An expert committee had, in April this year, told the NGT that Rs 42.02 crore would be required to restore the Yamuna floodplains, which was ravaged due to a cultural extravaganza organised by AOL.

Even as the Joint Parliamentary Committee’s report on the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (RFCTLARR) is awaited, several states have already brought about changes that severely compromise the scope of clauses related to consent, Social Impact Assessment (SIA), food security and hig

The Sardar Sarovar dam exemplifies unjust and unsustainable development. (Editorial)

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Abhimanyu Rathor Vs. State of Himachal Pradesh & Others dated 19/09/2017 regarding degradation of environment and receding of the glaciers at Rohtang Pass. The Counsel appearing for the Applicant prays for time to file the Scheme for Rehabilitation (after the NGT ban on commercial activities and restrictions on the number of vehicles plying for tourists) in relation to house owners, taxis, particularly, diesel taxis, partial rehabilitation and incentive program for the people involved in tourism activities in these areas.

GUWAHATI: Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asked all deputy commissioners (DCs) to reach out to flood-affected people to ascertain their loss and immediately submit a survey report for the gov

Rural residents in Rwanda are caught between a rock and hard place as local authorities force them off land that has been reclassified from agricultural to residential use.

ALMORA: The first public hearing on Pancheswar dam project was conducted in Barakot block of Champawat district on Wednesday.

Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis said on Thursday that the district administration had identified five acres of land at Senapura village in Kundapur taluk of Udupi district for setting up

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Om Dutt Singh & Others Vs. State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 06/07/2017 regarding Kanhar Irrigation Project in District Sonebhadra, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. S.P. Surendranath Karthik Vs Southern Railway Chennai & Others dated 26/05/2017 regarding encroachment alongside railway tracks in between Old Washermanpet and Vyasarpadi Jeeva stations, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

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