Nagpur: Hearing a suo motu public interest litigation (PIL) on noise pollution, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Thursday issued notices to state urban development department secretary, dis

Conformity to ambient air quality standards in respect of noise from bursting of firecrackers could not be determined in Erode district during Deepavali as there was no testing carried out by the T

The Central government is not in favour of complete ban on the use of firecrackers in Delhi during festival season saying there are several other factors responsible for pollution in the national c

PANJIM: The Union Ministry for Environment and Forests (MoEF) has directed the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) to monitor and regulate noise pollution levels in the State during the Diwal

NAGPUR: Though the statutory bodies have standing guidelines regarding protection of environment while carrying out construction activities, the same are not being implemented at most of the constr

OBSERVING that all religious festivals should be celebrated in a “meaningful manner” so that no inconvenience is caused to any residents, the Bombay High Court Monday further said that no religion

Nagpur: The draft policy of Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) prohibits bursting firecrackers series (ladi) emitting noise above 10 to 15 decibel during marriage processions and private ce

PUNE: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench here has ordered the state government to issue a notification fixing norms for declaration of silence zones in cities and municipal towns.

When Arpita Khan Sharma's neighbours complained of noise pollution, the Khar police promptly booked her under the Bombay Police Act, 1951, and fined her Rs 12,500.

A group of advocates, led by Bharatiya Janata Party leader M.B.