The Uttaranchal High Court has declared illegal an Uttar Pradesh (UP) government advertisement proclaiming its right to conduct fishing auctions in six waterbodies in the hill state's Udham Singh

In a dramatic development, a division bench of the Madras High Court vacated the stay on the Tamil Nadu government order (go) that terminated licences for sand quarrying. The previous restraining

“There is radiation everywhere on earth. Mining in Nalgonda will not increase it.” This comment of S D Prasad, adviser to public sector undertaking Uranium Corporation of India Limited, typifies the Indian authorities’ disregard for the impact of uranium

How can one conserve a wildlife sanctuary better? By flagrantly trespassing on one part of it. Then picking up the tab for planting trees on another in recompense. This is precisely the logic underlying a petition filed by Essar Oil Limited in the Supreme

Rehabilitation issue ignored in Kolkata s eviction drive

The Jaipur bench of the Rajasthan High Court has ordered the relocation of Sanganer’s polluting dyeing and printing units within a year. Failure to comply with the directive would result in their closure

Uttaranchal village relieved

A division bench of the Andhra Pradesh High Court told the state government and state pollution control board to submit proposals for reducing toxic effluents released by units located in the

Goa trawler owners protest against fishing ban during monsoon proves to be a damp squib

Gujarat violence takes its toll on the environment