Bilaspur: Union tribal ministry has sought clarification from state government over cancellation of community forest rights of a village in Surguja north Chhattisgarh.

BHUBANESWAR: A wildlife official in Chattisgarh on Wednesday rejected claims that tribes living in a tiger sanctuary inspired by Rudyard Kipling's "The Jungle Book were being forced from their ance

The Centre’s plans to spend nearly Rs. 42,000 crore under the afforestation programme now hang in the balance

Shimla: The decision of National Green Tribunal (NGT) to refer the 130MW Kashang hydropower project in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh back to the affected gram sabhas has left tribal resident

Representatives of several opposition parties have come together to criticise the government for continuing to try and dilute the provisions of the Forest Rights Act, which makes it mandatory to ge

The root cause behind one of the biggest ongoing environmental disasters in the country is still blurry, but what is evident is the unceremonious isolation of local communities from forests in Utta

Recent SC order enlivens the hopes of people living in five Kaani hamlets

Campaign For Survival Dignity convenor Gopinath Majhi had filed a petition with the Centre

Up to 2.5 billion people depend on indigenous and community lands, which make up over 50 percent of the land on the planet; they legally own just one-fifth. The remaining five billion hectares remain unprotected and vulnerable to land grabs from more powerful entities like governments and corporations.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Themrei Tuithung - Thoyee Village, Ukhrul District, Manipur & Others Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of Manipur, Irrigation and Flood Control Department - Government of Manipur, Ministry of Tribal Affairs dated 26/02/2016 regarding forest clearance granted by the State Government of Manipur in January, 2014 to the Thoubal Multipurpose Project proposed at the tri-junction of Ukhrul, Senapati and Thoubal districts of Manipur which would lead to diversion of 595 hectares of forest lan

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