Not satisfied with Maharashtra government's reply regarding procurement of noise meters to check decibel levels during festivals, the Bombay High Court today asked the state to file an affidavit by

The state government informed the Bombay High Court on Monday that this year, all police stations in Maharashtra will be equipped with decibel meters to keep a check on Ganpati pandals flouting noi

Rampant deforestation, extensive damming of the rivers, huge diversions of water for industrial projects and even elite resorts can be seen across the state. All these underlie Maharashtra’s terrible water crisis. They won’t get washed away by the monsoon, even if media coverage of it dries up with the onset of the rains.

The scorching summer and drying up of river Bhima has taken a toll on the inflow of pilgrims to the famous Dattatreya temple at Deval Gangapur on the banks of the Bhima in Afzalpur taluk of the dis

An expert committee appointed by the NGT has recommended imposing a fine of Rs 120 crore on the Art of Living Foundation.

In 2011, then forest minister Sartaj Singh had floated a proposal to issue temporary licences to hunters and charge them Rs 5,000 for every nilgai (blue bull) they kill.

The 121st Maramon Convention, billed as Asia’s largest annual Christian religious retreat, began with a call to abate environmental pollution.

Since the origins of agriculture, the scale of human cooperation and societal complexity has dramatically expanded. This fact challenges standard evolutionary explanations of prosociality because well-studied mechanisms of cooperation based on genetic relatedness, reciprocity and partner choice falter as people increasingly engage in fleeting transactions with genetically unrelated strangers in large anonymous groups. To explain this rapid expansion of prosociality, researchers have proposed several mechanisms.

Dehradun: Chief minister Harish Rawat on Sunday directed the state forest department to impose a ban on religious feasts in areas that fall under national parks such as Rajaji National Park and Cor

Gurgaon: A CNG crematorium built in DLF Phase III at a cost of Rs 85 lakh in May 2012 has been lying unused even as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday directed the Union environment minis