The National Green Tribunal (NGT), on Tuesday, wanted to know from the West Bengal State Election Commission (SEC) whether it has any right to do away with provisions under the Environment Protect

Deepawali is certainly the biggest and the brightest festivals of India. It's the festival of lights. Burning of firecrackers is the major concern and questions on the environmental and health impact. The high decibel noise of firecrackers triggers the problems like annoyance, hypertension, stress, hearing loss, and sleep disturbances.

Order of the High Court of Judicature at Bombay in the matter of Dr. Mahesh Vijay Bedekar Vs The State of Maharashtra dated 13/03/2015 regarding nuisance created in various cities by organization of various festivals such as Ganesh Utsav, Navaratri Utsav, Dahi Handi, etc.

The issue raised relates to various illegalities in connection with the said festivals as well as in connection with the processions and gatherings associated with the aforesaid festivals.   

The Neyyattinkara police on Tuesday conducted raids and seized equipment, including loudspeakers and sound amplifiers, from several persons who were violating sound pollution norms.

The Pune bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed the police to take action against those who create excessive noise on the streets during the night of December 31.

The National Green Tribunal today sought a response from Delhi government on a plea to remove loudspeakers from a temple in Palam Colony here which is used allegedly for exorcising persons allegedl

PATNA: Come Durga Puga and officials of the Bihar State Pollution Control Board (BSPCB) get busy ensuring that the noise pollution level do not exceed the specified levels.

THANE: After deciding to monitor noisy Dahi Handi celebrations, the city police have shifted their attention to loudspeakers at religious places in Thane, Kalyan, Dombivli and Mumbra.

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