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Jan 16, 2019
Shivaji memorial: SC issues notice to Centre, Maharashtra govt over refusal to restrain authorities from going ahead with projectThe Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre and Maharashtra government on a plea challenging the Bombay High Court order which had refused to restrain authorities from taking steps regarding the proposed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Memorial project in Arabian Sea.
Dec 19, 2018
2018 in Wildlife: Gir lions, 'man-eater' Avni, dead elephants echo drumbeats of doomIt’s going to take a lot more than dedicated officers and conservation groups to save India’s wildlife.
Nov 23, 2018
India's economic boom is killing elephants: Coordination at all levels is key to keeping pachyderms safeThe elephants, in general, are facing threat to their existence and one of the prime reasons for this is the continuous shrinking of their habitat and corridors.
Oct 31, 2018
Amid worsening pollution, environment ministry to flag off 'Clean Air Week' in Delhi-NCR tomorrowThis decision was taken in a meeting held in Delhi on Tuesday under the Chairmanship of CK Mishra, Secretary, EF&CC to discuss the urgent steps to mitigate air pollution.
Oct 24, 2018
Kerala faces opposition from Tamil Nadu after nod for feasibility study to build new dam in MullaperiyarThe August flood that took the water level in most of the dams, including Mullapperiyar, to the brim had confounded fears of people living in the downstream of the dam regarding their safety.
Sep 22, 2018
519 projects cleared in 'protected areas' since 2014; activists say hasty decisions risk endangered speciesNo more than 1.1 percent projects were rejected, on average, annually between June 2014 and May 2018, dropping from 11.9 percent under the previous UPA government.
Jul 21, 2018
SC questions Centre over non-utilisation of environment protection fund; demands expenditure plan for Rs 77,000 croreExpressing concern over non-utilisation of Rs 77,000 crore which was meant for environment protection fund, the Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre about how it intends to spend the "huge amount."
Jun 23, 2018
India fast-tracks clearance of industrial projects; activists worry speed may compromise quality of evaluationEnvironmental group Greenpeace says that construction sector, coal-fired power plant of India are contributors to rising levels of particulate matter in air.
Apr 10, 2018
SC 'frustrated' at funds for environment being diverted for other uses, says 'we are being befooled' by executive"We are being befooled by the executive", was how a "frustrated" Supreme Court said on Tuesday while ruing the fact that around Rs one lakh crore worth of funds meant to protect the environment and benefit the people, was being diverted for other purposes.
Mar 19, 2018
Forest Rights Act: Why are Chhattisgarh tribals up in arms over non-implementation of legislation, Centre's new conservation policy?Even a written assurance may not hold good in a region where informed consent is a remote concept and the tribes can be plucked out of the forest and dumped just about anywhere