SC: Why Not Use Battery-Run Vehicles To Curb Pollution?

SC: Why Not Use Battery-Run Vehicles To Curb Pollution?

With air pollution rising to dangerous levels in India, home to twenty of the world’s most polluted cities, the Supreme Court on Friday asked why battery-run and solar energy-run vehicles were not being manufactured in the country on a large scale to replace petrol/diesel-run cars.

Skirting SC Ban, Govt Says Drilling Not Mining

Skirting SC Ban, Govt Says Drilling Not Mining

Overturning its May 15 decision to “plug permanently” gas extraction wells falling within 1 km of a wildlife sanctuary, the standing committee of the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) cleared it on June 27 based on a legal opinion from the Environment ministry that drilling for oil and gas “is not covered under mining”.

Supreme Court to Hear Coal Block Scam Case Today

Supreme Court to Hear Coal Block Scam Case Today

The Supreme Court will on Monday hear cases pertaining to the coal block scam.

The special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on April 10 granted interim bail to all five fresh accused in the coal scam case involving the Jindal coal block matter.

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