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National Green Tribunal (NGT)

SC Stays NGT Order, Seeks Compensation Roll Out For The Gas Leak Victims' Families

Jul 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The apex court was hearing an appeal filed by Rourkela Steel plant against an NGT order which took cognisance of a media report about gas leak in the plant and directed payment of compensation to the families or heirs of people who died in the gas leakage.

IPL 2021: National Green Tribunal Directs Centre To Regulate Extraction Of Groundwater For Cricket Matches

Apr 17, 2021 PTI

The National Green Tribunal asked the Ministry of Jal Shakti to hold a joint meeting with the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, representative of BCCI and Central Pollution Control Board

NGT Sets Up 5-Member Panel To Study Impact Of Illegal Mining On Swan River In Himachal

The NGT committee is being headed by Justice Jasbir Singh, a former judge of Punjab and Haryana High Court

Government To Soon Impose Green Tax On Old Polluting Vehicles

Jan 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

According to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, vehicles like strong hybrids, electric vehicles and those running on alternate fuels like CNG, ethanol and LPG will be exempted.

SC Asks For Status Report On Yamuna River Cleaning From NGT-Appointed Panel

While taking cognisance of contamination of rivers, the top court had said that the pollution-free water is a fundamental right which a welfare state is 'bound to ensure'.

17 January, 2021

UP Gas Leak: NGT To Take Cognizance Of IFFCO Ammonia Leak Incident

Outlook Web Bureau

IFFCO Deputy Manager Abhay Nandan and Assistant Manager V P Singh died in the incident.

10 January, 2021

Andhra Ammonia Gas Leak Case: NGT Directs Kurnool Govt To Take Remedial Steps

Outlook Web Bureau

The ammonia gas leak at SPY Agro Industries took place on June 26 and resulted in the death of one person and injured three workers.

02 December, 2020

Ahead Of New Year Celebrations, NGT Puts A Ban On Sale, Use Of Firecrackers


Green crackers can be used on Christmas and New Year only for 35 minutes at midnight in NCR and neighbouring areas with decent air quality.

15 November, 2020

Virat Kohli, Anushka Draw Flak For Urging Netizens To Avoid Firecrackers On Diwali

Outlook Web Bureau

Twitter was abuzz with hashtags against the cricketer as well as Anushka Sharma for asking people to refrain from bursting firecrackers.

15 November, 2020

Delhi's Air Quality Back To 'Severe'; Diwali Firecrackers Add To Misery


A layer of haze lingered over Delhi-NCR at night as people continued bursting firecrackers despite a ban.

10 November, 2020

Diwali Gone Up In Smoke, Say Traders Facing Losses After Firecracker Ban


Traders, shopkeepers plan to move Lt governor to seek his help


05 November, 2020

Air Pollution Increases Risk Of Death From Covid-19: NGT


The report also states that long-term exposure to air pollution can cause many of the health conditions associated with increased vulnerability to Covid-19.

18 October, 2020

Fines Worth Rs. 11.15 Lakh Levied On Polluters In Noida


Various private contractors who were found flouting anti-air pollution guidelines were heavily fined by the Noida Authority on Saturday.

13 October, 2020

Flipkart, Patanjali Issued Show-Cause Notice For Closure Over PWM Rules


In a report submitted to the National Green Tribunal, the CPCB has said the show cause notice has been issued to these units for non-compliance of provisions of Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules 2018.

10 September, 2020

Soren Government To Pay For The Sins Of Predecessor, As NGT Imposes Rs 125 Crore Fine

Navin Kumar

Construction of the new Assembly and High Court premises have been underway without environmental clearance, claims NGT. Interestingly, it was the previous Raghubar Das government that initiated the construction.

08 May, 2020

Vizag Gas Leak: NGT Issues Notice To Centre, Directs LG Polymers To Deposit Rs 50 Cr


The National Green Tribunal has issued notices to the Centre, LG Polymers India Pvt and Central Pollution Control Board for the Visakhapatnam chemical factory gas leak incident.

22 November, 2019

Supreme Court Declines To Stay NGT Ban On RO Filters

Outlook Web Bureau

The SC asked the RO Manufacturers to approach the government on the NGT order prohibiting the use of RO filters.


20 November, 2019

Install Air Quality Monitoring Stations Within A Year: NGT To State Pollution Control Boards


The panel sought first report on installation of air quality monitoring stations by April 1, 2020.

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Chairperson of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury addresses the conference to mark centennial year celebration of PAC, in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om...

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Expelled AIADMK leader VK Sasikala pays tribute to J Jayalalithaa on her fifth death anniversary, near Marina Beach, in Chennai.

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Devotees wait in queues outside the Sri Krishna Janambhoomi temple in Mathura. Security has been tightened in Mathura after Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha announced its plan to perform ‘jalabhishek’ at Shahi Eidgah in...

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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla delivers valedictory address during the conference to mark centennial year celebration of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), in the Central Hall of Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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A black flag being hoisted at the venue of Hornbill festival in solidarity with the civilians, killed in an anti-insurgency operation, in Kisama, Nagaland.

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