The extent to which land initially intended for forests has been encroached for human use has been exposed in a report, with authorities being asked to take action against those responsible.
Shillong: Encroachment in Meghalaya's reserve forests has been on the rise, according to a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General.
Taking a serious note of forest encroachments, the HP High Court has constituted a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to evict those who had encroached more than 100 bighas.
A total of 38,037.40 hectares of forestland have been encroached by private persons in the State, informed Forests and Environment Minister Bijayshree Routray in the State Assembly in response to a
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With less 33 per cent forest cover, Jammu and Kashmir does not figure among the top 15 green states in India.
Nagpur: Considering threat to tigers from ‘illegal’ brick kilns operating in Katlabodi in Kalmeshwar forest range, 30km from Nagpur, the revenue department has declined permission to one of the uni
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the Delhi Government to complete the demarcation of forest land in Southern Ridge are by June 30.
According to the Deputy Minister for Natural Resources and Tourism, Mr Japhet Hasunga, even some public institutions have already set up offices in the illegally established villages in the forest
GURUGRAM: The Union ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) directed the government of Haryana on Tuesday to submit a report within 15 days on the action it has taken to safeguard the Aravalis f
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