Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 18/01/2019 regarding the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor. The Action Taken Report submitted before the Court has asked the Government of Delhi to expedite the approval of this project.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Common Cause Vs Union of India & Others dated 16/01/2019 regarding deleterious effect of mining on vegetation of the area. Mining results in a complete elimination of grass in the area which results in denial of fodder to herbivores.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Rajive Raturi Vs Union of India & Others dated 15/01/2019. The SC had had passed the judgment and order dated 15.12.2017 whereby the States as well as the Union Territories were directed to file plans for accessibility in the built environment, transportation systems, and information and communication services for persons suffering from different disabilities.

Order of the M/S Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Ltd. Vs S. Joel & Others dated 11/01/2019 regarding NGT order banning supply of water to industries from Srivaikuntam anaicut, Thoothukudi District, Tamil Nadu. Attention of the Court is drawn to the problem faced by the Tuticorin Thermal Power Plant. Counsel of the Tuticorin Thermal Power Plant submits that subject to drinking water needs being met fully, permission should be granted for supply of any surplus water. The Court has also been assured of the fact that there shall be no drawal of ground water.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/01/2019 regarding state of captive elephants in India.The Court directs all the Chief Wildlife Wardens of the States to ascertain the age of all the captive elephants.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Aditya N Prasad Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/01/2019 regarding miners trapped inside an illegal rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Himachal Grit Udyog & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 07/01/2019 regarding stone crushing units in Himachal Pradesh.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Aditya N Prasad Vs Union of India & Others dated 04/01/2019 regarding rescue of miners trapped inside an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya. Tushar Mehta, Solicitor General has informed the Court that since the mine in question where the miners are trapped is an il

State government had appealed against the NGT order in favour of Vedanta

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Nestle India Ltd Vs Union of India & Others dated 03/01/2019 regarding lead and mono sodium glutamate content in Maggi Noodles. This appeal arises from the interim orders dated 9 December 2015 and 10 December 2015 of the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC). The NCDRC had issued interim directions for sampling the product “MAGGI Noodles” in nine variants for testing with reference to the quantity of lead and Mono Sodium Glutamate (MSG).

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