Archive for July, 2021

AADI PERUKKU CELEBRATION IN TANJORE DISTRICT

The month of Aadi is auspicious for Tamil Goddesses. Aadi perukku is a festival to mark the extra flow in river Cauvery after a dry summer season. It is a celebration of thanking and welcoming Mother Cauvery to the home. Aadi perukku falls on the 18th day of the month of Aadi. People living on the banks of the river Cauve

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW IN INDIA – PART III – B

Forest protection

Godavarman’s case7 was a significant case as far as forest protection is concerned. This was the first judicial intervention in forest administration in India. The Supreme Court gave a wider interpretation of the term ‘forest’ to mean even the private forest areas. In r

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW IN INDIA – PART III – A

In a three-part series of articles the author analyses the development of environmental law in India during different periods. The first part dealt with the evolution and development of environmental jurisprudence during ancient and medieval periods and during British rule in India. The second part threw light on the environmental legal framework since independence

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW IN INDIA – PART II – B

  1. The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974

The Act provides for the prevention and control of water pollution and maintenance and restoration of wholesomeness of water. It establishes a Central Pollution Control Board at the national level and State Pollution Control Boards in ever

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW IN INDIA – PART II-A

In a three-part series of articles the author analyses the development of environmental law in India during different periods. The first part dealt with the evolution and development of environmental jurisprudence during ancient and medieval periods and during British rule in India. This second part throws light on the environmental legal framework since