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Despite orders, issuance of eviction notices to forest land encroachers stopped in Karnataka

June 24, 2022 8:42 am

The order copy, accessed by indianexpress.com, reads that the officials were directed not to issue notices to the applicants of FRA till the inspection process is completed.

Karnataka: Case registered against private resort owners for ‘encroaching’ forest land

March 10, 2022 6:46 pm

The encroached land is part of a 7,300-acre area in Sakleshpura that was declared as forest land in 1920, but the said area has not yet been notified by the state government as a reserved forest.

Karnataka to tweak land-grab law ‘to help farmers’, conservationists cry foul

March 09, 2022 8:37 pm

As former chief ministers Siddaramaiah of the Congress and BS Yediyurappa of the BJP joined the chorus against the forest department, a senior official questioned the need for having a forest department in the state.

Karnataka diverted 1,355.26 hectares of forest land for non-forestry purposes since 2016

December 21, 2021 6:28 pm

As per available records, 206 proposals involving 4,118.109067 hectares within protected areas including national parks and sanctuaries have been recommended for clearance by the Standing Committee of National Board for Wildlife during 2020 and 2021.

Pune: Armed with bogus order, man grabs forest land worth crores; FIR lodged

September 05, 2021 6:50 am

The accused had furnished bogus documents from 2018 in the name of then minister Chandrakant Patil, who is now the state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president.

Over 7 lakh sq km of forest land in country, Rajya Sabha informed

July 27, 2021 7:47 am

In a written reply, Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav told Rajya Sabha that the term ‘forest’ is yet to be defined by the Centre.

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

October 15, 2015 2:54 am

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

Ministries of coal,power up in arms over MoEF proposal

November 16, 2013 3:31 am

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

September 17, 2013 1:46 am

The tribals hacked Gangaiah to death with an axe.

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

August 28, 2013 2:49 am

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

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