Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. N. Somashekar Vs Union of India & Others dated 05/10/2017 regarding Yettinahole Phase-I project, Hassan District, Karnataka. NGT rejects the appeal seeking an order to restrain the construction of Yettinahole drinking water project.

BENGALURU: Successive droughts and depletion of groundwater table in Karnataka has destroyed a whopping 2.28 crore arecanut and coconut trees.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) could not take up petitions on the controversial Yettinahole drinking water project due to time constraints on Thursday.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Janajagrithi Samithi Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/03/2017 regarding construction of transmission lines from Udupi to Hassan. According to the appellant, the construction work had started even before forest clearance was obtained under Section 2 of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

Fire at Kenchanakumari reserve forest in Sakleshpur taluk, Hassan district, on

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of C. Yattiraju & Others Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 18/06/2016 regarding indiscriminate felling of trees in Hassan District, State of Karnataka.

Members of Raitha Sangha and other organisations staged a protest in Hassan, demanding a ban on illegal quarrying at Dadadahalli and Bettadahalli in Shravanabelagola hobli, Channarayapatna taluk on

The project aims to cater to the requirements of over 7.55 million people in drought-prone Kolar, Chickballapur, Ramanagaram, Tumakuru, Bengaluru Rural and Hassan districts.

A team of officials attached to the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest, Regional Office, Bengaluru, visited Hassan and Sakleshpur to inspect the works on the proposed Yettinahole project, on

BENGALURU: Hassan Thermal Power Private Limited has moved the Karnataka high court seeking a direction to the state government alleging inordinate delay in signing the agreement with it in relation