User: esg Topic: Decision-Making
Category: Environmental Clearance
Last updated: Jun 24 2019 10:07 IST RSS 2.0
 
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To clear way for mining, did Dantewada administration fake approval from a village council? 24.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Chhattisgarh chief minister has ordered an inquiry into the allegations.
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Madhya Pradesh Officials Blame Bats For Power Cuts, BJP Attacks Congress 22.6.2019 NDTV News - India-news
As Madhya Pradesh continues to reel under frequent and unscheduled power cuts, officials of the state electricity company are holding bats responsible for the woes, claiming that they are causing...
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Elevated corridors: Environment Clearance was issued in just two weeks 22.6.2019 Citizen Matters
The EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) report of elevated corridors spans 345 pages, but it took authorities just two weeks to approve it and issue Environment Clearance to the project. This is despite the EIA avoiding a detailed study of many environmental impacts
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At NITI Ayog Meet, Goa Chief Minister Pushes For Rainwater Harvesting 16.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
In his first presentation before the NITI Aayog, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said rainwater harvesting and conservation were his government''s key thrust areas.
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Mumbai: With 400 dogs and cats abandoned at new airport site, animal rescuers struggle to cope 11.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
When residents of 20 villages at the project site were relocated over the past year, they left behind pet and stray animals without any food or water.
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Rs 15 Lakh Crore Highways To Make Khadi, Industries Global: Nitin Gadkari 5.6.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A go getter in PM Modi's cabinet, Union Minister Nitin Jairam Gadkari in his second innings has lined up big plans - from infusing Rs 15 lakh crore in highways to propelling GDP growth by globalising...
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Chennai-Salem project: Centre moves SC against quashing of land acquisition, hearing on June 3 31.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
On April 8, the Madras High Court had quashed the land acquisition process by the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government for the project.
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TN challenges Madras HC's order against Chennai-Salem Expressway 31.5.2019 Sify Finance
The Tamil Nadu government on Friday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Madras High Court order that cancelled the land acquisition announcement for the controversial eight-lane expressway between Chennai and Salem at a cost of about Rs 10,000 crore.
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NDA 2.0: What the BJP-led government’s re-election will mean for the environment 28.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Since 2014, the NDA regime has carried out a series of changes to India’s environmental laws. Activists fear dilutions will continue unabated.
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While all eyes were on elections, the government moved to overhaul environmental clearance rules 24.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The suggested changes will weaken environmental clearance processes, favour industry, say experts.
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Tamil Nadu’s farmers threaten legal action against GAIL for laying gas pipeline through their fields 22.5.2019 Scroll.in
Nearly 50 farmers have sent legal notices to the public sector company since the police cracked down on their protests against the project last week.
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Drones to monitor forests across State 21.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Drones to monitor forests across State
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Cancer, lung ailments are on the rise in Kolkata. Yet the city is doing little to curb air pollution 16.5.2019 Scroll.in
It has the highest age-adjusted incidence of lung cancer among major Indian cities and 4 out of every 10 persons suffer from obstructive airways diseases.
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Alarming spike in cancer incidence, yet Kolkata does little to control pollution 15.5.2019 Citizen Matters
From flawed solid waste management to vehicular emissions, Kolkata's abysmal quality of air has many causes. When will the government wake up?
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Living in hell: Sewage, garbage and contaminated water leave 2800 families struggling in Delhi transit camp 13.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Evicted Kathputli Colony residents struggle with water shortage and lack sanitation in their temporary homes in Anand Parbat. As they wait for the new homes, the sordid conditions in the transit space create grave implications for the environment.
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Do cities matter? What BJP, INC and CPI(M) manifestos say on urban issues 23.4.2019 Citizen Matters
From devolution of powers to local bodies, to the formation of National Urban Mobility Mission, to the creation of a separate Ministry for Water; what all are the promises made by political parties regarding urban issues in their manifestos ?
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Bombay High Court tells civic body to stop reclamation work related to coastal road 12.4.2019 Scroll.in
The court was hearing two pleas against the project that proposes to improve the connectivity between the city’s north and south areas.
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The Daily Fix: Madras High Court stay on Chennai-Salem highway project is welcome relief for farmers 10.4.2019 Scroll.in
But it is worrying that a court has to protect people and forests from their government.
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Citizens’ register beyond Assam, yoga, missing smart cities: 10 takeaways from the BJP manifesto 8.4.2019 Scroll.in
It suggests a check-list of things to achieve, not just in the next five years but with 2047 – the 100th year of India’s Independence – in mind.
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Madras High Court Cancels Land Acquisition For Chennai-Salem Expressway 8.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Madras High Court on Monday cancelled the land acquisition announcements for the controversial eight-lane expressway between Chennai-Salem.
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