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A Bill further to amend the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897. The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 was enacted to provide for better prevention of the spread of dangerous epidemic diseases.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Red Lynx Confederation Vs Union of India dated 14/09/2020. The petitioner seeks certain directions to ensure prevention of attempts to commit suicide by persons by throwing themselves in the animal enclosures in Zoos. This act of attempt to commit suicide is an offence punishable under section 309 of the India Penal Code (IPC). However, Section 115 of the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017, which creates a presumption, has an impact on section 309 IPC.

A Bill to provide for the creation of an ecosystem where the farmers and traders enjoy the freedom of choice relating to sale and purchase of farmers’ produce which facilitates remunerative prices through competitive alternative trading channels; to promote efficient, transparent and barrier-free inter-State and intra-State trade and commerce of

The Landscape of Green Finance in India is a one-of-a-kind study undertaken by Climate Policy Initiative that presents the most comprehensive information on green investment flows in the country in FY 2017-FY 2018.

Energy Technology Perspectives 2020 is a major new IEA publication focused on the technology needs and opportunities for reaching international climate and sustainable energy goals. This flagship report offers vital analysis and advice on the clean energy technologies the world needs to meet net-zero emissions objectives.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aditya Dubey (Minor) Vs Amazon Retail India Private Limited & Others dated 10/09/2020.

The applications seeks enforcement of ‘Extended Producer Responsibility’ under the Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016. One of the petition seeks enforcement of the liability against Amazon and Flipkart using excessive plastic packaging material without meeting statutory liability.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Amit Jain Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/09/2020.

The issue for consideration was the remedial action against cheap waste paper and the road sweep waste import for firing of brick kilns. According to the applicant, 900,000 tons of waste is imported which is hazardous.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Him Jagriti Uttaranchal Welfare Society Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/09/2020.

Issue for consideration is restriction on use of plastic bottles and multi layered plastic packages used for packaging of carbonated soft drink and liquor as well as other items, in view of the adverse impact on the environment and health.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Doctors For You Vs MoEF&CC & Others dated 09/09/2020.

The application was filed on September 23, 2015 with a prayer to direct regulation of disposal of cigarette and bidi butts, apart from prohibiting consumption of tobacco in public places. Notice was issued on September 28, 2015 to the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Tobacco Board and other respondents. 

Affidavit on behalf of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) in the matter of Avani Mishra Vs Union of India & Others. The case related to single use plastic waste.

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