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Javadekar Emphasises Need to Reduce Timelines, Prescribe Right...

The Minister of State (Independent Charge), of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar has emphasized the need to reduce timelines for various projects and right conditions to be prescribed that are reasonable, practical, real and ... PIB, 13 hours ago
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Baru: New Forest Bill nonsensical and impractical

The Bill states that the Sarawak Government would gazette any notification to extinguish NCR rights. KUCHING: Opposition Leader Baru Bian has described the Forest Bill 2015, passed by the Sarawak Assembly on Wednesday, as oppression of the ...
 Free Malaysia Today2 days ago First Play Live: Great Lake Swimmers, A Forest of Arms  CBC1 day ago Kenya: New Plan Alloes Ogiek Back to Public Forests  AllAfrica.com1 day ago North-west Tasmanian community and scientist fight to stop Forestry Tasmania logging regrowth forest, appeal to Forest Stewardship Council auditors  ABC Online1 day ago
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NHRC starts public hearing on encounters in AP, Telangana

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of two "encounters" - killings in Seshachalam forests in Andhra Pradesh and shootout of undertrial SIMI members near Alair of Nalgonda district of Telangana - and will hold a public ...
 Deccan Herald3 days ago NHRC's 3-day open hearing, camp sitting concluded in Hyderabad  Meri News1 day ago Two more earthquakes recorded near Cessnock  Cessnock Advertiser2 days ago NHRC in Hyderabad to probe Chittoor, Telangana killings  Hindustan Times3 days ago
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NHRC team to visit 'encounter' site in AP forest

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will send its team on a fact-finding mission into Seshachalam forests on the foothills of Tirumala to ascertain the veracity of the Andhra Pradesh government's claim that 20 people from Tamil Nadu were killed in a ...
 Deccan Herald2 days ago Seshachalam encounter: NHRC to send fact finding team  NewsR.in2 days ago Order judicial probe: fact-finding team  The Hindu2 days ago
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PM lauds distribution of pattas to MP's tribals

ster Narendra Modi has lauded distribution of forest rights letters to the tribals through satellite in Madhya Pradesh as good work. Modi talked to the Secretaries of the Central Government and the Chief Secretaries of the States through ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 days ago Govt will defend rights of citizens of all faiths: PM Modi  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Probe death of 20 Indian loggers: Rights groups  Himalayan times2 weeks ago Opposition misleading people on issue of tribal, forest land: PM  Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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Farmers seek rights on forest lands tilled by them

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Farmers led by CPI leaders at a protest in Warangal on Wednesday demanding land rights. --Photo: M.Murali Scores of farmers from the district led by CPI took out a rally to the Collectorate demanding ...
 The Hindu2 days ago

PUCL condemns FIR against human rights team for visiting

rongly condemned the registration of FIR by the AP Forest Department against a team of human rights activists which visited the site of the encounter in Chandragiri Mandal in Chittoor district of AP where police shot dead 20 woodcutters. In a statement, the ...
 Business Standard1 week ago PUCL condemns the AP Police registering FIRs against Fact Finding Team members of HR organisations  Sikh Siyasat Online1 week ago

Kerala forest dept to take up complaint against ex-minister

ht from it 20 years ago for offering to a temple. Animal right campaigners have alleged that Kumar is still keeping the jumbo named 'Viswanathan', which he had bought from the department in 1994 on the pretext of donating to a shrine. Thrissur-based animal ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago
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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.com1 month ago

Union Environment Ministry to discuss changes in Forest Rights Act

While the environment ministry wants to simplify the process, the tribal affairs ministry, which oversees implementation of the Forest Rights Act. NEW DELHI: As part of its effort to improve the ease of doing business and ensure predictable and expeditious ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
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