People do not grow what they cannot use
What Is a Clean Fuel ?
The EPCA cracks the conundrum and comes up with solutions to implement the Supreme Court order
No truck with reason
It's a clear sell-out. The Union ministry of road transport and highways (MRTH) has given ground to truckers who ended their strike recently: the …
Are lawyers game for cycling to court?
The remark by Chief Justice of India, Justice R M Lodha, that lawyers should start cycling to work has created a flutter in the legal circles. …
वनवासियों को बेदखली का डर, मंत्रालय ने कहा अस्वीकृतियों के आंकड़े अंतिम नहीं
आदिवासी शिक्षित नहीं हैं और न ही इनकी आर्थिक स्थिति ठीक है। जानकारी के अभाव में ग्राम सभा स्तर पर ही उनके बहुत से ...
Five SC rebukes that show governments not serious about Delhi’s air
The apex court has repeatedly cracked on Delhi and neighbouring state governments for not being able to curb air pollution in the capital city
Resume provision of basic amenities to Narmada oustees: SC
The apex court’s order came in response to a writ petition filed by the displaced persons
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (September 18, 2019)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal
Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (August 5-9)
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal through the week
Next hearing in FRA case on September 12
Apex court asks all states to file affidavits within 15 days
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (July 10, 2019)
Illegal mining: Supreme Court orders Meghalaya to deposit Rs 100 crore
Move comes six months after mining disaster in the state
Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (April 16, 2019)
Forest Rights Act: Who is the encroacher and who is encroached upon
Thirteen years after a historic law was formulated to give forest dwellers legal ownership of their traditional land, their fate still hangs in …
Now tribal affairs ministry FRA claim settlement number under cloud
Is there something fishy behind giving wrong data for over a decade and then disowning it?
SC okays Monsanto’s patent claim over Bt cotton
The agri-business giant earlier had a setback at Delhi high court
When judges copy
Should the rules on plagiarism matter as much as the independent analysis made by judges in adjudicating cases?
Energy in news on April 17
Here’s a round-up of today’s news reports and developments around energy
SC stays Uttarakhand HC order declaring Ganga, Yamuna living entities
The Uttarakhand government had challenged the order on the ground that the victims of floods in the Ganga and Yamuna could sue the guardians of …
Who has rights over a citizen’s body? New twist in Aadhaar controversy
Centre says citizens don’t have absolute rights over their body, but critics point to right to liberty and dignity
Cauvery row: Karnataka ordered to release 15,000 cusecs daily to Tamil Nadu for the next 10 days
Order passed keeping in mind the difficulty Tamil Nadu farmers would face in growing samba rice in the absence of Cauvery river water
Supreme Court orders installation of RFID at Delhi entry points
RFID system may bring efficiency in collection of toll tax and Environment Compensation Charge
How many people die of silicosis in Indian mines?
One of the worst health hazards that miners engaged in stone quarrying, crushing, quartz mining, glass and ceramic manufacturing face is dust …