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North East  /  Published 22.09.20

NGT notice on OIL projects

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Union ministry of environment, forests and climate change to respond within six weeks to a plea challenging its April 9 approval to Oil India Ltd’...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 17.09.20

Plea for Chhath at Sarovar rejected

The CMDA should not have filed the review petition. Rabindra Sarobar is like the lungs of south Calcutta. It holds such an important place in terms of the city’s environment. If a precedent is s...
By Jayanta Basu, Subhajoy Roy in Rabindra Sarobar

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.09.20

NGT prod on sanctuary tag

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has the directed Union ministry of environment and forests and Jharkhand’s forest department to submit report on the failure to declare Sasangada/Saranda sanctu...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.09.20

NGT: Rs 113cr fine on state govt

The cash-strapped Hemant Soren government has been burdened with the responsibility of paying a hefty fine of Rs 113 crore for the lapses made during the previous government run by his predecessor. T...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

CMDA seeks nod for Chhath at Sarobar

The Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA), the custodian of Rabindra Sarobar, has filed a review petition at the National Green Tribunal seeking a “special permission” to allo...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 31.08.20

Baghjan blowout-hit at NGT door for cash

A four-member delegation from Baghjan in Assam has met Justice (retired) B.P. Katakey, who heads the National Green Tribunal committee examining issues related to the gas well blowout, to ensure early...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 30.08.20

Green ruling aids gas

The crackdown by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on polluting units is expected to push up the demand for natural gas. Demand for the "clean fuel" will also go up from fertiliser units and...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

North East  /  Published 06.08.20

Oil blowout noise inducing trauma

A youth organisation representing blowout-hit people at Baghjan in Assam has apprised the National Green Tribunal that the affected are experiencing “extreme mental agony and physical discomfort...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.20

Emission, road dust to blame for air pollution

The final report of the air pollution source apportionment study by the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) has found that roadside dust and vehicular emission form the major...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

Naihati senior citizens seek curbs on festival noise nuisance

Over 200 elderly residents of Naihati have submitted a petition requesting the administration to ban high-decibel audio systems and loud firecrackers during Kali Puja this weekend.The signatories, who...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Naihati


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