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FARM FIRES: NGT rejects Punjab’s plea to direct Centre to pay incentive to farmers

By Gurpreet Singh Nibber | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2019 12:22 AM IST
Tribunal asks Punjab, Haryana and UP to report daily on air pollution caused due to burning of paddy straw; seeks action-taken report by Nov 15
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The Delhi pollution watchdong will be the nodal agency for coordination and compliance, the order said.(HT image)
The Delhi pollution watchdong will be the nodal agency for coordination and compliance, the order said.(HT image)

NGT panel to look into illegal sand mining claim

By HT Correspondent | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 07:47 AM IST
A bench headed by National Green Tribunal chairperson Adarsh Kumar Goel said a committee be formed to “examine” the matter.
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Chandra’s plea follows a previous petition against concretisation of the Badshahpur drain, which had been disposed off by the NGT in February, to the dismay of city environmentalists.(HT Photo)
Chandra’s plea follows a previous petition against concretisation of the Badshahpur drain, which had been disposed off by the NGT in February, to the dismay of city environmentalists.(HT Photo)

NGT seeks report on recharge capacity of drain in Gurugram

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2019 02:15 AM IST
This development comes as part of a petition filed by Gurugram resident Vaishali Rana Chandra against “illegal” concretisation of the water body, which acts as the city’s principal drainage channel.
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Solid waste being burnt at Parade Ground near Sangam in Prayagraj.(HT Photo)
Solid waste being burnt at Parade Ground near Sangam in Prayagraj.(HT Photo)

NGT alarmed at post-Kumbh mess in Prayragraj, warns of epidemic

By Kenneth John | Prayagraj
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 08:59 AM IST
The green court pulled up the UP chief secretary for severe lapses in letting the situation in Prayagraj, formerly known as Allahabad, to come to such a pass and instructed the officer to appear before it on Friday.
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The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday imposed a Rs 500 crore penalty on German automaker Volkswagen for using a “cheat device” in its diesel cars to deceive emission tests.(REUTERS)
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday imposed a Rs 500 crore penalty on German automaker Volkswagen for using a “cheat device” in its diesel cars to deceive emission tests.(REUTERS)

Volkswagen fined Rs 500 crore for using cheat device to deceive pollution tests

By Indo Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 06:39 PM IST
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday imposed a Rs 500 crore penalty on German automaker Volkswagen for using a “cheat device” in its diesel cars to deceive emission tests.
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In August, NGT imposed a fine of ₹2.5 lakh on Ecogreen Energy for causing environmental damage around Bandhwari landfill site.(HT)
In August, NGT imposed a fine of ₹2.5 lakh on Ecogreen Energy for causing environmental damage around Bandhwari landfill site.(HT)

Haryana pollution board tells Ecogreen to pay fine levied by NGT

By Prayag Arora-Desai | Hindustan Times, Gurugram, Gurugram
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2018 03:34 PM IST
In August, a bench of NGT, headed by chairman Adarsh Kumar Goel, imposed the penalty on Ecogreen Energy for causing environmental damage around the Bandhwari landfill site.
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People wade across a waterlogged street in a flood-affected area, in Alleppey.(PTI)
People wade across a waterlogged street in a flood-affected area, in Alleppey.(PTI)

Alarmed by Kerala floods, NGT bars further reduction in Western Ghats ESAs

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2018 05:39 PM IST
The NGT asked the environment ministry not to reduce eco-sensitive area (ESA) of Western Ghats further from the proposed 56,825 sq kms and to notify the same within six months.
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The order came after report published in an English daily alleging that thousands of polluting industries are being brazenly run in the city right under the nose of the authorities.(Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
The order came after report published in an English daily alleging that thousands of polluting industries are being brazenly run in the city right under the nose of the authorities.(Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)

NGT tells central pollution body to check status of 51,837 industries

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2018 04:17 AM IST
The green panel asked the apex pollution monitoring body to form a two member committee to look into the entire matter and take appropriate action in accordance with law.
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A view of Supreme Court of India in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)
A view of Supreme Court of India in New Delhi.(PTI File Photo)

No stay of trial in civil or criminal cases to last beyond six months: SC

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2018 11:54 PM IST
The court said that in all pending matters before the high courts or other courts relating to Prevention of Corruption Act or all other civil or criminal cases, where stay of proceedings in a pending trial is operating, “stay will automatically lapse after six months
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