Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the Centre to ensure permission for construction of sluice gates at the Sardar Sarovar dam on the Narmada river for improving drinking water sup

After his pleas went unheard over illegal mining near coast and forest, Ramsinh Barad, 42, an elected member of the Dhamlej village Panchayat in Sutrapada taluka of Gir-Somnath district has threate

NGT Cracks Whip On Private Firm Managing Landfill

Rajkot: In a major victory for nearly 8,000 people of six villages near Rajkot, the National Green Tribunal, (NGT), Pune has ordered the private firm managing the municipal solid waste of the city to pay a compensation of Rs 25 lakh for improper handling of the waste.

The Gujarat high court on Monday asked the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to state on affidavit about its stand where the ceramic industrial units could function on modified coal-based gasifiers, which could bring down pollution level.

The court sought explanation from CPCB on its communiqué to Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) on October 11, 2012, that the ceramic units mitted could be perrun on coal furnaces provided that they modified it to bring the pollution level down to zero discharge.

The Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) on Tuesday told the Gujarat high court that 126 ceramic industrial units, which were earlier served with closure notice, had been shut near Morbi and Wank

AHMEDABAD: Seventy-seven ceramic industrial units in Morbi and Wankaner have closed their coal gasifiers, while the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) has issued closure notice to 126 other uni

The state government has allotted Rs 51 crore for Aji River front development project in the city.

Coming down heavily on Modi for his "toilets first, temples later" remark, Congress chief whip in the Assembly Balvantsinh Rajput on Monday said the CM should first follow that in his own state.

Conference discusses impediments that prevent solar energy from taking off in a big way in the country.

Stake holders, experts and state level policy makers are seeking reforms must to facilitate growth of solar energy sector up to its potential.