National Green Tribunal Ngt
India  /  Published 27.12.18

Shutdown order on 19 Kanpur tanneries

The Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board has asked 19 tanneries in Jajmau of Kanpur to close down immediately because effluents were spilling over and flowing into the Ganga river. All the tanneries...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

North East  /  Published 25.12.18

Mining goes down the rabbit hole in Shillong

There seems to be no hope at the end of the tunnel for the 15 labourers trapped in a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills a fortnight ago, as search operations have been suspended by the Megh...
By PTI in Shillong

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.18

Govt ensuring you suffer, die: NGT

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has to stop using the hot mix technology for road repairs within four months, the National Green Tribunal said on Tuesday. The temporary breather came as a relief to...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 03.05.19

Plea in Supreme Court to transport all coal stock from Meghalaya

Senior advocate Colin Gonsalves, who is the amicus curiae in the coal mining cases being heard in the Supreme Court, on Friday submitted that all coal stock from Meghalaya should be transported to Guw...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 25.04.19

Which party stands for the environment?

It is very noisy. Elections in India are always noisy. But this time, in spite of the ominous lull of the 39-day-long poll schedule, the impression is of an unrelenting din, because the cacophony of t...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in


Uttar Pradesh  /  Published 19.02.20

Green belt encroachment: NGT slaps Rs 10k fine on Ghaziabad Municipal Commissioner

The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on the Ghaziabad Municipal Commissioner and the executive officer of the civic body for their failure to remove encroachments ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.11.18

Shutdown of Sterlite plant unjust: Panel

A committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal to decide mining company Vedanta’s plea challenging the closure of its Sterlite copper plant at Tuticorin told the panel on Wednesday that the ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.11.18

In India, governments encourage lawlessness

Keeping order and ensuring lawfulness may have once been considered the government’s duty. In India, this is now an outdated idea. Courts and tribunals bring up issues of scarce popular appeal — t...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 04.10.19

SC seeks Centre's response on plea seeking appointment in NGT

The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from the Centre on a plea seeking the appointment of judicial and expert members for the benches of the National Green Tribunal across the country. A benc...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.07.19

Tribals' rights over land and minerals in Meghalaya

It is in the order of things that life will slowly return to normal in the aftermath of a tragedy. The conditions under which such a return takes place, however, must be such that similar mishaps can ...
By The Editorial Board in


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