Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), one of the world’s largest paper companies, is mired in more than one hundred active conflicts over land rights with rural communities across the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Borneo, resisting repeated demands from activists to be transparent about progress made towards settling its disputes, a new study has fou

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Mahanadi Coal Fields Ltd. & Others Vs Mathias Oram & Others dated 21/08/2019 regarding employment to people whose land was acquired by Mahanadi Coal Fields Ltd.

Growing commercial interests, population growth and conservation initiatives are increasing competition for land in Tanzania. At the same time, land-related conflicts are on the rise. These trends undermine livelihoods by threatening rural people’s access to land and tenure security.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Gram Pradhan & Residens of Tapoban Vs State of Uttarakhand dated 01/08/2019. Construction of barrage by the National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) for the Vishnugad project in village Tapovan, District Chamoli, Uttarakhand in the year 2005 had created problems for the livelihood of the villagers.

Twenty-three people were killed in India last year for defending their land and environment, with only the Philippines and Colombia recording more deaths, human rights group Global Witness said in a report.

Govt also looking to privatise and split Bharat Coking Coal

Coal India share sale to employees receives a lukewarm response

Of the target of 175 gw, the government wants to have 100 gw of solar and 60 gw of wind energy

CAG of India’s report on Maharashtra (Economic Sector) that was tabled in state assembly on the last day of the monsoon session (2nd July) talks about problems that continue to plague irrigation projects, even those that are slated to receive central government grants under Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP).

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Illegal Land Acquisition and Mining, 01/07/2019.

Haridwar: In a move to give boost to eco-tourism in Dehradun, state administration have announced that it will make an eco-tourism park by spending Rs 70 crore on a patch of around 12.45 hectares i

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