“Under the law you have the authority. You take action,” said the court, while directing the Public Works Department (PWD) and the Delhi Police to “cooperate” in removing encroachments.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Paschim Banga Vigyan Manch & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 21/07/2015 regarding encroachment of Nayanjuli starting from Ultadanga to Lake Town crossing of VIP road, Kolkata.

It is further contended in the application that at the present moment many have illegally started or going to start new construction thereon. Due to such encroachment, the capacity of the canal has reduced to hold the excess rain water as well as recharging of ground water has been affected.

PUNE: People's proactive role in protection and conservation of lakes in cities like Pune (Katraj and Lakaki lakes), Kolhapur and Bengaluru among others places has drawn the Centre's attention to t

'Water quality of lakes surveyed does not conform to prescribed standards'

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Sant Nagar Residents Welfare Association & Others Vs Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Others dated 01/06/2015 regarding encroachment of green spaces, Delhi.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Prof. Imtiaz Ahmed & Ors. Vs State of NCT of Delhi & Ors. dated 29/05/2015 regarding non-forest activity on the forest land of Delhi Ridge.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Centre for Human Rights Vs. Chief Secretary, Govt. of NCT of Delhi & Ors. dated 06/04/2015 regarding illegal encroachments on the water bodies in Delhi, namely, Ponds of Village Ladpur; Ponds of Neb Sarai; Ponds of Village Sahipur; Ponds of Village Kanjhawala and Ponds of Village Mangolpur Kalan.

The city of Guwahati has a rich historical past and finds frequent mention in medieval historical sources and epics. From the pre-historic existence, the city has evolved through various stages of development and lately, the city has entered a phase of vigorous growth changing remarkably its fabric of settlement and the overall morphology of the urban landscape. Throughout the history of growth and development of Guwahati city, the river Brahmaputra has played the most important role in shaping the socio-economic life of its dwellers and the land use pattern of the city.

City politicians will have to change their stand on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system and cycle tracks if they want Pune to be a part of the Union government's 'smart city' plan, which makes it ma

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pavit Singh Vs The State of NCT of Delhi & Ors. dated 11/11/2014. This application has been filed by the applicant who is a resident of Chandan Colony, Saidullajab, IGNOU Road, New Delhi, a social activist as well as RTI activist praying for a direction against respondents to demolish/remove the encroachments from the ridge land and the unauthorised construction on the land falling in khasra no.

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