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Tribal organisations cry foul of CAMPA

PM warns of action against those who "snatch" tribal rights

Natural resources in forests should not be exploited at the cost of tribals living there, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, warning those who "snatch" their rights of stringent action. Inaugurating the first-ever national tribal carnival, ... Business Standard, 8 minutes ago

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State tops in settling claims under Forest Rights Act

KOZHIKODE: Kerala, which has been poor in the implementation of tribal projects, has managed to seek some glory by settling the highest percentage of claims received under the Forest Rights Act (FRA) in the country . As per the latest status ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Dept. of Agriculture Soliciting Contractors to Provide Road Maintenance Services in Kisatchie National Forest  Sys-Con India1 week ago CSD Organises National Convention on "Forest Rights Struggle: Towards A Nationwide Self-Assertion of Forest Dwellers"  OrissaDiary3 weeks ago Ch'nagar takes credit for successful implementation of Forest Rights Act  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Par panel recommends vesting STs with tenurial rights

A parliamentary panel has recommended amending the existing law to vest Scheduled Tribes residing in forests and other traditional forest dwellers with tenurial and other incidental rights. The Committee on Petitions on Tribal Affairs and ...
 Business Standard2 months ago Govt sets up 11-member panel to revamp forest law  Rediff.com1 week ago

Nagada tribals to get land under FRA soon

Odisha has finally settled rights over forest land of tribals of Nagada in Jajpur district which hogged limelight following the death of 19 malnourished children, . Tribals will soon have record of rights of forest land under the Forest Rights ...
 The Hindu1 week ago Odisha: Tribals of Rayagada are yet to be freed from hooliganism and tentacles of Khaki  OrissaDiary1 month ago Odisha Authorities organized Palli Sabhas in Nagada to provide tribal people land under Forest Right Act  OrissaDiary2 months ago
The Hindu

Grant ownership rights to farmers cultivating forest land: Karnataka Revenue Minister

Revenue Minister Kagodu Thimmappa has instructed officials to grant ownership rights to farmers who have been cultivating forest land and regularise bagair hukum land, but as per government orders. He also asked forest officials to protect the boundaries of ...
 The Hindu2 months ago 'Forest destruction inevitable for livelihood'  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago At least 50,000 farmers should get title deeds by year-end: Kagodu  The Hindu2 weeks ago There is no outright ownership rights for ‘bagair hukum’ land, says Kagodu Thimmappa  The Hindu2 months ago

Govt, NHAI violating Forest Rights Act, says sangharsh samiti

Real Estate & Construction HT Jammu&Kashmir Newspapers MANDI, Oct. 10 -- Members of the Manali- Kiratpur Four Lane Highway Sangharsh Samiti have alleged that the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and the state government are violating ...
 HT Syndication2 weeks ago
Deccan Chronicle

Tamil Nadu tea estates under forest department scanner

Chennai : In the backdrop of Tamil Nadu fighting for its riparian rights over the Cauvery river and rivulets running dry after the monsoon, the state government is keen on improving the catchment areas of the perennial Tamirabharani river, endemic ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 weeks ago Tamil Nadu firm seeks permission to sell jackfruit grown in BRT reserve  Deccan Herald1 month ago

HP govt withdrew petition against NGT order after Rahul Gandhi's intervention: Congress

Rahul Gandhi has been vocal on the issue of tribal rights and taking consent of forest dwellers before initiating development projects.
 DNA1 month ago Himachal Pradesh pulls petition blocking tribal challenge to power project  Reuters1 month ago Congress govt in Himachal challenges tribal rights under Forest Rights Act  Business Standard1 month ago Dharna in Khammam for tribals’ right over podu lands  The Hindu2 months ago

Vedanta fears Niyamgiri-like protests over alternate bauxite source

Managing trustee of Wild Society of Odisha said govt should hold gram sabhas and comply with provisions of Forest Rights Act
 Business Standard1 month ago

Interview - India to see 'big conflicts' over forest land despite law: activist

MUMBAI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Indian officials have been slow to implement a landmark law giving rights to forests to indigenous people because they view it as a handicap to development projects spurring expansion in the fast-growing economy, a land ...
 Reuters3 weeks ago India to see big conflicts over forest land despite law: activist  Rights and Resources Initiative1 week ago
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