Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Public Interest Foundation & Others Vs Union of India dated 25/09/2018 regarding the increasing trend of criminalization of politics in India. The issue that emerged for consideration befre the Apex Court was whether disqualification for membership of candidates can be laid down by the Court beyond Article 102(a) to (d) and the law made by the Parliament under Article 102(e).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Dr. Sarvabhoum Bagali (State of Maharashtra) dated 19/09/2018 regarding illegal sand mining in rivers of India. Proceedings in the present commenced on the basis of an application seeking legal action against illegal sand mining in Yamuna River bed.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 18/09/2018 regarding permission for laying 850 meters long Fibre Optic Cable Network inside the Central Ridge Reserve Forest along with the Reserve Forest boundary from Delhi Earth Station (Malcha Marg) to Sardar Patel Marg, Chanakyapuri, Delhi.

After targeting Russia's VTB Group-backed Numetal, ArcelorMittal has now targetted Vedanta Ltd - the third bidder in the race to acquire debt-laden Essar Steel, alleging environmental law and human

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Prerna Singh Bindra & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 17/09/2018 regarding use of fireballs and spikes to drive away elephants. Inspector General of Forests (Project Elephant) has stated before the Court that a report will be submitted before the Court within a

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 13/09/2018 regarding non-forest activities within the Periyar Tiger Reserve. Supreme Court directs CEC to look into the matter and submit a report.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 11/09/2018 regarding Kant Enclave constructions at Aravallis in Faridabad, Haryana. The principal question that arises in this batch of substantive applications is whether, in the State of Haryana, land notified under the provisions of the Punjab Land Preservation Act, 1900 is forest land or is required to be treated as forest land. If so, whether construction carried out by the applicant R. Kant & Co.

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