SC empowers green tribunal to initiate action on its own

What is the news?  The Supreme Court has empowered the National Green Tribunal (NGT) with suo motu(on its own) power to initiate proceedings on its own in case of environmental exigencies.  Earlier status  Earlier, the NGT could pass on a ruling only after a petition has been filed by someone before the tribunal.  What is the significance of the ruling?  The ruling now… Continue reading SC empowers green tribunal to initiate action on its own