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West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.19

Vehicle-scrap plan on top gear

The transport department has asked all government departments to dump vehicles that are aged 15 years or older.Calcutta police have more than 180 such vehicles. The transport department has more than ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 12.11.18

Final hearing date for Meghalaya mining issue

The Supreme Court will conduct a final hearing on issues related to coal mining in Meghalaya on December 4. It deferred its order regarding pleas for allowing transportation of extracted and assessed ...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Business  /  Published 11.03.19

Birla Corp unit hits green hurdle on limestone mining

The Birla Corporation stock tanked more than 6 per cent on Monday after the National Green Tribunal barred it from mining limestone at Chittorgarh and near the Bassi wildlife sanctuary. The move has a...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 07.03.19

Volkswagen to fight hefty green fine

German car maker Volkswagen on Thursday said it would challenge a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order to impose a fine of Rs 500 crore on it for allegedly damaging the environment through the use of â...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.01.20

NGT accepts panel stand

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has accepted all the recommendations made by a committee set up by it while castigating the Meghalaya government for raising “uncalled for” objections.In its orde...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

North East  /  Published 21.02.19

NRL defying court order on wall in jumbo corridor: green activist

Environmental activist Rohit Choudhury has appealed to the Assam chief secretary to take action against Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) for non-compliance with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) and ...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

Opinion  /  Published 18.02.20

NHRC needs more teeth

An important facet of institutions in a healthy, functioning democracy is the existence of regulatory mechanisms that keep power in check. Perhaps that is why they remain the targets of successive pol...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.18

Chhath at Calcutta lake despite NGT order

Thousands of devotees performed Chhath Puja at Rabindra Sarobar on Tuesday with the administration seemingly an ally in the mass-scale violation of an order by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) prohib...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.19

NGT cracks East Calcutta Westland whip

The principal bench of the National Green Tribunal has directed the Bengal government to form a task force to implement recommendations of an “expert panel” to probe violations within the East Cal...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.19

Green body red light on dump site use

The expert committee, set up by the National Green Tribunal to inquire about the violation within the internationally acclaimed East Calcutta Wetlands, has recommended that the Bidhannagar Municipal C...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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