The NGT had directed the State of Karnataka and BBMP to deposit a total of Rs 500 crore in an escrow account. It had also levied a penalty of Rs 75 crore on the Government of Karnataka and the BBMP for “environmental degradation of lakes.” on 06-01-2019. The State preferred an appeal before the Supreme… Read More
The apex court, after hearing a lengthy argument and submission by BBMP regarding the buffer zone and its consequences, has RESERVED ITS ORDER.
The Supreme Court was hearing the appeal on the BUFFER ZONE issue and observed that the clock cannot be put back regarding NGT order on retrospective effect and however the advocate appearing for the NGO maintained that for all future constructions or in those cases, where sanctions were granted but no development done. The hearing… Read More
The NGT passed the order on 26-04-2016 has created confusion and the BBMP has since then, withdrew or canceled few Occupancy Certificates and Commencement Certificates issued from that date onwards and few/some projects or the buildings approved as per the prevailing bylaws, which are said to be near or close to or within the buffer… Read More
In a continued hearing on the illegal construction by a leading builder in the kaikondarahally lake buffer zone, the Government Advocate did not appear before the Court and the Court slammed the state government towards the non appearance and non compliance of its earlier order and has ordered the BDA, BWSSB and other bodies to… Read More
The NGT had issued a BAILABLE WARRANT to the senior executive of one of the leading builders in Bangalore to appear before it for the Non-Compliance of its orders and the builder did not present himself before the court. The NGT took serious note of it and sought his appearance, if not, inevitably the tribunal… Read More
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has pulled up civic agencies including Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) for allowing construction activities in the buffer zone of Kaikondrahalli lake on Sarjapura road. NGT has also took to task BDA, BESCOM, and other agencies for giving permission for construction of buildings… Read More
Now, it is mandatory for all the planning authorities and municipal corporations to comply with the directives of the NGT regarding the buffer zone. The State Government and the Town Planning department does not have any power to modify or change the buffer zone size or extent.
There shall be no dumping of waste of any kind within 500 metres from the edge of River Ganga,” said NGT. The NGT also declared an environment compensation of ₹50,000 on anyone who dumps waste in River Ganga. UP and Uttarakhand were directed to formulate guidelines for religious activities on the ghats of Ganga or… Read More
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and Karnataka Urban Development Department (UDD) tendered an unconditional apology to the principal bench of the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday, and undertook to withdraw with immediate effect, a circular laying out exemptions from the buffer zone ruling of the tribunal.A UDD letter to the BBMP, dated February 16,… Read More
BBMP Commissioner has issued internal circular to the Town Planning Authorities that the NGT order on the Buffer Zone will be PROSPECTIVE. Those who have already obtained or sanctioned the building plan and other plans need not comply with the buffer zone regulation. This act has angered the NGT. NGT has directed the BBMP to… Read More
NGT ORDERS ON DEVELOPMENT PROJECT Any development project, which is bound to generate waste and sewage, should not be granted clearance unless its plan provides for proper collection, processing and disposal of sewage and garbage, the National Green Tribunal has said. “It needs no wonders to understand that any development, residential, industrial or commercial… Read More
National Green Tribunal today serious view on rampant gumping of waste and encroachment of Arthala Lake, which sought response from the Centre and UP government on the issue. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notices to the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Akhilesh Yadav government, Ghaziabad Development Authority and others while… Read More
SE (ASUBH) was very notorious for its illegality and irregularities. There is more to come in that area, as many have encroached the KALU DAARI AND BANDI DAARI. This encroachment had been noticed and complained to the authorities. Someday, they will wake up and reclaim this. There are A katha sites, still available in SE.… Read More
Bangalore experiences the DEMOLITION of illegal structures and it is said that the RICH AND MIGHTY have escaped it. But, they cannot escape, they will be treated badly, much worse than the other. Cheating, Fraud, Misrepresentation of facts, False documentations, Bogus Claims, Fake Documents, Fabricated documents, Clearances from Govt Departments obtained by misrepresentation and TALL… Read More
With the implementation of the National Green Tribunal’s landmark judgement against the Mantri Techzone Private Limited and Coremind Software and Services Private Limited to follow the 75-metre buffer zone for lakes and wetlands, the government has cracked the whip on builders. The government has DIRECTED the two civic agencies – Bruhat Bengaluru Mahangara Palike and… Read More
Ignorance is Bliss: For un approved, illegal, unauthorised, green belt, DC Converted sites owners and fake katha property owners across the state, are a happy lot, as long as they are Ignorant about the prevailing laws. There are innumerable layouts formed in Green Belt, Agricultural Zone, amidst Raja Kaluve, Encroaching the lake and on Gomala… Read More
The Bangalore Development Authority submitted the NOC from the Clearance from the Pollution Control Board and the NGT (Southern Zone) vacated the interim stay granted on the development of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Layout.
The NGT(SZ) has issued notice to BDA to appear before it on 28-01-2016 regarding the sanction of building plans to several builders on the lake beds, valleys and buffer zone. Sriram Chirping woods and another builder is coming up with thousands of apartments across Kasavanahally lake, haralur lake, kaikondarahally lake, agara lake and few more… Read More
The National Green Tribunal (South Zone) is hearing some of the plaints by the interested parties in these zones and the Supreme Court`s observation, yesterday regarding the STAYS and INTERIM ORDERS by the Apex court on the environmental issues will be taken up soon. The builders community, which have already come up and some are… Read More