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Effluent discharge in Ganga: NGT warns pollution control boards

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 22:17

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today warned the Central and Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Boards that it would pass "coercive orders" if effective steps were not taken to control pollution due to effluent discharged by sugar mills and a dairy firm in the river Ganga.

Suspend work in textile dying, printing units in Pali: NGT

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 21:29

National Green Tribunal today ordered suspension of work in textile dying and printing units in Pali district that were operating without Consent to Operate from the Rajasthan Pollution Control Board.

Green tribunal inquires about ground water in UP

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 21:52

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Thursday ordered civil officials of Uttar Pradesh to establish what measures have been taken to maintain biodiversity and ground water level in the state.

Frame guidelines to prevent pollution from straw burning: NGT

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 22:14

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre to hold a meeting of all the states and prepare "composite" guidelines for preventing the pollution caused by straw burning, which allegedly is one of the reasons for the smog in Delhi.

Green tribunal summons Ghaziabad civic official over concretisation

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 20:02

The National Green Tribunal Friday summoned a Ghaziabad civic official to be present in court after he ignored the green body`s directives against concretisation of roads and parks.

33 Hauz Khas eateries given consent to operate: DPCC to NGT

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 13:55

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has informed the National Green Tribunal that 33 restaurants in the capital`s upmarket Hauz Khas village area have been given consent to operate.

Sand mining: NGT issues show cause notice to offenders

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 21:49

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today issued notice to all persons, named by Uttar Pradesh goverment as offenders indulging in illegal sand mining, asking why they should not be directed to pay compensation for unauthorised removal of the mineral from river Yamuna.

Justice Swatanter Kumar skips work at NGT on health grounds

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 15:59

Justice Swatanter Kumar, who is facing allegations of sexual harassment levelled by a former law intern, Monday skipped work at the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on health grounds.

Green panel goes tough on Najafgarh drain basin buildings

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 19:35

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Friday issued notices to the environment ministry and several environment groups in Delhi for failing to curb construction in the Najafgarh drain basin.

Posco begins boundary wall construction

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 21:45

The company requires 4004 acre to set up the 12 mtpa steel plant at an investment of Rs 51,000 crore.

Forest dept asked to count trees from Vikaspuri to Janakpuri

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 19:45

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday directed the forest department of Delhi government to give an exact count of trees on the Vikaspuri to Janakpuri stretch here on outer ring road where an elevated road would be coming up.

NGT restrains till Dec 20 selection process for CPCB Chairman

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 19:14

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday restrained the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) till December 20 from going ahead with the selection process for appointment of its Chairman in the wake of the allegation that persons being considered for the post do not satisfy the eligibility criteria.