Kerala HC Dismisses Candidate's Plea for Postponement of Either AIBE or AILET due to Clash in Timings  ||  Bombay HC: Court Cannot Undertake Independent Assessment of Arbitral Award U/S 37 of A&C Act  ||  Calcutta HC Declines Interim Order to Stop Goat Slaughter on 'Bolla Kali Puja'  ||  Calcutta HC Refuses Interim Order to Stop Goat Slaughter on 'Bolla Kali Puja'  ||  SC Extends Interim Protection Given to Journalists from Guj. Police over Article Against Adani Group  ||  SC to Bihar Govt.: Ensure No Further Constructions Adjacent To Ganga River  ||  SC: When Court Concludes that Person is Entitled to Bail, Granting Bail for Limited Period Illegal  ||  SC: Suit Seeking Damages for Illegal Use of Property Maintainable After Filing Suit for Possession  ||  Del. HC: Mere Global Reputation Not Sufficient to Answer Claim of Transborder Reputation  ||  Bom. HC: Trial Court can Compound Offence u/s 138 NI Act at Initial Stage w/o Consent of Complainant    

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Judgments

Reliance claim of ‘mirrored’ logo rejected(30.06.2016)

Bombay High Court rejected claims by Reliance Industries against the infringement of its registered trade mark by defendant’s use of its deceptively s.....

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Notifications & Circulars

Cabinet approves MoU between India and European Union on water co-operation(05.10.2016)

The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the signing of MoU between India and European.....

Tags : Water co-operation, Approval, Policies



Government constitutes a High Level Committee for proper management of water resources in North Eastern Region(04.10.2017)

The Government has constituted a high-level committee for proper management of the water resources in the North Eastern Region (NER) under the Chairma.....

Tags : Committee, Constitution, Water resources, Management



Environment Ministry takes up new plan for rejuvenation of major river water systems(24.01.2018)

Union Environment Ministry has taken up a new strategy for conservation and rejuvenation of major river water systems. The new strategy takes into acc.....

Tags : Plan, Rejuvenation, River water systems



CSIR-CMERI Transfers technology of Community level Water Purification system by High Flow Rate Fluoride and Iron Removal(08.10.2020)

The CSIR-CMERI today transferred its High Flow Rate Fluoride & Iron Removal technology to M/s Capricans Aqua Private Limited, Howrah, West Bengal, in .....

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Import of Watermelon Seeds under ITC(HS) 12077090 of ITC(HS), 2022 Schedule-I (Import Policy) for the period upto 31.10.2023(08.06.2023)

In exercise of powers conferred under paragraph 1.03 and 2.04 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2023, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade hereby notif.....

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FM holds Pre-Budget Consultation with representatives from Water and Sanitation sectors(23.12.2019)

Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman held her 9th Pre-Budget Consultation meeting with the leading representatives fr.....

Tags : Pre-Budget, Consultation, Water, Sanitation sectors



Notice issued by Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal(30.05.2018)

Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal has issued notice under Rule 4 of the Inter-State River Water Disputes Rules, 1959 to the State Governments of Odisha.....

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New World Bank Project to Improve Groundwater Management in Select States of India(17.02.2020)

The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a $450 million loan agreement to support the national programme to arrest the country's deplet.....

Tags : Project, Signing, Groundwater Management



Revised Guidelines for Ground Water Extraction Notified(13.12.2018)

In order to comply with various directions of the Hon'ble NGT and to address various shortcomings in the existing guidelines of ground water extractio.....

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Israel on National Campaign for Water Conservation in India(28.06.2017)

The Union Cabinet in its meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between In.....

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BIS to develop standards for 43 products under Make in India programme(23.09.2015)

Bureau of Indian Standards has taken up development of standards for 43 products for manufacturing quality products. It has also decided to develop or.....

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Exemption of intra state supply of heavy water and nuclear fuels falling in Chapter 28 of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 from the whole of central tax(21.09.2017)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 11 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017), the Central Governm.....

Tags : Exemption, Heavy water, Supply



Government of India, the Government of Uttarakhand and the World Bank sign $120 million Loan Agreement to improve access to Water Supply Services in the Hilly State of Uttarakhand(22.01.2018)

The Government of India, the Government of Uttarakhand and the World Bank Board signed here today in New Delhi, a $120 million Loan Agreement which wi.....

Tags : Loan Agreement, Water Supply, Improvement



India and Morocco sign agreements for cooperation in Water Resources, Road and Marine Sectors(14.12.2017)

A delegation of the Moroccan Government, led by Mr. Abdelkader Amara, its Minister for Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water called on Shri Nitin .....

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News

SC Reduces Tamil Nadu's Share to 177.25 TMC, Karnataka Gets Extra 14.75 TMC(16.02.2018)

Supreme Court, while stating that no state can claim ownership of a river, has said that Karnataka will get additional 14.75 TMC of cauvery water, whi.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Cauvery Water



Madras High Court Warns Greater Chennai Corporation Over Waterlogging Issue(10.11.2021)

Madras High Court has warned the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) that it would take up a suo motu public interest litigation petition on Chennai res.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Waterlogging Issue



NGT Imposes Fine on Company for Changing Course of Natural Water Channel in Odisha(29.11.2021)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Zone, has slapped a fine of Rs. 2 crore on the Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) for changing the natural c.....

Tags : National Green Tribunal, Changing Course of Natural Water Channel in Odisha



Delhi HC Directs on Repairing Works of Sewage and Water Pipelines Passing Through Cemetery(02.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed the Delhi Jal Board to immediately commence repairing work of the sewage and water pipelines passing through a cemetery .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Repairing Works of Sewage and Water Pipelines



Karnataka High Court: Prevent Waste of Water During IPL(14.04.2016)

Karnataka High Court has directed the chairman of the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board “to convene a meeting of all concerned and issue neces.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, IPL, Water



NGT Seeks Report on Groundwater Quality Near Defunct Bandhwari Waste Treatment Plant(18.04.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Central Ground Water Authority to submit a report on the quality of groundwater near the defunct Bandhwari .....

Tags : National Green Tribunal , Central Ground Water Authority , Bandhwari municipal waste treatment plant



Gujarat High Court Stays Government Bid to Construct Houses on Waterbody(29.05.2018)

Gujarat High Court has questioned State's move to de-notify a waterbody in Vadodara thereby paving way for a private developer to construct houses for.....

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Himachal Pradesh High Court Puts Restrictions on Water Usage in Shimla, Bans Car Washing(30.05.2018)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has passed an order to stop all construction activities in core areas of Shimla to save water in the parched state capital.....

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Make Whatsapp Group; Create Jingles on Water Conservation: Himachal Pradesh HC(04.06.2018)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed creation of a Whatsapp group for effective coordination by the municipal authorities in supplying water to va.....

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Kerala HC Grants Bail to 33-Year Old Disabled Woman for Dropping Newborn in Water(21.01.2022)

Kerala High Court has granted bail to a 33-year-old woman suffering from multiple disabilities who allegedly dropped her newborn into a bucket of wate.....

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Bombay HC: Water is for All, No Region Can Claim Right over It(26.09.2016)

Bombay HC has directed State Government to formulate a State Water Resources plan within six weeks and asked them to frame an integrated water plan to.....

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SC Denies Urgent Hearing on PIL over Indus Waters Treaty(26.09.2016)

Supreme Court has denied to grant an urgent hearing to a PIL seeking declaration of the India-Pakistan Indus Waters Treaty as unconstitutional.

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Kerala High Court Stays Order Fixing Price of Packaged Drinking Water(16.12.2021)

Kerala High Court has stayed the government order fixing the price of bottled water in the State at Rs 13 citing the State's lack of jurisdiction. The.....

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AAR, Maharashtra: GST on Electricity and Water Charges Reimbursable in Nature(20.12.2021)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Maharashtra has held that goods and services tax (GST) payable on Electricity charges and Water charges as per met.....

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SC Modifies Cauvery Order(12.09.2016)

SC has reduced quantum of Cauvery water to be released by Karnataka but expressed displeasure over the deteriorating law-and-order situation across so.....

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NGT Issues Notice to Centre, Delhi Govt. on Yamuna Water Taxi Project(13.09.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT), on plea seeking commencement of boat transport service on a section of Yamuna, has issued notices to Ministry of Water .....

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Kerala High Court Dismisses Appeal Against Interim Order Staying Order Fixing Bottled Water Prices(12.01.2022)

Kerala High Court has dismissed the appeal challenging a Single Judge decision that stayed the government order fixing the price of bottled water in t.....

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Supreme Court Approves Centre’s Cauvery Water Management Scheme(21.05.2018)

Supreme Court has approved the Cauvery Water Management Scheme, 2018 framed under Section 6A of the Inter-State River Water Disputes Act of 1956 by th.....

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ITAT, Kolkata Quashes Re-Assessment Proceedings Against Price Waterhouse & Co.(13.02.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Kolkata has quashed the re-assessment proceedings against Price Waterhouse & Co. and held that to reopen the ass.....

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Supreme Court Asks Karnataka to Release 2 tmc of Cauvery Water to Tamil Nadu(03.05.2018)

Supreme Court has asked Karnataka to release at least 2 tmc of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu and warned it of "serious consequences" if it fails to rele

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Supreme Court Directs Fresh Test of Drinking Water by Central Pollution Control Board(02.03.2020)

Supreme Court has directed the Central Pollution Control Board to undertake fresh laboratory testing of piped water supplied to residences given the c.....

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Delhi High Court Asks Civic Agencies of Steps Taken for Rainwater Harvesting(18.07.2016)

Delhi High Court has asked all civic agencies whether they have taken steps to encourage rainwater harvesting in the national capital and sought a det.....

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Allahabad High Court Directs State Govt. to Quickly Redress Indiranagar Water logging Issue(10.01.2017)

Allahabad High Court has directed State Government to convene a meeting of Municipal Corporation, LDA, PWD and NHAI to draw a plan and rid sector 8 an.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court , Indiranagar, Water logging



SC Seeks Karnataka Government’s Report over Cauvery Water Dispute(03.10.2016)

SC has asked the Karnataka Government to appraise it by Tuesday afternoon whether it has released water to Tamil Nadu as directed by it on September 3.....

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Delhi HC Dismisses PIL Challenging Delhi Govt.'s "Freebie Policy" Of Electricity, Water Subsidies(31.07.2020)

Delhi High Court has dismissed with costs a Public Interest Litigation challenging the Delhi Government's grant of electricity and water concessions, .....

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NGT Summons Delhi Environment Secretary over Supply of Dirty Water(05.09.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has taken exception to non-submission of status report on quality of water supplied to households in the national capita.....

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SC to Karnataka: Release 15,000 Cusecs of Cauvery Water Per Day to Tamil Nadu(05.09.2016)

SC has directed Karnataka to release 15,000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu for the next 10 days to ameliorate plight of farmers.

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SC Stays NGT Order Imposing Rs 15 Lakh Fine on Coca Cola Bottling Unit for Ground Water Extraction(25.05.2022)

Supreme Court stayed NGT's order of imposing a penalty of approximately 15 lakhs on Moon Beverages Limited ("MBL"), bottling unit of Coca Cola, guilt.....

Tags : Supreme Court, NGT, Coco Cola, Ground Water



NGT Puts on Hold Cutting of Trees in Yettinahole Water Project Area(08.11.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has stayed cutting of trees in 13.93 hectares of Yettinahole Drinking Water Project area till further order.

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Madras HC Seeks State’s Report on Keeping Waterfalls Clean(09.11.2016)

Madras High Court has directed State Government to file a compliance report by November 14 with respect to an order passed by it on June 24, 2014 with.....

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SC Declares Punjab Government Order on Sutlej Yamuna Link Canal Issue Unconstitutional(10.11.2016)

Supreme Court, while setting aside Punjab Government's order quashing Water Sharing Agreement with Haryana, has ruled that Punjab must share water wit.....

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MP HC Imposes Installation of Water Harvesting/Recharge System as Bail Condition(10.08.2020)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the Bail applicants to install Water Harvesting System or Water Recharge System in his/her lodge/house in which.....

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AAAR, Maharashtra: No Legislative Intent to Tax Water for General Purposes(06.04.2022)

Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling, Maharashtra has observed that no legislative intent to tax water for general purposes and holds Tertiary Treat.....

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Madras High Court: Encroachers of Water Bodies Shouldn’t Be Given Any Flood Relief Fund From Taxpayer(10.09.2018)

Madras High Court has issued a slew of directions to the District Collector to ensure that all such encroachments of water bodies in Chennai are evict.....

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Centre Directs States/UTs to Give Advance Information to States/UTs Before Opening Dams(11.08.2020)

Union Ministry of Water Resource has ordered that whenever a decision is taken by a State/Union Territory Government/Authority/Dam Authority to releas.....

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Madras HC Dismisses Petition Seeking Enquiry Into Water Users Association Elections(09.06.2022)

Madras High Court has dismissed a petition filed for formation of an Investigation Team under the head of a retired High Court Judge for inquiring int.....

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NGT Notices UP Government for Not Sealing Hand Pumps Releasing Toxic Water(24.10.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) came down heavily on Uttar Pradesh Government for not following its 2015 order to dismantle all hand pumps in six distri.....

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Groundwater Extraction: Madras High Court Directs Tamil Nadu Not to Grant Licenses for Commercial Use(04.10.2018)

Madras High Court has upheld the orders of State government imposing certain restrictions on extraction of groundwater for commercial purposes by esta.....

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List Buildings Lacking Rain Water Harvesting: NGT to Delhi Government(05.10.2018)

NGT has directed Delhi Government and Delhi University to submit within two weeks a list of buildings which have not installed rain water harvesting s.....

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DGFT Changes Watermelon Seeds Import from Restricted to Free Till 30 September, 2022(24.06.2022)

Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified an amendment to the Import Policy Condition under the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020 to allow th.....

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Himachal Pradesh HC Seeks Government’s Status Report over Shortage of Drinking Water Supply(02.11.2016)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed State Government to file a status report on shortage of drinking water supply in Shimla.

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Madras HC Orders Not to Divert Tamirabarani River Water to Soft Drinks Plants Citing Water Crisis(02.12.2016)

Madras High Court has ordered that water from river Tamirabarani in South Indian State of Tamil Nadu must not be diverted to Coca-Cola and Pepsi produ.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Tamirabarani, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, water shortages



AAAR, Maharashtra: GST on Property Tax, Water Charges, Etc. Amounts to ‘Supply’(13.11.2020)

Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling (AAAR), Maharashtra has upheld the ruling of the Authority of Advance Ruling and has ruled that Goods and Servic.....

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Bombay High Court Slams Civic Body Over Construction Approval Amid Water Crisis(14.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has warned Pune Municipal Corporation that it will not be allowed to grant permission for construction of new buildings if it fails .....

Tags : Bombay High Court, Pune Municipal Corporation, Water Crisis



Bombay HC Moots For Implementation of Water Scheme by Independent Panel(15.03.2017)

Bombay High Court has said that independent people must look into implementation of Maharashtra water schemes.

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Bombay HC: More Independent Members Needed On Water Panel(07.02.2017)

Bombay High Court has said Committee of Experts directed to be set up by Maharashtra Government to look into two Water Management Schemes should have .....

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Madras High Court Orders Collector to Evict Encroachers from Nilgiris Water Bodies(21.01.2019)

Madras High Court has directed Nilgiris Collector on January 11 to evict encroachers from public land, bus stands and water bodies in the district.

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Kerala HC Stays Govt Decision to Blacklist Pricewaterhouse Coopers from IT-Related Projects(07.12.2020)

Kerala High Court has stayed the decision of the Kerala Government to blacklist premier consultancy firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers Private Ltd (PwC) fro.....

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NGT Fines 929 Delhi Govt Schools Rs. 5 Lakh Each For Not Harvesting Rainwater(31.01.2019)

National Green Tribunal has imposed a cost of Rs. 5 lakh each on all 929 Delhi government schools, 12 colleges under Directorate of Higher Education a.....

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NGT: Delhi Government to Consider Providing Treated Wastewater for Agriculture(22.01.2021)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has said Delhi government should consider providing treated wastewater for agriculture through an irrigation canal netwo.....

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Allahabad HC Seeks State's Response on Plea Alleging Severe Deterioration of Water Quality(25.01.2021)

Allahabad High Court has sought responses from various State authorities in Uttar Pradesh with respect to protection of river Ganga and the steps take.....

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Kar. HC to State: Remove All Encroachments on Storm Water Drains Immediately(13.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed State Government and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to take immediate steps for removal of all encroachme.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Encroachment, Storm Water Drains



CRIMINAL - Madras HC Issues Ultimatum to External Affairs Ministry Regarding Sailors Missing in Russian Waters(28.02.2019)

Madras High Court has warned secretary to external affairs ministry to submit a report on efforts taken to rescue missing Indian sailors in Russian wa.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Issues Ultimatum to External Affairs Ministry Regarding Sailors Missing in Russian Waters(28.02.2019)

Madras High Court has warned secretary to external affairs ministry to submit a report on efforts taken to rescue missing Indian sailors in Russian wa.....

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Kar. HC to BBMP: Repair Major Roads in 10 Days, Submit Reports on Clearance of Storm Water Drains(20.09.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) to repair 221 potholes on major roads as identified by the corporation wit.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, BBMP, Potholes, Storm Water Drains



National Green Tribunal: Committee to Study Methods to Recharge Groundwater(04.06.2019)

National Green Tribunal has guided a panel to take groundwater samples and study the methodology of recharging it after an appeal alleged that rainwat.....

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CIVIL - SC Upholds Stay on Use of Secondary Treated Waste Water in Karnataka(11.03.2019)

Supreme Court has refused to lift the stay on use of secondary treated waste water for recharge of groundwater in two districts of Karnataka.

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SC: Pollution-Free Water is Fundamental Right Which Welfare State is Bound to Ensure(10.02.2021)

Supreme Court has called for response from the Ministry of Jal Shakti in pursuance of its suo motu cognisance of the issue of "remediation of polluted.....

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Madras HC: Take Action Against Private Resorts for Illegally Diverting Flow of Natural Waterfalls(24.11.2022)

Madras High Court has directed District Collectors of Tenkasi, Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari, Coimbatore and Ooty to form a committee to curtail illegal di.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Illegal Diversion, Waterfall



NGT Slams TN Government for Fail­ing to Clean Water Bod­ies(18.02.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has come down heavily on Tamil Nadu Government for failing to clean its water bodies, particularly Cooum and Adayar rive.....

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CIVIL - Madras HC Seeks External Affairs Ministry’s Response on Indian Sailors Missing in Russian Waters(21.02.2019)

Madras High Court has sought response of external affairs ministry on steps it has taken to find missing Indian sailors in Russian waters.

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Supreme Court Junks Plea Seeking Indus Water Treaty As Void(10.04.2017)

Supreme Court has dismissed a PIL seeking court's order declaring Indus Water treaty between India and Pakistan as void.

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Hyderabad High Court Junks Plea Challenging Sale of Branded Water in Bus Stations(13.04.2017)

Hyderabad High Court has dismissed petition challenging decision of TSRTC insisting for sale of Bisleri brand of drinking water in bus stations in Tel.....

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Rainwater Harvesting: SC Stays NGT Fine Order(09.04.2019)

Supreme Court has stayed a National Green Tribunal order imposing a penalty of Rs. 5 lakh each on educational institutions in the capital for failing .....

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Madras HC Stays Rs. 100 Crore Penalty by NGT on TN Govt. for Failure to Restore Chennai’s Waterways(10.04.2019)

Madras High Court has passed an interim stay on Rs. 100 crore penalty imposed by National Green Tribunal (NGT) on state, for failing to restore Chenna.....

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Ker. HC to Kochi Corporation: Take Actions Against Persons Dumping Garbage in Stormwater Drains(14.11.2022)

Kerala High Court has directed the District Collector and Cochin Corporation to take actions against citizens and commercial establishments who dumps .....

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Delhi High Court Upholds Jail Term of Industry Owner for Causing Water Pollution(25.06.2019)

Delhi high court has upheld a one-and-a-half-year jail term awarded to the owner of a textile printing industry for causing water pollution. The Court.....

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Madras HC Directs Satellite Imaging of Taluks and Earmarking of Waterbodies(19.04.2021)

Madras High Court has directed the State Government that satellite imaging of all taluks be done and waterbodies be earmarked, considering the complai.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Encroachment on Waterbodies



Delhi HC to DMRC: Why Can’t DMRC Provide Free Drinking Water, Sanitation?(02.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked DMRC that “Why can’t Delhi Metro provided basic services like drinking water and sanitation for free to commuters at its st.....

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Meghalaya HC Directs State to Formulate Policy for Provision of Drinking Water(03.03.2021)

Meghalaya HC Directs State to Formulate Policy for Provision of Drinking Water

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Meghalaya HC Directs State to Formulate Policy for Provision of Drinking Water(03.03.2021)

Meghalaya High Court has directed the State of Meghalaya to formulate a policy laying down a roadmap for those people residing in this State, who, til.....

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Madras HC Directs Collection of Satellite Images to Determine Encroachments on Water Bodies(03.03.2021)

Madras High Court has expressed concern over numerous complaints of waterbodies disappearing every now and then due to encroachments. The Court has di.....

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Patna HC to Authorities: Remove Waterbody Encroachments in 14 Districts in 4 Weeks(06.12.2022)

Patna High Court has directed the Circle Officers (COs) of Patna, Magadh, and Saran divisions (having control of over 14 districts) to remove waterbod.....

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SC: Constitute Inter-State River Water Disputes Tribunal for Pennaiyar River Dispute Within 3 Months(15.12.2022)

Supreme Court has directed Centre to complete the process of constituting the Inter-State River Water Disputes Tribunal to resolve the Pennaiyar river.....

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SC Appoints Committee to Conduct local Inspection of Quality of Water Released at Balla(20.04.2021)

Supreme Court has appointed a committee to conduct local inspection with regard to the quality and quantity of water released by the state of Haryana .....

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AAR, Tamil Nadu: No GST Exemption on Operation of High Quality Treated Drinking Water Plant(22.04.2021)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Tamil Nadu has ruled that no Goods and Services Tax exemption is available on operation and maintenance of high qua.....

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Pay Rent to Those Evicted from Homes Near Water Pipeline: Bombay HC(04.04.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed Maharashtra Government to pay Rs. 15,000 per month as rent to people who were rendered homeless after their dwellings, .....

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SC Expresses to HCs, Tribunals for Abstaining from Use of Watermarks on Judgments(23.03.2021)

Supreme Court has expressed that High Courts and Tribunals must abstain from placing water-marks on their orders and judgments as it significantly ham.....

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SC Directs Punjab Govt to Maintain Status Quo on Water Supply to Delhi(25.03.2021)

Supreme Court has directed the Punjab Government and Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) to maintain status quo on the water supply to Delhi in an app.....

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Allahabad HC: Interruption to Supply of Water to Agricultural Fields Violative of Right to Trade(26.03.2021)

Allahabad High Court has held that discontinuation of electricity supply which in turn results in interrupted supply of water to agricultural fields i.....

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NGT to UP Government: Provide Potable Water in 6 Districts(06.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal has directed the Uttar Pradesh Government to provide potable water to villages of six districts namely Baghpat, Meerut, Sahara.....

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NGT Slams MoEF Over Failure to Submit Report on Policy for Groundwater Conservation(13.05.2019)

NGT has slammed the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) over its failure to submit a report on issuing appropriate policy for conservation of g.....

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Bombay High Court Says 'No' to Occupancy Certificate Till June 9 Due to Water Scarcity(08.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has directed Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) to stop issuing any fresh occupancy and commencement certificate in Ghodbunder Road a.....

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Madras HC Directs Government to Desilt Waterbodies Across State(26.04.2019)

Madras High Court has directed all district collectors to deepen and desilt waterbodies in their districts following a Public Interest Litigation (PIL.....

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NCLT Slams Lenders of Sterling SEZ(26.04.2019)

Madras High Court has directed all district collectors to deepen and desilt waterbodies in their districts following a Public Interest Litigation (PIL.....

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Ensure Sewage or Untreated Water Not Used for Crops: Bombay HC(01.05.2019)

Bombay High Court has directed Railways to ensure that sewage or untreated water is not used for irrigation and cultivation of vegetables on land alon.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Report on Rain Harvesting(13.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has sought detailed report from City's Jal Board on what is current status of its initiatives in Rain water Harvesting.

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Delhi High Court Orders DDA and DJB to File Report on Current Water Supply to Dwarka(13.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has ordered DDA and DJB to provide it with details of current water supply to Dwarka and status of 16 borewells.

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SC To States: Inform If You Will Implement Water Harvesting Plan(07.07.2017)

Supreme Court has emphasized on the need to implement Centre’s master plan for artificial recharge of ground water.

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Karnataka High Court Directs State to Provide Steps Taken to Supply Drinking Water to Bidar District(12.06.2019)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to provide steps taken by it to supply drinking water to two talukas in Bidar district. The Cou.....

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Madras High Court to Govt: What Have You Done to Address City’s Water Crisis(13.06.2019)

Madras High Court has asked for details from the State Government on steps taken by it to fulfill the daily water requirements of people in the city. .....

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HP HC: Water is State Property; Not Private Entitlement of People Who Use it(24.03.2023)

Himachal Pradesh High Court while observing that it is a misconception that water belongs to villagers who use it, has held that Water is State proper.....

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Madras High Court to State Government: Do Not Prevent Protests Over Water Crisis(01.07.2019)

Madras High Court has directed the State Government not to prevent protests highlighting the water woes in the State and said it should work with orga.....

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Bom. HC: Resident of Society Obligated to Provide Adequate Water for Animals(25.04.2023)

Bombay High Court has observed that it would be an obligation of the residents of the society to always make provision for adequate water to be made a.....

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NGT Issues Bailable Warrant against 2 Noida Builders for Misuse of Groundwater(15.10.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has served a bailable warrant on two Noida-based construction companies, Assotech Realty Pvt Ltd and Panchsheel Greens 2.....

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J&K High Court Attaches Unauthorized Structures Around Dal(19.10.2015)

J&K High Court has attached seven buildings including a commercial complex and a hospital building in Dal Lake area for violating Srinagar Master Plan.....

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NGT Gives Approval to Yamuna Water Storage Project(26.07.2019)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has given its nod to the Delhi Government’s project of storage of water at Yamuna floodplains, thus paving the way for t.....

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NGT Rejects Plea Against Water Tankers in Delhi(01.08.2019)

National Green Tribunal has rejected a plea against illegally running water supply tankers in the national capital. The petition alleged these water t.....

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NGT Orders Installation of Rain Water Harvesting System in All Government Construction Projects(21.08.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Centre, Delhi Govt and all civic authorities to ensure that rain water harvesting systems are installed in e.....

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SC Asks Delhi Jal Board to Approach Upper Yamuna River Board with Complaint Over Water Supply Cut(07.05.2021)

Supreme Court has granted liberty to Delhi Jal Board to approach the Upper Yamuna River Board, with their prayer relating to allocation of water to De.....

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Madras High Court Rejects PIL on Design for Water Cans(11.09.2019)

Madras High Court has rejected a PIL seeking changes in the design of bubble-top water cans so that even women can lift and handle the cans with ease......

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Sikkim HC: Permission to Extract Groundwater Must Record Reasons by Central Ground Water Board(02.08.2021)

Sikkim High Court has observed that permission to extract groundwater granted to the industries in the State must record satisfaction and assign reaso.....

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Supreme Court Suggests Mediation for Settling Krishna Water Sharing Dispute(03.08.2021)

Supreme Court has suggested mediation to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for settling their dispute over sharing of Krishna river water, saying it did no.....

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NGT Serves Notice to Centre Seeking Stay on Lakhwar Project(29.09.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought response from Ministry of Environment and Forests, Ministry of Water Resources and Uttarkahand Jal Vidyut Nig.....

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Delhi High Court to AAP Government: Put in Place Response System to Prevent Waterlogging(06.08.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the AAP Government to put in place a response system for preventing waterlogging in the Capital, which would automatical.....

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Delhi HC to Police: Are Drinking Water, Sanitation Facilities Provided to Traffic Cops at Duty Sites(12.08.2019)

Delhi High Court has asked the Commissioner of Police whether facilities, including drinking water, sanitation and medical check-up, are being provide.....

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Telangana HC Rejects AG Request to Recuse from Plea on Use of Krishna River Water for Power(06.07.2021)

Telangana High Court has rejected Advocate-General (AG) B.S. Prasad’s request to recuse from hearing a writ petition filed by two farmers of Andhra Pr.....

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DGFT: Importer Not Required to Furnish Quarterly Returns for Import of Water-Mark Bank Note Paper(14.07.2021)

Director-General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has notified that the importer is no longer required to furnish quarterly returns for import of Water-mark Ba.....

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JKL HC: All Water Sources are Property of Government(26.05.2023)

Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh High Court while dismissing a plea seeking directions upon the administration to not to change, divert or take any water .....

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NGT: No Groundwater Extraction from Ganga Basin Unless Permitted by CGWA(20.07.2017)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered a complete ban on extraction of groundwater for industrial and commercial purposes along Ganga floodplains u.....

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Bom HC to Local Planning Authority: Ensure separate clean drinking water in Taloja Central Prison(23.06.2023)

Bombay High Court while hearing a petition that alleged severe water shortage with inmates receiving just 1-1.5 buckets of unclean water a day for dri.....

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Kerala High Court Seeks Response from State Government on Waterlogging(30.08.2019)

Kerala High Court has sought explanation from the State Government on the severe waterlogging in many parts of the Thrissur during the recent floods. .....

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NGT to CGWA: Test Ground Water in Malanjkhand Copper Project(02.11.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) to test ground water in 10 kms radius in the Malanjkhand copper projec.....

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NGT Forms Expert-Level Committee to Study Ground Water Contamination in Punjab(02.11.2015)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has formed an expert-level committee to study and analyse the ground water contamination in several districts of Punjab .....

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Cal. HC: Vigilant Monitoring Required to Prevent Illegal Manufacture of Packaged Drinking Water(02.08.2023)

Calcutta High Court while observing that vigilant monitoring over all packaged drinking water manufacturers is required to prevent illegal manufacturi.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes National Waterways Bill, 2015(10.03.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed the National Waterways Bill, 2015.

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US Supreme Court Awards Damages in Mont-Wyo Water Dispute(21.02.2018)

U.S. Supreme Court has ordered the state of Wyoming to pay Montana over $38,000 in damages and $67,000 in court costs in a long-running dispute over w.....

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Bombay HC: Regular Drinking Water is the Fundamental Right of People(09.09.2021)

Bombay High Court has severely criticised the drinking water service provider for failing to provide for the residents of a village in Thane district......

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Bombay HC Sets Aside MWRRA Order on Release of Water from Pune’s Dams to Ujani(04.12.2015)

Bombay High Court has set aside Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (MWRRA) order of October 26 to release 10 TMC water from Pune’s dams .....

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SC Stays Coercive Steps by NGT Over Discharge of Untreated Waste into Water Bodies(16.08.2021)

Supreme Court has stayed any coercive steps by the National Green Tribunal against the Municipal Commissioner or Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumb.....

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AAR, Andhra Pradesh: 18% GST Payable on Drinking Water Supply Through Mobile Tankers(17.08.2021)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Andhra Pradesh has ruled that 18% Goods and Service Tax (GST) is payable on Drinking water supply through mobile ta.....

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Meg. HC: State's Guidelines for Conservation of Waterbodies Fall Woefully Short of Expectations(24.07.2023)

Meghalaya High Court has observed that State's Waterbodies (Preservation and Conservation) Guidelines, 2023 failed to protect waterbodies, particularl.....

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Tel. HC to State Lake Protection Committee: Notify Buffer Zone for Water Bodies in Greater Hyderabad(28.07.2023)

Telangana High Court while observing that State Lake Protection Committee has not issued any guidelines in respect of tanks and water bodies, the buff.....

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SC Disposes Petition on Delhi’s Water Crisis(25.02.2016)

Supreme Court has disposed off a petition filed by Government of NCT Delhi with regard to the maintenance of regular water supply from Munak Canal in .....

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SC:State Cannot Alienate Water Bodies for Industrial Activities under Guise of Providing Alternatives(26.11.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that it is not permissible for the State to alienate common water bodies for industrial activities under the guise of providin.....

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Supreme Court: Municipal Commissioners can be Prosecuted under Water Pollution Law(29.11.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that municipal commissioners and chief officers can also be prosecuted under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) A.....

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SC to CWMA: Submit Report on TN-Karnataka Dispute by Next Friday(28.08.2023)

Supreme Court has directed Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA) to submit its report by next Friday regarding Tamil Nadu’s plea for release of 24.....

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NGT: Industries will have to Recycle and Maintain Water Accounts(07.10.2019)

National Green Tribunal has issued a directive wherein slaughterhouses, food processing units and other industries from where large quantities of effl.....

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Supreme Court Pulls Up Delhi, Centre for ‘Sorry State of Affairs’(07.10.2019)

Supreme Court has while expressing deep anguish over the authorities in Delhi, including the Centre and the AAP Government, fighting with each other w.....

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Madras HC: Theatres Must Provide Purified Drinking Water Free of Cost(05.10.2021)

Madras High Court has ordered that Cinema theatres, which do not allow patrons to carry even water bottles due to security concerns like the possibili.....

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Hotels Can Charge More for Bottled Water: Supreme Court(13.12.2017)

Supreme Court has allowed hotels and restaurants to sell bottled water and other packaged products at above the maximum retail price, saying they also.....

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NGT Directs Metrowater to Restrain Discharge of Sewage into Stormwater Drains(15.01.2016)

National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (Metrowater) to restrain discharge of sewage into stor.....

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