Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Hira Singh Markam & Others Vs Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change & Others dated 14/09/2018. In this Appeal filed on 10.11.2014, the applicant has challenged the order of Forest Clearance granted by the State of Chattisgarh on 23.05.2014 for the diversion of 83.12 ha. of additional forest land in East Bhanupratappur forest division for the non-forest purpose under Section 2 of the Forest (Conservation) Act. 1980 for construction of the Phase I of the Dalli-Rajhara –Rawghat Railway Line.

Madurai: Residents were urged to make environmental friendly products and adopt traditional practices to eradicate plastic during the special gram sabha meetings held in villages in the district.

RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh government playing a nodal role in directing investment of District Mineral Fund resources is destroying the primary essence of the people-centric scheme, says a report release

Judgement of the High Court of Uttarakhand in the matter of Gram Sabha Mawakot & Others Vs State of Uttarakhand & Others dated 14/05/2018 regarding declaration of rural self governing institutions like "gram panchayat" to an urban local body, by converting it into a "Nagar Panchayat". The main matter relates to notification issued on 05.04.2018 by which 73 villages were proposed to be included in the Nagar Palika Kotdwar.

Centre for Science and Environment Director-General Sunita Narain, while urging society and Governments to see Patthalgarhi in the right perspective, has cautioned against painting it as an act th

State has the highest potential CFR area of 48,20,028 hectares recorded till 2016.

NEW DELHI: A new study on more than 2000 compensatory afforestation plantations across the country found that in 70% of the projects plantations have been taken up on notified forest land but terme

The ministry of tribal affairs (MoTA) has raised a number of concerns with the draft rules for implementation of the compensatory afforestation fund (CAF) Act, notified by the union environment min

BHOPAL: Expressing concern over repeated droughts in Bundelkhand region, the two-day convention organised by water man Rajendra Singh in Khajuraho urged the Centre to "reconsider" the controvertial

Gram sabha opposes shifting of NGT jurisdiction to Delhi; Sarpanch forced to assure protection from piggery waste; Secretary forced to summarise minutes of last meeting in Konkani

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