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.

NEW DELHI: Even as a citizen-led movement successfully halted the cutting of more than 16,000 trees in Delhi for redeveloping residential facilities, many felt compensatory afforestation by way of

The tribal development department subsequently launched the Van Mitra programme to first train officials on the law and then to clear or reopen tens of thousands of pending or erroneously rejected

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Wildlife First Vs Ministry of Forest And Environment & Others dated 18/04/2018 regarding claims under Forest Rights Act 2006, India. Several states have failed to file their affidavits in this matter in spite of having 4 weeks time. Apex Court imposes a cost of Rs. 50,000 on the states of Karnataka, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and directs all the states to take the matter seriously.

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