National Green Tribunal

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  • SC stays NGT order on new approach to Vaishno Devi temple

    SC stays NGT order on new approach to Vaishno Devi temple

    The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the National Green Tribunal's order to direct the Vaishno Devi temple authorities to open a new approach road for use by pedestrians and battery-operated vehicles from November 24. Issuing a notice, a bench of......

    November 21, 2017
  • NGT clears hurdles for construction of new Andhra capital

    NGT clears hurdles for construction of new Andhra capital

    Clearing the hurdles in the construction of Andhra Pradesh's new state capital Amaravati, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday refused to set aside the environmental clearance. It permitted the state government to go ahead with the work on the......

    November 18, 2017
  • NGT bans parking in Sarojini Nagar market

    NGT bans parking in Sarojini Nagar market

    The National Green Tribunal on Friday banned parking in the city's Sarojini Nagar market and said anyone found doing so would be liable to pay a fine of Rs 5,000. The environmental compensation of Rs 5,000 would be in addition......

    November 17, 2017
  • Air quality still very poor, NGT defers decision on construction, odd-even exemptions

    Air quality still very poor, NGT defers decision on construction, odd-even exemptions

    Air quality in the National Capital Region on Thursday showed no improvement as the Air Quality Index (AQI) deteriorated a "little" and remained in the "very poor" category even as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) deferred its decision on ban......

    November 17, 2017
  • National Green Tribunal bans new construction in heart of Shimla

    National Green Tribunal bans new construction in heart of Shimla

    The National Green Tribunal on Thursday banned all new construction activities in the heart of Shimla with immediate effect. It also rapped the Himachal Pradesh government for allowing `reckless’ construction in the state. "There should be no construction of any......

    November 16, 2017
  • Delhi air quality improves to 'very poor'; checks on trucks, constructions may go

    Delhi air quality improves to 'very poor'; checks on trucks, constructions may go

    Still suffering "very poor" air quality, the national capital on Wednesday saw improvement, with environment authorities considering revoking the "severe-plus" category restrictions imposed over the past week. The air quality of the national capital improved on Wednesday to "very poor"......

    November 16, 2017
  • NGT slams Uttarakhand govt on new Assembly building

    NGT slams Uttarakhand govt on new Assembly building

    The National Green Tribunal today slammed the Uttarakhand government for initiating construction of a new legislative assembly building of the State without mandatory clearances. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, which stopped short of imposing environment compensation......

    November 15, 2017
  • Air quality improves marginally, NGT rejects plea for odd-even exemptions

    Air quality improves marginally, NGT rejects plea for odd-even exemptions

    Air quality in the National Capital Region saw a marginal improvement from "severe plus" to "severe" on Tuesday while the National Green Tribunal turned down a Delhi government plea for exemptions from the odd-even traffic scheme. The Delhi government made......

    November 15, 2017
  • Air quality back to 'severe-plus'; Delhi seeks exemptions in odd-even scheme 'this year'

    Air quality back to 'severe-plus'; Delhi seeks exemptions in odd-even scheme 'this year'

    The air quality in Delhi-NCR was back to "severe-plus" or "emergency" category on Monday -- for the second time in past six days -- even as the Delhi government urged the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to allow exemptions for women......

    November 14, 2017
  • Delhi govt 'defers' odd-even, says will 'consider' if NGT grants exemptions

    Delhi govt 'defers' odd-even, says will 'consider' if NGT grants exemptions

    The Delhi government on Saturday called off the odd-even scheme, which was to be implemented from Monday, after the National Green Tribunal ordered the withdrawal of exemptions under it, Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said. Gahlot said the government's decision came......

    November 12, 2017
  • Odd-even plan returns as Delhi-NCR inhales toxic air for third day

    Odd-even plan returns as Delhi-NCR inhales toxic air for third day

    The odd-even traffic rationing plan returned to the national capital and will be in place for five days from November 13 as people continued to inhale toxic air for the third day on Thursday, with the situation expected to be......

    November 10, 2017
  • Air pollution: Why construction not stopped in Delhi, asks NGT

    Air pollution: Why construction not stopped in Delhi, asks NGT

    The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday lashed out at the Delhi government and the Central Pollution Control Board for not issuing orders to shut down construction and industrial activities in the capital despite the worsening air quality. It also ordered......

    November 9, 2017
  • Delhi Metro trains to increase frequency of trips from Thursday

    Delhi Metro trains to increase frequency of trips from Thursday

    Considering the alarming pollution levels in the city, the Delhi Metro has decided to increase the number of train trips -- by 186 in all -- on several routes starting from Thursday, the public transporter announced on Wednesday. The decision......

    November 8, 2017