Seven judgments that shaped Environmental Law in India

Aditya AK June 5 2018

The global movement to protect the environment began to show signs of life in the 1980s, at a time when the Supreme Court of India was having an awakening of its own. This period coincided with the growth of the concept of Public Interest Litigation, and marked a time when the courts were increasingly taking on issues which affect the people on a larger scale.

A slew of matters came to be heard by the apex court, which seemed adamant to grant relief in cases where the . . .

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