Order of the High Court of Uttarakhand (Writ Petition (PIL) No. 93 of 2022) in the matter of Jitender Yadav Vs Union of India & Others.

The matter related to steps taken to clear the solid waste/ non-biodegradable plastic waste in Uttarakhand.

The High Court, July 7, 2022 had directed all the district magistrates in the state to submit status reports on the matter. The court noted that not even one status report has been filed by any of the district magistrates.

The National Green Tribunal, July 18, 2022 directed constitution of a committee comprising officials from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB), Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) and Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to conduct on the spot inspection of Haji Ali Dargah premises in Worli, Mumbai in the presence of Haji Ali Dargah Trust. The Committee would also propose a future action plan to keep the place clean.

Affidavit filed by the District Collector, Pathanamthitta in the matter of Ibrahim Karim Vs State of Kerala & Others.

A case was filed against the construction of Sabariamala Pilgrim Centre Complex in Ranni, Ittiyappara stating that the work site comes under the category of wetland.

At present, the land appears filled and the KSRTC bus stand has been functioning along the southern side of the land, the report said.

Affidavit filed by the Superintending Engineer, Public Works Department, Thiruvananthapuram, Government of Kerala in Original Application No. 128 of 2021 (Ibrahim Karim Vs State of Kerala & Others).

The matter related to construction of a pilgrim centre and Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus station, Ittiyappara, proposed by the Pazhangadi panchayat in Ranni, Pathanamthitta district in 2000.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Himanshu Sharma Vs Union Territory of J & K dated 23/03/2022.

Grievance in the application is against failure to take action to prevent pollution of Ban Ganga river at Katra in Jammu & Kashmir.

Joint inspection report in OA No. 326 of 2021 (Behari Lal Chaturvedi Vs Ministry of Jal Shakti & Others).

The matter related to alleged encroachment of Yamuna flood plain by Yamuna Mission, Mathura. It is alleged that in the garb of preserving and cleaning the river Yamuna and undertaking plantation drive, the Yamuna flood plain is being encroached.

Written arguments by Shree Jivdani Devi Mandir Trust, Virar on the construction of a funicular ropeway.

The Uttarakhand High Court ordered the stay of the state Cabinet decision of June 25, 2021 on the opening of the Charm Dham yatra for the residents of Uttarkashi, Rudraprayag and Chamoli districts for a period of four weeks.

Order of the High Court of Uttarakhand at Nainital dated 23/06/2021 regarding preparedness of the state to deal with the third wave of Covid-19, rising black fungus cases and opening of the Char Dham Yatra.

The High Court expressed its dissatisfaction at the affidavit furnished by Amit Negi, Secretary, Medical Health and Family Welfare by calling it incomplete and directed him to clarify the many points raised by the court -

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Biplab Kumar Chowdhury Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/04/2021. The matter related to use of amplifiers during Azaan. According to the applicant, the noise level is in violation of the Noise Pollution (Regulations and Control) Rules, 2000 in the various mosques in West Bengal, causing noise pollution and health hazards. The applicant has requested that the authorities be directed to ensure that the Azaan conforms to the decibel limits as per the Noise Pollution (Regulations and Control) Rules, 2000 throughout West Bengal.