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Author: Mr. Gagan Anand

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Supreme Court upholds NGT’s ruling, orders the illegal construction to be razed: Everything that went wrong with a PPP project

“If human society is to stay within the bounds of critical ecological thresholds, it is imperative that environmental laws are widely understood, respected and enforced and the benefits of environmental protection are enjoyed by people and the planet.”[i]   The Supreme Court vide its judgment dated January 12, 2021 has upheld the ruling of the National Green Tribunal (“NGT”) passed in 2016 regarding demolition of an illegal hotel-cum-restaurant structure built on forest land for the Himachal Pradesh Bus Stand Management and Development Authority (“HPBSM & DA”), the appellant in the instant case. The Court held that the construction constitutes a brazen violation...

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The Merchant Shipping Bill, 2020: A step forward


The Merchant Shipping Bill, 2020: A step forward "We can't control the wind, but we can direct the sail." India has a strategic location on the world's shipping routes, being the sixth largest maritime country in the world, with a coastline of approximately 7,517 km. According to the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (the Ministry), India's 95 % trade by volume and around 70 % trade by value is done through maritime transport. This indicates how the Shipping Industry plays a predominant and valuable role in sustaining growth in the country's trade and commerce. Relying on the Indian Government's vital...

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