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World Forestry Day celebrated

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Municipal Administration Minister S.P. Velumani (second right) flags off a vehicle to be used for tourists at Kovai Courtallam during World Forestry Day celebrations in Coimbatore on Saturday. Forest Minister ... The Hindu, 1 week ago
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RTI reveals 82% of tribal rights entitlement cases are quashed

The Forest Rights Act of 2006 provides land rights to forest-dwelling communities.
 DNA3 days ago 82 per cent of tribal rights entitlement cases quashed: RTI  Business Standard4 days ago 82% of Tribal Rights Entitlement Cases Quashed: RTI  Outlook3 days ago Right item, right bin  Noodls1 week ago
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Union Environment Ministry to discuss changes in Forest Rights Act

NEW DELHI: As part of its effort to improve the ease of doing business and ensure predictable and expeditious forest clearances, the environment ministry will discuss changes to the Forest Rights Act with state environment and forest ministers in ...
 Economic Times1 week ago No modification needed in Bill for coal auction: Parl panel  Money Control2 weeks ago

Centre to discuss Forest Rights Act with states in April

While the environment ministry wants to simplify the process, the tribal affairs ministry opposes any change that undermines the rights of the tribal population. NEW DELHI: As part of its effort to improve the ease of doing business and ensure predictable and ...
 Economic Times1 week ago Myanmar: Agricultural concessions linked to land conflicts, Forest Trends report  Business & Human Rights2 weeks ago Centre to decentralise rights in favour of states  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Govt's bid to dilute tribal rights to help industry

Environment ministry readies draft, which allows industry to fell trees in traditional forest areas without consent of gram sabhas Nitin Sethi | New Delhi March 3, 2015 Last Updated at 00:05 IST After a lot of back and forth, the National Democratic Alliance ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Green laws to the wind! Industry will soon be able to fell trees without tribal consent  Rediff.com4 weeks ago
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Devendra Fadnavis, Union tribal affairs minister battle over forest rights

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis has locked horns with Union tribal affairs minister Jual Oram over the issue of forest rights. The Maharashtra government in May 2014 had framed rules which take away rights of tribal communities to collect and ...
 DNA3 weeks ago Javadekar goes after tribal affairs minister  Hindustan Times2 months ago Nothing to fear on forest rights issue: Javadekar  Business Standard2 months ago Ministries battle over applicability of Forest Rights Act  Down to Earth2 months ago

Gujjar-Bakarwals hold protest, demand Forest Right Act

Excelsior Correspondent Gujjar Bakarwals during a protest outside Press Club, Jammu on Wednesday. JAMMU, Mar 18: Gujjars and Bakarwals today held a protest demonstration here at Press Club demanding extension of Forest Rights Act 2006 enacted ...
 Daily Excelsior.com2 weeks ago Gujjars demand extension of Forest Rights Act to J-K  Business Standard1 month ago Gujjars, Bakarwals demand extension of forest act to Kashmir  Prokerala1 month ago Maharashtra Governor demands for a stronger follow up of Forest Rights and Panchayat Acts  DNA2 months ago

Animals get first right over forests: SC

The Supreme Court declined a plea by the Kerala government to lift the night ban on vehicular movement through the Bandipur Tiger Reserve. The court asserted that animals have first right over forests. "Forests belong to animals and tribals who live there.
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Supreme Court won’t lift vehicle ban in reserve  Asian Age2 months ago

Agitation launched to enable craftsmen access to cheap bamboo

Shramik Yalgaar, a social organisation working for the rights of tribals and forest workers in the district launched an agitation at Mohadi village called 'Bamboo Mukti Satyagraha' today, to enable Burud community bamboo craftsmen access to cheaper ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Tribals evicted from Kanha Tiger Reserve must be allowed to return to their forest homes: Rights group

Around 450 families - totaling up to 3,000 people - from the Baiga and Gond tribes in the Kanha Tiger Reserve were evicted last June and told by the forest department that elephants would be released to trample their homes and crops if they did not leave, ...
 Economic Times2 months ago India urged to stop evicting tribes from "Jungle Book" tiger reserve  Reuters2 months ago
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