There is no safe disposal of tonnes of hazardous wastes imported to India, observes the Supreme Court

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

Significant environmental decisions were taken by the Supreme Court SC in 1996

Vatavaran, a Delhi based NGO, points out the ongoing decimation of the ridge

Three Guyanese citizens have filed a case against the Canadian mining company Cambior in the superior court of Quebec, Canada, for the environmental damage caused by the leakage of 3.2

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