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Delhi Water Board vs Haryana in ‘poisoning’ suit, NGT is referee!

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Delhi Water Board vs Haryana in ‘poisoning’ suit, NGT is referee!

New Delhi : The National Green Tribunal has directed the Delhi and Haryana governments to identify and address the sources of pollution in river Yamuna. The Delhi Jal Board  (DJB), which supplies water to Delhi, had approached the tribunal demanding that Haryana be asked to take urgent steps to check the “dangerous level of ammonia” […]

Art of Living responsible for damaging Yamuna plain:  NGT Verdict

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Art of Living responsible for damaging Yamuna plain: NGT Verdict

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal today held the Art of Living Foundation of spiritual leader Ravi Shankar responsible for causing damage and environmental degradation of the Yamuna flood plains during a three-day cultural extravaganza last year. The AoL is displeased with the verdict and plans to approach the Supreme Court. The Tribunal did not […]

NGT horrified at Yamuna’s Ganesh pollution, helpless?

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NGT horrified at Yamuna’s Ganesh pollution, helpless?

New Delhi, Sep 20:  The Yamuna is choked with Ganesh idols, but the government will sit quiet while ‘devotees’ flout rules and poison their holy rivers. Incredible India indeed! Is the green tribunal crying crocodile tears? Troubled by the unedifying spectacle of hundreds of Ganesha idols littering the Yamuna, the National Green Tribunal today sought […]

Oh Sh*t! What’s on the Taj Mahal?

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Oh Sh*t! What’s on the Taj Mahal?

AGRA -The lustrous white marble walls of the Taj Mahal have been yellowed by air pollution, but now India’s showcase monument faces a fresh threat – from green insect poop! Authorities ordered an investigation after green-tinged patches began appearing on the back wall of the monument, which stands on the banks of the heavily polluted […]