NATIONAL GREEN TRIBUNAL

  • Stay extended on order banning diesel vehicles over 10 years old 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Friday extended till May 18 a stay on its order banning plying of diesel vehicles which are over 10 years old in Delhi-NCR, bringing relief to public utility services and private owners. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar extended the stay...
  • NGT notice to states,Union Territories on vehicular pollution April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Friday sought the response from all states and Union Territories (UTs) seeking the status on steps take to prevent air pollution caused by vehicles. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notice to the chief secretaries of all states and UTs...
  • Accept NGT's spirit behind banning old vehicles but implementation in 2 weeks impossible: Gadkari April 14, 2015

    The Centre has decided to move the Supreme Court against the Nation Green Tribunal's order than bans diesel vehicles older than 10 years from plying in NCR. "We accept the spirit of the Green Tribunal, but at the same time, implementing this order in two weeks is practically impossible," Union...
  • Delhi: NGT order on ban of over 10 years old diesel vehicles stayed for 2 weeks April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Heeding to the plea of the Delhi government, the National Green Tribunal on Monday stayed for two weeks its order to impound diesel vehicles, heavy or light, plying in the capital for more than 10 years. "There shall be no impounding of vehicles for two weeks. We make it...
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  • News 360: Virat Kohli breaks his silence on criticism of his girlfriend Anushka Sharma April 10, 2015

    Two weeks after India lost their World Cup crown in a semi-final defeat against Australia, Virat Kohli - who scored just one run in that match - has come out with an emotional outburst, saying "I am hurt". ...
  • NGT asks Delhi government if dumping in 3 landfill sites be banned April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal(NGT) on Friday asked the government if dumping in the three main landfill sites of Delhi should be banned after petitioner Gaurav Bansal alleged that ground water and air quality around landfills in Balswa, Okhla and Ghazipur have turned poisonous. It has directed Delhi Pollution Control...
  • Delhi government studying NGT ban on diesel vehicles older than 10 years April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Hours after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned diesel vehicles older than 10 years in the national capital, Delhi government said it would study the order and soon come up with a detailed report. "We are studying the NGT's order and we will soon prepare a detailed report in...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories April 7, 2015

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  • News 360: Maharashtra government makes mandatory screening of marathi films in multiplexes April 7, 2015

    Screening of Marathi films during the prime time slots of 6pm to 9pm in multiplexes has been made mandatory by Maharashtra government. ...
  • National Green Tribunal bans diesel vehicles older than 10 years in Delhi April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: In a significant step to improve ambient air quality, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday held that all diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old will not be permitted to ply in Delhi. Noting that diesel is prime source of air pollution in Delhi, the Tribunal...
  • National Green Tribunal halts ongoing construction in Noida April 7, 2015

    In a significant step to improve ambient air quality, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday halted ongoing construction in some areas of Noida in Uttar Pradesh. The Tribunal also directed crackdown on old diesel vehicles over 10 years old. ...
  • National Green Tribunal announces Rs 5,000 fine for littering on railway property March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Cracking the whip on those littering on railway platforms and tracks, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday announced a fine of Rs 5,000 on individuals spotted littering or throwing waste on the platforms and tracks. A bench, headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, passed a slew of directions...
  • Our orders cannot be avoided: National Green Tribunal March 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Concerned over lack of coordination and cooperation between various departments in cleaning river Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal has said it has all the "trappings of the civil court" and its directions on this and other issues should be complied with without any "default and delay". "This tribunal has...
  • Rs 5,000 for littering: Can fines clean-up Yamuna? January 13, 2015

    In a move to clean the rivers, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday decided to set up a committee to plan on cleaning up River Yamuna. It has ordered that people who throw pooja material into the Yamuna should henceforth be fined. ...
  • National Green Tribunal to charge Rs 5,000 as fine for discarding religious items in Yamuna January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: In a move to clean the rivers, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday decided to set up a committee to plan on cleaning up River Yamuna. It has ordered that people who throw religious items into the Yamuna should henceforth be fined. The defaulters caught in the act...
  • Delhi bans 15 year old vehicles: Can this be implemented? December 3, 2014

    Dismayed at increasing air pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal held that all vehicles which were more than 15 years old would not be permitted to ply on the city roads. ...
  • Over 29 lakh vehicles set to go off Delhi roads following NGT verdict November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: More than 29 lakh vehicles will go off the national capital's roads following a National Green Tribunal order putting a ban on plying of vehicles older than 15 years, the Delhi government has said. Dismayed at the increasing level of air pollution in Delhi, the NGT had on November...
  • Delhiites give mixed response to ban on 15-year-old vehicles November 29, 2014

    New Delhi: World Health Organisation (WHO) states that Delhi is the world's most polluted city. A city where average pollution level is eight times higher than the average. The National Green Tribunal Authority (NGTA) has banned all vehicles aged above 15 years from plying on the roads in the national...
  • More than 15-year-old vehicles not permitted to ply in Delhi: NGT November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Dismayed at increasing air pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday held that all vehicles which were more than 15 years old would not be permitted to ply on the city roads. A bench, headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, also directed that...
  • National Green Tribunal issues notice over rising cases of Cancer in Greater Noida November 7, 2014

    Noida: The National Green Tribunal has issued a notice to the Chief Secretary of the Uttar Pradesh government, the UP pollution control board, the District Magistrate and SSP of Noida to file a report on the rising cases of cancer in the Greater Noida district, allegedly due to consumption of...
  • NGT orders coal miners and transporters to pay Rs 400 crore royalty October 7, 2014

    Shillong: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered coal miners and transporters of Meghalaya to pay about Rs 400 crore royalty to the state government as per Mines Development and Regulation Act, 1957, before transporting the 6.3 million tonnes of extracted coal lying in depots across the state. While delivering the...
  • Delhi: NGT sets September 30 deadline for units to apply for borewells September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Thursday directed all unauthorised borewell units operating without its consent in Bawana and Narela industrial areas here to apply according to norms by September 30. A bench, headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar, directed that any unit which is operating illegally and without submitting the...
  • Sand mining: National Green Tribunal issues notice to 24 people in Uttarakhand July 9, 2014

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notice to 24 people for carrying out illegal sand mining activities in Uttarakhand's Haridwar district. A bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar sought response from all of them after the counsel for Uttarakhand government told the tribunal that certain people were carrying on illegal...
  • News 360: Delhi University scraps FYUP, admissions yet to begin June 27, 2014

    Celebrations erupted as the week long impasse between Delhi University and the University Grants Commission (UGC) finally ended on Friday with the Vice Chancellor agreeing to scrap the controversial Four Year Undergraduate Programme (FYUP). ...
  • Environment Ministry considers a 2km noconstruction zone around Okhla Bird sanctuary June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The Environment Ministry has sought the opinion of states on the National Green Tribunal order against buildings in Greater Noida. The Environment Ministry has sought the opinion of UP, Delhi and Haryana governments for notifying an ecosensitive zone around the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. The Ministry is mooting a 2km...
  • Noida ecosensitive zone: Environment Ministry meets officials from Delhi, Haryana, UP June 12, 2014

    Noida: The Environment Ministry met officials from Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on the issue of the ecologically sensitive zone around the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. This after a Supreme Court ruling upheld the stay on construction as well as a ban on possession imposed by the National Green Tribunal on...
  • Are buyers both victims and participants in this real estate mess? June 11, 2014

    In worrying news for home owners, 30,000 flats owners in Noida face uncertainty after a Supreme Court ruling on Tuesday. The apex court upheld the stay on construction imposed by the National Green Tribunal in the ecosensitive zone surrounding the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. On the other side, South Mumbai Shiv...
  • Buyers have to wait for possession of Noida flats June 11, 2014

    Buyers of flats in some parts of Noida will have to mark time as the Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to interfere with an NGT order restraining the New Okhla Industrial Development Authority from issuing completion certificates in respect of structures falling within 10 km of the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. An...