National Green Tribunal

Why are ‘illegal mining’ victims not compensated? CPM to ask Darj DM

The National Green Tribunal had on 28 March directed the Darjeeling DM to ensure payment of Rs 20 Lakh each to families of three victims, who had died when a chunk of earth fell on them while illegally mining sand at Matigara, and Rs 5 Lakh to an injured, after deducting the amount already paid, within one month

Climate litigation demands an environmental consciousness

Why should the international community be concerned about climate change litigation? Climate change litigation encompasses disputes that relate to climate change in order to yield legal, policy and social change in state policies.