CHENNAI: The state government is in the process of bringing in amendments to the more than a century-old Tamil Nadu Land Encroachment Act, 1905, to set it in tune with the present scenario, which i

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ratneshwar Prasad Singh Vs Banka Municipality & Others dated 15/07/2019 regarding overflow of sludge from an open drain of Banka Municipality beside the applicant (Ratneshwar Prasad Singh) property. The applicant's appeal was rejected by the National Green Tribunal on the ground that it had no jurisdiction to entertain the claim.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Odisha Vs Orissa Trust of Technical Education & Others dated 15/07/2019 regarding policy on telemedicine in the state of Odisha. State of Odisha question the correctness of the interim orders passed by the High Court in a Writ Petition filed by the Orissa Trust of Technical Education seeking to challenge the steps which were initiated by the State Government to formulate and implement a holistic policy for ‘telemedicine’ within the State.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. K. Ranjitsinh & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 15/07/2019 regarding alarming decline of Great Indian Bustard, Lesser Florican.

To look into the matter, SC ordered the constitution of a Committee comprising of:

The Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC), which has been unsuccessfully attempting to get new buses since 2008, is going to take another shot at augmenting its fleet, with the AAP government Thursday

Suicides by farmers went up after the United Progressive Alliance government’s Rs.

The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority has sought the “urgent intervention” of the Supreme Court in resolving the deadlock between the Delhi government and the Centre, which i

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Ashish Sehgal Vs Arvind Kumar & Others dated 03/07/2019 regarding mining activity within one kilometre upstream or downstream of the bridges of rivers throughout the state of Uttarakhand.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Remya P. Vs Dr K M Abraham dated 03/07/2019 regarding compensation for individuals affected by endosulfan. The contempt proceedings have been initiated for non-payment of the compensation of Rupees five lakhs in pursuance of the order of this Court dated 10 January 2017 to four affected individuals, viz., Kumari Archana, Master Afsal, Ms Nisha and Kum Vijayalakshmi.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of State of Meghalaya Vs All Dimasa Students Union & Others dated 03/07/2019 regarding unregulated coal mining in the tribal areas of Meghalaya, which has resulted in not only loss of lives but damage to the environment of the area.

The following directions were passed by the SC: 

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