Question raised in Lok Sabha on Traditional Forest Dwellers, 22/07/2019.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Encroachment on Tribal Land, 04/07/2019. 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.

This essay examines the role of India’s 2006 Forest Rights Act in the procedures that regulate transfer of forest land to large infrastructure projects. Specifically, it shows the gap between the legally mandated requirements and how these are implemented in project approval processes.

They have alleged destruction of eco-sensitive wetlands and mangroves in Navi Mumbai Special Economic Zone (NMSEZ) in Uran, Navi Mumbai.

Among the orders was also one which stated that no diversion of the forest lands allotted to a Protection Working Circle in any Working Plan under FRA and FCA must take place till the next date of

Protest in Bhubaneswar against alleged tinkering with Act

Jaipur: Rajasthan has lowest share in the country in granting land rights to the tribes under the Forest Rights Act. “Rajasthan has 3.10% of the country's forest cover.

Bhopal: A day after Congress MP Jyotiraditya Scindia’s letter, chief minister Kamal Nath on Sunday constituted a ministerial sub-committee to examine the situation arising out of Supreme Court orde

Critical of Central government’s attitude; vows to resist eviction

The Supreme Court has ordered the forced eviction of more than 1,000,000 tribal and other forest-dwelling households from forestlands across 16 states after the government failed to defend a law protecting their rights.

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