User: basavapatna Topic: Common Land
Category: common land
Last updated: May 22 2018 02:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Tribals respond to Rythu Bandhu 21.5.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Minister assures inclusion of those left out after fresh survey
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Anything but green 16.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
The draft National Forest Policy is an attempt to get around the Supreme Court’s judgment on forest conservation
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Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Contested acres and fraught politics 6.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
For over two years, more than 200 households at Haridvathi village on the fringes of the Sharavathi Wildlife Reserve in Shivamogga district waited for
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First ever survey on presence of elephants in Manipur conducted 5.5.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
First ever survey on presence of elephants in Manipur conducted
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Narendra Modi okays diversion of 77 ha of forest land for bullet train 27.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Gujarat, Maharashtra told to speed up clearances for ₹1 lakh crore project
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ANSAM peeved 26.4.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
ANSAM peeved
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All trees are not woods 22.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Classifying tree plantations as forests is deceptive. We need to work with local communities to restore lost forest cover
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DFO cautions against illegal mining, felling of trees 22.4.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
DFO cautions against illegal mining, felling of trees
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DFO Thoubal intervene large-scale earth excavation, deforestation at Kairembikhok area 22.4.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
DFO Thoubal intervene large-scale earth excavation, deforestation at Kairembikhok area
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The Bakherwals’ long walk 21.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The gruesome rape and murder of an eight-year-old Bakherwal girl in Jammu has brought the nomadic tribe under the spotlight. Peerzada Ashiq reports on their itinerant lifestyle and the new challenges confronting them
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India is paying a price for losing its grasslands (Environment Feature) 20.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Wiry shrubs and clumps of brown-green fill the semi-arid landscape of Kutch in western India. Many of these patches have, over the years, made way for "more productive" agricultural land. This greening of "wasteland" is, however, degrading a precious and largely ignored ecosystem -- the grasslands. And, as a result, some species of animals that depend on grasslands are being pushed to the brink of extinction.
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Environmentalists see red over draft national forest policy 15.4.2018 deccanherald.com
Environmentalists are up in arms against the Centres proposed National Forest Policy, 2018, that stresses on "monetisation of the forests" rather than protecting the rights of the tribes that live in the jungles for centuries. Forest communities are worried about the provisions in this draft policy on public-private partnerships, which they fear may lead to leasing out of forest lands, traditionally used by them, to private firms for monoculture that are meant to feed industrial requirements. "The draft policy places a lot of emphasis on increasing productivity (even in natural forests in addition to plantations), and that too in a monetised framework. A strong thrust has been put on forward linkages with industry, especially in terms of plantations (including agroforestry and farm forestry). For whose benefit such a market-oriented paradigm has been framed in the draft policy," the greens wrote in a protest letter to the Union environment and forest ministry which sought public comment on the draft ...
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The Pathalgadi rebellion 13.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
In recent months, many Adivasi villages in Jharkhand have put up giant plaques declaring their gram sabha as the only sovereign authority and banning ‘outsiders’ from their area. Amarnath Tewary reports on a political movement that is gathering steam across the State’s tribal belt
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Why Maharashtra farmers walked 170 km and how their strike played out 11.4.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Why do you think a farmer chooses to kill himself instead of voicing his anger in protest? It is because he has lost all hope, says Ajit Navle, state general secretary of All India Kisan Sabha
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Smoke in the woods 8.4.2018 Hindu: Op-Ed
The draft Forest Policy re-emphasises production forestry, raising many ecological and social concerns
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Anti-forest, anti-forest dweller 4.4.2018 Hindu: Opinion
The Compensatory Afforestation Fund is a deeply flawed and unjust mechanism
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No action against forest law violation in Gujarat: CAG report 28.3.2018 General News
A CAG report has said that despite an order to the Gujarat government to file complaints against Adani Power Limited (APL) for alleged violation of the Forest Conservation Act of 1980 while laying a power transmission line, the state had till date failed to take action in the matter.
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In Little Rann, a life lived on the margins highlights need to strike a balance in man vs wild conflict 28.3.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
The conflict brewing in Little Rann highlights that getting the balancing act right between wildlife-and-people is one of the great challenges that India will need to solve
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26 cases across 11 states: How govts in India are violating forest rights 22.3.2018 Latest News
There were delays in approving the claims filed by the communities on the land where projects are proposed, the analysis shows
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Maharashtra, where farmers marched for land rights 17.3.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition

Over 30,000 farmers marched to Mumbai, from different parts of Maharashtra, for five days from March 7 to 12 to draw the State government’s attention to their demands, that included transfer of fo

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