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National Green Tribunal

National Green Tribunal not vested with powers to examine validity of any law or strike it down: SC

Senior lawyer Nikhil Nayyar reminded the Supreme Court had in Sterlite case said that green tribunal cannot strike down rules

14 Apr 2021 12:59 AM

Dilip Cherian | NGT hauls up Kerala govt for ignoring ‘legacy waste’ directive

The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar is moving ahead with its announcement last year of retiring identified inefficient employees

11 Feb 2021 4:36 AM

Not just Delhi-NCR: NGT bans crackers in cities with 'poor' or 'worse' air quality

The NGT order comes amidst speculation of a second wave of coronavirus pandemic just ahead of Diwali

09 Nov 2020 2:46 PM

Total ban on sale, use of firecrackers in Delhi from midnight

The direction will apply to all cities and towns where the average of ambient air quality during November fell under the 'poor' category

09 Nov 2020 12:44 PM

NGT orders probe into farmhouse built by Telangana minister

Southern bench of green tribunal orders constitution of a committee with central and state government officials

06 Jun 2020 10:09 AM


Vizag gas leak: NGT directs LG Polymers India to deposit Rs 50 crore for damages

NGT's principal bench issued notice to Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (PCB) and District Magistrate of Vishakhapatnam.

08 May 2020 3:55 PM

NGT quashes clearance for Godrej Properties project near Bengaluru lake

Bengaluru resident challenges luxurious residential complex near Kaikondrahalli lake

12 Feb 2020 6:53 PM

Farmer held, 9 booked for crop burning in NCR

The farmer was arrested after he was found burning stubble in Dayantpur village in Jewar area of the district, deputy collector Gunja Singh said.

17 Nov 2019 2:57 AM

CPCB given 2 months to file final report on Mahul

The CPCB sought an extension of six months to submit its final report but the NGT gave a deadline of only two months.

15 Nov 2019 3:27 AM

Will Metro puncture Mumbai’s green lung?

The Shiv Sena and the Congress see it as “overgovernance” and “vote politics”.

20 Sep 2019 1:36 AM


The fertile floodplains of Amaravati are still facing a significant threat

Very little or no attention is being paid to the original question raised by environmentalists — about saving the fertile Krishna floodplains.

13 Sep 2019 12:05 AM

MIDC to pay Rs 5 crore cost for polluting water body

MIDC fined for polluting a water body in Taloja industrial area of the city outskirts.

12 Sep 2019 2:02 AM

50,700 citizens object to 32-storey Metro Bhavan

The Metro Bhavan at Aarey has been planned as a state-of-the-art operation and control centre for all metro lines.

08 Sep 2019 4:30 AM

NGT refuses to allow creation of reservoirs on Yamuna floodplain

The petition said the proposal, subject to conditions, has been approved by the principal committee constituted by this tribunal.

30 Jul 2019 2:10 AM

Heavy metal toxicity level found in veggies grown on Yamuna floodplains

The report found the maximum level of lead contamination in coriander collected from Geeta Colony.

29 Jul 2019 6:51 AM


NGT to CPCB: Shut down all polluting units in 3 months

The tribunal directed the ministry of environment and forests to take steps for enforcement of action plan for improvement of the situation.

17 Jul 2019 6:41 AM

Citizens approach NGT to save Parsik Hill, green belt

The NGT directed that joint report from the land and revenue department should be submitted within one month.

03 Jun 2019 4:37 AM

Nailing tree conservation

A tree protection campaign aims at prising out nails embedded in trees in a bid to improve their lifespan and the green cover of the city.

27 May 2019 2:00 AM

605 private schools face heat for failing to harvest rain water

The rain water harvesting plants are yet to be made functional in 274 private schools in the city.

17 May 2019 5:57 AM

NGT: Shift PIL on sanitary pad disposal to Delhi bench

The MPCB had admitted it is “duty-bound” to prepare a proper plan for the disposal of absorbent hygienic product waste.

22 Apr 2019 3:06 AM