User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Land Conflicts
Last updated: Jun 28 2020 11:23 IST RSS 2.0
 
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The national policy that governs India’s forests has not been updated since 1988 11.1.2020 Scroll.in
A new National Forest Policy is required to factor in climate change, pollution and forest dwellers’ land rights.
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Odisha govt okays land acquisition for Dhamra Port airstrip 2.1.2020 Projects Monitor

The government of Odisha has approved a proposal by Dhamra Port Company (DPCL) to acquire 274.41 acre land to build a commercial airstrip in Bhadrak district. DPCL will now seek necessary clearances from the Airports Authority of India (AAI), the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) and other agencies before building the […]

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Jharkhand’s attempts to enclose sacred groves stirred fears of land grab and religious imposition 25.12.2019 Scroll.in
The welfare department’s gherabandi scheme sought to build walls around ‘sarnas’. But locals’ response was mixed.
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In Jharkhand, the digitisation of land records stripped many villagers of their farms overnight 17.12.2019 Scroll.in
In the ongoing state assembly elections, all parties are using land issues as a poll plank.
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AASU files writ petition in SC opposing Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 16.12.2019 Assam Times
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Andhra Pradesh and Telangana offer no help as Chhattisgarh Adivasis seek land rights 21.11.2019 Scroll.in
The Adivasis have been demanding land rights, but to no avail.
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Indefinite NH2 bandh from today 17.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Indefinite NH2 bandh from today
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Navi Mumbai airport: ‘How can development risk such damage to people, economy and ecology?’ 24.10.2019 Scroll.in
After prolonged delay, work has begun on levelling hills and ground, and diverting Ulwe river.
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To avoid giving fair compensation, a few Indian states are using outdated state laws to acquire land 11.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
States should ideally acquire land in accordance with the LARR Act of 2013, which requires the consent of 70% of those affected and a social impact study.
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Amendments to IFA 1927 are regressive, says KKM 10.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Amendments to IFA 1927 are regressive, says KKM
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Aarey “forest” has fired-up Mumbai poll scene 9.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A metro car depot which will wipe out 2,646 trees at Aarey milk colony in Mumbai is an important electoral issue in the upcoming state elections.
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In Assam, a beloved wandering rhino was killed and the forest department tried to ‘hush it up’ 16.9.2019 Scroll.in
Eight months after a rhino wandered out of its sanctuary, forest officials lost track of it. Then it was found dead.
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India’s efforts to save its tigers have turned some Adivasi communities into conservation refugees 12.8.2019 Scroll.in
Turning Adivasis out of land earmarked for reserves interrupts their livelihoods and the ecological balance they maintain.
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Thirsty city tantrums: How Bengaluru’s thirst for water is felt 400 km away 9.8.2019 Citizen Matters
To satiate Bengaluru's unending thirst, water has been diverted from many rivers, including those from the Western Ghats. But these projects are starving local populations of water, and destroying ecosystems
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Does the National Capital Region need another airport, even if it comes at great ecological cost? 7.8.2019 Scroll.in
The Rs 16,000 crore project, just 70 km from the Delhi airport, is being built over wetlands that are home to Sarus cranes, peacocks and blackbucks.
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Do we really need an airport in Noida at the cost of 63 wetlands and the biodiversity in them? 7.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Over 63 wetlands and habitats of Sarus cranes, peacocks and blackbucks will be affected by the construction of the Noida International Greenfield Airport, just 70 km away from New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport.
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Setting Up of Industries on Agricultural Land 17.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Land and its management falls under the legislative and administrative jurisdiction of the States (as provided in Entry No. 18 of List II (State List) of the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution). Setting up of industries on agricultural land is done by the concerned State Governments/UT Administrations.
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935 ha of KNP land under encroachment 13.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
935 ha of KNP land under encroachment
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Wangoi SDO warns against encroachment on Paddy fields wetland 4.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Wangoi SDO warns against encroachment on Paddy fields wetland
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Goa CM pitches FM for mining package in view of ban 22.6.2019 Sify Finance
Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday made pitched Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for a special mining assistance package and land acquisition package for building an expressway from a national highway to the Mopa airport, and sought exemption of export duty for high grade iron ore.
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