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Explore environmental law developments and their impact on sustainability in India with LawStreet Journal. Our dedicated section covers legal battles, policy changes, and expert analysis on environmental issues.

Delhi High Court warns deforestation could turn city into barren desert amid record 52.3°C temperature
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Delhi High Court warns deforestation could turn city into barren desert amid record 52.3°C temperature

Delhi High Court warns that deforestation and extreme temperatures, like the recent 52.3°C, could turn the city into a barren desert, urging immediate action.

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UP govt plans to cut 33k trees for Kanwar route, NGT seeks more details Environment
UP govt plans to cut 33k trees for Kanwar route, NGT seeks more details

UP govt plans to cut 33k trees for Kanwar route. NGT seeks more details from the govt about the Ghaziabad-Meerut-Muzaffarnagar project. Hearing on July 8.

NGT orders demolition of Curlies Nightclub linked to Sonali Phogat's death, cites fabricated evidence and violations [Read Judgment] Environment
NGT orders demolition of Curlies Nightclub linked to Sonali Phogat's death, cites fabricated evidence and violations [Read Judgment]

NGT orders demolition of Curlies Nightclub linked to Sonali Phogat's death, citing fabricated evidence and violations of Coastal Regulation Zone norms.

Three Lakh Metres of Waste Turned into 12-Acre Park in Lucknow Environment
Three Lakh Metres of Waste Turned into 12-Acre Park in Lucknow

Lucknow transforms 12 acres of waste into Rashtriya Prerna Park. A green model featuring 100,000 plants, offering a solution for Delhi's waste crisis.

Delhi Landfill Scam: AAP has spent crores to remove trash hills. Why are they still standing tall? Environment
Delhi Landfill Scam: AAP has spent crores to remove trash hills. Why are they still standing tall?

Delhi government's target was to remove 50 lakh metric tonnes of garbage from the Bhalswa landfill by March this year. However, the deadline for clearing the garbage mountain has now been extended. Can Delhi clear its garbage dumps? Why MCD hasn’t been able to accomplish results? Watch this report.

Forest fire: SC slams Centre, U'khand govt; summons Chief Secy on May 17

SC criticizes Centre and Uttarakhand for inadequate handling of forest fires; summons Chief Secretary, highlights lack of funds and diversion of forest guards.

3,800 metric tonnes of solid wastes going untreated everyday in Delhi SC records concern

The Supreme Court expressed concern as 3,800 metric tonnes of solid waste in Delhi go untreated daily. The issue must be addressed promptly beyond political lines.

Yamuna Cleanup Scam? | Whole strategy of Delhi govt to clean Yamuna is foul

Yamuna Cleanup Scam? | 90% of Sewage treatment plants (STPs) are not working and the harmful industrial waste directly going into the river, Environmentalist Pankaj Kumar claimed.

3,000 tonnes of solid municipal waste goes unprocessed in Delhi [Read Order]

Alarmed by the untreated solid waste adding to the pollution load in the Capital, the Supreme Court sought a ‘concrete action plan’ to fix Delhi’s garbage woes.

Ignorance is not bliss: Okhla Waste to Energy Plant needs to be relocated, residents argue

Questions on the suitability of waste-to-energy plants in Delhi are not new, but the 2,000 tonnes per day Waste to Energy (WTE) plant, situated in the middle of the dense residential areas around Sukh...

Aravali Hills: Forest Conservation Act 2023 'Unconstitutional’? [Read Petition]

Aravali Hills: Supreme Court admits petition challenging the amendments to the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980. The case is now listed for July for a final hearing.

Blue Economy for food and livelihood security

Overview of the Blue Economy's impact on food security, India's fisheries initiatives, and global efforts towards sustainable marine resource management.

Supreme Court rejects Vedanta's plea to reopen its Tamil Nadu copper plant, citing environmental concerns

Supreme Court rejects Vedanta's plea to reopen its Tamil Nadu copper plant, citing environmental concerns and prioritizing resident health.

Ganga water in Bengal declared unfit for bathing due to rise in faecal coliform bacteria

Ganga River water in Bengal is unfit for bathing due to this reason. Read the full report to know more.

Tamil Nadu trekking tragedy: ‘Forest fire’, SC quashes FIR against Belgian in death of 13 people in a trekking expedition in TN

Supreme Court quashes FIR against a Belgian over a 2018 Tamil Nadu trekking tragedy, ruling the forest fire deaths as a natural calamity.

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Miscreants scribble "Ram" on goat headed for Bakri Eid sacrifice, 'Gau Gyan Foundation' demands action

Miscreants scribble 'Ram' on goat headed for Bakri Eid sacrifice in Mumbai, animal welfare organization Gau Gyan Foundation demands police action for hurting religious sentiments.

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Offence committed outside India by Indian citizen requires centre’s sanction U/S 188 CrPC for trial in India: Kerala HC [Read Order]

Kerala HC quashes proceedings against a husband for cruelty committed in Australia, citing lack of Centre’s sanction under Section 188 CrPC for trial in India.

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Madras HC directs TN, Puducherry to implement Lawyers' Welfare Schemes and ensure minimum pay for junior advocates [Read Order]

Madras HC directs TN and Puducherry to implement lawyers' welfare schemes and ensure minimum stipends for junior advocates, addressing delays and exploitation concerns.

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Supreme Court extends time for AAP to vacate office premises by Aug 10

SC extends AAP's deadline to vacate office till Aug 10, allowing more time for transition despite no alternative space being provided.

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Delhi HC rejects plea of ISIS terrorist who planned Haridwar Kumbh Mela terror attacks [Read Judgment]

Delhi High Court refuses relief for Haridwar Kumbh Mela attack planner ISIS terrorist Mohsin Ibrahim Sayyed.

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'Can't pass order on the basis of newspaper reports,' SC castigates Delhi govt on failure to remove defects in WP on water issue

'Can't pass order on the basis of newspaper reports,' SC castigates Delhi govt on failure to remove defects in WP on water issue

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