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Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Tamil Nadu Vs State of Karnataka & Others dated 02/09/2016 regarding Cauvery river waters allocation among the States of Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Pondicherry.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Samaj Parivartana Samudaya & Others Vs State of Karnataka & Others dated 01/09/2016 regarding differential pricing mechanism adopted by NMDC (National Mineral Development Corporation) for the iron ore sold in the e-auction in the State of Karnataka.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K.N. Somashekar Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 29/08/2016 regarding Yettinahole water diversion project, Karnataka.

NGT restrains State Government of Karnataka and the Project Proponent from felling, cutting any trees without obtaining permission from the competent Authority under the Karnataka Trees Act and if they are given permission they shall simultaneously carry on afforestation atleast 10 times of the trees felled.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of C. Yattiraju & Others Vs. State of Karnataka & Others dated 18/06/2016 regarding indiscriminate felling of trees in Hassan District, State of Karnataka.

The National Green Tribunal in this landmark judgment imposed a new buffer zone of 75 metres for lakes and wetlands which will be a no-construction zone, as opposed to 30 metres of buffer earlier in Bangalore. The court also ordered Mantri Techzone Private Limited to demolish structures built on buffer zone around lakes and rajakaluves in Bengaluru and ordered Mantri Developers to pay the fine of Rs. 117. 35 Crores.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Octavia Albuquerque & Others Vs Ministry of Agriculture & Others dated 04/05/2016 regarding Mangalore Fisheries Harbour III Stage Expansion. NGT directs that the creek will not be blocked and instead it will be well defined by providing boundaries such as riveting the edges of banks and the basin will be dredged from the existing level of 0 to -1 meter up to -3 meters so that the sailing vessels as well as fishing boats can have a smooth navigation.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench, Chennai) in the matter of Namma Bengaluru Foundation & Others Vs State of Karnataka dated 26/04/2016 regarding development of a residential developmental project in the name of Shriram Chirping Woods consisting of several blocks of apartments spread over an area of 16 acres in Kasavanahalli village, Varthur Hobli, Bengaluru East Taluk, Bengaluru which is stated to be situated in the midst of ecologically sensitive area comprising of valley and buffer zones between Kasavanahalli lake (also called Haralur lake) and Kaikondaranahal

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Namma Bengaluru Vs State of Karnataka dated 08/02/2016 regarding construction of project for residential development named as “Shriram Chirping Woods” consisting of several blocks of apartments spread across 16 acres of land in Kasavanahalli Village, Varthur Hobli, Bangalore East Taluk, Bengaluru. The site where the proposed construction is situated, is located in the midst of ecologically sensitive area comprising of valley and buffer zones, be

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of K. B. Ramachandra Raje Vs State of Karnataka & Others dated 16/12/2015 regarding proposal for acquiring an area of 94 acres 28 gunthas of land located in Vijayashreepura village, adjoining the ‘Vijayanagar Extension’, as mentioned in the Schedule thereto for improvement of Mysore city.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Forward Foundation & Ors. Vs. State of Karnataka & Ors. dated 10/09/2015 regarding encroachment on lake beds, Bangalore, 10/09/2015.

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