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With L-G’s approval, Delhi govt cancels plan to chop over 2,000 trees for re-development projects

The Delhi government has withdrawn the permission granted for chopping off trees in south Delhi, environment minister Imran Hussain said in a tweet on Friday.
There was uproar over felling of 16,000 trees for redevelopment projects in Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)
There was uproar over felling of 16,000 trees for redevelopment projects in Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 06, 2018 10:04 PM IST
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New Delhi | By PTI

At least 150 oldest trees of Delhi to be chopped for 3 government projects

A copy of the environment clearance for the project shows that permissions for the felling of the 25 trees were granted by the Delhi government’s forest department in August last year.
The Delhi high court stayed till July 4 the felling of more than 16,000 trees for redevelopment projects in Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo)
The Delhi high court stayed till July 4 the felling of more than 16,000 trees for redevelopment projects in Delhi.(Raj K Raj/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 03, 2018 11:43 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Pillai

Delhi participates in ‘Chipko’ movement to save 14,000 trees from felling

The participants hugged the trees that are to be felled, tied green ribbons around the trees symbolising rakhis and shouted slogans.
People hold placards as they protest against the cutting of trees at Sarojini Nagar in New Delhi, on Sunday.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
People hold placards as they protest against the cutting of trees at Sarojini Nagar in New Delhi, on Sunday.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 24, 2018 11:05 PM IST
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New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

AAP indulging in cheap political gimmick over felling of trees, says BJP

Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari says the project authorities have ensured that almost three trees will be planted for every one tree cut and most of these new planted trees will grow up in two years by the time the project completes.
Activists from various environmental organisations display placards and hold a tree during a protest against cutting of trees in Nauroji Nagar area, in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Activists from various environmental organisations display placards and hold a tree during a protest against cutting of trees in Nauroji Nagar area, in New Delhi on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Jun 24, 2018 10:06 PM IST
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