National Green Tribunal

NGT asks Modi & Yogi govts: What steps taken to clean Ganga?

NGT asks Modi & Yogi govts: What steps taken to clean Ganga?

The NGT has directed the Centre, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand governments to file affidavits.

Oct 15, 2017, 12:16 PM IST
NGT rejects Centre's plea, refuses to lift ban on 10-yr-old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR

NGT rejects Centre's plea, refuses to lift ban on 10-yr-old diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday dismissed the Centre's plea seeking modification of its ban order on diesel vehicles, according to PTI. 

Sep 14, 2017, 13:24 PM IST
Ganga cleaning: NGT asks panel to submit report on Haridwar-Unnao stretch

Ganga cleaning: NGT asks panel to submit report on Haridwar-Unnao stretch

The green panel also asked various parties and stakeholders to submit their action plan with regard to Phase-II of the Ganga cleaning — from Unnao to the border of UP (with Bihar).

Sep 05, 2017, 18:58 PM IST
National Green Tribunal to hear application regarding Bellandur Lake today

National Green Tribunal to hear application regarding Bellandur Lake today

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday will hear an application regarding polluted National Green Tribunal (NGT) of Bengaluru. Highly-polluted Bellandur Lake, the largest of the 262 lakes and tanks in Bengaluru, has spilled toxic foam many times in the recent past as well and on several occasions the toxic foam also caught fire.

Aug 22, 2017, 06:37 AM IST
Bengaluru: Bellandur Lake again spills toxic foam

Bengaluru: Bellandur Lake again spills toxic foam

Bellandur Lake on Tuesday once again spilled toxic foam after heavy overnight rain in Bengaluru.

Aug 15, 2017, 13:09 PM IST
National Green Tribunal directs Assam government to improve sensor barriers in Kaziranga

National Green Tribunal directs Assam government to improve sensor barriers in Kaziranga

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed the Assam government to file an affidavit and inform it about the technical and operational aspects of the barriers.​

Aug 13, 2017, 12:38 PM IST
NGT imposes ban on use of non-biodegradable plastic bags less than 50 microns in Delhi

NGT imposes ban on use of non-biodegradable plastic bags less than 50 microns in Delhi

 Last year, the green body had banned the use of disposable plastic in Delhi and NCR with effect from January 1, 2017 and directed the city government to take steps to reduce dumped waste.

Aug 10, 2017, 14:15 PM IST
Demolish illegal restaurants constructed near Taj Mahal: NGT to Yogi Adityanath govt

Demolish illegal restaurants constructed near Taj Mahal: NGT to Yogi Adityanath govt

The NGT on Wednesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to demolish illegal restaurant constructed by a private party near Taj Mahal in Agra.

 

Aug 02, 2017, 15:32 PM IST
Don't turn Purana Quila lake into waste-dumping yard: NGT to Delhi govt

Don't turn Purana Quila lake into waste-dumping yard: NGT to Delhi govt

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar took exception to non-compliance of its May 19 order to expeditiously restore all water bodies in the city.

Jul 28, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
NGT notice to Centre on air pollution caused by ships

NGT notice to Centre on air pollution caused by ships

The tribunal was hearing a plea filed by lawyer Shibani Ghosh seeking directions to monitor the pollution caused by ships and vessels entering the Indian maritime coastal waters and submit a report to the NGT.

Jul 17, 2017, 20:19 PM IST
NGT shifts focus on Phase-II of Ganga rejuvenation

NGT shifts focus on Phase-II of Ganga rejuvenation

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar has convened a meeting of all stakeholders involved in cleaning of the river from Unnao in Uttar Pradesh to the state's border with Bihar to chalk out an action plan for cleaning the Ganga.

Jul 16, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Rs 7K cr spent on Ganga in two yrs without improvement: NGT

In a detailed judgement, the tribunal also prohibited dumping of waste within 500 metres from the river, ordering that every offender would be liable to pay a penalty of Rs 50,000 per default.

Jul 13, 2017, 21:12 PM IST
National Green Tribunal bans dumping of waste within 500 metres of Ganga, orders Rs 50,000 fine on those who violate rules

National Green Tribunal bans dumping of waste within 500 metres of Ganga, orders Rs 50,000 fine on those who violate rules

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday banned the dumping of any kind of waste within 500 metres of the Holy river Ganga's edge and called for strict against those who violate its order.

Jul 13, 2017, 12:24 PM IST
NGT imposes complete ban on kite flying string manja made of nylon, synthetic material

NGT imposes complete ban on kite flying string manja made of nylon, synthetic material

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed all state governments to prohibit the "manufacture, sale, storage, purchase and use" of synthetic manja or nylon threads and all other synthetic threads used for flying kites.

Jul 11, 2017, 15:17 PM IST

Rain water harvesting: NGT orders inspection of govt buildings in Noida

A bench headed by Justice Jawad Rahim directed CGWA to inspect rain water harvesting systems installed at the Noida Authority and Gautam Buddha University in Greater Noida.

Jul 10, 2017, 17:07 PM IST
Clean fountains to stop mosquito breeding: NGT

Clean fountains to stop mosquito breeding: NGT

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar directed all municipal corporations, Delhi Development Authority (DDA) and Cantonment Board to take precautionary steps to stop the infestation of mosquitoes.

Jun 13, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

20-year-old Rolls Royce won't ply in Delhi: NGT

The owner had bought the classic petrol driven model way back in 1996.

Jun 08, 2017, 20:04 PM IST
Cattle blood flowing into Yamuna compels NGT to condemn Delhi govt, civic bodies

Cattle blood flowing into Yamuna compels NGT to condemn Delhi govt, civic bodies

The observations came after a self-styled Swami, Om, appearing on behalf of a religious outfit, sought immediate action into the matter saying that the authorities have failed to ensure compliance of the NGT order.

May 29, 2017, 21:39 PM IST
NGT directs Delhi govt and civic bodies to restore, clean city's water bodies

NGT directs Delhi govt and civic bodies to restore, clean city's water bodies

The NGT said that similar approach should be adopted by all the public authorities including Delhi Development Authority, municipal corporations to restore the water bodies existing within their jurisdictions in various parts of the city and not used for open defecation.

May 21, 2017, 11:32 AM IST
NGT tightens the screw; bans open defecation, dumping of waste on Yamuna floodplains

NGT tightens the screw; bans open defecation, dumping of waste on Yamuna floodplains

An environment compensation of Rs 5,000 has been announced for those who violated the dikhat.

May 19, 2017, 22:01 PM IST