Though only eight days are left for the deadline of the National Green Tribunal, the eight-member expert committee is yet to study the approvals provided by BWSSB and KIADB to the massive SEZ coming up on Bellandur lake catchment area.
HC has given liberty to the petitioners to file a fresh petition after the case before National Green Tribunal is disposed. The Supreme Court stayed the fine imposed on the developers. What else is going on, related to Bellandur-Agara SEZ project?
National Green Tribunal delivered a verdict on the SEZ coming up on the catchment area of Bellandur lake, banning anymore sanctions to any projects in Bengaluru that are coming up on lake catchment areas. What else did the judgment say?
The PIL filed by citizens of Bellandur and Koramangala along with Namma Bengaluru Foundation has reached a stage where builders are asked by the court to be involved in the discussions on maintaining lakes, in collaboration with citizens. Read the full report.
Citizens of Koramangala, HSR Layout and Bellandur areas have written to all industry bodies and government departments concerned, highlighting the violations in upcoming SEZ near Agara in Bangalore, developed by Mantri Developers.
A 2300-crore real estate project in south Bangalore has encroached 2.6 acres of Rajakaluve, risking flooding, says an IISc report. The promoter, Manipal ETA Infotech Pvt Ltd, doesn’t even exist in the list of registered companies in India.
The central Environmental Ministry watchdog office in Bengaluru is so understaffed that they are signing off compliance reports without even inspecting sites. This is one of many reasons this 72-acre realty project is proceeding despite major violations.