Instant deliver of water from Mullaperiyar dam is the reason behind Kerala flood: Kerala to SC

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NEW DELHI: The Kerala government on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the sudden release of water from the Mullaperiyar dam by the Tamil Nadu government was one of the reasons for the massive floods in the state. In its affidavit, Kerala blamed the sudden release of water from the dam for the unprecedented floods. The… Read more »

Judges of Delhi High court will contribute for Kerala floods rehabilitation

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NEW DELHI: The Judges of Delhi High Court have have decided to contribute for the rehabilitation of the people of Kerala hit by the devastating floods. The judges of the high court have decided to contribute voluntarily to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund. Besides the judges, the the Registry of the High Court would also contribute… Read more »

NGT Slaps a fine of Rs 50,000 on Karnataka, Manipur

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New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has slapped a fine of Rs 50,000 each on Karnataka and Manipur for not filing statements on maintenance of green cover along highways and the number of trees proposed to be cut for various projects. A bench headed by acting NGT Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim noted that Karnataka and Manipur… Read more »

Till further orders,No tree felling in South Delhi colonies: NGT

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New Delhi: The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and the National Buildings Construction Corporation, will insure not a single tree to be cut and status quo be maintained on tree felling till further orders in seven South Delhi colonies, the National Green Tribunal directed today. A bench headed by Acting NGT Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim… Read more »

Cutting of trees continues; contempt plea in HC against NBCC

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New Delhi: A plea was today filed in the Delhi High Court seeking contempt action against the NBCC for allegedly violating its undertaking not to cut trees till July 4 for housing projects here. The contempt petition was mentioned before a vacation bench of justices Vinod Goel and Rekha Palli who said it would be heard… Read more »