Files Review Petition In SC; Says MP Misled Court

Ahmedabad: The battle over the translocation of lions from Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh is back in the Supreme Court. The Gujarat government on Tuesday moved a petition challenging the April 15 order which directed the state to translocate lions to Palpur-Kuno wildlife sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh.

AHMEDABAD: The Gujarat government will file a review petition on Tuesday to stop Gir lions from being translocated to Madhya Pradesh.

Officials are set to file a review petition against the Supreme Court's April 15 order which said some Lions should be sent to the neighbouring state's Palpur Kuno Sanctuary.

Karbis script conservation history

Jorhat, May 8: A Karbi village is about to script history by relocating for the sake of elephants.

The State Board of Wildlife will meet on Thursday to prepare a strong review petition to be filed in the Supreme Court against its order earlier this month on shifting Gir lions to Palpur Kuno sanc

Ahmedabad: The streets of Sasan, which are generally abuzz with activity since six in the morning, wore a deserted look on Thursday.

The State has four major tiger reserves, six national parks and 36 wildlife sanctuaries, which adds up to 15,732 sq km.

Jaipur: The state government has decided to constitute a ‘rehabilitation cell’ for smooth rehabilitation of people living in slums and kacchi basti. The cell will perform under Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) with a separate staff and is expected to start functioning from June.

Marred by staff shortage and pressure from several quarters to clear encroachments from government land, the government granted permission to set up a different body and approved the permission for the creation of 12 posts for the cell. The consent came after JDA requested the state government to give extra manpower for carrying the tasks of relocation.

After Peaceful Ways Fail To Yield Results, Villagers Threaten To Intensify Protest

Alwar: The ongoing agitation of villagers has spelled doom for the tourism industry at Sariska tiger reserve with mass protest against relocation entering the 13th day on Tuesday. Nearly 2,500 villagers who stay around the park have been blocking its main entrance since February 28. They threatened to intensify the stir on Monday as their peaceful agitation has failed to create any impact on the administration officials.

Standing Committee on Urban Development present this 23rd Report (Fifteenth Lok Sabha) on "The Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending)Bill, 2012" pertaining to the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation.

The Delhi Cabinet has approved “simplified and liberal guidelines” for relocation of jhuggi-jhonpri dwellers as recommended by the Group of Ministers constituted for this purpose on October 15, 2012.

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said following a Cabinet meeting on Thursday that the GoM has recommended an extended cut-off date from March 31, 2007, to June 4, 2009, for the purpose of relocating the jhuggi dwellers. Also it has been stated that the clusters only be removed after receipt of the contribution from the land owning agency.

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