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The common man vs giant polluting factory

40 years ago, the greater Whitefield Area was an industrial zone. However, over the years as the city grew, the outskirts became part of the city and the area became urbanized, even coming under BBMP. The city allowed for unchecked growth and encouraged a massive number of residences and offices to be built all around, […]

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NGT orders closure of Graphite India

The National Green Tribunal has restored the KSPCB’s 2012 closure order on Graphite India. With this, the 20-year-old legal battle of Whitefield residents, against the polluting Graphite India Limited along the Whitefield Road, has borne fruit. In the hearing on Thursday before the principal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) comprising Justice Adarsh Kumar […]