Power regulatory bodies must have a judicial member: Supreme Court

Power regulatory bodies must have a judicial member: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ordered that one of the members of electricity regulatory commissions should be a person of judicial background, quashing orders of various high courts that the chairperson of such bodies in states should be a high court judge. The top court also said the judicial member should be part of the quorum in adjudicatory matters.

Supreme Court Order Will Impact Our Mines In Goa: Vedanta

Supreme Court Order Will Impact Our Mines In Goa: Vedanta

Vedanta Ltd today said its mines in Goa will be impacted following the Supreme Courtjudgement to cancel the second renewal of 88 iron ore mining leases in the state. The apex court yesterday quashed the second renewal of 88 iron ore mining leases in Goa in 2015, saying the sole motive of the companies behind the commercial activity was profit maximisation and […]

‘Total Shift From Coal Power Plants Not Feasible’

‘Total Shift From Coal Power Plants Not Feasible’

The Centre told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that it would not be possible to do a complete switch over from coal-based power plants—identified as the one of the biggest sources of pollution—to natural gas-based plants for electricity generation, due to the paucity of domestic natural gas. The government said that the existing stock of […]

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