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The proposed amendments would enable higher immunity for use of firearms by forest staff/Photo: UNI

A Police State in Forests?

Above: The proposed amendments would enable higher immunity for use of firearms by forest staff/Photo: UNI The centre’s Draft Forest Act Amendment has drawn flak from...
A forest official on an elephant removes illegal dwellers from Kakan Nagar forest in Guwahati/Photo: UNI

SC agrees to hear plea demanding probe into encroachment of forest land

Above: A forest official on an elephant removes illegal dwellers from Kakan Nagar forest in Guwahati/Photo: UNI Decision comes close on the heels of the...
Tribal women carrying firewood from the forest in Patratu area in Ranchi/Photo: UNI

Forest Rights: A Burning Issue

Above: Tribal women carrying firewood from the forest in Patratu area in Ranchi/Photo: UNI In a welcome move, the Supreme Court stayed an earlier order...
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Supreme Court Stays Its Own Order On Eviction of 11.8 Lakh Forest Dwellers

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed its  own order that directed 21 states to evict 11.8 lakh illegal forest dwellers whose claims over the...
Assam, Chattisgarh to file review petition on SC order forcing out 1 mn tribals living in forest areas

Assam, Chattisgarh to file review petition on SC order forcing out 1 mn tribals...

Various states are planning to file review petitions on the recent Supreme Court’s Feb 13 order directing Chief Secretaries of 21 states to force...

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The proposed amendments would enable higher immunity for use of firearms by forest staff/Photo: UNI

A Police State in Forests?

Above: The proposed amendments would enable higher immunity for use of firearms by forest staff/Photo: UNI The centre’s Draft Forest Act Amendment has drawn flak from...
A forest official on an elephant removes illegal dwellers from Kakan Nagar forest in Guwahati/Photo: UNI

SC agrees to hear plea demanding probe into encroachment of forest land

Above: A forest official on an elephant removes illegal dwellers from Kakan Nagar forest in Guwahati/Photo: UNI Decision comes close on the heels of the...
Tribal women carrying firewood from the forest in Patratu area in Ranchi/Photo: UNI

Forest Rights: A Burning Issue

Above: Tribal women carrying firewood from the forest in Patratu area in Ranchi/Photo: UNI In a welcome move, the Supreme Court stayed an earlier order...
Supreme Court

Supreme Court Stays Its Own Order On Eviction of 11.8 Lakh Forest Dwellers

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed its  own order that directed 21 states to evict 11.8 lakh illegal forest dwellers whose claims over the...
Assam, Chattisgarh to file review petition on SC order forcing out 1 mn tribals living in forest areas

Assam, Chattisgarh to file review petition on SC order forcing out 1 mn tribals...

Various states are planning to file review petitions on the recent Supreme Court’s Feb 13 order directing Chief Secretaries of 21 states to force...

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