Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jorjo Tana Tara Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/11/2020. The matter relates to indiscriminate felling of trees in a reserved forest area which is part of Papum Reserved Forest, and part of Pakke Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of In Re: News item published on 27.07.2020 in “Times of India” titled “Forest guard mowed down by ‘mining mafia’ in Sariska” dated 10/08/2020.

Proceedings in this matter have been initiated based on media report1 dated 27.07.2020 under the heading “Forest guard mowed down by ‘mining mafia’ in Sariska” to the effect that “a forest home guard was mowed down by a tractor belonging to suspected mining mafia inside Sariska Tiger Reserve (STR) on Sunday after he attempted to stop them along with his colleague.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jorjo Tana Tara Vs Union of India & Others dated 30/08/2019 regarding indiscriminate felling of trees in reserved forest area which is part of Papum Reserved Forest, and part of Pakke Tiger Reserve in Arunachal Pradesh. Even though the government authorities were aware of the fact, no effective action was taken. Such large scale felling can create man-animal conflict threatening the survival of tigers in the area. The forests are also sites for hornbill breeding and nesting.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aditya N. Prasad & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 17/07/2019 regarding appropriate enhancement of staff strength and infrastructure for the Forest Department of Delhi in terms of order of the Tribunal dated December 10, 2015.

Seizure report of Seijusa Forest Range, Arunachal Pradesh in Original Application No. 18/2019/EZ (Jorjo Tana Tara Vs Union of India & Others).

DEHRADUN: A Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report tabled in the state assembly recently has pointed at a massive lack of funds available with the state forest department to control jungle fi

An ethnographic survey on the island of Satjelia in the Sundarbans shows how exclusionary conservation practices are intensifying the vulnerabilities of the local population. An inclusive conservation policy would privilege both biodiversity and people’s livelihoods.

Judgement of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Shramik Adivasi Sangathan Vs State of Madhya Pradesh & Others dated 12/08/2016 regarding illegal excavations by various private persons including contractors and violations of the Forest Conservation Act, 1980 in Harda, Betul and Khandwa Districts of Madhya Pradesh.

HISTORY OF THE CASE

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Jayant Baregar Vs State of Maharashtra & Others dated 08/01/2016 regarding illegal cutting down of trees in Sindhudurg District of Maharashtra.

Order of the High Court of Jharkhand in the matter of Ram Ayodhya Yadav Vs State of Jharkhand & Others dated 28/07/2015 regarding confiscation of trucks loaded with coal illegally extracted from the forest area, Ramgarh, Jharkhand.

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