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NGT seeks Centre’s response on Ken-Betwa river linking project

The National Green Tribunal has sought response from the Centre and others on a plea challenging the environment clearance granted to the NDA government’s ambitious Ken-Betwa river linking project. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notices to the Ministry of the

Former Kenya lawmaker challenges presidential election results

Former Kenya lawmaker Harun Mwau filed a petition [text, PDF] on Monday at the Supreme Court of Kenya [official website] challenging last month’s presidential election win for President Uhuru Kenyatta claiming the election was not free and fair. On October 26 Kenyatta won the right to another five-year term

Comments sought on Draft Guidelines for Ground Water Extraction

The Central Grounder Water Authority (CGWA) has sent Draft guidelines for “issuance of NOC” for ground water withdrawal and draft “Public Notice” to the Chief Secretaries of all the State and Administrators of Union Territories for their comments within 60 days. Due to the increasing

Appointment of Chief Justice, Kerala High Court

In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 223 of the Constitution of India, the President appointed Shri Justice Antony Dominic, senior-most Judge of Kerala High Court, to perform the duties of the office of the Chief Justice of that High Court with effect from