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NGT refuses to modify order deregistration 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi gcwNGT refuses to modify order deregistration 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi gcw

National Green Tribunal refuses to modify order directing deregistration 10-year-old diesel vehicles in Delhi

A panel led by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel observed that the Supreme Court had earlier dismissed the petition against its verdict.
 

India News Aug 14, 2021, 12:36 PM IST

Auto Supreme Court Skoda Volkswagen plea cheat devices FIR-VPNAuto Supreme Court Skoda Volkswagen plea cheat devices FIR-VPN

Supreme Court dismisses Skoda Volkswagen plea on 'cheat devices' FIR

The Supreme Court has dismissed the plea filed by Skoda Volkswagen India to quash a first information report filed against it on July 10 in Noida for installing emission 'cheat devices' in its vehicles. 

Business Nov 26, 2020, 1:18 PM IST

SC refuses to stay NGT order banning Chhath Puja at Kolkata lakes-dbrSC refuses to stay NGT order banning Chhath Puja at Kolkata lakes-dbr

SC refuses to stay NGT order banning Chhath Puja at Kolkata lakes

On Monday (November 16), the Supreme Court refused to grant a stay on the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order banning Chhath Puja at Rabindra Sarobar Lake and Subhas Sarobar Lake. 

India Nov 17, 2020, 9:55 AM IST

NGT bans use, sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till November 30-dnmNGT bans use, sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till November 30-dnm

NGT bans use, sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till November 30

The NGT said there will be a total ban against sale or use of all kinds of firecrackers in the NCR from midnight of November 9 -10 to the midnight of November 30 - December 1, 2020. The order will also apply to all cities/towns in the country where the average of ambient air quality during November (as per available data of last year) was recorded in the 'poor' and above category.

India Nov 9, 2020, 11:43 AM IST

Karnataka government allows use of green firecrackers -ymnKarnataka government allows use of green firecrackers -ymn

Karnataka government allows use of green firecrackers

Just a few hours after CM BS Yediyurappa announced a ban on the use of firecrackers this Deepavali, the state government in its order has mentioned that green firecrackers would be allowed. This decision has been made after many suggestions have come in from the public over the sale and use of crackers this Deepavali.

India Nov 7, 2020, 8:50 AM IST

Karnataka bans use of firecrackers this Deepavali, CM BS Yediyurappa confirms -ymnKarnataka bans use of firecrackers this Deepavali, CM BS Yediyurappa confirms -ymn

Karnataka bans use of firecrackers this Deepavali, CM BS Yediyurappa confirms

The Karnataka government has banned bursting of firecrackers this Deepavali due to the spread of COVID-19. Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday made the announcement and stated that orders will be issued on the matter soon.

India Nov 6, 2020, 2:19 PM IST

12 days before Diwali, NGT seeks views on banning firecrackers-VPN12 days before Diwali, NGT seeks views on banning firecrackers-VPN

12 days before Diwali, NGT seeks views on banning firecrackers

The bench has issued notices to the Union environment ministry, the Central Pollution Control Board, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee, the Delhi Police Comissioner and the governments of Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

India Nov 3, 2020, 9:47 AM IST

NGT rejects KMDAs plea to allow Chhath puja inside Rabindra Sarobar Lake-dbrNGT rejects KMDAs plea to allow Chhath puja inside Rabindra Sarobar Lake-dbr

NGT rejects KMDA’s plea to allow Chhath puja inside Rabindra Sarobar Lake

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday (September 17) rejected the plea of state agency Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) for granting permission for Chhat puja in Rabindra Sarobar this year (2020) with restrictions, and upheld its previous order banning any such ritual there to save its ecosystem.
 

India Sep 18, 2020, 6:27 PM IST

Adequate steps not taken against waste dumping in Yamuna at Vrindavan, says NGTAdequate steps not taken against waste dumping in Yamuna at Vrindavan, says NGT

Adequate steps not taken against waste dumping in Yamuna at Vrindavan, says NGT

The directions came while hearing of a plea by seer Madhumangal Shukla who had approached NGT against ‘illegal’ and ‘unregulated’ disposal of solid waste in Vrindavan
 

India Aug 5, 2020, 3:44 PM IST

Locust attack: NGT dismisses plea for implementation of Centre's contingency planLocust attack: NGT dismisses plea for implementation of Centre's contingency plan

Locust attack: NGT dismisses plea for implementation of Centre's contingency plan

At a time when India is battling the coronavirus pandemic, locusts present a new worry with their potential for exponential growth and crop destruction.

 

India Jul 8, 2020, 6:39 PM IST

Pay up in 15 days or lose water, power supply NGT tells KSPCB to wake up Bengaluru apartment ownersPay up in 15 days or lose water, power supply NGT tells KSPCB to wake up Bengaluru apartment owners

Pay up in 15 days or lose water, power supply: NGT tells KSPCB to wake up Bengaluru apartment owners

After receiving a dressing-down by the National Green Tribunal for not taking action against water bodies being polluted by untreated sewage from stormwater drains, the KSPCB was forced to issue notices to over 400 apartment and building owners to pay up Rs 291 crore as fine.

 

India Jan 27, 2020, 5:33 PM IST

NGT committee inspects rejuvenation of Varthur, Bellandur lakesNGT committee inspects rejuvenation of Varthur, Bellandur lakes

NGT committee inspects rejuvenation of Varthur, Bellandur lakes

The committee headed by UV Singh collected stratified samples from the lakes and also observed the quality of water in the lakes. The committee and state government have been given deadline from the NGT to show improvement in the lakes.
 

India Jan 21, 2020, 2:38 PM IST

NGT order effect: BBMP, BDA demolish Varthur lake encroachments in BengaluruNGT order effect: BBMP, BDA demolish Varthur lake encroachments in Bengaluru

NGT order effect: BBMP, BDA demolish Varthur lake encroachments in Bengaluru

After deploying 21 marshals and installing CCTV cameras at Bengaluru’s Varthur lake for protection, the officials went on a demolition drive at 15  guntas and removed encroachments at Kundlahalli bordering Varthur lake. The revenue department identified the encroachment in 2016 and acted following NGT guidelines that lake has to be protected and kept free from encroachment

India Nov 30, 2019, 10:43 AM IST

Marshals guard Bengaluru lakes; keep a check on waste dumpers, impose penaltyMarshals guard Bengaluru lakes; keep a check on waste dumpers, impose penalty

Marshals guard Bengaluru lakes; keep a check on waste dumpers, impose penalty


Bengaluru’s municipal bodies have Finally woken up after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) guideline order. 21 marshalls have been deployed, and CCTV cameras have been installed. Fencing too is underway. With such vigilance, tractors and vehicles plying near the lake bed with commuters dumping waste are caught and penalty is being imposed to send a clear message that no one can damage Varthur and Bellanduru lake and water bodies in the city.

India Nov 27, 2019, 2:44 PM IST

Lake pollution: Karnataka state officials to submit report on failure in maintaining lakesLake pollution: Karnataka state officials to submit report on failure in maintaining lakes

Lake pollution: Karnataka state officials to submit report on failure in maintaining lakes

As the Supreme Court rejected the state’s appeal against the order of paying Rs 500 crore fine for the failure of maintaining Varthur, Agara and Bellandur lakes, the state officials have been instructed to submit a report on the same on Nov 27. 

India Nov 24, 2019, 10:29 AM IST