Strict comment of SC, said- NGT has no right to repeal laws

Strict comment of SC, said- NGT has no right to repeal laws

National Desk: The  Supreme Court on Tuesday said that the National Green Tribunal (NGT) does not have the right to test the validity of laws or to nullify them. The bench, headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde, made the remarks while hearing an appeal challenging Section 40 of the Biodiversity Act.

bench also included Justice AS Bopanna and Justice V Balasubramanian. The bench said that in the meantime OA pending before the National Green Tribunal, Chennai. Further proceedings in the number 10/2014 will be interim stay. ”The Environment Support Group filed an appeal challenging Section 40 of the Biodiversity Act, 2002. 

The petition was filed in the Karnataka High Court and later transferred to the NGT. The group contended the High Court order challenging the transfer of the matter to the NGT, the tribunal does not have the power to decide the validity of any law.


Efforts to disturb peace in Kashmir fail, heavy grenade recovered from terrorist hideout

Efforts to disturb peace in Kashmir fail, heavy grenade recovered from terrorist hideout

National Desk: Security forces raided a hideout of militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district on Sunday and recovered 19 grenades. Security forces also foiled a terrorist plan to disturb peace in the border district with grenade attacks.

No arrests yet,
a defense spokesman said that no one was arrested during the operation. The operation was jointly carried out by the army and police in Fagla area of ​​Surankot. Rashtriya Rifles and police conducted a joint operation in Phagla area on the basis of accurate information on the security forces being targeted by the militants on NH 144A (Jammu-Poonch Highway).

Heavy grenade recovered from the grenade The
spokesperson said that both agencies recovered a huge cache of grenades hidden in a natural cave-like hideout. A total of 19 grenades have been recovered. ”He said that the recovery of the grenade foiled a conspiracy to disrupt peace in Poonch.

 The second major case of seizure of the explosives, the
spokesperson said, revealed that the hideout had foiled a major conspiracy to attack the security forces. The army and police have once again proved their courage to fulfill the commitment to fight against terrorism and to maintain stability in the region. "This is the second major case of explosives seizures in the Jammu region in the last few days." Security forces had recovered a huge cache of arms and explosives from Chakarandi village in Doda district on Saturday.