The Supreme Court today wanted to know from the Centre how a "huge amount" of around Rs 75,000 crore, lying in various funds created on apex court's orders for protection of the environment, was be

India was a pioneer in recognising special protections for her tribal or indigenous peoples in the Constitution, recognising their distinctive cultural, social, and economic identity from that of the mainstream Indian society and that they needed some protection from exploitation by the mainstream.

PANAJI: The high court of Bombay at Goa directed the chief engineer of the public works department (PWD) to visit Sonshi, inspect the ground realities there regarding availability of safe drinking

The National Green Tribunal today rapped the J&K Government over its failure to submit a plan for the rehabilitation of horses and mules, which have been barred from plying from Katra to the Va

The Govern-ment had to face unusual situation when the ruling PDP member in the Upper House today claimed that an important document, MoU signed by the State Government and NHPC for Dul Hasti p

MUMBAI: Even before the first month of 2018 has ended, 806 trees in the city are on the block - to be cut or transplanted.

Says govts should ensure that the full value of extracted minerals is received by the State

The draft National Mineral Policy (NMP), 2018 released by the government proposes long term export policy for the mineral sector as an incentive for investing in large scale commercial mining activity. Government seeks views on the draft National Mineral policy 2018 till Feb 9, 2018.

Move to help miners become cautious and undertake mining responsibly’

The notices were issued by a bench of Justices Madan B Lokur and Deepak Gupta on an interlocutory application filed by an NGO, Goa Foundation.