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Govt asks nine states to implement Forest Rights Act immediately
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Righting Forest Rights

The tribal affairs ministry, the nodal ministry for the implementation of the Forest Rights Act (FRA) 2006, has told the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that it relies solely on states submissions on the provision on village councils consent for ... Financial Express, 4 days ago

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Greenpeace Canada

Gondia, Melghat villages show the way for tendu collection

Even as community forest rights (CFR) have met with limited success, and failed to pan out across all forest communities, 14 gram sabhas have shown the way by exercising their rights on tendu patta and making a turnover of around Rs35 lakh.
 Times of India1 month ago US pharmacy giant making wrong choice for the Boreal Forest  Greenpeace USA6 days ago Why Forests Are Critical For Our Health  Greenpeace Canada1 week ago Invest in us for Sustainable Forests say Community Forest Members, Indigenous Peoples and Smallholders from Asia  PEFC4 days ago

Centre asks states to review all cases where forest rights claims rejected

NEW DELHI: The tribal affairs ministry has asked state governments to review all cases where forest rights claims have been rejected, a move that comes at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's behest and is aimed at fast-tracking settlement of land rights ...
 Economic Times1 week ago

FRA has potential to recognize rights of 150 million tribals, forest dwellers: study

According to Indian government data, at least half of India's forests fall within the definition of community forest resource, but according to the study, barely 1.2% (500,000 hectares) of this area has actually been recognized as such. Photo: ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago PROFOR Launches Toolkit of Forest Control and Supervision  Biodiversity Policy & Practice6 days ago Hazard reduction burns in State forests of the Mid North Coast and Ranges  Noodls3 days ago WWF supports push for international forest accreditation  Borneo Post Online1 week ago

Forest department first to comply Right to Services Act

he forest department headed by Sudhir Mungantiwar on Monday became the first to comply with the revolutionary Right to Services Act (RSA) brought in by Devendra Fadnavis government. The new law guarantees time-bound services to people. The forest and revenue ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago Maha Forest dept to bring important services under RTS Act  Business Standard2 weeks ago Maharashtra Forest department to bring important services under RTS Act  Economic Times2 weeks ago

Leopard bites off forest staffer's 4 fingers

A leopard bit off four fingers of a Forest Department staffer's right hand when he tried to close the window of a schoolroom the beast was trapped in. The leopard had sneaked into the Town Mahila Samaja School located in the heart of Chikkamagaluru on ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Odisha to prohibit outsider activities in Community Forest Right areas

Bhubaneswar, Jul 22 (UNI) Odisha government has directed the officials to prohibit activities by outsiders in the community forest right areas and advised the Collectors to hold District Level Meetings on Forest Rights Act (FRA) regularly and ...
 United News of India1 week ago

Nine states asked to 'immediately' implement Forest Rights Act

The Ministry has also asked the states to set up special cells to monitor the implementation along with setting targets and timelines for the same.
 Economic Times1 month ago Nine states asked to immediately implement Forest Act  Business Standard1 month ago Nine states asked to 'immediately' implement Forest Act  Zee News1 month ago 9 states asked to "immediately" implement Forest Act  State Times1 month ago

The forest is your right, Rahul tells tribals in Chhattisgarh

Rahul Gandhi interacts with tribals in Chhattisgarh. Photograph: ANI/Twitter Pitching for forest rights of tribals, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi attacked the Centre and the Bharatiya Janata Party government in Chhattisgarh, accusing both of working "just for two-three industrialists" and not passing on the benefits of development to locals. Raking up the issue of land acquisition in the mining belt of Korba, he questioned the development model of Prime Minister Narendra Modi alleging ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Rahul Attacks Centre, Chhattisgarh Govt, Pitches for Forest Rights of Tribals  Outlook1 month ago Forests are rights of tribals: Rahul in Chhattisgarh  India Today1 month ago Forest rights of tribals: Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre, Chhattisgarh govt  First Post.com1 month ago
Asia Net India

Jayaram’s possession of elephant tusks kicks up row

Animal rights activists are up in arms against the recent order of the Kerala Forest Department, allowing well-known Malayalam-Tamil actor Jayaram to keep custody of a pair of tusks of his pet jumbo, which had died two years ago. Citing various provisions of ...
 Asia Net India3 weeks ago Actor Jayaram's possession of elephant tusks kicks up row  Business Standard3 weeks ago Demand to arrest actor for ‘tusker act’  Asian Age2 months ago
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