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Green laws to the wind! Industry will soon be able to fell trees without tribal consent

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 Standard, 1 day ago

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CSD, Odisha blames Jayanthi Natarajan for disrespecting Forest Rights Act

Report by Odisha Diary bureau, Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Chapter of the Campaign for Survival and Dignity(CSD)which played a vital role in the struggle for the enactment of historic ...
 OrissaDiary3 weeks ago Odisha: Lok Sangathan Utsav organised on Livelihood Rights  Orissadiary.com1 hour ago Workshop on MGNREGA, Forest Rights Act and Land Rights Orgnaised by RAJAS in Odisha  OrissaDiary1 month ago

84 villagers receive Forest Right pattas in Gariaband

Forest Right pattas were distributed to residents of Gariaband block by MLA of Bindranawagarh Govardhan Manjhi on Saturday.In all 84 residents of 13 Gram Panchayats received pattas for their lands. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Manjhi ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 days ago Monitoring Implementation of Forest Rights Act, 2006  PIB6 days ago Maharashtra Governor demands for a stronger follow up of Forest Rights and Panchayat Acts  DNA1 month ago ‘Claims of Forest Rights Act holding up growth are bogus'  Down to Earth2 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 Herald1 month ago Supreme Court won’t lift vehicle ban in reserve  Asian Age1 month ago
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Nothing to fear on forest rights issue: Javadekar

rest Rights Act. His comments come after Tribal Affairs Ministry objected to the recent Environment Ministry order that allowed district collectors to unilaterally clear diversion of forest land to expedite development projects. "There should be no fear" on ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Ministries battle over applicability of Forest Rights Act  Down to Earth1 month ago Forest land: As India Inc cheers, rude shock awaits the tribals  Rediff.com1 month ago Rift within govt over tribal rights  Hindustan Times2 months ago

Gujjars demand extension of Forest Rights Act to J-K

Members of the nomadic Gujjar and Bakarwal community today held a demonstration here demanding extension of the Forest Rights Act, 2006 to the state so that they too can enjoy rights on forest land as are available to people belonging to Scheduled ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Gujjars, Bakarwals demand extension of forest act to Kashmir  Prokerala2 weeks ago
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Javadekar goes after tribal affairs minister

The environment ministry and tribal affairs ministry are locked in a fight over forest rights and two months into the confrontation no side is showing any sign of giving in to the other
 Hindustan Times1 month ago Tribal Affairs ministry not happy with Environ Min's stand on  Business Standard2 months ago Tribal affairs ministry asks Maharashtra to withdraw Village Forests Rules  Down to Earth2 months ago Sabha plea  The Telegraph2 weeks ago
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'Male child should be sensitised about female rights': Javadekar

Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar has said gender sensitisation of the male child at home and school is as important as empowerment of the female child. Javadekar, who was speaking yesterday after giving away the ...
 Sify2 months ago Javadekar sent legal notice on bullock cart races  Zee News2 months ago Prakash Javadekar sent legal notice on bullock cart races  One India2 months ago City activist sends legal notice to Union minister for plan to revive bull race plan  Times of India2 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 Standard1 month 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 Times1 month ago India urged to stop evicting tribes from "Jungle Book" tiger reserve  Reuters1 month ago
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