Law & Policy

Green Tribunal Sets Stiff Norms For Conserving Rohtang Pass


Ravaged each year by growing number of tourists headed for Rohtang Pass, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the state government to take serious steps for conservation of the fragile environment around the high altitude pass, especially in regulating traffic, construction of toilets, opening of eateries and disposal of human waste and garbage.

Tough Himachal land laws go soft on religious trusts


Where the law is out to haul up natives who per force are having to draw a living out of small farms for there are not enough employment opportunities or those who have bypassed the tough land laws by way of benami holdings, neither the courts or the state executive has shown any teeth to act against religious bodies and trusts for the blatant land law violations done.