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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.
Dec 15, 2017
Delhi air pollution: NGT rejects AAP govt's plea seeking to exempt two-wheelers from odd-even schemeNGT dismissed the AAP government's review plea seeking an exemption for two-wheelers in the odd-even scheme, saying such a relaxation would defeat the purpose of improving Delhi's ambient air quality
Dec 13, 2017
NGT declares Amarnath cave shrine as silence zone, bans chanting of mantras and mobile phones near templeIn a bid to preserve the eco- sensitive Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday declared it a "silence zone"
Dec 04, 2017
NGT slams Delhi govt for not filing action plan to counter air pollution, asks why cricket match with Sri lanka was held in capitalThe National Green Tribunal on Monday came down heavily on the Delhi government for not filing a comprehensive action plan on ways to deal with the air pollution
Nov 17, 2017
NGT lifts ban on construction activities, allows entry of trucks in Delhi-NCR region as capital breathes easierNGT, however, refused to lift the ban on industrial activities causing pollution in the Delhi-National Capital Region
Oct 27, 2017
After Ghazipur landfill fire, NGT asks Delhi govt to convene meeting of stakeholders to avoid similar incidentsThe National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi chief secretary to convene a meeting of stakeholders to ensure that the landfill sites in the city do not catch fire and add to pollution.
Oct 26, 2017
NGT orders AAP government to submit status report on imposition of plastic ban DelhiThe National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday directed the Delhi government to strictly impose a fine of Rs 5,000 on those violating the plastic ban order.
Aug 20, 2017
National Green Tribunal summons top Karnataka govt officials over cleaning of Bellandur LakeNGT has summoned top officials of the Karnataka government to explain what action they have taken to clean the Bellandur lake in Bengaluru
Aug 07, 2017
NGT orders Delhi BJP MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa to file fresh plea against hookah barsThe National Green Tribunal has directed a Delhi BJP MLA to file afresh his plea alleging that hookah bars were "ruining" youth by turning them into "drug addicts".
Jul 12, 2017
Assam floods: NGT slams govt for death for Kaziranga animals, asks to ensure their safety on highwaysThe National Green Tribunal on Wednesday rapped the Assam government for the death of several animals in road accidents in the Kaziranga National Park and directed it to ensure their safety, especially during monsoons.