Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicEnvironmental Impact Assessment

Topic: Environmental Impact Assessment

Amend Official Languages Act to allow notifications in all languages, Supreme Court tells govt

The Official Languages Act stipulates the government to publish rules only in Hindi and English. CJI SA Bobde Thursday said there are people who may not know Hindi or English.

Our websites blocked, say 3 environmental groups campaigning against contentious draft policy

The groups were using the websites to raise awareness on a draft Environmental Impact Assessment policy, which has been criticised for giving more discretionary powers to govt.

AAP govt in no mood to revive crucial environmental clearance panels in Delhi

Experts fear delay can further risks of environmental hazards, rampant construction works in national capital.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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