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Jun 14, 2019
Punjab and Haryana High Court according legal person status to animals a step forward to stop cruelty against themThe aim behind the bestowal of the status of ‘legal person’ on animals is the prevention of animal cruelty.
Mar 24, 2019
Supreme Court to hear fresh plea tomorrow not to evict forest dwellers, set up special investigation teamA bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna had on 5 March taken cognisance of the plea filed by Chhattisgarh-based Tarika Tarangini Larka, seeking a direction to the Centre not to allot possession of any forest land belonging to tribals to anyone other than 'adivasi' residing in that particular area.
Feb 28, 2019
SC stays eviction order on forest land: Centre's application to apex court points out grave anomalies in rejection of land title claimsAccording to the Union tribal affairs ministry’s application to the Supreme Court, its letter to state governments dated 12 September, 2014, had noted that reasons for rejection were not communicated.
Jan 29, 2019
Illegal sand mining: Congress govt in Madhya Pradesh fails to address menace despite tall pre-poll promises; state rivers sufferAlthough the new government in Madhya Pradesh promised a slew of measures to tackle the problem, the ground reality is much grimmer.
Oct 15, 2018
Graded Response Action Plan back in Delhi as authorities struggle to keep rapidly rising pollution in checkDiesel generators are already banned as air pollution level has reached the ‘Very Poor’ level as the presence of PM2.5 or PM10 concentration in air is between 121-250µg/m3 or 351-430 µg/m3 respectively.
Aug 23, 2018
Kerala, After The Flood: Tendency to back development despite warning from ecologists creates ground for future disastersWhat is important is that ecologists and environmentalists have to work in tandem with the government departments to achieve success on the ground.
Aug 20, 2018
Centre had refused to provide information on Madhav Gadgil report under RTI in 2011, says former Central Information CommissionerFormer Central Information Commissioner Shailesh Gandhi said that following an RTI filed by a Kerala resident to obtain the summary of Madhav Gadgil report in 2011, the Centre had denied the appeal and refused to provide information on it.
Aug 16, 2018
India bans 18 pesticides after reviewing 66 out of 104 used in country, leaves out monocrotophos, glyphosateWhile there are 104 pesticides that are used in India but are banned in other countries, the Central government’s is reviewing only 66 pesticides of them.
Jun 29, 2018
MoEF's notification on common effluent treatment plants ends up giving carte blanche for industrial pollutionThe MoEF's notification on common effluent treatment plants is as good as a clear exemption for the establishments from the environment clearance process.
Jun 01, 2018
Thoothukudi violence: Blood on streets but flawed Tamil Nadu govt order won't 'permanently shut' Sterlite plantThe TNPCB’s orders are nothing else but old wine in a new bottle. The same orders have been passed before, only to be set aside or set right by retrospective licenses issued by the TNPCB itself.