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Tribal affairs ministry against diluting forest rights law
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 Herald, 1 week ago
Forest Rights Rejection in LWE-affected Areas Reviewed New Indian Express, 1 week ago

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 Herald2 days 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 Network1 week 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 Standard3 weeks ago Government rules out relaxing provisions of Forest Rights Act  Economic Times3 weeks ago Willing to engage with Pakistan without terror shadow: Narendra Modi at UNGA  IndiaTV News3 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 India3 weeks 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 Earth2 weeks ago Fines for photos in the forest  Examiner.com1 week 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 Forum for security to forest staff  The Telegraph2 months ago Committee recommends internal reservation for displaced tribals  Deccan Herald2 months ago

CIA ran secret Qaeda jail in Polish forest, EU rules

The CIA ran a secret jail on Polish soil, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Thursday, piling pressure on Poland, one of Washington’s closest allies, to break its long silence about the global programme for detaining Al Qaeda suspects. The court ...
 Asian Age2 months ago European court says CIA ran secret jail in a Polish forest  Reuters2 months ago CIA ran secret jail in a Polish forest: Court  Times of India2 months ago
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