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26 cases across 11 states: How govts in India are violating forest rights
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26 cases across 11 states: How govts in India are violating fo...

There were delays in approving the claims filed by the communities on the land where projects are proposed, the analysis shows Bipasha Majumder | IndiaSpend Last Updated at March 22, 2018 09:39 IST Photo: Shutterstock As many as 26 cases across 11 states show ... Business Standard, 1 month ago

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When politicians made a mockery of the farmers' protest

None of them who took to the dais at the Mumbai farmers' morcha spoke about the Forest Rights Act, lack of irrigation facilities, minimum support price, and under-employment among the tribals, issues dear to the agitationists, says Prasanna D Zore. IMAGE: On Monday, around 30,000 farmers from across Maharashtra converged on south Mumbai's Azad maidan to demand a complete loan waiver, implementation of Forest Rights Act and better irrigation facilities and ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Quantity not quality: Letter to BS on 1% rise in India's forest, tree cover

What is important, however, is to ensure that the right kind of trees are planted Last Updated at February 15, 2018 21:44 IST The marginal one per cent rise in India’s forest and tree cover, now constitutes 24.39 per cent (although falling short of the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Animal rights activist threatened with life

The case involving a death of a privately owned Elephant last month has lodged complaints with Mumbai Police as well as Forest department after he received threatening calls
 DNA2 months ago
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'Include valley areas, molehills within valley lists on realigning dist boundaries'

Manipur Valley Village Reserve Forest Right Protection Association has asked the Government to include the valley forest area and mole hills within the valley districts on realigning the district boundaries as per Manipur State Darbar Source The Sangai Express ...
 E Pao!1 week ago

New system allows drones to fly through forests, cities

have big ideas for drones that can deliver packages right to your door and a new mapping system developed by researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) can help achieve that. The new system, called NanoMap, allows drones to consistently fly 32 ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Civil society groups demand draft forest policy be withdrawn

Civil society activists today demanded that the draft National Forest Policy 2018 be withdrawn and the existing legal frameworks such as the Forest Rights Act (FRA) be implemented properly.Around 140 civil society organizations from around 15 states have ...
 Business Standard1 week ago 'Draft policy on giving forest land to private players dangerous'  Deccan Herald1 week ago

Ambedkar made provisions in Constitution for protecting rights of backward classes: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that B R Ambedkar had made provisions in the Constitution for the protection of the rights of backward classes as he appealed to the people not to join the Naxals for securing their rights. He asked the parents of ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago Ambedkar protected your rights, don't go to Naxals: PM in Chhattisgarh  Rediff.com1 week ago
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Ban on visitors and phones near hatching site of turtles

With hatchlings starting to emerge from the eggs laid by Olive Ridley sea turtles, the forest department has imposed a ban on carrying mobile phones and visitors to the site of hatching of the endangered species along the Rushikulya river mouth near ...
 Business Standard1 week ago
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J-K to have 23 forest destinations: BJP Minister Chaudhary Lal Singh

Over 20 destinations have been marked for 'Van Padao' or forest destination, said Jammu and Kashmir's Minister for Forests and Ecology Chaudhary Lal Singh, who today laid the foundation stone of the state's ambitious project here in the district.The minister ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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