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Steps against encroachment of forest land: Give details of officers, action plan, orders HC

The direction was issued while the bench was hearing a PIL on air pollution in the capital.

Forest land: Hill states should get benefits of central policy,says Jairam

Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh wants hill states like Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh to get benefits of a central government's policy,which enables various state governments to divert forest land up to five hectares for carrying out certain development activities like road construction in the 82 Naxal-affected districts.


Ministries of coal,power up in arms over MoEF proposal

Forest clearance for projects z Oppose move to double deadline to 300 days,argue it will lead to further delay

Forest officer killing: 11 detained

The tribals hacked Gangaiah to death with an axe.

Records fudged in Rs 700-cr land ‘scam’ in Mohali

Forest dept has asked to stop sale or purchase of fudged land immediately.

Uttarakhand turns to Google Earth

The Uttarakhand government has decided to use Google Earth to find out the exact expansion of agricultural land in core forest areas


First underground Navy base hits green hurdle

MoEF opposes diversion of reserved forest land

Finally,Dhamra port commissioned

The Rs 3,500 crore project is a 50:50 joint venture of Larsen & Toubro and Tata Steel

1,200 acres of forest in Narmada sold off by fraud,2 officials axed

The Narmada district collector has suspended a deputy mamlatdar and a circle officer for allegedly forging documents.

Apply for a green clearance only after forest nod: MoEF

With forests coming under stress from a large number of development and infrastructure work happening all over the country.