Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/05/2018 regarding utilization of land for the widening of National Highway from Dhaula Kuan, Delhi, 03/05/2018. It is stated by the counsel appearing for the NHAI that 21.52 hectares of land in Yamuna Flood Plain has been handed over to the NHAI. It is further stated that 5% of the Project cost has been deposited with the Ridge Management Board.

Environmental activists, farmers, advocates and political parties join hands in Tiruvannamalai

The National Green Tribunal has issued showcause notice to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) asking why action should not be initiated against it for not maintaining the mandatory gre

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushil Raaja Vs Secretary, MORTH (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways) & Others dated 13/04/2018 regarding maintenance of green cover along highways. The States were asked to furnish the following information:

a. Stretch of roads in different areas in the State where trees have been felled and the areas identified for compensatory afforestation.

b. The number of trees proposed to be felled.

MOEF has submitted that the requisite information has not been given by :

On April 3 in Casablanca, Moroccan National Motorway Company (ADM) announced a MAD 3.4 billion investment plan for 2018

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 22/03/2018. This is an application filed by the National Highway Authority of India seeking permission for utilization of an area of 12.28 hectares falling within the morphological ridge for improvement of T-Junction near Dhaula Kuan Metro Station including widening of National Highway from Dhaula Kuan upto end of Junction on NH-8 and improvement of T-Junction near Defence Area including widening of National Highway upto Defence area on NH-8.

KANNUR: Even as the CPM has strengthened the campaign against Vayalkilikal, the collective of the local residents of Keezhattur in the district who oppose the proposed national highway bypass throu

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sushil Raaja Vs Secretary, MORTH (Ministry of Road Transport and Highways) & Others dated 06/02/2018 regarding maintenance of green cover along highways.

The States have been asked to file affidavits mentioning the following:

1. Stretch of roads in different areas in the State where trees have been felled and the areas identified for compensatory afforestation.

2. The number of trees proposed to be felled.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Surender Singh & Others Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 25/01/2018 regarding acquisition of large chunk of land totaling around 520 acres 02 Kanals and 13.5 Marlas situated in 15 villages in the State of Haryana for the construction of Express Highway. Supreme Court said that it is difficult to determine the fair market rate of the acquired land for want of sufficient evidence.

The National Green Tribunal has disposed of a plea challenging the forest clearance granted for construction of the 302-km-long Agra-Lucknow Expressway.

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