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Forest Rights Act 2006


Karnataka: 16,000 applications rejected in Sagar, Shivamogga under Forest Rights Act

August 03, 2022 7:29 am

Those whose applications have been rejected can still appeal before sub-divisional level committees within 90 days, said officials.

Congress says new forest rules dilute tribal rights, Centre says aimed at streamlining

July 11, 2022 7:34 am

Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh said the rules issued recently allow forest rights to be settled after the final approval for forest clearances has been granted by the Centre.

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

June 24, 2022 8:42 am

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

MP govt aided by Pune solution in fast disposal of claims under FRA, but home state yet to use software

September 25, 2020 7:30 am

Two years ago, close to 40,000 tribals took part in a long march from Nashik to Mumbai. Drawing from different parts of the state, early resolution of pending claims under the Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006, was one of the major demands.

FRA in wildlife habitats: Experts express concern at govt haste

January 17, 2020 11:06 am

The government last week had issued directives asking officials at the sub-division and district levels to undertake the process on mission mode.

FRA claims may not affect outcome in four ST seats despite long march

March 12, 2019 4:54 am

On Sunday, a state-wide association of tribal students in Nashik declared that they would exhort young tribals to vote against the BJP-Shiv Sena combine. “

Course helps Gadchiroli tribals know their forest rights — and win a diploma

February 18, 2019 7:50 am

The course covered not only the finer aspects of the forest rights law but also a range of associated subjects - from the history of adivasis in India to practical accounting and GST.

Minor forest produce, major returns

June 11, 2018 2:08 am

Recognition of tribal rights over tendu leaves and bamboo can help empower marginalised communities.

Don't dilute Forest Rights Act, 2006: Congress' Ahmed Patel

January 22, 2016 7:53 pm

In a letter sent to Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Jual Onam, Patel has referred to his ministry allowing Maharashtra government to have complete control over forest management and sale of forest produce.

Modi hands over land to tribals under Forest Rights Act 2006

October 22, 2013 4:40 am

On Monday some 15,000 tribal farmers were allocated land on Monday.