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Styrene gas tragedy: LG Polymers was warned over toxic styrene levels, green ministry red flags delay by Andhra govt: Report

A major chemical leak from the LG Polymers plant near Visakhapatnam impacted villages in a five-km radius

Styrene gas leak: NGT imposes Rs 50 crore fine on LG Polymer for not complying with rules, constitutes committee to probe the gas leak

NGT has set up a five-member committee to probe Thursday's Styrene gas leak incident in LG Polymer factory.

No second leak at polymer plant, experts working to fix issue: NDRF chief denies rumours of another leakage in Vizag

"There are some rumours and media reports about a second leakage. I categorically clear that it is not true. It has nothing to do with leakage as such and hence there is no reason to believe that there is a second leakage", said the NDRF chief.

NGT orders immediate closure of Bhopal’s only slaughterhouse for not shifting it, civic body claims no political support for shifting

A Bhopal resident had moved the tribunal in 2014 seeking relocation of the slaughterhouse in Jinsi locality

Majnu ka Tila: Uncertainty looms over 700 Pakistani Hindu refugees’ future as NGT directs authorities to remove encroachments

NGT reprimanded the Delhi authorities for allowing such encroachments in Majnu ka Tila and directed authorities to remove the settlements

NGT orders reopening of Vedanta’s Sterlite plant in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu

A committee appointed by the NGT had called the closure of the plant as "unjustified" and against "natural justice".

Congress and JD(S) led Karnataka govt turns down Centre’s proposal to declare western ghats eco-sensitive area

The declaration of Western Ghats ESA has assumed significance because of the massive Kerala floods in July

The other side of Tuticorin plant case: a Twitter user claiming to be an employee shares insight

Vedanta claims that the Sterlite Copper plant did not violate any environmental norms, says allegations of causing pollution and cancer are baseless

NGT lambasts the Karnataka government for it’s cloudburst theory justifying Bellandur lake froth

Due to the callousness of the govt, the biggest and the most beautiful lake in the city has turned into a septic tank of the city.

Hotelier arrested for murder of woman official executing SC order to demolish illegal constructions

The Supreme Court took suo motu cognisance of her killing, terming the incident as "extremely serious".

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“If this was Uttar Pradesh, I would have set your houses on fire”: Vikas Dubey had said to Ujjain police officials after his arrest

Madhya Pradesh police official who had arrested Vikas Dubey narrates how the gangster was threatening the police team

With Apple’s plans to exit China, its Taiwanese supplier Foxconn to invest $1 billion in India in iPhone manufacturing unit

Foxconn to expand its iPhone produciton unit in Tamil Nadu with $1 billion investment to make more models as Apple moves out of China

Rajasthan Special Operations Group issues notices to CM Ashok Gehlot and DyCM Sachin Pilot over allegations of attempts to topple their govt

After Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot alleged attempts to topple his govt, SOG issues notices to him and DyCM Sachin Pilot to record statement

Andhra Pradesh: Locals write to NHRC after state authorities fail to act against illegal church construction in Kadapa

District authorities ignore illegal church construction evicting SC families from their homes, locals write to NHRC

Police encounters and ‘secular privilege’ in Indian politics

Between 2002 and 2007, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) found 440 cases of suspected “fake” encounters by the police across India.

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In the video titled "Journey to the centre of my brain", Sebastian is seen thanking God because 'all the people who spoke Sanskrit are dead'.

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