BENGALURU: One of the last remaining lung spaces in Bengaluru, the Bannerghatta National Park (BNP), is in the thick of controversy with quarrying activity continuing in the buffer zone.

NEW DELHI: A parliamentary panel has expressed its unhappiness over "unsatisfactory" utilisation of funds for pollution abatement by the environment ministry and asked it to "introspect" its perfor

The order was passed after the state government stated in an affidavit that out of 25 gram panchayats in the area, 13 have a forest area of 3,668.81 hectares and 22 gram panchayats are ready to dec

NEW DELHI: The environment ministry’s strong pitch for funds to fight air pollution and save rivers has found an unusual backing from the parliamentary standing committee examining budget allocatio

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 14/03/2018 regarding Compensatory Afforestation Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) Funds.  Supreme Court states that from the information given by the ASG as well as the Amicus, there are at least 10 or 12 funds that have been created as a result of orders passed by the Supreme Court from time to time. The total amount in these funds is tentatively put in the region of Rs.70,000-75,000 crores approximately.

PANJIM: In what could grant major relief to project proponents, who failed to obtain prior clearances under the coastal regulation zone (CRZ) for their projects, the Union Ministry for Environment

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Radhey Mohan Misra Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 12/03/2018 regarding identification and declaration of wetlands in Uttar Pradesh. The State of Uttar Pradesh submits before NGT the publication of the notification under the Provisions of Rule 7 of the Wetland ( Conservation and Management) Rules, 2017 on 09th March, 2018. Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change submits that State Government acted under the provisions of the new Wetland Rules.

DEHRADUN: Reiterating the state government’s commitment to curb the use of plastic, Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday said that chief ministers of all states should focus on mini

GURUGRAM: The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) directed the government of Haryana on Tuesday to submit a report within 15 days on the action it has taken to safeguard the Aravalis f

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 08/03/2018 regarding ban on sales and use of furnace oil and pet coke in NCR. Assistant Solicitor General (ASG) says that he will file an affidavit on behalf of the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. ASG has also shown a copy of the affidavit that is proposed to be filed which shows that certain issues are pending with the ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas for almost a month.