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National Green Tribunal

NGT forms joint committee to probe alleged illegal mining by Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh in Uttar Pradesh’s Gonda

NGT has formed a Joint Committee to verify the factual position and take appropriate remedial action on allegations of illegal mining by BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh

‘It’s high time state realises its duty to the law and citizens’: NGT slams WB govt for negligence in waste management, slaps Rs 3500...

The NGT admonished the West Bengal government for neglecting waste management and risking public health.

Bombay HC dismisses plea challenging PoP ban for sculpting idols used during Hindu festivals, plea contends PoP’s pH level is similar to that of...

The Bombay HC has dismissed a plea challenging the validity of the revised guidelines which banned the use of Plaster of Paris (PoP) for making idols.

Environmental group writes to NGT, demands stay on BMC’s cycle track project over Powai Lake citing damage to ecology

Sahyadri Rights Forum has registered a complaint with the NGT over the alleged exploitation of Powai Lake in Mumbai.

Supreme Court dumps IIT study that showed firecrackers are not a major cause of pollution, dismisses plea challenging ban on sale

Supreme Court said that one does not need IIT to say that firecrackers are bad for health, dismissed IIT-Kanpur study on causes of air pollution

After Delhi defies arbitrary firecracker ban, claims of Diwali causing pollution busted as air quality improves after Diwali

Air Quality Index dropped in Delhi significantly a night after people burst firecrackers on Diwali in the NCR defying the ban

So our children remember the joys of celebrating Deepawali: Why OpIndia is launching Mission Loud and Bright Diwali 2021

Like most people, we at OpIndia were mightily distressed as well. And thus, we announced our mission for a loud and bright Diwali 2021.

Not only firecracker ban: Three other loony ideas the NGT has come up with to ‘save the environment’

The NGT has been criticised widely by people on social media for its crackdown on crackers across the country.

NGT could destroy local cracker industry even as politicians preach ‘vocal for local’, orders severe Diwali restrictions nationwide

The order passed by the NGT will end up affecting the livelihoods of lakhs of people employed in the firecracker industry.

NGT wants to ban Diwali firecrackers in 18 states and UTs, issues notices citing ‘poor air quality’

NGT looks into possibility of banning firecrackers in 18 states and UTs ahead of Diwali.

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