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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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From rejection to eviction: The illegal ways in which MP Adivasis have been denied forest rights 11.8.2019 Scroll.in
Their case shows the flaws in the Supreme Court’s recent eviction order.
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‘Our livelihood depends on this land’: A solar park in Gujarat is hurting a pastoral community 6.8.2019 Scroll.in
The Charanka solar park may help India reach its renewable energy goals, but it has a hidden cost.
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Special Report: After pellet gunfire, these Adivasis in MP face police case – as does a dead man 1.8.2019 Scroll.in
A man who died 20 years ago features in the FIR filed by the police against Adivasis in Burhanpur.
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‘While deciding forest rights claims, due process was not followed,’ eight states tell Supreme Court 31.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
On February 28, the top court had stayed its order evicting more than 10 lakh families of Adivasis and other forest-dwellers from forest land in 16 states.
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Despite warnings, Indian government wants to take help from private industries in reviving forests 24.7.2019 Scroll.in
Amid scepticism, the environment ministry assured that the new guidelines will not affect the rights of forest dwellers or tribals.
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Land Rights of Scheduled Tribes 22.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
In so far as land related issues are concerned, the Ministry of Rural Development, Department of Land Resources (DoLR), is the nodal Ministry at the Centre, which plays a monitoring role in the field of land reforms, Land and its management fall under the exclusive legislative and administrative jurisdiction of States as provided under the Constitution of India (Seventh Schedule)-List-II (State List)-Entry No. (18).
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Meeting held on proposed amendment to Forest Act 17.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meeting held on proposed amendment to Forest Act
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Encroachment on Tribal land 4.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
In so far as land related issues are concerned, the Ministry of Rural Development, Department of Land Resources (DoLR), is the nodal Ministry at the Centre, which plays a monitoring role in the field of land reforms.
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For its afforestation campaign, the Indian government is brazenly usurping Adivasi land 27.6.2019 Scroll.in
A new law allows trees felled because of industrial projects to be replanted on land occupied by indigenous communities without their consent.
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Rahul Gandhi Replies To Notice On 'New Law To Shoot Tribals' Remark 20.6.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Responding to a notice over his "new law to shoot tribals" remark, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has told the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) that he made the comments in "free flow...
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Government tweaks afforestation norms for forest land acquisition, worrying environmentalists 1.6.2019 Scroll.in
States with more than 75% forest cover can carry out compensatory afforestation in other states, as per a new environment ministry guideline.
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Vice President calls for equitable and people-centred sustainable development 22.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for achieving sustainable development that is equitable and people-centred and stressed the need for efficient and frugal use of natural resources.
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ABSU issues stir threat over long-pending land patta issue 12.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
ABSU issues stir threat over long-pending land patta issue
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‘King Modi’ faces a serious challenge in Rajasthan – but not from the Congress 29.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
This is the third part of a series on what is drawing voters to the BJP.
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SC to hear plea seeking stay on alleged demolition of houses of Adivasis in Chhattisgarh on April 23 17.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The plea claimed that houses of Adivasis in Raigarh district were demolished despite the top court staying the eviction of forest dwellers in February.
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Bitter irony: Bhils whose ancestors invented sev are displaced by Ratlam namkeen industrial park 2.4.2019 Scroll.in
The families received no compensation because the plots they farmed are part of a village commons, whose title is held by the district administration.
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