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National Green Tribunal asserts independence, is Environment Minister listening?

Jul 19, 2014

National Green Tribunal asserts independence, is Environment Minister listening?

In a significant judgement, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asserted its powers to enforce environmental rights, clarifying that it has "the complete trappings of a civil court" and that its power of judicial review is "implicit and essential for expeditious and effective disposal of the cases". #India #ConnectTheDots #National Green Tribunal #Prakash Javadekar #Ministry of Environment and Forest #environmental rights
Gujarat govt to launch electric buses as part of green project for state

Jul 14, 2014

Gujarat govt to launch electric buses as part of green project for state

The Gujarat government will soon introduce a pilot project to run 'electric-buses' for public transport between state capital Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad. #India #ThisisNext #Gujarat #Environment #Narendra Modi #bus #Ahmedabad #Gandhinagar #Green #electric bus #GPCL #e-bus
Union Budget 2014: Rs 1,000 crore allocated for solar power

Jul 10, 2014

Union Budget 2014: Rs 1,000 crore allocated for solar power

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday allocated Rs 1,000 crore for the solar power sector in the Union Budget 2014. #India #Energy #Finance minister #Power #New Delhi #Solar power #Arun Jaitley #Renewable energy #Union Budget #Budget 2014 #Green Energy Corridor Project
Budget 2014: Jaitley allocates Rs 1,000 cr to 'high priority' renewable energy sector

Jul 10, 2014

Budget 2014: Jaitley allocates Rs 1,000 cr to 'high priority' renewable energy sector

The government aims to construct Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects or high capacity plants in the radiation rich states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, and Ladakh. #Energy #coal #Arun Jaitley #Union Budget #solar #Budget2014 #Green Power #photovoltaic #Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects
Unshackling farmers: Why Modi's budget should carry forward UPA's policies

Jul 03, 2014

Unshackling farmers: Why Modi's budget should carry forward UPA's policies

Knowing the prime minister's proclivities, this government is likely to carry that momentum forward. The Budget should be a signal of that resolve. #Inflation #UPA #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Agriculture #green revolution #Irrigation #analysis #Budget 2014

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Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Mar 02, 2014

Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Our weak and complicated green clearance norms help neither development nor environment. But instead of making the process simple and robust, the UPA has been busy undercutting it. #Manmohan Singh #Environment #POSCO #Veerappa Moily #Wildlife Trust of India #Lok Sabha polls #Green clearance
Why Moily's clearance sale should not shock the green lobby or comfort India Inc

Jan 12, 2014

Why Moily's clearance sale should not shock the green lobby or comfort India Inc

The rabid greens want to save everything. And nothing is enough for the growth hawk. They can curse or cheer the project clearance spree but neither benefits from their all-or-nothing battle. #ToTheContrary #Environment #Environment Ministry #Veerappa Moily #India Inc #Indian Inc #Green Activists

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Why Moily's clearance sale should not shock the green lobby or comfort India Inc

Jul 24, 2014

EBay faces class action suit over data breach

EBay faces a class action suit in a U.S. federal court over a security breach earlier this year. The consumer privacy class action lawsuit, filed Wednesday by Collin Green, a citizen of the state of Louisiana, alleged that the security breach was the... #Louisiana #eBay Inc.
Why Moily's clearance sale should not shock the green lobby or comfort India Inc

Jul 23, 2014

KPIT's Green Car Gambit

KPIT is working to commercialize an automotive retrofit kit that can transform a gas guzzler into a plug-in hybrid. It has filed 17 patents for the system, called Revolo, and has already received four... #Louisiana #eBay Inc.
Why Moily's clearance sale should not shock the green lobby or comfort India Inc

Jul 23, 2014

Green Column: Geothermal Industry Grows, With Help From Oil and Gas Drilling

Growth in hydraulic fracturing, the technique of extracting oil or gas from hard rock, has shortened the learning curve for the geothermal industry... #Germany #China #Indonesia #Africa