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Letter to the Governor and summary of the Indian people’s tribunal on the issues of tribal land and alienation under LTR in Telangana


His Excellency Governor
The State of Telangana
Dear Hon’ble Your Excellency,

Sub: Report of Indian Peoples’ Tribunal on LTR Cases in Scheduled Areas of
Telangana-… Read More

Chhattisgarh HC passes orders in PIL concerning Hepatitis E-virus epidemic caused by water contamination


Mukesh Kumar Dewangan Vs. State of Chhattisgarh & Others, WPPIL no.30/2014, Hon’ble High Court of Chhattisgarh

This public interest litigation was filed by… Read More

Non-implementation of Forest Rights Act in Kerala: HRLN organises IPT to address problems faced by adivasi forest dwellers


The Independent People Tribunal (IPT) on the “Issues and Injustice in the Implementation of Forest Right Act (FRA), 2006” (which is in its tenth year of implementation), was organised jointly by… Read More

A report on the flood menace: Will Assam ever be safe from its annual ravaging?


Floods are an annual recurrent event in Assam, causing damage worth crores and affecting thousands of lives. All rivers in Assam are liable to floods, mainly because they receive heavy rainfall… Read More

Status quo to be maintained on deforestation of any further forest areas in Gadchiroli district: Bombay HC


A letter was sent by the Up-Sarpanch of Gram Panchayat, Dongargaon to the Senior most judge, High Court of Bombay at Nagpur seeking to prevent indiscriminate cutting of naturally grown forest trees… Read More

SC asks Maharashtra chief secy to pay Rs 100 crore for restoration of rivers damaged by pollution


Civil Appeal No(s).10582/2017 dated 14-11-2017

In a landmark order, the Supreme Court asked the Maharashtra chief secretary to pay Rs 100 crore — possibly the highest amount of… Read More

Supreme Court directs Maharashtra chief secretary to pay Rs 100 crore for river pollution


In a landmark order, the Supreme Court has asked the Maharashtra chief secretary to pay Rs 100 crore — possibly the highest amount of compensation that a state government has ever been asked to pay… Read More

PIL on high flouride content in drinking water in Bodra village, Jharkhand


Inam Ahmed v. Union of India and Ors. [W.P.(PIL) No. 3204 of 2015], Hon’ble High Court of Jharkhand

A public interest litigation stating that the State of Jharkhand has high… Read More

Application to challenge environmental and ecological degradation of the water bodies in Tarapur MIDC


Akhil Bharatiya Mangela Samaj & Ors. vs. Maharashtra  State Pollution Control Board & Ors. (Original Application No. 64 of 2016)




This Application… Read More

Petition filed for compensation for land


Kattimada Adivasi Bhoomi Samrakshana Samithi Vs Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Tribes, Min. for Revenue, District Collector and ITDP Officer

50 landless Tribal… Read More

Construction of wall by Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai in CRZ areas/areas affecting mangroves a breach of Environment Clearance terms


MCGM V/s NGT and Ors. – Writ Petition (Civil) No. 1720 of 2014

  at Bombay High Court



In this Petition that has been filed by the… Read More

Application challenging the construction of retaining wall on the basin of river Mithi


Jalbiradari and Ors. vs. Union of India and Ors.  (Appeal No. 7 of 2015 at National Green Tribunal principal bench New Delhi)



The following appeal… Read More

PIL against rampant reclamation and destruction of wetlands in Mumbai


Vanashakti & Ors. vs. Union of India & Ors. ( PIL No. 87 OF 201 at High Court Of Judicature At Bombay)



This PIL challenged… Read More

In landmark judgement, the Supreme Court imposes complete ban on bullock cart races


SLP (C) 4268 of 2013
Khed Taluka Chalak Malak Sangh & Ors. Versus Smt. Gargi Gogoi & Ors.

The Supreme Court has upheld the Bombay High Court Order dated 12.03.2012 and… Read More

Gas pricing: SC to examine policy, issues notices to Centre, RIL


The Supreme Court on Monday issued notices to the Centre and Reliance Industries (RIL) on a public interest litigation (PIL) against the increase in natural gas price, filed by Communist Party of… Read More

Supreme Court issued notices to Uttarakhand and Union of India in a petition filed by the victims of the 2012 and 2013 calamities



Keshar Singh Panwar and others Versus State of Uttarakhand and others

In a petition filed by the victims of the 2012 and 2013 calamities that hit the State… Read More

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