The Scheduled Tribes (Recognition of Forest Rights) Bill 2005 has been prepared by the Ministry of Tribal Welfare, Government of India, "to recognize and vest the forest rights and occupation in forest land in forest dwelling Scheduled Tribes who have been residing in such forests for generations, but whose rights could not be recorded;' and "to provide for a framework for recording the forest rights so vested and the nature of evidence required for such recognition and vesting in respect of forest land.' The Bill was introduced in the Parliament during December 2005 and generated deb

A bill to recognise and vest the forest rights and occupation in forest land in forest dwelling Scheduled Tribes who have been residing in such forests for generations but whose rights could not be recorded; to provide for a framework for recording the forest rights so vested and the nature of evidence required for such recognition and vesting in respect of forest land.

A report of analysis of pesticide residues in soft drinks conducted by Centre for Science and Environment(CSE), was made public on 5th August, 2003. This Report was covered very prominently by both electronic and print media. In the Report it was stated that CSE found pesticide residues, in the samples of 12 soft drinks brands procured by it from open market in Delhi.

The role of new and renewable energy has been assuming increasing significance with the growing concern for the country’s energy security.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas deals with the action taken by the Government on the Recommendations contained in the Twenty-Fifth Report (Fourteenth Lok Sabha) of the Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas (2008-2009) on "Marketing, Supply, Distribution, Dealerships and Pricing of Kerosene and other Petroleum Products", which was presented to Lok Sabha on

A Bill to amend the Energy Conservation Act, 2001. This Act may be called the Energy Conservation (Amendment) Act, 2010.

This Report of the Committee deals with the Action Taken by the Government on the recommendations contained in the Twenty-Second Report (14th Lok Sabha) of the Standing Committee on Energy on the subject Ultra Mega Power Projects (UMPPs).

This report of the standing committee on petroleum and natural gas deals with the action taken by the Government on the recommendations contained in the 17th report (14th Lok Sabha) of the standing committee on petroleum & natural gas (2007-2008) on

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