MoEF working on policy to protect river banks: Govt tells HC

Maharashtra Government informed the Bombay High Court Friday that the Ministry of Information and Forests (MoEF) has set up an expert committee to frame a River Regulation policy to protect the banks of rivers, lakes, creeks and tributaries in the wake of constructions.

Cannot dilute CRZ norms for constructing buildings: Andhra CM

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy said state could not allow construction in Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) areas since it`s jurisdiction of Central government to relax guidelines.

With Ramesh in Mexico, Maha govt delays submitting report

Environment Ministry is yet to
receive the final report from Maharashtra government on
alleged violations of coastal regulation zone norms by the
controversial Adarsh housing society in Mumbai.

Nehru would have given special status to Goa: Kamat

The current problems being faced due to
coastal regulation zone (CRZ) by the state would not have existed if Goans had asked special status from Pandit
Jawaharlal Nehru soon after the liberation.