Forests

Forest dwellers’ rights: Conservationists started it, SC stayed it

Read this to abreast yourself with the whole issue of Forest Rights Act and tribals’ rights that has made its way to the Supreme Court

 
By DTE Staff
Last Updated: Friday 01 March 2019
Forest Rights Act
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SC seeks reports on rejected forest rights claims from states

The Jog Falls in Karnataka, surrounded by forests. Credit: Getty ImagesThe apex court has been hearing a petition filed by retired forest officials and some conservation-related non-profits, who want the FRA to be struck down as unconstitutional. To read more, click here

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