In a major triumph for green activists, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned all non-forest activities in Manda Khal and Gadoli Khal forest regions in Pauri.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Himalaya Environment & Employment Cooperative Society Ltd. Vs. State of Uttarakhand & Ors. regarding illegal, unauthorised and unpermitted mining activity in the River bed of River Ganges in the District of Pauri, Garhwal.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) in response to a case filed on January 2 has issued notice to the Alaknanda Hydropower Company Limited (AHPCL).

Earlier, a case was filed with the NGT by the Srinagar Bandh Aapda Sangharsh Samiti, an organisation for the affected residents of Srinagar, Pauri district, and Matu Jansangthan, an organisation that works on dam related issues.

The second meeting of the National Ganga River Basin Authority’s inter-Ministerial group in Delhi on Tuesday could not make much headway on the contentious issue of the under-construction hydro-electric project on the Alaknanda at Srinagar in Uttarakhand.

The group, headed by Planning Commission Member B. K. Chaturvedi, heard the builders of the project and the campaigners for the protection of the Dhari Devi temple on the river, but there appeared to be no convergence.

Hundreds of pro-dam activists left Srinagar (Garhwal) in buses on Monday to take part in a one-day dharna by Uttarakhand Minister for Drinking Water & Education Mantri Prasad Naithani at Jantar

Nine years after a PIL said that over five lakh people were engaged in manual scavenging across the country, the government today told the Supreme Court that a bill aimed at banning such practice w

The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has not yet issued a no-objection certificate for construction of the National Institute of Technology (NIT) on forest land at Sumari in Srinaga

WP (PIL) No. 137 of 2009 by Shri Ram Lal and others vs. Union of India in the High Court of Uttrakhand at Nainital regarding Environmental Clearance to M/s Alaknanda Hydro Power Company for Srinagar Hydroelectric Project at Pauri District on Alaknanda River - Clarification regarding - Letter.

A total of 219 roads under the purview of the Public Works Department in seven districts of the Garhwal division have been closed due to landslides and mudslides caused by incessant rains.

According to official sources, it will take between a week and a fortnight to reopen these roads to regular traffic depending on the weather.

Report and recommendations of Nayanjot Lahiri, member of the expert team sent by MoEF on a site visit for the purpose of reviewing specific issues including the environmental impact of Srinagar HPP.