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Dec 19, 2018
Search for trapped miners resumes in Meghalaya; case filed against government to seek compensation for victims' kinThe search operation launched to trace at least 14 labourers, trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, resumed Wednesday after it took a hit due to strong winds and heavy rains
Dec 17, 2018
Post NGT order, Sterlite Copper mulls approaching Tamil Nadu govt for consent to operate Tuticorin plantIn May, Vedanta's Sterilte Copper had to close the smelter plant following the state government order. The company had challenged the order in the NGT.
Dec 16, 2018
Vedanta Sterlite plant: Tamil Nadu govt to challenge NGT order in SC, Opposition accuses state of 'negligent' attitudeThe Tamil Nadu government Saturday said it would challenge in the Supreme Court the NGT order setting aside the closure of the Vedanta Ltd's Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin on pollution grounds in the wake of protests by locals.
Dec 15, 2018
Sterlite protests: NGT sets aside order shutting down Vedanta's plant in Tuticorin; Tamil Nadu govt to appeal in SCThe NGT's decision came months after the Sterlite copper smelter was ordered shut by Tamil Nadu over alleged pollution that led to violent protests in May, which culminated in police opening fire on demonstrators and killing 13.
Dec 04, 2018
Gautam Gambhir slams Arvind Kejriwal, Centre over Delhi pollution, says 'tax isn't for Delhi CM's callousness'Gambhir also tagged the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) official Twitter handle in his tweet and said that he wished that he had the option to say that the tax he pays was not for the "Delhi chief minister's callousness".
Dec 03, 2018
NGT fines Delhi govt Rs 25 cr for failing to curb air pollution; officials, people polluting environment not sparedThe money will be deducted from the salary of Delhi government officials and the people polluting the environment. The tribunal also stated that if the Arvind Kejriwal-led government fails to pay the fine, it will have to pay a fine of Rs 10 crore per month.
Nov 29, 2018
Sterlite copper smelter: NGT-appointed committee says Tamil Nadu govt’s order to close Vedanta plant is unjustifiedIn a setback for the Tamil Nadu Government, an NGT-appointed committee that looked into closure of Sterlite Copper plant in Tuticorin on Wednesday said that the order to close down the plant was unjustified and " against the principles of natural justice".
Nov 22, 2018
Former NGT chairman Swatanter Kumar says India needs concerted efforts to control air pollution, not more lawsFirstpost spoke to former National Green Tribunal chairman Justice Swatanter Kumar who, in his 5-year tenure, passed a series of orders to control air pollution in Delhi — including that to ban 15-year-old petrol and 10-year-old diesel vehicles.
Nov 17, 2018
Chhath Puja celebrations take place at Kolkata's Rabindra Sarobar lake despite NGT ban, activists' campaignChhath Puja celebrations took place over two days at Kolkata's Rabindra Sarobar Lake this week in brazen disregard for the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ruling.
Nov 09, 2018
Delhi will have a tough time disposing off 40 lakh banned vehicles: Transport dept seeks NGT's help in scrapping old carsThe Delhi Transport Department has decided to seek help from the NGT to figure out a way to dispose of 40 lakh old petrol and diesel vehicles which were recently banned in the national capital following a Supreme Court order