The Prakash Javadekar-led Environment Ministry, which was earlier on a spree of clearing forests in the name of development, is now thinking of reviving forests lying in degraded condition in the c

In a fresh threat to the fragile ecosystem of the Aravalis, the Haryana forest department has reversed its earlier order and asked officials not to designate lands in the range as forests, other th

The Bihar government has set a target of increasing forest cover at 15 per cent by 2017 in the state, Forest and Environment minister P K Shahi said today.

The city government on Tuesday notified the new E-rickshaw Sewa Scheme, paving the way for the battery-operated vehicles’ return on the city roads.

CBI investigation into alleged irregularities in granting mining permits in Saranda could limit the space for political discretion in giving green clearances

The Supreme Court will hear Nov 14 a plea for setting up of a regulatory authority to look into environmental matters including the impact, assessment and the enforcement of the National Forest Pol

Country still has large swathes of contiguous forests accounting for 40% of the forest cover

At a time when the country has recorded an increase of 5,871 sq km in its forest cover in the past two years with West Bengal alone contributing 60% of the total rise, Maharashtra lost 14 sq km for

As part of its efforts to streamline environment issues in a realistic manner to assist development in Naxal-affected areas, the Centre will change some rules in the Forest Rights Act and Forest Co

In a major triumph for green activists, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned all non-forest activities in Manda Khal and Gadoli Khal forest regions in Pauri.