The NGT passed the order after it was informed that 37 containers with 697 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, an explosive substance, were sent to a detonator manufacturing unit having a license for ammonium nitrate in Telangana
The tribunal had earlier said that there was no evidence which proved that no action had been taken by the concerned authorities in the matter
NGT slaps Rs 25 lakh fine on two Noida units for unauthorised extraction of water, says depleting groundwater may cause irreversible damage
Noida Golf Course and Advant Navis Business Park have been directed by the NGT to pay an interim compensation of Rs 25 lakh.
Vizag gas leak: Styrene tanks at LG Polymers plant were outdated, lacked temperature sensors, finds NGT-appointed committee
A committee appointed by India’s top environmental court has blamed lack of basic safety norms for a gas leak in a South Korean-owned chemical factory in Visakhapatnam that killed 12 people and sickened hundreds
Visakhapatnam gas leak incident: NGT holds LG Polymers prima facie accountable, but application of 'strict' instead of 'absolute' liability may dilute case
While there is little clarity on the reasons for the gas leak, the delay caused by LG Polymer to approach the right forum as well as the alleged lack of appropriate permissions required to run such a plant could amount to negligence towards the incident.
Vizag gas leak: LG Chem booked for culpable homicide after styrene gas leaked from their plant killed 11, affected 800 others
Indian police have filed a culpable homicide complaint against an LG Chem subsidiary over a toxic gas leak at its chemical plant in the south of the country that killed 11 people and forced 800 into hospital for treatment from poisoning
Poor dam management, manipulated flood lines in Maharashtra leave people living along riverbanks at the mercy of raging waters during monsoons
The rainfall pattern is getting erratic by the day, where dry spells are widening and days of torrential rains increasing, which exposes people who live close to the rivers to further flooding.
Aditya Dubey, 16-year-old boy, pleaded to the NGT to instruct the giants to stop excessive use of plastic packaging.
NGT slams Bengaluru authorities for violating directives on rejuvenating polluted lakes, says it can initiate prosecution against erring officials
Warning by NGT came after observing that despite its directions for the execution of the rejuvenation plan of lakes, the Karnataka state instrumentalities did nothing
Daily Bulletin: NGT summons Delhi govt, Centre over pollution; power tussle in Maharashtra continues; day's top stories
However, Pawar did not give any sign of his party changing its 'we will sit in Opposition' stand in Maharashtra, which is waiting for a new government more than a week after announcement of poll results on 24 October.
Administration in Haryana’s Fatehabad asks agriculture department to lodge FIR against farmers for setting crop residue on fire
Agriculture department has identified as many as 490 locations where crop residue was set on fire
NGT seeks reports from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab governments by 15 November on steps taken to curb stubble burning
The National Green Tribunal sought a report from the governments of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Punjab over the action taken to stop stubble burning in their respective states
Punjab records 45% increase in stubble-burning incidents as of 11 Oct; officials expect overall count to reduce due to intervention
Period between 15 October to 15 November, maximum number of stubble burning incidents take place in Punjab, adjoining states and is one of the main reasons for Delhi-NCR pollution
Activists blame the Maharashtra government for the recent deluge in Kolhapur, alleging that flood lines of the Panchganga river were redefined to provide benefits to the builders.
Mumbai Police arrests 29 activists protesting tree cutting at Aarey Colony; leaders across party lines slam state govt
Twenty nine were arrested as clashes broke out between the police and activists protesting the felling of trees for a proposed Mumbai Metro car shed at the Aarey Colony in North Mumbai
Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon slams felling of 1,800 trees, says Shiv Sena only 'tweeting about issue'
Mumbai Aarey Forest protests Updates: Criticising the Shiv Sena for "just tweeting" about the cutting of trees in Aarey, AAP's Preeti Sharma Menon also hit out at Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and said that no other leader from any political party joined the protests till 10 am on Saturday
Bombay HC refuses to declare Mumbai’s Aarey Colony a forest, dismisses petitions against felling of 2,700 trees
In a win for the BJP government in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court on Friday dismissed all petitions against the cutting of 2,700 trees for the metro car shed and refused to declare Mumbai's Aarey Colony as a forest area,
To prevent the disruption of local hydrology, residents of the Nuvem village in South Goa are protesting the building of a highway bypass that is inundating their paddy fields with monsoon rainwater, leading to crop loss.
Fact-check on MMRC's claims over Aarey reveals gaping holes; activists, citizens protesting Metro-3 shed slam govt for 'propaganda'
‘The MMRC is spreading propaganda against Aarey, and we will fight against it’, was the general mood at a protest outside the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation’s office on Friday, a day after the civic body which is in charge of the multi-crore project published a full-page ad in at least 16 newspapers titled ‘The truth you should know’.
Odd-even scheme back in Delhi from 4 to 15 November: Arvind Kejriwal launches seven-point plan to combat pollution in winters
The odd-even vehicle rationing scheme will be enforced in the capital from 4 November to 15 November, post-Diwali, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Friday