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NGT notice to Rathi Steel, Power Ltd's plant at Ghaziabad for causing air pollution

NGT notice to Rathi Steel, Power Ltd's plant at Ghaziabad for causing air pollution

The National Green Tribunal has issued a notice to the Rathi Steel and Power Ltd's plant at Ghaziabad, asking why environment compensation be not imposed on it for causing air pollution and extracting ground water without permission.

Jan 19, 2018, 10:17 AM IST
Ghar wapasi, love jihad discussed in Modi govt, real issues ignored: Jignesh Mevani

Ghar wapasi, love jihad discussed in Modi govt, real issues ignored: Jignesh Mevani

Newly-elected Gujarat MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani on Tuesday accused the ruling government of not paying heed to the real issues - corruption, poverty and unemployment.

Jan 09, 2018, 18:26 PM IST
Five oxygen cylinders daily? Delhi-NCR stares at terribly toxic future

Five oxygen cylinders daily? Delhi-NCR stares at terribly toxic future

Health and environmental experts have repeatedly warned against alarmingly high levels of pollution in and around New Delhi. Most of them agree there is no concrete plan in place and none are expected either.

Dec 30, 2017, 14:56 PM IST
NGT rejects Delhi govt's review petition, says exemption to two-wheelers against 'spirit of odd-even policy'

NGT rejects Delhi govt's review petition, says exemption to two-wheelers against 'spirit of odd-even policy'

The Arvind Kejriwal government had sought an exemption to women drivers and two-wheelers during the implementation of the odd-even car rationing scheme here.

Dec 15, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
Amarnath not being declared a silent zone, NGT clarifies

Amarnath not being declared a silent zone, NGT clarifies

NGT clarified that it had only said that any devotee or any individual should maintain silence while standing in front of the "Amarnath Ji Maha Shivling".

Dec 14, 2017, 16:34 PM IST
Chanting mantras, ringing bells no longer allowed in Amarnath cave: NGT

Chanting mantras, ringing bells no longer allowed in Amarnath cave: NGT

Devotees will no longer be allowed to chant mantras or shout 'jaykaras' in the Amarnath cave, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) said on Wednesday. The NGT also said that there should be no ringing of bells. 

Dec 13, 2017, 15:09 PM IST
Five-year-old files complaint alleging noise pollution by Delhi Metro

Five-year-old files complaint alleging noise pollution by Delhi Metro

The girl child, in her plea filed through advocates Salik Shafique and Rahul Khurana, has sought compensation for causing trauma due to noise pollution caused by construction and trial of metro rail and station in Rohini.

Dec 12, 2017, 17:13 PM IST
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living responsible for damage to Yamuna floodplains: NGT

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living responsible for damage to Yamuna floodplains: NGT

The National Green Tribunal today held the Art of Living Foundation of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar responsible for the damage caused to the Yamuna floodplains due to holding of the World Cultural Festival organised by it in March 2016.

Dec 07, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
Delhi government relents, says Odd-Even rule to have no exceptions

Delhi government relents, says Odd-Even rule to have no exceptions

The Delhi government on Wednesday submitted its action plan to combat pollution recommending no exemption be given under the odd-even car rationing scheme in the state. 

Dec 06, 2017, 16:05 PM IST
NGT fumes as Lankan cricketers wear masks at Kotla, asks 'why was the match held'

NGT fumes as Lankan cricketers wear masks at Kotla, asks 'why was the match held'

The Sri Lankan cricket team had complained of poor air quality in Delhi.

Dec 04, 2017, 12:18 PM IST
Ensure waste is not dumped in open: NGT to Shimla civic body

Ensure waste is not dumped in open: NGT to Shimla civic body

During the hearing, the lawyer appearing for the council told the bench that they lacked funds to manage any landfill site and it collected garbage with due care.

Dec 02, 2017, 15:03 PM IST
STP for Yamuna: NGT orders inspection of land in Dichaon Kalan

STP for Yamuna: NGT orders inspection of land in Dichaon Kalan

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar constituted a team of officers from DJB and the city government to conduct an inspection.

Dec 01, 2017, 21:18 PM IST
Submit report on hotels at Mahipalpur: NGT to Delhi govt

Submit report on hotels at Mahipalpur: NGT to Delhi govt

A bench headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notices to the city government, the DPCC, hotel Jindal Palace and others while seeking their reply in two weeks.

Nov 30, 2017, 19:56 PM IST
Tree felling in Aravallis: NGT asks Haryana to submit revenue records of land in Faridabad

Tree felling in Aravallis: NGT asks Haryana to submit revenue records of land in Faridabad

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar asked the counsel appearing for the state government to produce the file before it to show whether the site in question was forest land or not.

Nov 29, 2017, 23:26 PM IST
Delhi pollution: Convert all commercial vehicles plying at airport into CNG within six months, says NGT

Delhi pollution: Convert all commercial vehicles plying at airport into CNG within six months, says NGT

The national capital region had witnessed a massive spike in pollution levels this month, prompting the NGT to pass several harsh measures to curb the toxic air.

Nov 24, 2017, 15:55 PM IST
SC stays NGT's order to open new path to Vaishno Devi shrine

SC stays NGT's order to open new path to Vaishno Devi shrine

The apex court order came after Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board said the construction work of the new path was not yet complete and it would be opened by February end next year.

Nov 20, 2017, 19:37 PM IST
SC stays NGT's direction to open new path to Vaishno Devi

SC stays NGT's direction to open new path to Vaishno Devi

The Supreme Court today stayed the National Green Tribunal's (NGT) order directing opening of a new path to Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu for pedestrians and battery-operated cars from November 24.

Nov 20, 2017, 14:44 PM IST
NGT lifts ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, entry of trucks

NGT lifts ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, entry of trucks

The NGT stated on November 11 that it would not exempt women and two-wheelers from the odd-even vehicle rationing plan to tackle pollution.

Nov 17, 2017, 20:57 PM IST

NGT bans parking in Sarojini Nagar market

The green panel directed shopkeepers and shoppers to park their vehicles in the multi-level parking lot, constructed by NDMC, which will remain open round-the-clock.

Nov 17, 2017, 14:53 PM IST
Submit plan to tackle pollution in 2 weeks or get Rs 5 lakh deducted from salary: NGT pulls up state govts

Submit plan to tackle pollution in 2 weeks or get Rs 5 lakh deducted from salary: NGT pulls up state govts

Pressing on the immediate need for such a plan, the NGT said that it should be filed within 2 weeks. 

Nov 17, 2017, 14:20 PM IST