The State Government has rejected over as many as 1.45 lakh individual and community claims under the Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006 till December last year.

Members of the Sanyukt Sangarsh Samiti are divided over the decision taken by some of their leaders to suspend the protest against the eco-sensitive zone clause until March 31 on a verbal assurance

The district authorities in Sirsa have announced that village panchayats that work towards conservation of drinking water will be awarded.

Calls for withdrawal of order issued by Environment Ministry

Solan, December 23: With gram sabhas failing to identify eligible families that are supposed to benefit from the centrally-sponsored National Food Security Scheme introduced in October last year in

A resolution towards the rejection of Kasturirangan report was accepted at a public grievance readdressal meeting here on Thursday.

People can approach village panchayat or block development office

The campaign by the Forest Department and conservationists to protect vultures in The Nilgiris got a boost on Sunday, with the gram sabhas in the district resolving to back the cause.

The environment ministry committee headed by former cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian to review environment-related laws and statutes will now also assess the Indian Forest Act, 1927.

* “Amend the new Land Acquisition Act to safeguard tribal land and disallow acquisition by a non-tribal, including private companies.”

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