User: basavapatna Topic: Common Land
Category: common land
Last updated: Sep 23 2017 21:56 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Tribals in Wayanad wait for the promised land 23.9.2017 Hindu: News
Landless communities revive agitation to settle conflict of livelihoods and laws
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Native advocacy 22.9.2017 HBL: Home
Arming herself with the forest rights law, an indigenous woman fights for justice and self-respect for the Nilgiris tribes
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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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Creating the right environment 11.9.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
After terming it a 'roadblock ministry' under the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance government has set about changing the face of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to one that enables 'ease of business' while attempting to maintain sustainable development. While the jury is out on the 'sustainable development' aspect, over the last three years, the ministry has certainly gone about revising and overhauling the regulatory regime of environmental governance. This trend has continued as the ministry is in the process of ushering in more crucial changes to central environmental legislations such as Environment Protection Act, Coastal Regulation Zone notification, 2011, and is also on the cusp of approving commercial cultivation of a genetically modified crop for the first time. Ease of business At the heart of wholesale changes made in environmental regulations during the last three years has been the ...
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A forest policy on today’s terms 11.9.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The National Forest Policy must be refreshed as it contains concepts that have been long discarded
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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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A heart and head for conservation 29.8.2017 FrontLine: Home
On Indira Gandhi’s unique ecological inheritance and her invaluable contributions as a political leader committed to both development and the environment. By S. Gopikrishna Warrier
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Mapithel dam controversy : Forest perspectives 22.8.2017 Kangla Online
Mapithel dam controversy : Forest perspectives
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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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