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  • Legalising Illegality

    Legalising Illegality

    The interpretation of the principle of proportionality by the Indian Supreme Court in cases relating to post facto clearances can put environmental rule of law in jeopardy. The Court has overlooked the application of its own jurisprudence on proportionality and the structured four-part proportionality test, says TARINI MEHTA

    September 3, 2020
  • ‘NGT jurisdiction for Goa will remain with Pune’

    ‘NGT jurisdiction for Goa will remain with Pune’

    The Panaji Bench of Bombay High Court on Wednesday struck down the Centre’s notification relocating the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) jurisdiction for Goa-related cases from Pune to Delhi. The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) in August issued the notification citing lack of flight connectivity with Pune and absence of an office set up in …

    October 11, 2017
  • Gas leak: NGT issues notice to Centre, Delhi government

    Gas leak: NGT issues notice to Centre, Delhi government

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday issued notice to the Delhi government, the Ministry of Environment and Forests and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee over the chemical spill in the Tughlaqabad container depot that led to over 450 schoolchildren being hospitalised. A bench headed by NGT chairperson Swatanter Kumar also issued a show cause notice …

    May 8, 2017