User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Land Conflicts
Last updated: Oct 20 2020 11:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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UNDP for alternate livelihood projects in Dhansiri-Sikaridanga JFMC 20.10.2020 The Assam Tribune
UNDP for alternate livelihood projects in Dhansiri-Sikaridanga JFMC
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Patowary reviews progress of gas pipeline network 13.10.2020 The Assam Tribune
Patowary reviews progress of gas pipeline network
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S'pore's Mapletree buys land in Mumbai for Rs 525 cr 12.10.2020 Rediff: Business
The Kanakia group, from which Mapletree did the purchase, had bought the plot from India Tube Mills and Metal Industries for Rs 363 crore in 2018.
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Renewed push to complete CPEC raises suspicion of Pakistani military’s involvement 10.10.2020 Scroll.in
A new CPEC Authority aims to centralise decision-making and take autonomy away from the provinces where the corridor’s key projects will be built.
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Laws meant to protect the environment are threatening forests and those dependent on them 26.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Plantations are replacing biodiverse forests under compensatory afforestation, an analysis of land diversion shows.
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Notice issued for inclusion of addition areas in KNP 9.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Notice issued for inclusion of addition areas in KNP
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Why a flop called SEZ appeals to politicians 2.9.2020 Rediff: Business
SEZs account for just about a third of India's merchandise exports (and roughly the same proportion of services exports). Yet, the notion of creating global manufacturing centres of the kind that propelled China to superpowerdom retains a durable appeal within the Indian policy-making establishment, notes Kanika Datta.
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Large-scale solar projects could create more problems in India than they solve 29.8.2020 Scroll.in
While development experts hail the rapid growth of the country’s solar sector, a murmur of disagreement is emerging among climate experts and activists.
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Submit action taken report on possession of KNP land, Gauhati HC tells Forest dept 28.8.2020 The Assam Tribune
Submit action taken report on possession of KNP land, Gauhati HC tells Forest dept
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Decades of mining has ravaged Chhattisgarh’s Korba region. Could its Hasdeo Arand forests be next? 21.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
After resistance from the state government, New Delhi has dropped plans to auction coal blocks in the pristine Hasdeo Arand region.
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In Gujarat, curbs eased to buy agricultural land for setting up education institutions 21.8.2020 Vadodara News, Latest Gujarat news, Vadodara News Headlines & Live Updates - Times of India
In a far-reaching development, Gujarat government has decided to ease restrictions on purchase of agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes. Prior permission of a district collector will now not be mandatory for a nonfarmer purchasing agricultural land to set up educational institutions like agricultural universities, animal husbandry universities, medical colleges and engineering colleges.
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KNP set to become bigger 12.8.2020 The Assam Tribune
KNP set to become bigger
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India’s plan to revive its flailing economy by boosting coal production is deeply flawed 2.8.2020 Scroll.in
Past experience shows Adivasi communities are worst-hit by the resulting resource depletion and land conflicts.
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EIA notification will hit interest of Assam and NE, warns Cong 30.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
EIA notification will hit interest of Assam and NE, warns Cong
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3 oil majors in race for BPCL's 53% pie: Sources 29.7.2020 Rediff: Business
According to sources, Russian energy giant Rosneft or its affiliates, Saudi Aramco and Reliance Industries are in race for BPCL's three refineries - Mumbai, Kochi in Kerala and Bina in Madhya Pradesh - 16,309 petrol pumps, 6,113 LPG distributor agencies and more than a fifth of 256 aviation fuel stations in the country.
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For Indian cities to be resilient against disease, building codes for the poor must not be diluted 24.7.2020 Scroll.in
Mumbai’s slum rehabilitation projects demonstrate the callousness of relaxing requirements on density and ventilation.
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In Kerala, development projects cleared amid lockdown threaten the state’s ecological balance 19.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Among these is a new international airport near Sabarimala temple and sand mining in Thottappally estuary.
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Saving ‘jaati, maati, bheti’: Assamese civil society needs to recognise where the real threat lies 13.7.2020 Scroll.in
Clue: It is not the so-called illegal Bangladeshis from across the border.
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An ‘Assamese PSU’: The Baghjan blowout exposes long suppressed resentments against Oil India 8.7.2020 Scroll.in
For decades, the company has done business by reaching out to local interest groups. But it often forgot local communities.
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Death toll in State floods reaches 35 4.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Death toll in State floods reaches 35
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