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Stubble burning: NGT seeks Action Taken Report from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab

The tribunal also directed the states to designate concerned officers accountable for stubble burning incidents. 

Oct 15, 2019, 13:08 PM IST

Delhi government faces opposition; plea challenging odd-even scheme filed in NGT

A plea challenging Delhi government's decision to implement the odd-even scheme in the national capital has been filed in National Green Tribunal (NGT).

Sep 16, 2019, 17:31 PM IST

DNA: Detailed analysis of flood situation near river Yamuna due to encroachment

In this segment of DNA, we bring to you a detailed analysis of flood situation near river Yamuna due to encroachment. Watch the full video to know more. #YamunaRiverBanks #EncroachmentNearYamuna

Aug 20, 2019, 22:50 PM IST

NGT acts tough on air pollution, directs 6 states to submit action plan by April 30

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel ordered the chief secretaries of Assam, Jharkhand Maharashtra, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Nagaland governments to submit their plan within the stipulated time.

Mar 17, 2019, 17:53 PM IST

Vehicles appear to cause more pollution as compared to firecrackers: Supreme Court

It also asked the Centre whether there was any comparative study on pollution caused by vehicles and firecrackers.

Mar 12, 2019, 18:20 PM IST

NGT slaps 500 Crore fine on Volkswagen India for cheating emission tests

In a huge setback for Volkswagen, NGT has slapped a 500 Crore penalty on Volkswagen for installing ‘Cheat Devices’ that helped them cheat through emission tests.

Mar 07, 2019, 14:20 PM IST

Impose Rs 5 lakh fine on schools, colleges with non-functional rain water harvesting units: NGT panel

A Committee headed by a former high court judge has suggested to the National Green Tribunal that Rs 5 lakh fine be imposed on schools and colleges where rain water harvesting systems (RWHS) are not functional.

Feb 21, 2019, 20:01 PM IST

NGT orders audit of all state pollution control boards

The green Tribunal expressed serious concern over the pollution situation in the country and said that it raises serious questions as to how, despite several environmental protection laws, 351 river stretches across the country are still highly polluted.

Jan 17, 2019, 00:35 AM IST

Tamil Nadu govt approaches SC challenging NGT's order of re-opening Sterlite plant

The NGT had on December 15 set aside Tamil Nadu government’s order for closure of Sterlite plant.

Jan 02, 2019, 11:46 AM IST

Will challenge NGT verdict on Sterlite issue in Supreme Court: Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami

The NGT said that the closure of the Sterlite plant was 'unjustifiable'.

Dec 15, 2018, 15:31 PM IST

NGT orders reopening of Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu, asks Vedanta to spend Rs 100 crore for welfare activities

The National Green Tribunal on Saturday set aside Tamil Nadu government’s order for closure of Sterlite plant in Tuticorin.

Dec 15, 2018, 14:11 PM IST

Air pollution: 18 arrested in Greater Noida for flouting NGT orders

Eighteen people were arrested in Gautam Buddh Nagar's Greater Noida Saturday for allegedly violating the National Green Tribunal's orders on checking air pollution, officials said.

Dec 08, 2018, 21:47 PM IST

Pollution woes: Delhi government fined Rs 25 crore, to be deducted from salary of officials

The NGT has said that if Delhi government is unable to pay the fine, a fine of Rs 10 crore would be imposed every month.

Dec 03, 2018, 14:37 PM IST

Illegal shops in Shahdara: NGT imposes Rs 1L fine on DPCC for submitting report based on 'hearsay'

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh on the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) for submitting a report based on "hearsay" without verification on burning of tyres and illegal denting and painting shops in northeast Delhi.

Nov 18, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

NGT directs Centre, states to periodically review steps to stop crop burning

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Ministry of Agriculture and the Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi chief secretaries to periodically review steps taken to stop crop burning incidents.

Nov 16, 2018, 23:31 PM IST

NGT fines Punjab govt Rs 50 crore over pollution in Beas and Satluj

The NGT imposed the heavy fine on the Captain Amarinder Singh government in the state and gave it two weeks to submit the amount.

Nov 14, 2018, 16:16 PM IST

Elephants electrocuted: NGT sets up 3-member investigation team

Coming down hard against the Odisha Electricity Board, the NGT slapped a Rs 1 crore fine for negligence while ensuring that a proper investigation is done in the matter.

Oct 30, 2018, 17:14 PM IST

Supreme Court slams brake on construction of all-weather road in Gangotri, Kedarnath

Zee News correspondent Sandeep Gusai reports that the SC has asked state and central governments to submit their replies in the matter by November 15.

Oct 23, 2018, 16:59 PM IST

Punjab farmers to file PIL in High Court against NGT's ban to burn stubble

President of Bharatiya Kisan Union Balbir Singh Rajewal on Saturday said that he will file a PIL in Punjab and Haryana High Court against the government and NGT.

Oct 06, 2018, 22:28 PM IST

Delhi tree felling case: HC allows re-development of six colonies to go ahead, pending approvals

The National Buildings Construction Company has been asked to apply for fresh clearances.

Oct 03, 2018, 17:50 PM IST