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Tree felling in heart of city right under the nose of authorities

An incident where trees were felled in broad daylight in the heart of the city, has caught the Forest and Police department unawares. However, following complaints by the residents of Gokulam, where the incident took place, personnel of the departments swung ... Deccan Herald, 6 days ago

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Business Standard

Implement Forest Rights Act, demand tribals

The members of Karnataka Rajya Moola Aranya Adivasi Jenu Kurubara Sangha has staged a protest in Madikeri on Friday, demanding the district administration to implement Forest Rights Act effectively and provide facilities towards the welfare of the tribals.
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Forest Rights Rejection in LWE-affected Areas Reviewed  New Indian Express2 weeks ago Tribal mauled inside BRT reserve; tiger attack suspected  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Ministry of Tribal Affairs's study to ensure justice for forest dwellers  DNA India2 weeks ago
Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency

Kef: forest ranger loses left leg after mine explosion in Mount Ouergha

:09 Hits: 40 KEF, (TAP) - A forest ranger had his left leg amputated and suffered light wounds in his right leg as a mine exploded Monday afternoon in the area of Farchane, Mount Ouergha, Kef, a security source in Kef told TAP. The same ...
 Tunis Afrique Presse News Agency1 week ago Kef - Forest Ranger Loses Left Leg After Mine Explosion in Mount Ouergha  AllAfrica.com1 week ago

Karens seek to make a living in forest zones

A GROUP of Karen people in Chiang Mai province has asked for the right to continue using forest zones - where their families have lived for generations - for their livelihood. "We need
 Big News Network2 weeks ago FRA rights have destroyed forests, says study  Times of India1 month ago Panel moots for space for elephants  Times of India1 month ago Tourists being welcomed at the cost of fishermen: Patkar  Business Standard1 month ago

Time for NCP to merge with Congress: Dr Patangrao Kadam

State minister of forests Dr Patangrao Kadam said on Thursday that it is the right time for NCP president Sharad Pawar to merge his party with the Congress. Interestingly, Kadam reiterated his statement in the presence of chief minister Prithviraj Chavan and ...
 DNA1 month ago Congress and NCP should merge: Patangrao Kadam  Asian Age1 month ago
IndiaTV News

Govt rules out relaxing provisions of Forest Rights Act

cy in the next one year. Dismissing reports of move to relax the norms of the Forest Rights Act, 2009 to pave way for certain projects, Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram said no such proposals are being considered by his ministry. "There is no such initiative ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago Government rules out relaxing provisions of Forest Rights Act  Economic Times4 weeks ago Willing to engage with Pakistan without terror shadow: Narendra Modi at UNGA  IndiaTV News4 weeks ago

FRA activists demand right over timber

A group of nine non-governmen organizations (NGOs) fighting for community forest rights (CFRs) to tribals on Wednesday moved Union minister of tribal affairs, Jual Oram, demanding recognition of rights over timber under the Forest Right Act (FRA) 2006.
 Times of India1 month ago Government mulls dilution of tribal forest rights - minister  Reuters1 month ago
Down to Earth

‘Village rules not to dilute FRA’

The Maharashtra Village Forest Rules (VFR) introduced this year will not dilute provisions of Forest Rights Act (FRA), principal secretary (forests) Praveen Pardeshi said on Thursday.
 Times of India1 month ago A new roadblock  Down to Earth3 weeks ago Fines for photos in the forest  Examiner.com2 weeks ago Ministers mount pressure to dilute Forest Rights Act  Down to Earth1 month ago
Times of India

Outfit flays move to renew ownership certificate for captive elephants

Noted animal rights group Heritage Task Force has criticised the Kerala forest department's move to renew the ownership certificate for captive elephants, holding that the move will lead to the regularization of illegal ownership of many jumbos. The ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

Is the Forest Rights Act being implemented well?

The FRA is one of the three rights-based legislations passed by UPA1 -- along with the National Rural Employment Guarentee Act (NREGA) and the Right to Information ( RTI) Act. It was passed in 2006 to correct what was seen as an historic injustice perpetrated ...
 Economic Times2 months ago National Committee on Forest Rights Act (FRA) Recommendations Highlights  PIB2 months ago Committee recommends internal reservation for displaced tribals  Deccan Herald2 months ago
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