Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M/S Shree Ganesh Stone Crusher & Others Vs The State of Haryana & Others dated 02/11/2020. The matter relates to an interim order passed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), directing prosecution and compensation proceedings to be initiated for damaging the environment against the stone crushers like Shree Ganesh Stone Crusher in Haryana.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of The Nanded Sikh Gurudwara Sachkhand, Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib Board Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/10/2020.

The petitioner represents the Gurudwara Sachkhand Sri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib, Nanded district, Maharashtra. The petitioner has filed a writ petition under Article 32 of the Constitution of India seeking a direction to the authorities to grant permission for conducting Dussehra, Takhat Isnan, Deepmala Mahalla, Gurta Gaddi Kirtan and Gurta-Gaddi Samapthi Kirtan Darbar and Nagar Kirtan events.

Affidavit filed on behalf of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in the matter of Noble M. Paikada Vs Union of India.

The matter relates to the notification issued by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) March 28, 2020 (S.O.1224 E) that exempted certain activities from obtaining prior environmental clearance (EC).

Every winter, the large-scale burning of crop residues from paddy crop in October-November in the neighbouring states of Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh contributes significantly to the region’s air pollution challenge.

The Hon’ble Supreme Court directed on 18.9.2020 that “insofar as vehicles purchased up to 31.3.2020 which are BS-IV compliant are concerned, they must have been registered with the E-Vahan Portal before the cut-off date to establish the date of purchase.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Red Lynx Confederation Vs Union of India dated 14/09/2020. The petitioner seeks certain directions to ensure prevention of attempts to commit suicide by persons by throwing themselves in the animal enclosures in Zoos. This act of attempt to commit suicide is an offence punishable under section 309 of the India Penal Code (IPC). However, Section 115 of the Mental Healthcare Act, 2017, which creates a presumption, has an impact on section 309 IPC.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gopeshwar Nath Chaturvedi Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 03/09/2020. The question for consideration was compliance of the order of the Surpeme Court September 23, 2013 for shifting of industrial activities in residential areas in the State of Uttar Pradesh for protection of environment.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Sarika Vs Administrator, Mahakaleshwar Mandir Committee, Ujjain & Others dated 01/09/2020.

The SC passed a slew of direction after taking into account the report submitted by the Experts Committee on January 19, 2019, the report of the Temple Committee as well as project report prepared by the Ujjain Smart City Ltd.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 25/08/2020. Aishwarya Bhati, Assistant Solicitor General (ASG) informed the apex court of a news item in Times of India - which stated that an entire Aravali hillock has been flattened to build an approach road for farmhouses being constructed in village Bandhwari, around 1.5 kms off the Gurgaon­ - Faridabad road. Anil Grover, Additional Advocate General appearing on behalf of the State of Haryana, has assured the SC that needful would be done to stop further damage.

The Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Centre for Public Interest Litigation Vs Union of India dated 18/08/2020.

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