User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Land Conflicts
Last updated: May 19 2019 12:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The Election Fix: Where has the roller coaster ride of the last five years left India’s economy? 19.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government believed India was on track to double-digit growth in 2014. Now it appears to be staring at a crisis.
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Are Mumbaikars prepared for the environmental impact of new coastal projects? 15.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Government and policy makers assume solving Mumbai's congestion and traffic problems solves everything else. But half a dozen new projects could have far reaching impact on the environment and people's livelihoods.
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Infrastructure and environment battle it out in the maximum city 28.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Several infrastructure projects are coming up in Mumbai, that could irrevocably damage the city's coastline and green spaces. While environmentalists allege that projects were announced without public discussion and ignoring the environmental impact, political parties brush aside these concerns
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Bengaluru Buzz: Low voter turnout | HC upholds minimum wage hike in 34 industries | Properties to be acquired in ORR for Metro 22.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Voter turnout in Bengaluru lower than in 2014 elections, High Court upholds state government's decision to increase minimum wages in 34 industries, properties being acquired for Metro ORR line - read more on what happened in Bengaluru over the past week
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Bitter irony: Bhils whose ancestors invented sev are displaced by Ratlam namkeen industrial park 2.4.2019 Scroll.in
The families received no compensation because the plots they farmed are part of a village commons, whose title is held by the district administration.
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‘BJP has failed people of Malnad region’ 1.4.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
D.K. Shivakumar, Minister for Water Resources, has said that MPs of Bharatiya Janata Party who have represented Shivamogga seat since 2009 have failed
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Selected eviction in soil conservation lands alleged in Lakhimpur 25.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Selected eviction in soil conservation lands alleged in Lakhimpur
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In final days of Modi government, Adani project in Jharkhand becomes India's first power sector SEZ 25.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The decision will save the company Rs 3.2 billion annually in clean energy cess alone.
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From forest rights to GST and note ban: How Modi has favoured fat cats and harmed the marginalised 6.3.2019 Scroll.in
The prime minister has come to view large corporations as the main architects of the country’s future power and prosperity.
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In Rajasthan, Forest Rights Act was wantonly flouted to reject Adivasis’ claims to their land 5.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
They were told to furnish non-existent records, their claims were illegally decided by forest guards, they were not informed of rejections or allowed to appeal.
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AMMOCOC urges Government 5.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
AMMOCOC urges Government
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Despite nature’s protests, encroachment and illegal construction are rampant in Kerala’s Munnar 4.3.2019 Scroll.in
The hilly region was severely affected by the August 2018 and 1924 floods and illegal constructions could become an election issue this year.
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Conservation groups should be helping Adivasis save forests. Instead, they are working to evict them 2.3.2019 Scroll.in
It was on a petition filed by conservationists that the Supreme Court this month ordered the eviction of over 10 lakh families of forest dwellers.
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The Daily Fix: Supreme Court’s order on evicting forest dwellers could hollow out Forest Rights Act 22.2.2019 Scroll.in
The law was meant to correct ‘historic injustice’. But its aims have been frustrated by shoddy implementation and intransigent governments.
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Adivasi, Dalit villagers in Jharkhand move court to get back land acquired for Adani power plant 14.2.2019 Scroll.in
The petition of the 16 villagers alleges that the land acquisition process is ‘marked by illegalities and irregularities’.
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Tea industry mulls use of drones for crop management 23.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Tea industry mulls use of drones for crop management
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Nagaon DFO attacked, vehicle damaged by encroachers 4.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Nagaon DFO attacked, vehicle damaged by encroachers
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IBBI publishes Revised Syllabus and other details of Valuation Examinations 1.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Central Government notified the commencement of Section 247 (relating to valuers) of the Companies Act, 2013 with effect from 18thOctober, 2017. It also notified the Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Rules, 2017 on 18thOctober, 2017.
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Ground report: Odisha’s coastal erosion refugees keep returning to their old homes 23.12.2018 Scroll.in
Though the state has resettled villagers from coastal erosion prone area in Kendrapara district, there are no livelihood opportunities there.
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Gadkari urges private sector to invest in expressways, waterways, clean Ganga projects 16.12.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Dec 16 (ANI): Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari has urged the private sector to invest
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