NGT slaps Rs 500 cr fine on Volkswagen

New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday imposed a Rs 500 crore penalty on German automaker Volkswagen for using a “cheat device” in its diesel cars to deceive emission tests. The Tribunal ordered the company to deposit the amount within two months. An NGT-appointed committee had earlier recommended a penalty of Rs 171.34 […]

Yamuna reduced to sewer, NGT slams DJB

New Delhi :  Observing that the Yamuna has been reduced to a sewer line in the National Capital, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday slammed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) asking what it had done to clean-up the river. The Tribunal was hearing a plea filed by environmentalist Manoj Mishra, that pointed out high […]

NGT stalls Char Dham highway project till March 12

New Delhi : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre and Uttarakhand government over allegations that forest are being cleared without due procedure for widening highway leading to Char Dham in the Himalayas and orally asked the respondents to temporarily halt work till March 12. The plea submitted by Citizens for […]