Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Non Violence Again Vs Vedanta Limited & Others dated 13/11/2017 regarding illegal and unauthorized use of forest land in Jharsuguda by Vedanta Limited. The Applicant states that Vedanta Ltd. formerly known as Vedanta Alumina Ltd. used 246.74 acres of forest land in Khata No. 108 illegally for its ash pond in Burrkhamunda village in Jharsuguda district without approval from the Central Govt. under Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 (in short, FC Act).

Forest Department compensates for cattle loss

The commission’s mandate is to probe efficiency of the laws, policies and processes of land registration

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Wildlife Society of Orissa (Forest Encroachment) Vs State of Odisha & Others dated 12/10/2017 regarding encroachment of forest lands in Odisha. The Affidavit filed by Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest, MoEF and CC provides informs the Court that the Government of Odisha has been asked to initiate necessary action to evict the encroachments and MoEF & CC has asked the State to treat this as violation of Indian Forest Act, 1927 and the Orissa Forest Act, 1972.

The commission of inquiry on land yesterday tasked the National Forestry Authority (NFA) and National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) to explain the circumstances under which a hostel and t

Jammu and Kashmir High Court (HC) Monday took pulled up State government for not complying with its orders.

Under pressure from the MLAs, the Cabinet, meanwhile, decided to process their case for allotment of land to the HP Legislators Coop Housing Society near Shimla Airport.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K.C Bhargava Vs Union of India & Others dated 12/09/2017 regarding the illegal and unauthorised construction in the 7.5 acres of land in the Central Ridge area. Laxmi Narayan Temple Trust had illegally occupied the 7.5 acres of the concerned land and constructed a road, parking lots, chabutara and other pucca construction within the Central Ridge area.

Bijnor: The Bijnor forest department has issued notices to 50 people for allegedly encroaching on 64 hectares of Amangarh Tiger Reserve.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Indigenous Perspetives Vs State of Manipur & Others dated 18/07/2017 regarding running of a children's club in a reserve Langol Reserve Forest area without any clearance under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

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