HC Seeks Details of Action Taken Against Plastic Ban Violators

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The Telangana HC on Thursday sought to know within 24 hours from the authorities the details of penal action they took on those who were violating the norms related to plastic use. The bench of chief justice Raghavendra Singh Chauhan & Justice Abhishek Reddy was hearing a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that wanted the rules to be… Read more »

Man Moves HC, Wants no Plastic Veil on Ganesh Idols

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Stating that plastic ban is a misnomer, a public interest litigation (PIL) plea was filed in the Telangana HC on Wednesday urging it to ensure its effective implementation during Ganesh Chathurthi where a large number of plastic covers are used to cover the idols. Petitioner’s counsel Kowturu Pavan Kumar made a mention before a bench… Read more »

Give unique ID numbers to water bodies: NGT panel

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Land owning agencies must ensure prevention of encroachments of water bodies in the city and unique ID numbers should be given to them for identification, a monitoring committee has told the National Green Tribunal. The committee led by a former high court judge told a bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel that… Read more »

Plea against Essar Power MP on fly ash leak; NGT directs petitioner to approach its panel

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The NGT Tuesday directed an advocate to approach an oversight committee with his plea seeking action against Essar Power MP Ltd for allegedly damaging crops and environment as fly ash leaked from its power plant in Singrauli. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel asked advocate Ashwani Kumar Dubey to apprise the… Read more »

NGT directs DPCC, Delhi civic bodies to submit report on unregulated slaughter of pigs

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The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) and the city’s municipal corporations to submit a report on a plea alleging pollution caused by unregulated slaughter of pigs. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel on Thursday sought a factual and action taken report from DPCC, and New… Read more »

Government initiative for speedy disposal: 22 courts to ease burden on judiciary

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The move will create a business-friendly environment and improve the city’s ease-of-doing-business rank, government sources say. The matter has been placed before the cabinet and a decision is likely soon. Nearly 89,000 civil cases are pending with 59 subordinate courts in the city. These are apart from the 15,000-odd commercial cases. Courts handling civil matters,… Read more »

National Green Tribunal refuses to unseal Haj House in Ghaziabad

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The National Green Tribunal Wednesday refused to unseal the Haj House in Ghaziabad for failing to setup a sewage treatment plant (STP). The Haj House in Uttar Pradesh’s Arthala village is an under-construction seven-storey building located near the Hindon river and it was sealed last year. A vacation bench headed by Justice Raghuvendra S Rathore… Read more »