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Yamuna event: NGT rebukes Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, says 'you have no sense of responsibility'

Yamuna event: NGT rebukes Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, says 'you have no sense of responsibility'

Terming Sri Sri's statement shocking, NGT also asked AOL and other parties to file reply and objections to expert panel report on Yamuna floodplain damage due to the World Culture Festival, which was held in March last year.

NGT shuts down industries near Bengaluru lake, slaps fine

The green panel gave the state authorities one month's time to free the lake of all pollutants.

NGT directs MoEF, MoWR to state environmental flow level of Ganga

The apex environment watchdog also said that unless the excessive extraction of water and discharge of high pollutants are controlled, it would be difficult to restore Ganga to its original pristine condition.

Yogi Adityanath government's big step to save river Ganga - Kanpur tanneries may be shifted soon!

Yogi Adityanath government's big step to save river Ganga - Kanpur tanneries may be shifted soon!

UP CM Yogi Adityanath, known for taking big and bold steps, is likely to take another big decision to save river Ganga.

NGT seeks roadmap to phase out BS-III oil tankers

NGT seeks roadmap to phase out BS-III oil tankers

Days after the Supreme Court banned sale and registration of BS-III vehicles, the National Green Tribunal has directed public sector oil companies to submit a roadmap to phase out all such diesel tankers which are not Bharat Stage-IV compliant.

Akhilesh govt responsible for illegal abattoir problem: Siddharth Nath Singh

The crackdown on illegal slaughter houses is aimed at making them compliant with the court guidelines, UP minister Siddharth Nath Singh said on Saturday, and questioned why the Akhilesh Yadav government sat on the issue for three years.

Nine-year-old alleges inaction on climate change issue; moves NGT

Nine-year-old alleges inaction on climate change issue; moves NGT

The plea contended that India is one of the most vulnerable countries to adverse climate change impact and its citizens were already experiencing adverse climate change impacts across the country.

Uttar Pradesh meat sellers go on indefinite strike; crackdown only against illegal slaughterhouses, says government

Uttar Pradesh meat sellers go on indefinite strike; crackdown only against illegal slaughterhouses, says government

Thousands of meat sellers in Uttar Pradesh shut shops for an indefinite period from Monday.

NGT asks Centre to clarify status of plea on BS-IV norms in SC

NGT asks Centre to clarify status of plea on BS-IV norms in SC

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Centre to clarify whether parallel proceedings were going on in the Supreme Court on a plea related to the scheduled introduction of BS-IV norms from April 1.

No ban on cow slaughter in three Northeast states if party comes to power next year: BJP

No ban on cow slaughter in three Northeast states if party comes to power next year: BJP

Clearing confusion over its action against slaughter houses in the state, UP government said on Monday that it was acting only against the illegal abattoirs.

Aditya Nath promises no bias on religion; no harassment of couples

Promising that there will be no bias in the name of religion and caste, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Aditya Nath Yogi on Saturday also assured that couples would not be harassed by anti-Romeo squads in the state.

President Pranab Mukherjee raises concerns over environmental degradation

President Pranab Mukherjee raises concerns over environmental degradation

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said it was high time to think about intensity of the environmental degradation and steps to stop it.

Crackdown on UP slaughterhouses: CM Adityanath says only following NGT directions

Crackdown on UP slaughterhouses: CM Adityanath says only following NGT directions

"In the past couple of years, NGT had given directions many times that illegal slaughterhouses in UP should be closed down," he said at a rally here.

Action plan on climate change awaiting final review: Delhi

The Delhi government has told the National Green Tribunal that the draft State Action Plan on Climate Change on the lines of NAPCC has been sent to various departments and was awaiting a final review.

Pune: NGT asks builder to pay Rs 40 lakh for 'environmental damage'

The western zonal bench of judicial member U D Salvi and expert member Ranjan Chatterjee asked the Mumbai-based builder to deposit Rs 40 lakh with Lonavala Municipal Council for the restoration work.

Taj Mahal turning yellow: NGT slaps fine on Uttar Pradesh government

The National Green Tribunal on Friday slapped fines on Uttar Pradesh government agencies for not replying to a plea claiming that large-scale garbage burning is turning the Taj Mahal yellow.

“Not a single drop of river Ganga cleaned so far,” says NGT; slams govt agencies on wasting public money

“Not a single drop of river Ganga cleaned so far,” says NGT; slams govt agencies on wasting public money

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the agencies to work together on the project to clean the river, saying, "The Prime Minister has given you a goal, take it as a national project".

NGT seeks response of Centre, others on oil spill off Tamil Nadu coast

The National Green Tribunal on Monday sought the response of the Centre, the Tamil Nadu government and others by Tuesday on pleas seeking compensation to people affected by the recent oil spill off the coast of Tamil Nadu and seizure of the vessels involved.

NGT issues notice to Centre, others on plea seeking compensation to people affected by Chennai oil spill

NGT issues notice to Centre, others on plea seeking compensation to people affected by Chennai oil spill

The development came after a petition, which has also sought constitution of an expert committee to oversee and monitor the entire clean up process and assess the damage caused to the environment.

National Green Tribunal to hear plea on recent oil spill off Tamil Nadu coast today

National Green Tribunal to hear plea on recent oil spill off Tamil Nadu coast today

The petition, which is likely to be heard by a bench headed by NGT chairperson Swatanter Kumar on Monday, has also sought constitution of an expert committee to oversee and monitor the entire clean up process and assess the damage caused to the environment.