Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of The State of Maharashtra Vs The State of Goa Chief Engineer & Others dated 20/02/2020 regarding publishing the award dated August 14, 2018 of the Mahadayi Water Disutes Tribunal for sharing of water between Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra from the Mahadayi river.

The recent growth in traction for zero budget natural farming (ZBNF) in India should be considered within the context of the growing agrarian crisis, as the gap worsens between input costs (including fertilizers, pesticides, agrichemicals, seeds, water, electricity, labour and farm loans) and the final prices that farmers (especially small-scale

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sharath RK Vs State of Karnataka dated 09/01/2020 regarding illegal construction of houses and shops under the high power transmission lines without safety distance as per the laid down norms in Ashwath Nagar, Thanisandra main road, Bangalore, Karnataka.

Karnataka is known to record an annual average of over 28,000 human-wildlife conflict incidents. While the state has also recorded some of the highest compensation payments, there is a distinct lack of comprehensive legislation that encompasses all aspects pertaining to the filling, processing, and payment of compensation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Applicant Vs State of Karnataka dated 18/12/2019 regarding remedial action for restoration of Bellandur, Agara and Varthur lakes at Bangalore – preventing discharge and dumping of pollutants, removing encroachments from catchment area and other steps for restoration.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sevamrudha Aradhya Vs State of Karnataka dated 11/12/2019 regarding remedial action against illegal constructions in the buffer zone of Kudlu Chikka Kere Lake in Bangalore South, Karnataka and maintenance of the lake by controlling polluting activities.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Court on its own Motion Vs State of Karnataka dated 21/10/2019 regarding contamination of water bodies at Bengaluru - Bellandur lake, Agara lake and Varthur lake, interalia, on account of discharge of untreated sewage and other effluents from residential/commercial/industrial buildings in violation of statutory provisions of the Water (Prevention And Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, particularly Section 25 thereof.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of The President, Advocates Association, Bangalore Vs State of Karnataka dated 16/10/2019 regarding encroachment of Raja Kaluve drain situated on the north side of Vijaya College and on the west side which leads to Lalbagh by constructing a massive apartment complex named “Parasmani Regency-11” of about 200 flats in R.V. Road, adjacent to Vijaya College, Bangalore.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/10/2019 regarding removal of encroachments from Thatkola reserve forest, Sargodu reserve forest and Maskali reserve forest in the state of Karnataka.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the T. M. Umashankar Vs Union of India & Others dated 26/09/2019 regarding direction for closure of Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facility (TSDF) established by M/s Ramky Enviro Engineers Ltd. and M/s Ramky Infrastructure Ltd. on the ground of violations of norms in operating the TSDF facility. The matter was transferred to the Tribunal by the High Court of Karnataka in January 2019.

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