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RAIPUR: Faced with massive tribal protests, Chhattisgarh government was forced to relent and the cabinet Thursday decided to initiate the process for withdrawal of its controversial amendment to La

Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have it rough in many ways. They are perhaps best known for their vulnerability to climate change, as a result of high poverty, rural populations, dependence on traditional agriculture, tourism-based economies and other factors.

Porvorim: Agriculture minister Vijai Sardesai on Wednesday said the state government will launch a scheme for farmers on Republic Day.

‘3,000 acres of panchayat land identified’

The Punjab government has decided to adopt an open bidding mechanism for mining at suitable panchayat land across the State.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of In Re: Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India & Others dated 09/01/2018 regarding encroachment of Pachmarhi cantonment land, Madhya Pradesh. It has come to the notice of the Supreme Court that the meetings being held by the Ministry of Defence on the issue of cantonment land in Panchmarhi are not being attended by the State of Madhya Pradesh. Supreme Court directs that the he Chief Secretary of the State of Madhya Pradesh to ensure that the State is represented in these meetings.

Rs 100 cr of unused funds for the purpose remain with govt; State fails to get share of funds since 2014-15

New Delhi: Differences between the environment ministry and the finance ministry have become a roadblock to the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA).

Citing alleged irregularities, indigenes of Emu-Ebendo and Emu-Iyasele communities in Ndokwa West Local Council of Delta State have rejected the environmental impact assessment report (EIA) report

The Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Habitat, Obinna Chidoka, has said over 40 per cent of Africa’s land resources, especially in the Sahara and Sahel are degraded due to desertificatio

A Brazilian activist who helped thousands of people in the Amazon rainforest to use their land sustainably won an international environmental award on Wednesday.

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