User: basavapatna Topic: Common Land
Category: Land grab
Last updated: Sep 19 2017 10:11 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Conflicts across India as states create land banks for industry, investment 19.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Up to 2.68 mn hectares of land have been set aside in land banks in the eight states
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Against the violence of ‘development’ 29.8.2017 FrontLine: Home
Corporate interests are trying to grab enormous tracts of land with the support of the state, but their attempts are being met with an unprecedented unity among landowners and others dependent on the land for their livelihood. By VIJOO KRISHNAN
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An Act undone 2.8.2017 FrontLine: The Nation
Telangana and Andhra Pradesh use devious means to undermine the Land Act of 2013 in order to enable legalised land grab. By KUNAL SHANKAR
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Losing in India 2.8.2017 FrontLine: The Nation
While the Chief Minister dreams about the heights that he hopes Jharkhand will achieve, the farmers who stand to lose their land to make way for industrial projects are worried. By AKSHAY DESHMANE
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Lesson from Yawal 18.7.2017 FrontLine: Environment
Contrary to the impression sought to be created, Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary offers an excellent example of how gram sabhas, with help from local organisations and government agencies, can use the FRA to transform a sanctuary on the brink of ecological and social disaster into a thriving habitat for wildlife. By NEEMA PATHAK BROOME and YAGYASHREE KUMAR
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Tribal struggle 12.4.2017 FrontLine: Home
Tribal people evicted from reserved forest land in Karnataka’s Kodagu district have not relocated to the sites offered by the government and insist on three acres of land for each family in the Diddalli forests. By RAVI SHARMA recently in Kodagu
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Rights for the rightful owners 15.12.2016 Hindu: Lead
On the tenth anniversary of the historic passage of the Forest Rights Act, tribal resistance to defend their rights is growing even as government after government tries to dilute its provisions
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Afforestation not illegal: Forest Dept. 6.8.2016 Hindu: National
CPI (ML-ND) leader’s statement baseless: official
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Activists worry CAMPA Bill will dilute tribal rights in forests 27.7.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Activists worry CAMPA Bill will dilute tribal rights in forests
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Nod to liqour vend in Mangar raises forest dept's hackles 3.4.2016 Gurgaon - City - The Times of India
Encroachment of land seems to be continuing unabated in Mangar.
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How the government steals tribal land 8.2.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Which one of us would give up our flats for development?'
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Greens Slam Government Order Granting Title Deeds to Forest Settlers 23.12.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Act tough against violation of forest laws: HC to State 22.9.2015 deccanherald.com
The High Court of Karnataka on Tuesday directed the State government to act tough against violations of the Forest Conservation Act and to clear any encroachment or unauthorised construction on the forest land. A division bench comprising acting Chief Justice S K Mukherjee and Justice B V Nagarathna, taking a suo motu cognizance of reports published in Deccan Herald and another English daily about a wildlife warden building a resort inside protected forests of Bhadra in Chikkamagaluru district, issued these directions to the State. The bench passed an order to recover the forest land. The forest department had filed an FIR against Satish Gowda DS, a honorary wildlife warden of the Bhadra Protected Forest, for constructing a resort at a cost of Rs two crore in a flagrant violation of forest and wildlife acts. Gowda owned seven acres of land in survey number 216 in Sirivase village, which is adjacent to Bhadra and Masagali protected forests. The report says that Gowda has been constructing a huge building ...
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How community rights under the Forest Rights Act could transform the lives of millions of forest dwellers 9.8.2015 ET: Policy
Community rights under the Forest Rights Act could transform the lives of millions of forest dwellers, but only if the bureaucracy is pushed to implement the legislation fairly and without delay.
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Chandy Ministry Not Above Law: Activist 28.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
The activist said the decision to give subdivision survey numbers to forest land encroachments would support intrusions since the late 70’s
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Chandy Ministry not Above Law 28.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
The activist said the decision to give subdivision survey numbers to forest land encroachments would support intrusions since the late 70’s
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Greens Oppose Efforts to Demarcate Kerala ESA 26.7.2015 newindianexpress.com
The State Government’s hurried efforts to demarcate ESAs in 119 villages and to allot survey numbers is likely to get embroiled in legal tangles.
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ESA demarcation: greens fear loss of forestland to encroachers 23.7.2015 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
: The field-level verification to demarcate Ecologically Sensitive Areas (ESA) identified by the Kasturirangan committee for conservation of the Western Ghats is set to begin on Thursday, amid fear...
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Deforestation drives worsening flooding in Kashmir 7.7.2015 Sify Finance
By Ashutosh Sharma
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Will BJP-Sena government act against encroachers under FRA? 5.6.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Will BJP-Sena government act against encroachers under FRA?
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