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Nov 15, 2017
Delhi air pollution: NGT directs AAP govt to seize 10-year-old diesel taxis without delayThe National Green Tribunal has voiced concern over 10-year-old diesel taxis operating in the national capital and directed the AAP government to seize them without any delay as they cause air pollution.
Nov 13, 2017
Delhi pollution: SC asks EPCA to devise comprehensive plan with focus on entire countryWhen the apex court-appointed EPCA referred to its recent report on air pollution crisis in the Delhi-NCR, the top court said it was a "reactive report" and there was a need to have a comprehensive plan to tackle the issue.
Oct 25, 2017
India's growing air pollution problem: Why legal intervention alone is the only way for a solution nowIndia has seen the highest increase in air pollution levels in the world during the last decade.
Jul 19, 2017
Environment ministry says cigarette butts are 'biodegradable', gets slammed by NGTThe National Green Tribunal on Wednesday slammed the (MoEF) for terming cigarette butts as 'biodegradable' and directed it to clarify its stand on the issue.
Jun 06, 2017
NGT directs environment ministry to finalise coastal zone plan with statesThe National Green Tribunal has taken exception to the delay of six years in finalisation of the Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) and directed the Ministry of Environment and Forests to sit with all the coastal states to decide the issue.
May 27, 2017
Maneka Gandhi says ban on cattle trade for slaughter ensures bovines are not ill-treatedManeka Gandhi, an animal rights activist, had earlier called for an end to cow slaughter and also suggested banning zoos across the country.
May 18, 2017
BJP's master strategist Anil Madhav Dave dies at 60: All you need to know about the environment ministerEnvironment Minister Anil Dave passed away in New Delhi on Thursday.
May 15, 2017
NGT asks AIIMS panel to submit report on Tughlaqabad depot chemical spillThe National Green Tribunal on Monday directed an AIIMS panel, formed by the Centre after a chemical spill at Tughlaqabad depot led to the hospitalisation of over 450 school children, to submit its report on the impact of the incident.
Feb 07, 2017
Chennai oil spill: NGT to hear pleas seeking compensation for victimsThe National Green Tribunal on Tuesday transferred to its Southern Bench two pleas seeking compensation to people affected by the recent oil spill off the coast of Tamil Nadu and seizure of the vessels involved.
Jan 19, 2017
Jallikattu ban: BJP backs people of Tamil Nadu, blames UPA for depriving state of traditional sportOn 27 November 2010, the Supreme Court permitted jallikattu under the provisions of TNRJA, for a period of five months starting 15 January of any year.