Panel looking into pastoral communities’ forest rights to visit J&K
The committee was constituted by the Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs on February 21, 2020
Environment ministry makes forest rights Act irrelevant in initial stage of forest clearance
Letter from MOEFCC regarding Western Coalfields projects in Maharashtra also shun tribal ministry’s concerns
How can India overcome policy and institutional gaps in forest management
We need to recognise the Gram Sabha as empowered by the 73rd Constitutional Amendment
Who's right for the forest anyway?
Reflections on Supreme Court order to evict ‘illegitimate’ tribals from the forests
The new votaries of Forest Rights Act
Is it the upcoming elections that are prompting states to focus on FRA and win hearts of the tribal people? wonders Kumar Sambhav Shrivastava
Forest title claims of over 50% tribals, forest dwellers rejected: report
Where titles have been granted, average size of land holdings much smaller than what the Forest Rights Act provides for, says status report on …
States are making their own rules to reclaim the authority over forests from tribes, derailing community forest rights
One in five voters in Odisha are tribals. But do they get their due?
Odisha's record in addressing forest rights is poorer than the national average, despite the Union Tribal Minister hailing from the state
Ministries battle over applicability of Forest Rights Act
As development projects continue to receive Centre’s push, officials within the government fear that rights of tribal communities are …
Environment ministry reiterates its stance on FRA compliance in forest land diversion
MoEFCC letter sent two days before SC stayed its order on rejected FRA claims
No mining by PSUs for trade in Scheduled Areas: tribal affairs minister
'Forest department is worst enemy of Forest Rights Act'
Odisha pays scant heed to tribal ministry's directions on mining for Vedanta
State invites forest rights claims from only a dozen villages on Niyamgiri hill slope
‘Tribals turn extremists because states are too busy making money from land’
The world’s largest democracy is facing a surge in tribal uprisings. The recent killings of Mahendra Karma and other Congress leaders in …
'Grant of community forest rights to JFMCs in Andhra illegal'
Tribal affairs ministry says state has violated Forest Rights Act by giving titles to joint forest management committees
Forest dwellers plan palli sabhas in all affected villages in Niyamgiri
Odisha government sticks to its list of 12 villages despite reservations from rights groups and Union ministry of tribal affairs
Niyamgiri gears up for India’s first environment referendum. Odisha limits number of villages that can have a say