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Forest dwellers demand land rights

Forest dwellers of the Darjeeling hills have united under the aegis of the Himalayan Forest Villagers Organisation (HFVO) to demand land rights. They said they would approach the three new MLAs to take forward their demand towards a speedy ... The Echo Of India, 4 days ago
Forest dept seeks action against illegal mining Times of India, 19 hours ago
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Sit-in 'Satyagraha' by farmers enters second day in Maharashtra

The farmers are demanding stringent implementation of the Forest Rights Act (FRA), and forest land, pasture land and temple land.
 DNA1 month ago Forest officials foil attempt to encroach land  The Hindu2 days ago BBMP site meant for mini forest encroached upon in Domlur  Deccan Herald1 week ago Tribals in Ooty warned against encroaching forest dept land  Times of India1 day ago

Need to educate tribespeople on their rights stressed

The need to expedite distribution of pattas under the Forest Rights Act and educating tribal people on their rights came up for discussion at the three-day training programme organised recently under the aegis of the Community Action for Development ...
 The Hindu5 days ago Reports of denial of forest rights to tribals in surguja district of Chhattisgarh  Business Standard2 weeks ago 'Tribals have right to engage in agriculture'  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Rajahmundry: Foresters float forum to fight for rights

Rajahmundry: Foresters have floated a joint forum to fight for their rights. Forest officials — from the rank of assistant conservator of forests to assistant beat officer — formed a Joint Action Committee with their associations, including ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 week ago ‘Implement Forest Rights Act properly’  The Hindu1 month ago Girijans pour out their woes  The Hindu2 months ago Sirsi: Official Apathy Blamed for Delay in Forest Rights Recognition  Sahil Online2 months ago
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Congress plans agitation against dilution of Forest Rights Act

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will soon visit tribal dominated states to kickoff the party's agitation against attempts by the BJP-led NDA government to dilute the Forest Rights Act (FRA) of 2006. Congress sources said Gandhi's visits will ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago Cong plans agitation against dilution of Forest Rights Act  HT Syndication1 week ago Cong. protests ‘dilution’ of Forest Rights Act  The Hindu2 months ago

Tamil Nadu: NHRC seeks report on straying wild animals killing people in Nilgiris

The National Human Rights Commission(NHRC) today issued notices to the Chief Conservator of Forests, Tamil Nadu and District Collector of Nilgiris on a complaint alleging that wild animals straying into the inhabited areas near the forest of Nilgiris have ...
 News on Air1 month ago NHRC seeks report on wild animals straying into villages  The Hindu1 month ago NHRC seeks report on wild animals causing loss to life in Tamil Nadu  Business Standard1 month ago

Uttarakhand fire roars over forest rights failure

The root cause behind one of the biggest ongoing environmental disasters in the country is still blurry, but what is evident is the unceremonious isolation of local communities from forests in Uttarakhand. The government has employed over 6,000 personnel to ...
 Business Line3 weeks ago

Fishermen's vote for forest rights in Sundarbans

Fishermen may turn the tide in the Sundarbans these elections. Over 2 lakh forest-dependent people, predominantly fishermen living in six Assembly constituencies of South 24-Parganas, have decided to vote for candidates who have promised to implement the ...
 The Telegraph4 weeks ago
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Habitat rights for Mankidia tribe in the offing

Mankidias, a semi-nomadic primitive tribal group (PTG), nestled in dense forests of Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district, may finally have a recognised habitat right.The Mayurbhanj district administration has...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Making a hollow in the Forest Rights Act

I wasnt there to study community conservation however, but to speak to villagers about forged gram sabha consent resolutions submitted in their names last January by the Odisha government and the State-owned Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC). The submissions, ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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