Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicEnvironmental Laws

Topic: Environmental Laws

India can’t commit to climate change abroad and be non-compliant on environment at home

Government’s hurriedly thought out mechanisms have neither improved environmental performance of projects, nor reduced legal cases against polluting ones.

For Delhi, the Ghazipur landfill is a problem that’s only going to get bigger

With no efficient waste management system & a dearth of land for new dumps, filth will continue to mount at Ghazipur landfill, as will disease and pollution.

Volkswagen fined Rs 500 crore by NGT for damage to environment

The NGT said that Volkswagen's use of a 'cheat device' in diesel cars caused the damage, and directed it to deposit the money in two months.

NGT begins fresh hearing in Karnataka case as expert member retired without signing ruling

NGT delivered verdict more than six months ago; petitioner sought a stay on water project as it 'violated' forest clearance norms.

Rs 50,000 crore green fund stuck in turf war between environment and finance ministries

Environment ministry is worried that the fund meant for restoring India’s forest cover could be diverted by the government to meet other expenses.

On Camera

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

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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