The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the principal committee — constituted to look into the rejuvenation of Yamuna’s ecologically sensitive floodplains, after a three-day festival was organised there by the Art of Living foundation, earlier this year — to inspect the site and submit a final report within two weeks.

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar on Wednesday also asked the foundation to file its reply within three days on an application, which had alleged that the spiritual guru had termed its earlier order as “politically motivated”. Read more