NGT

NGT extends ban on sale, use of firecrackers amid decline in air quality

The NGT ban will also be applicable in all cities/towns in the country where the ambient air quality falls under the ‘poor’ and above category, the order said.

Dec 02, 2020, 14:33 PM IST

DNA: Will ban on firecrackers in Delhi bring relief from pollution?

In this part of DNA, we will understand whether banning of firecrackers in Delhi will bring relief from pollution?

Nov 09, 2020, 23:30 PM IST

NGT panel seeks report from CPCB, DPCC on frothing in Yamuna river

The NGT-appointed Yamuna Monitoring Committee (YMC) has sought a report from the Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi Pollution Control Committee and Industries Commissioner about the reasons behind "sudden froth" in the river.

Jul 27, 2020, 00:28 AM IST

Visakhapatnam gas leak: NGT directs LG Polymers India to deposit Rs 50 crore as interim damage

The National Green Tribunal on Friday (May 8) issued notices to the Centre, LG Polymers India Pvt, Central Pollution Control Board and others in the Visakhapatnam chemical factory gas leak incident in which 11 people were killed and almost thousand exposed to it. The tribunal in its notice directed LG Polymers India Pvt to submit Rs 50 crore an interim amount for damage to life.

May 08, 2020, 13:38 PM IST

NGT chief, staff to attend office from May 4, hearings only through video-conferencing

The NGT said that its staff will attend the office with 100% attendance, while the remaining staff up to 33% strength shall physically attend the office as separately notified from time to time. 

Apr 28, 2020, 17:46 PM IST

NGT directs teams of Centre, CPCB to supervise scientific disposal of COVID-19 waste

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel directed the Chief Secretary of States and Union Territories to closely monitor the scientific storage, transport, handling, management and disposal of COVID-19 waste as its improper handling poses a grave threat rob environment and health of people.

Apr 24, 2020, 19:20 PM IST

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