In a bid to take affirmative action over unabated pollution of river Ganga, the Uttarakhand High Court issued a set of mandatory directives to be carried out by Central and state authorities. Among others, the high court directed a special audit to be done by the Comptroller and … [Read more...] about Cleaning Ganga: Uttarakhand HC Issues Directives To Authorities; Calls For CAG Audit Of Schemes
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Supreme Court & other High Courts need to inquire about carcinogenic asbestos laden buildings in their premises The Division Bench of Calcutta High Court has passed an order which can set the process of making West Bengal free of asbestos based products. The order seeks … [Read more...] about Calcutta High Court’s Order Paves Way For Asbestos Free West Bengal & India
Tamil Nadu’s Nibhi asbestos company’s case against Bihar State Pollution Control Board (BSPCB), Bihar Industrial Area Development Authority (BIADA) and Bihar Government is listed for order before Justice Shivaji Pandey’s bench of Patna High Court after … [Read more...] about Asbestos Company’s Case Against Govt All Set To Be Dismissed By Patna High Court
Courts subordinate to the High Court have no inherent power under Sec. 482 Cr.P.C. or otherwise (See AIR 1977 SC 2432 – Mithabhai Pashabhai Patel v. State of Gujarat – (2009) 6 SCC 332).A Magistrate has no … [Read more...] about Inherent powers of the High Court – Sec. 482 Cr.P.C.
Having evolved rapidly, in India environment law is a relatively new and challenging field. The term “Environmental law” is wide encompassing the entire gamut of statutes, treaties, conventions, regulations and policies aimed at protecting the ecology as well as … [Read more...] about Go Green: Charting a Career in Environmental Law