User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Land Conflicts
Last updated: Mar 06 2019 10:20 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Gadkari urges pvt sector to tap investment in expressways, waterways, clean Ganga projects 15.12.2018 Central Chronicle » Business
New Delhi, Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari on Saturday urged the private sector to invest liberally in the development of expressways, waterways, irrigation projects and ‘Clean Ganga Mission’. Addressing the 91st Annual General Meeting of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry […]
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Year End Review- 2018: Cabinet & CCEA 14.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
03 Jan 2018   Cabinet gives approval to the Approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina during 10-13 December 2017   The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Note submitted by the Department of Commerce and approved the approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina in December 2017.
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Adani Benefits, Bangladesh Benefits, at the plight of Jharkhand's Adivasi farmers 8.12.2018 Sify Finance
Jharkhand government's manipulation of a law meant to protect Adivasi farmers has resulted in benefits for Adani Group.
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After 15 years of BJP rule, will vote for change bring in a coalition government this time? 1.12.2018 Scroll.in
The entry of Ajit Jogi’s Janta Congress Chhattisgarh signals a new political phase for the state.
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In Madhya Pradesh’s energy hub Singrauli, residents felt powerless before the elections 28.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Displacement, unemployment, environment degradation are some of many problems in this part of the state.
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BJP to protect indigenous communities: Dass 28.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
BJP to protect indigenous communities: Dass
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20,000 farmers march to Mumbai demanding loan waiver, drought compensation 21.11.2018 Zee News : States
The march will conclude at Mumbai's Azad Maidan on Thursday where farmers will stage an indefinite sit-in till demands are met.
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Quest for black diamond: Pollution from mines, power plants is choking Chhattisgarh’s coal hub 9.11.2018 Scroll.in
In Korba, industrial exploitation of the area with no concern for residents’ health has led to resentment among the communities.
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