User: basavapatna Topic: Common Land
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Last updated: Jun 29 2020 15:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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In Odisha’s Similipal park, recognition of community rights paved the way for sustainable growth 29.6.2020 Scroll.in
The 2015 move has enriched the sanctuary’s biodiversity and locals’ livelihoods.
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Forest officer denied work after he flagged environmental violations in Andaman and Nicobar 16.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Weeks after Tarun Coomar's complaint, he was left out in a reshuffle of administrational responsibilities.
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India might soon implement a plan to ensure that businesses consider their human rights impact 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
Experts have hailed the move, but also called for more attention to indigenous land rights and corporate accountability.
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Whose land is it anyway: Of India’s 703 ongoing conflicts, 25% are in tribal areas 8.3.2020 Scroll.in
Dalits remains the largest social group that are unable to own land.
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In an Odisha village, locals oppose a steel plant that threatens over 1,000 hectares of forest land 7.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Residents of Jagatsinghpur district had a similar brush with a South Korean company in 2017.
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Tribals to heighten protest over Ajodhya Hills hydel project 27.2.2020 Hindu: Home
Calcutta High Court Division Bench hearing the matter; July 2019 order ‘quashed’ permissions granted by the State govt.
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In India, almost 30% of land classified as ‘forest area’ has no green cover 27.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
What are the implications of tagging such land ‘recorded forest area without forest cover’?
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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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Jharkhand elections: In 12 seats lost by the BJP, forest rights was a key issue 30.12.2019 Scroll.in
The Forest Rights Act is critical to the livelihoods of at least 3.8 million Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes voters in Jharkhand.
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An Adivasi community in Kerala has united to save the region’s dwindling hornbill population 30.12.2019 Scroll.in
A proposed hydroelectric dam, poaching and timber mafia threaten the bird population.
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Five charts show how India fared on climate change, unemployment and women’s safety in 2019 27.12.2019 Scroll.in
Data released this year showed joblessness at a 45-year high and a record number of extreme weather events.
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Delhi Aims 25% Green Cover, Officials Say Need Yamuna Riverbank Land 4.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Delhi government has set an ambitious target of increasing the city's green cover from 20.6 per cent to 25 per cent by 2025, but officials say this is possible only if the DDA hands overland on...
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‘Jal, jungle, zameen’: In Delhi, hundreds of Adivasis demand their legal right to forest land 22.11.2019 Scroll.in
The protestors were also protesting against a Supreme Court evicting 10 lakh families across 16 states from their forest homes.
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Mizoram Rejects Centre's Proposal To Amend Indian Forest Act 25.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Mizoram government has "rejected" the centre's proposal to amend the Indian Forest Act, 1927, as the proposed amendments are in "conflict" with the special provisions the state enjoys under...
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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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Indigenous people’s right to settle in forest land endorsed 13.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Indigenous people’s right to settle in forest land endorsed
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Disaster or development? Why locals are up in arms against the Sikkim rail project 7.9.2019 Scroll.in
The ambitious 45 km-long route will upend over 800 houses and have severe environmental consequences, say activists.
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As India hosts a global desertification convention, a third of its land is facing severe degradation 3.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Caused by salinity, extreme weather events and human activities, the damage has cost India Rs 72,000 crore – 24% more than last year’s agricultural budget.
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Forest Rights Act: UN experts call for ban on forced evictions, raise concerns over enactment of law 19.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The SC in February ordered the eviction of more than 10 lakh families of Adivasis and other forest-dwellers across 16 states but later stayed its order.
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