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Dismantling environmental laws, endangering India

India loses 333 acres of prime forest every day. Instead of working to conserve India's forests and water resources, the environment minister has set up a committee to 'dismantle' the five key laws......

Exclusive: 'The age of indecision has come to an end'

Prakash Javadekar enjoys being information and broadcasting and parliamentary affairs minister, but heading the green ministry is turning out to be thornier than he had expected. The minister spoke......

Mumbai police draws flak on use of sirens

The Mumbai Police on Tueasday drew flak from the National Green Tribunal for causing noise pollution by using sirens and multi-toned horns in their over 4,000 vehicles and causing "harassment" to......

Three booked in Tarapur gas leak case

Police have booked three officials of a chemical firm in connection with leakage of poisonous gas at the company's plant in Tarapur Industrial Estate in Maharashtra's Thane district, which resulted......

What the PM told the editors at the meet

Full text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's opening remarks at the interaction with newspaper editors:\\nI think that there is a growing perception that this government is in siege, that we have......

Gujarat most polluted state, Maharashtra 2nd

The Central Pollution Control Board has declared Gujarat as the most polluted state in India. The conclusion has been based on the increasing levels of pollution and toxic wastes.There are seven......

'The govt has done a lot to set the investment climate right'

Image: A man rides a motorcycle carrying six children on their way back home from school at Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Photograph: Parivartan Sharma/Reuters Minister of State for Coal, Power &......

Can 'Toil-o-preneurs' solve India's sanitation woes

On the one had are sanitation oriented social enterprises and on the other are awareness raising campaigns by government, writes Rajni Bakshi. A law that bans toilets where human excreta has......

Waste pickers in Pune teach municipality cleanliness lesson

Waste pickers in Pune force corporates and the municipality to address safe disposal of sanitary napkins, notes Soma BasuFor two years, a waste pickers’ cooperative in Pune had been trying to......

Tata Power faces grimy thermal battle

Next week's public hearing on Tata Power's proposal to convert its 500 Mw unit at Trombay in this metropolis' northeast to coal-based from oil and gas is expected to be stormy.The Maharashtra......
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MPCB issues report on coal mountains in Sewri, activists fume

Mumbai: Nearly nine months after a high court order to take up the issue of severe pollution in areas of Sewri next to port land, the state... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/MPCB-issues-report-on-coal-mountains-in-Sewri-activists-fume/articleshow/47979321.cms
Civic bodies to pay crores for Ulhas river's clean-up

By Gitanjali Das Coming down strongly on the illegal discharge of untreated effluents, sewage and pollutants into the Ulhas river, the National... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/mumbai/civic/Civic-bodies-to-pay-crores-for-Ulhas-rivers-clean-up/articleshow/47967980.cms
Civic bodies, industries to pay heavily for polluting Thane rivers

By Dharmendra Jore | Posted 59 minutes ago In a judgement last week, the National Green Tribunal pulled up the authorities and local... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/civic-bodies-industries-to-pay-heavily-for-polluting-thane-rivers/16349196
Mumbai civic bodies fined 100cr for polluted rivers

MUMBAI: The 122-km-long Ulhas river and the Waldhuni river, which have suffered decades of pollution, may finally be saved from total ruin. The... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/Mumbai-civic-bodies-fined-100cr-for-polluted-rivers/articleshow/47966241.cms
'State eligible to claim damages for fishermen in case of ship mishaps'

MUMBAI: Even as the environmental damage caused by the sinking of cement carrier MV Coastal Pride off the Mumbai coast a few days ago could be a... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/mumbai/State-eligible-to-claim-damages-for-fishermen-in-case-of-ship-mishaps/articleshow/47952253.cms

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