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Ministers mount pressure to dilute Forest Rights Act
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NGO accuses Maharashtra govt. of diluting Forest Rights Act

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS It is not only in Maharashtra that the provisions of the Forest Rights Act (FRA) are under threat. While campaigners for forest rights and Adivasis say it is an act of brazenness for the ... The Hindu, 1 day ago

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Wildlife Week to bridge the gap between NGOs and forest department

Next By Kartiki Nitin Lawate | Posted 01-Oct-2014 To encourage NGOs in the city to work closely with the forest department towards the conservation of forests and wildlife, the government body is aiming to break the ice with Wildlife Week ...
 Mid Day1 day ago Forest department tries to explain away missing tigers  Times of India1 week ago Forest dept tries to explain away Maharashtra's missing tigers  Times of India1 week ago Turf war: Foresters fear to tread tribal areas in Burhanpur district  Times of India1 week ago

Maharashtra government yet to withdraw petition seeking review of forest land order

MUMBAI: Over two weeks after it decided to withdraw the review petition challenging the Supreme Court's decision on private forest land that was delivered in January, the state government is yet to instruct its lawyers to do so. State revenue and ...
 Times of India1 week ago Maharashtra government withdraws SC petition on forest land issue  Hindustan Times2 weeks ago Maharashtra takes back review plea on forest land, lakhs of homes saved  Times of India3 weeks ago
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Forest officials justify shooting tiger which killed humans

The Maharashtra Forest Department justified shooting down a tiger on Tuesday evening in the forests near Dongahaldi village in Pombhurna tehsil of the district by stating that the big cat had claimed five human lives in seven attacks. Briefing reporters at ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Man-eating tiger that killed five shot in India  Digital Journal1 month ago 'Man-eating' tiger shot dead in India's Maharashtra  Panorama.am1 month ago Tiger That Ate Seven People Killed in Western India  Latin American Herald Tribune1 month ago

Maharashtra government starts talking to striking forest guards, meeting on Tuesday

A week after more than 15,000 forest guards and foresters went on an indefinite strike over demands for a hike in their basic grade pay among others, there has finally been a breakthrough in communication between the protesters and the state. The ...
 DNA India1 month ago Forest employees on strike from today  Times of India1 month ago Green Blankets Get IT Cover  EGov Online2 months ago
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Chili smoke to protect farms from wild animals in Maharashtra

The state forest department pays about Rs 5 crore annually to farmers as compensation for crop depredation by wild animals. To reduce this burden, the wildlife wing has now decided to promote 'chili smoke', a cost-effective technique pioneered by wildlife vet ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

Wetlands being reclaimed for realty projects and parking lots: Maharashtra forest dept

The wetlands in the coastal belts around Mumbai are being killed to make way for development, the Maharashtra forest department has told the Bombay high court.
 Times of India2 months ago

WCCB seizes wildlife species in joint raid

The western region of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, in a joint raid with Maharashtra forest department, seized two live baby crocodiles, 19 Indian tent turtles, 15 Indian star tortoises and 15 red eared sliders - an exotic species.
 Times of India2 months ago

Forest department to start counting Indian giant squirrels in state

It is the official state animal, but no one knows how many Indian giant squirrels there are in Maharashtra. The anomaly will soon be rectified with the state forest department carrying out the first state-wide census of the Indian giant squirrel soon. "This ...
 Economic Times2 months ago
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Maharashtra forest department gets flak for its August 15 diktat

Department has asked gram sabhas to pass resolution on Independence Day, accepting forest village status, which will mean relinquishing rights gained under Forest Rights Act In a controversial move, the Maharashtra Forest Department has asked gram sabhas, ...
 Down to Earth2 months ago
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