Divine wrath could put ski resort deal on ice

Bichhri: where the earth bleeds People's protests had forced the closure of Bichhri's polluting industries. The court's intervention, which was late in coming, has not helped much, Bichhri

When the executive fails, people seek redressal from courts. In some cases, the courts have merely put the seal of approval on the actions of citizens' pressure groups. In others, the remedies have only addressed the problems in part. The earth still bl

HAPHAZARD quarrying and mining on the bed of the Beas river and its tributaries is threatening the ecology of the Kullu valley. The river has been changing its course since 1995, causing damage to

While the apex court has brought to Patancheru's effluent riddled land some relief in the forms of compensation and drinking water, it has not yet remarked on the government agencies' non functioning complacence

Encroachments by the poor and the rich alike are proving to be the ridge's bane. The malady is monumental, and the court's healing touch has provided incomplete relief at best

Was the motel owned by a former environment minister's relatives really responsible for destroying the pristine banks of the Beas? The apex court thinks so, but question marks persist

What the judiciary needs to do is to put the heat on the regulatory and executive agencies of the country and improve the country's environmental governance systems

On April 16,1996, a division bench of the Supreme Court (SC) comprising Justices Kuldip Singh and S Saghir Ahmed directed the chief justice of the Calcutta High Court to constitute a special division

DTE sought the comments of legal luminaries and journalists on some issues that emerged out of this analysis. The individuals whose opinions appear here are P N Baghwati, former Chief Justice of India, A M Singhvi, additional solicitor general of India; R

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