User: basavapatna Topic: Common Land
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‘Claims disposal under Forest Rights Act speeding up’ 4.8.2017 TOI: Goa
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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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Subverting FRA 2.8.2017 FrontLine: The Nation
The Forest Rights Act recognises the indispensability of forest rights for the survival of tribal people and forest dwellers, but the NDA government is trying to undo this. BY T.K. RAJALAKSHMI
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41 hydro projects running behind schedule: Government 31.7.2017 ET: Power
The projects are lagging on account of natural calamities, delays in forest clearances and land acquisition and law and order problems, the minister said.
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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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Make consent of gram sabha mandatory for every afforestation project, says petition in Rajya Sabha 16.7.2017 TOI: India
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‘Home’ is not too far for TN tribes 11.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Lapses by forest dept led to loss of reserve forest land 5.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Odisha weighs legal option to auction Niyamgiri mine 26.6.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Sequel to SC's refusal last year to reopen tribal sabhas' rejection of state mining corporation plan
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Collective rights prevail over private ownership 24.6.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Tribespeople say individual ownership could lead to fragmentation of land
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Pushed out of the woods 23.6.2017 HBL: Home
In the scramble to save the endangered tiger and its home in the forest, tribal families in Odisha’s Similipal reserve have lost theirs, as justice eludes them under the Forest Rights Act
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10 years later, forest rights elude TN tribals 12.6.2017 DNA: Top News
It's been over 10 years since the Scheduled Tribes and the Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 — popularly known as the Forest Rights Act (FRA) — that aims to protect the rights of tribals and other forest dwellers, came into effect. But, for the forest dwellers in Tamil Nadu, the whole measure seems to be only on paper, with the government failing to distribute even a single title deed. The FRA sought to correct the historical injustice done to the traditional forest-dwelling communities by conferring rights to hold and own forest land where they traditionally lived and cultivated. But while states across the country including neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Kerala went ahead with the FRA implementation and distributed 17.91 lakh title deeds covering 1.37 crore acres of forest lands till March this year as per the Ministry of Tribal Welfare data, the Tamil Nadu government is still hiding behind excuses. The Madras High Court had on April 30, 2008, passed an ...
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Jairam Ramesh on Indira Gandhi, the environmentalist 9.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Jairam's new book is a thorough documentation of former PM Indira Gandhi's love for nature
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Ken-Betwa project: As it gets closer to reality, big questions still linger 5.6.2017 News
The piecemeal approach to clearances leave many doubts about the project's environmental impact
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All industrial units are unauthorized: PIL at HC 26.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Forest Rights Act pattas not shown in Revenue records 21.5.2017 Hindu: News
Tribal farmers not eligible for State government input subsidy scheme
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Forest Dept. tweaks land purchase rule for private firms 13.5.2017 Hindu: News
Instead of allowing companies to give equivalent land ‘anywhere’, they will have to purchase land identified by the department
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Forced out of the forest 6.5.2017 Hindu: News
For the Chenchus, the Nallamala forest is their home. Not any longer after a National Tiger Conservation Authority order stripped them of their rights in a bid to fortify India’s largest tiger reserve. K. Venkateshwarlu and S. Murali report
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Congress launches drive to attract tribals 27.4.2017 TOI: India
In 10 tribal-dominated Schedule Varea states the Congress has started a campaign against the Narendra Modi government’s implementation of the Forest Rights Act.
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