MUMBAI: The Centre on Tuesday told the Bombay High Court it supports silence zones but it is for state governments to declare them in view of the recent amendment to Noise Pollution (Regulation and

Advocate General A Kumbhakoni submitted an affidavit, stating that the state government was “withdrawing the allegations made against Justice Oka,” and that it was tendering an “unconditional apolo

HYDERABAD: It may be a sheer coincidence.

Rejecting the Maharashtra government's stand that silence zones do not exist in the state as of now, the Bombay High Court today said its 2016 order declaring areas near hospitals, schools, college

“With no silence zones, it will be a lot easier to get permissions for mandals around hospitals and educational institutes.

State to HC: Centre amended Noise Pollution Rules 2000.

MUMBAI: Seventeen years after Noise Pollution Rules came into force, the Centre last week made changes to the law, putting a question mark over the fate of silence zones across the country.

The National Green Tribunal has slapped a fine of Rs 7 lakh on a banquet hall adjacent to a hospital in Noida for causing noise pollution.

To sensitise residents about the ill effects of noise pollution on human health, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has started a new campaign named National Initiative for Safe Sound.

The Bombay high court on Wednesday said it would take action for contempt of court if it finds permission was granted to use loudspeakers for Iskcon's Jagannath Rath Yatra at Shivaji Park on Januar