National Green Tribunal (NGT): News

29 Aug 2017


Karnataka state-board schools to now prepare their own question papers

Schools in Karnataka following the state board will now have to set their own question papers from the upcoming mid-term examinations.

29 Aug 2017


Kenya bans plastic bags, violators may be fined $38,000

A ban on plastic carry bags has come into effect in Kenya.

09 Aug 2017


Bengaluru girl confronts pervert taking pictures of her on Metro

21-year-old girl from Bengaluru confronted a pervert after he took pictures of her, and made inappropriate gestures at her in a metro train.

01 Aug 2017


Delhi court summons Ola, Uber for overcharging passengers

App-based cab service providers, including Ola and Uber, were summoned by Delhi court based on allegations of charging excessive fares and running taxis without permit.

AoL controversy: DDA report contradicts NGT experts' findings

Contrary to an experts' report, a DDA panel has found there was no soil compaction or wetlands near the Yamuna riverbed before or after the Art of Living's World Culture Festival.

25 Jul 2017


Delhi: Tomatoes being sold at Rs. 100/kg, country facing shortage

With the onset of monsoon, Delhi has been witnessing a huge tomato shortage leading to hike in their prices.

13 Jul 2017


Dumping waste near Ganga? You can be fined Rs. 50,000

The NGT has directed a penalty of Rs. 50,000 on those who dump waste within a 500m radius from the Ganga's boundaries.

12 Jul 2017


Decapitation, electrocution and more: NGT bans glass-coated manjha over dangers

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned 'manjha' (kite string) made from nylon or other non-biodegradable material considering the risks they pose to humans and animals as well as the environment.

04 Jul 2017


Delhi: Cop's tweet scares kidnappers to release held hostage

Delhi-based Varun Vohra, an MNC executive, who was kidnapped would have never thought that Twitter would come to his rescue. On July 1, Deputy Commissioner of Police Surender Kumar tweeted about Vohra missing.

03 Jul 2017


Delhi Metro launches QR code facility to buy metro tokens

Delhi Metro launched Bharat Quick Response (QR) code facility, that enables metro travellers to recharge their smart cards or buy tokens using QR codes.

19 May 2017


Bengaluru gets disabled-friendly cab service

With the mission to help mobility-challenged people gain independence, KickStart Cabs was founded by Vidhya Ramasubban and Srikish Siva in Bengaluru in 2013.

18 May 2017


Bengaluru may replace all existing streetlights with LED lights

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) is planning to replace all of its existing street lights with LED lights.

11 May 2017

Delhi Police

Ghaziabad- IPS Officer Sanjeev Tyagi's father found dead at home

On Thursday morning, the father of UP cadre IPS Sanjeev Tyagi was allegedly discovered with a gunshot injury to his head at his Ghaziabad home.

06 May 2017


Uttarakhand: SC stays HC order banning mining in Ganga

The SC has stayed a December'16 Nainital HC order banning all types of mining in the Ganga in Uttarakhand.

02 May 2017


Delhi HC questions unavailability of drinking water at Metro stations

The Delhi High Court asked why metro stations have not yet provided free basic services like drinking water and sanitation to its commuters.

28 Apr 2017

Delhi Police

2 Delhi students stand among top 3 in JEE-Mains 2017

The results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main were declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Thursday.

27 Apr 2017


Bengaluru: Parents would be notified if children break speed limits

A group of automobile-engineering students from Bengaluru developed a foolproof system which can automatically alert traffic control rooms of overspeeding.

26 Apr 2017


Delhi plagued with 80 chikungunya, 30 dengue cases since January

Municipal corporation reports from Delhi reveal that the city has witnessed 80 chikungunya cases and 30 dengue cases since January 2017.

25 Apr 2017


Bengaluru cinemas, restaurants ordered to provide clean drinking water free

Multiplexes and restaurants in Bengaluru have been directed by a consumer court to provide clean drinking water to their customers for free.

21 Apr 2017


SC's liquor ban: 4 pubs in Gurugram may face closure

With the SC's ban on sale of alcohol within 500 metres of the highway, Sector 30 and Sohna Road in Gurugram may witness the closure of four pubs/bars.

Yamuna riverbed damage: Ravi Shankar's statement 'shocking', says NGT

The NGT slammed Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and his Art of Living for accusing them of bias over their report of damage to the Yamuna riverbed, calling their statements 'shocking'.

19 Apr 2017


Bengaluru: Vegetable prices increase due to scarcity of water

Markets across Bengaluru are witnessing vegetable prices soar as compared to prices last week.

17 Apr 2017

Tamil Nadu

Bengaluru police to launch new app for jurisdiction

Bengaluru Police is set to inaugurate 'Know Your Police Station' in April, an app to lead complainants to the right police station-one which their localities fall under.

AoL event: 10 years, Rs. 42crore to restore Yamuna-bed

In its report to the National Green Tribunal, a team of experts said that the damage done to the River Yamuna banks by Art of Living's cultural festival will take 10 years to be undone.

Meat-sellers in UP: Govt. notifies rules for selling meat

Uttar Pradesh government notified a list of 17 dos and don'ts for meat-sellers.

31 Mar 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Allahabad HC approves Anti-Romeo squads

The Allahabad High Court has approved the formation of Anti-Romeo squads by the UP police to counter harassment of women in the state.

31 Mar 2017


Gurugram Pollution: When a nine-year-old took control

Gurugram can finally breathe easy, thanks to a nine-year-old resident of Sector-67.

28 Mar 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Adityanath to officials: Work 18-20 hours or leave

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has stated that officials will have to get used to working 18-20 hours a day, or risk losing their jobs.

23 Mar 2017

Yogi Adityanath

100 policemen suspended after Adityanath's appointment

Over 100 policemen in Uttar Pradesh have been suspended for various forms of dereliction of duty after Yogi Adityanath became the CM of the state.

23 Mar 2017

Yogi Adityanath

UP's Anti-Romeo squad arrests 50 youths

An enthusiastic Uttar Pradesh Police initiated a massive 'Anti-Romeo' drive in CM Yogi Adityanath's hometown and parliamentary constituency of Gorakhpur.

22 Mar 2017

Yogi Adityanath

Yogi gets cracking: Anti-romeo squads, slaughterhouse, gutka bans and more

Since his ascension to power, Yogi Adityanath appears to be on a fast-track implementation trajectory to set UP's records straight.

21 Mar 2017


Karnataka witnessed non-PAN transactions worth Rs. 2,710 crore post demonetization

Post demonetization, numerous jewellers, petrol bunk owners, real-estate developers and contractors from Karnataka deposited more than Rs. 2.5lakh in their bank accounts till 30th December, 2016.

03 Mar 2017


JNU best varsity even among controversies

Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University won the annual 'Visitor's Award' for best varsity despite of being surrounded by controversies in the last one year.

27 Feb 2017


Delhi Diwali pollution getting worse every year

In a report, the Central Pollution Control Board has found that levels of air pollution due to Diwali in northern India are getting worse every year.

07 Feb 2017


NGT slams government agencies for unclean Ganga

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday observed that "not a single drop of river Ganga has been cleaned."

02 Feb 2017


Water taxis on the Yamuna by June?

The 143 year-old Agra Canal may soon be used again for navigation and transportation if the Yamuna Water Taxi Project is successfully implemented.

26 Jan 2017


Toyota planning India-specific Hybrid car

Toyota Motor Corp announced that it plans to unveil an India-specific hybrid car within the next five years.

21 Jan 2017


Delhi winter woes and more

21 flights were delayed for hours yesterday morning due to fog and closure of air space.

12 Jan 2017


1.2 million pollution deaths in India, Delhi worst

A report by Greenpeace found that 1.2 million people die in India every year due to air-pollution related causes; of this Delhi has topped their list of the 20 worst affected Indian cities.

24 Dec 2016

Delhi High Court

The city with a character- Delhi!

Keeping with the Prime Minister's call to a digital India, Delhi Metro has decided to make its 10 stations go completely cashless and transact with the help of e-wallet.