In a bid to address the overarching issues related to the environment, forests and climate change in the new federal structure, the Ministry of Forest and Environment has started drafting and amend

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd. Vs Sandplast (India) Ltd. & Others dated 25/01/2019 regarding the environmental hazards caused by undisposed fly ash particularly by thermal power stations.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Samaj Parivartana Samudaya & Others Vs State of Karnataka & Others dated 24/01/2019 regarding Comprehensive Environmental Plan for Mining Impact Zone (CEPMIZ), Karnataka. SC asks Shyam Divan, Amicus Curiae to examine the feasibility of the approval of propo

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Samaj Parivartana Samudaya & Others Vs State of Karnataka & Others dated 24/01/2019. The issue in these applications is whether the leased areas of the lessees in question fall within the Revenue land or Forest land. The High Court of Karnataka in its order dated 16/11/2018 sets aside the notifications under the Karnataka Forest Act, 1963, dated 4.8.1994 and 4.9.2014 which according to the State of Karnataka go in support of the claim of the lessees to allow them to commence mining in the leased areas.

The Supreme Court on Monday said that the National Green Tribunal can examine automobile manufacturers other than Volkswagen also for flouting emission norms if it deemed fit to widen the judicial

The Supreme Court on Monday said that the National Green Tribunal can examine automobile manufacturers other than Volkswagen also for flouting emission norms if it deemed fit to widen the judicial

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Volkswagen India Pvt. Ltd. & Other Vs Satvinderjeet Singh Sodhi & Others dated 21/01/2019 regarding violation of environmental norms by Volkswagen. An order passed by NGT dated 16 November 2018 had ordered the automaker to deposit an amount of Rs. 100 crores with the CPCB within a month. On 17 January 2019, the Tribunal passed an order noting that the deposit in terms of its order dated 16 November 2018 has not been made. Volkswagen furnished an undertaking that a deposit would be made by next day which was done accordingly.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Nagar Palika Parishad, Vrindavan & Others Vs Madhumangal Shukla & Others dated 21/01/2019 regarding dumping of municipal waste at Vrindavan and on the banks of the Yamuna. The National Green Tribunal in its order had issued costs for non-compliance with its previous orders in regard to regulating the dumping of municipal waste at Vrindavan.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Reliance Infrastructure Limited Vs State of Maharashtra and Others dated 21/01/2019 regarding the validity of a tariff regulation determining the Station Heat Rate framed by the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC). Accordin

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 18/01/2019 regarding improvement in bus numbers and services in Delhi. Transport Department of the NCT of Delhi submitted its proposal to augment the city bus fleet which also included electrical buses.

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