Days After Govt’s Nod To Project, National Tribunal Quashes Clearance, Calls It Illegal

New Delhi: Within five days of imposing a moratorium on new industries in Chhattisgarh’s Korba district for being the fifth polluted industrial zone in the country, the environment ministry did a U-turn, having cleared a private 3x350 MW thermal power plant. The move overlooks not only the freeze the ministry had imposed, but also the venture is in violation of green norms.

Within five days of imposing a moratorium on new industries in Chhattisgarh's Korba district for being the fifth polluted industrial zone in the country, the environment ministry did a U-turn, havi

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal on environmental clearance dated 18-01-2010 granted by the Ministry of Environment and Forests to M/s Dheeru Powergen Pvt. Ltd for the setting up of a 3 x 350 MW coal-fired thermal power plant in Korba, Chhattisgarh

Which government department addresses injustice done to tribals in the country? Tribal rights activists from Chhattisgarh have been trying to solve this conundrum for a year now.

Expansion of existing blocks was held up for environmental clearance, new blocks were either unexplored or partially explored

On June 4, 2008, Arvind Jain, chairman of CII Chhattisgarh, wrote a letter to the divisional forest officer, Korba, saying that since coal blocks of a few companies fell in the area of a proposed e

Facing non-supply of bauxite, Vedanta Aluminium has announced closure of its alumina refinery at Lanjigarh in Odisha from December 5.

Korba: While Parliament remains stalled over the CAG report on coal block allocations, a land acquisition row threatens to disrupt production at India’s largest open cast coal mine.

7 Allocations During NDA Tenure In List.

On April 26, 2010, Chhattisgarh additional secretary (law) Ravishankar Sharma wrote to the government’s additional standing counsel in Delhi, Aniruddh P Mai: “The state government has decided to fi

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