Why environmental crimes are rising in India
There has been a 78 per cent increase in the number of environmental crimes in the country between 2019 and 2020. At the same time, courts are disposing of cases at a rate much lower than that of new cases recorded, leading to pile-ups and delays
Published- Thursday 03 March 2022
Total cases disposed of in a year divided by 365 days
** Cases pending at the end of the year divided by average number of cases disposed of every day
*** Cases pending at the end of the year divided by 365 days
Source- Crimes in India 2020, National Crimes Records Bureau released in 2021
This was first published in Times of Nation’s Annual State of India’s Environment Report 2022
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