Runs contrary to party and Rahul Gandhi's pro-tribal pitch

Seven years after the Centre’s approval, the forest lands in Himachal Pradesh can now be used for developmental works like building schools or community centre on fulfilling certain conditions.

The tribals, who are residing inside the forest for generations and are protecting the forest for years, are yet to get a permanent place to dwell.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Forest Right Titles, 08/08/2016. As per the information received from various State Governments upto 31st May, 2016, a total of 17,46,338 titles have been distributed. Details of implementation status of Forest Rights Act, 2006 are at Annexure-1.

After the Supreme Court, in February 2016, vacated the interim order of the Madras high court that no 'certificate of titles' are to be given under Forest Rights Act, the Nilgiris district administ

CAMPA doesn’t take away rights under Forest Act

Oxfam India is part of a global movement working to fight poverty, injustice and inequality. In India, it works in six states.

A much awaited Bill, meant for unlocking over Rs 42,000 crore fund for compensatory afforestation and wildlife protection, was passed by the Parliament.

Jairam Ramesh makes passionate appeal to let Gram Sabha have a say in fund utilization

BJP accuses Congress of denying benefits to tribals and others which it claimed would get from the passage of the Bill

Tribal ministry relents over Forest Rights Act