National Green Tribunal

National Green Tribunal: Communication Will Be Considered Complete Even If The News Has Been Put In Public Domain

The National Green Tribunal, in this case, ruled that the petition will not be maintained as it is barred by time under Sec. 16 of National Green Tribunal Act whereas communication will be considered complete once the news has...

National Green Tribunal: No Application For Review Shall Be Entertained Unless It Is Filed Within Thirty Days

The National Green Tribunal will not entertain any review application unless it is filed within thirty days from the date of receipt of a copy of the order sought to be reviewed. In the present case, an application for review...

National Green Tribunal: No Order Can Be Passed Against A Commercial Activity If They Are Complying With All The Directions Of The State Pollution...

The National Green Tribunal ruled that the test for Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) is not necessary when Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) is less than 30 mg/L Brief Facts of the Case In the present case, an appeal has been filed before...

Gujarat HC dismissed Writ Application against GPCB for inspecting Coal Gasifier Tech, says applicant concerned only with profit

A Prior Case existed, whereby a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed with the serious issue of pollution caused by the Ceramic Industries at Morbi, Gujarat. The production of ceramic tiles accounts for nearly 80% of the country's total...

Supreme Court Upholds the Importance Of Water Bodies

The environment is a topic of discussion at various platforms in this era. The world together is fighting against climate change. Recently Greta Thunberg won Noble Peace Prize for children for her speech in Unite Nations blaming the authorities...

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Kerala HC: First Examine Whether the Course Adopted by the Corporation Is Correct and Then Implement Remedial Measures so Prescribed

The petitioner had prayed in the writ petition for a direction to the Corporation and its officials to ensure that the restoration work of the road was continued and completed only after having removed the existing bituminous road surface and to ensure that the level of the existing road was not increased by the restoration work.

Kerala HC: FIR in Case of Corruption Needs To Be Registered Only After Preliminary Enquiry

On the 8th day of June 2021, the Honorable High Court of Kerala heard and decided a Civil Writ Petition matter filed seeking Writ of Mandamus against the police authorities to register the First Information Report and conduct the investigation.

Kerala HC: Court Cannot Verify Genuineness of Allegations u/s 482 of CrPC

On the 8th Day of June 2021, the Honourable Kerala High Court heard and decided a Criminal Miscellaneous Petition (Cr. M.C) under section 482 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 (Cr. P.C).

Kerala HC: Environmental Clearance Is Required for Expansion of Pre-Existing Projects

The petition was filed challenging the validity of Environmental Impact Assessment, 2006 rules on the buildings whose construction was started before the issue of rules.

Kerala HC: Panchayat’s Permission to Set Up Industrial Units Exempted if Power Is Less Than 5

On the 11th day of June 2021, the Honourable High Court of Kerala disposed of a Civil Writ Petition in which the Petitioner had sought a prohibitory order of performing unauthorized furniture manufacturing adjacent to the residential area.