Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicNational Green Tribunal

Topic: National Green Tribunal

New NGT head was silent as SC judge when govt hiring retired judges was questioned

Goel had presided over a bench which received a concept note from amicus curiae which said tribunals should not be ‘heaven for retired persons’.

Arvind Kejriwal govt has not rejected a single tree-cutting request since 2015

Delhi forest department records show the AAP administration has allowed the felling of more than 17,115 trees in three years. New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi...

Patron loyalty, ‘police nexus’ — how capital’s hookah scene is thriving despite ban

The serving of hookah is banned in Delhi but regular customers and an unwritten code have helped restaurants overcome it.

Before Mehbooba, social media knew the PDP-BJP split was imminent

Pre-Truth – snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and gov

Frothing lakes of Bengaluru: Civic apathy or government mismanagement?

The National Green Tribunal recently found that not even 1 ml water in the infamous Bellandur lake of Bengaluru is clean. Experts weigh in.

The element behind the Tuticorin fiasco

Even as the Tuticorin protests turn violent and take a political colour in Tamil Nadu, here’s a look at the significance of copper for the Indian economy.

Maneka Gandhi wants J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti to stop the use of horses in Vaishno Devi

Union minister says equines should be instead replaced with battery-operated carts as they are a source of a highly contagious disease called glanders.

NGT’s Amarnath ruling isn’t its first controversial order this year

The NGT’s Amarnath order has raised questions about its jurisdictional limitations. However, this is not the only NGT order that has caused a stir...

Alien paddy is causing stubble burning, but don’t blame Punjab for Delhi smog this time

The paddy being grown in Punjab is alien to conditions in Punjab, and the burning of its stubble has had a big impact on the state’s air quality.

Can’t terrorise farmers with laws to stop stubble-burning. Understand their problem first

The central government’s policy of not allowing Punjab to diversify is resulting in stubble burning which is causing damage to the health of people in faraway Delhi.

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
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.


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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.