Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gurcharan Singh Matharu Vs Parminder Singh & Others dated 06/07/2017.

An Investigation into police and landlord repression of land struggle by dalit peasants in villages of Sangrur District of Indian Punjab.

The number of dengue cases in Sangrur district has crossed 400.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Parminder Singh Vs. Punjab PCB & Ors dated 23/09/2015 regarding pollution caused by M/S Matharu Chemical Industries, Sangrur District, Punjab.

According to the petitioners the said unit was manufacturing H-acid, i.e. Sodium Salt, which is highly toxic in nature and the waste material, from the process of manufacturing is highly hazardous to the environment.

SANGRUR: Punjab on Thursday became the first state to operationalize 117-megawatt solar power projects following inauguration of 10.50-MW solar power plant at Sangatpura village near Lehragaga town

Can cause dementia and other neurological problems

Out of 146 samples of drinking water collected from government schools in Sangrur district, 57 have failed laboratory tests.

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has told the Barnala Municipal Council to ensure proper cleanliness of the town in future.

Deficient rainfall in the state has led to a sharp decline in the water table. It may take years to make up for the loss by way of natural recharging, even if the monsoon is normal next year.

Availability of potable water in schools, especially in rural areas, is a major problem.

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