an agreement to collaborate on environmental efforts in India over the next five years. The Union ministry of environment and forests (moef) and the us

The Swedish government has approved a discount to motorists who switch to environment-friendly cars. The rebate of 10,000 kroner (us $1,430), which began from April 1, 2007, will continue till

The Kerala Planning Board, for the first time, has taken up