MUMBAI: The state government has been careless in its duty to protect the flora and fauna of the state - as is evident from its move to promote mining tourism in Sindhudurg - but the Bombay high court has not forgotten its green responsibility.

In a bid to stop the unmindful assault on the state's biodiversity, a division bench of Chief Justice Mohit Shah and Justice D Y Chandrachud has issued

Mumbai: The state government will hold a public meeting in Jaitapur (in Ratnagiri district) on May 16 to discuss the environmental repercussions of the controversial nuclear power project proposed for the town.

The Union environment ministry will take into account the suggestions and objections raised in the meeting before giving clearance to the project.