The Supreme Court referred to a report that said 31 hills or hillocks have vanished in Rajasthan’s Aravalli area. The disappearance of hills in Rajasthan could be one reason for the rise in pollution levels in Delhi, the court said. read more
Among those who own or have owned a plot in the 424-acre Kant Enclave space are a former Chief Justice of India, a former Union minister, a prominent Supreme Court lawyer and a former cricketer, said PK Gandhi, a plot owner, property broker and a resident... read more
With an estimated population of more than two million people, Gurugram generates an average of 900 metric tons of waste per day, most of which end up in the Bandhwari landfill. This towering landfill located only 20kms from the city has triggered a public health crisis in the surrounding villages, degrading local air, water and soil, and altering the social fabric of the community.
The Commission has observed that the gravity of the issue demands “proactive and effective measures” by the authorities concerned to stop deforestation and degradation of the famed hill range. read more