August 14, 2020 9:38 am
Is the relocation of forest-dwellers always needed for conserving wildlife? Some hardline conservationists and foresters believe that wildlife needs absolutely “inviolate” areas — those devoid of humans and human activities.
June 04, 2020 12:41 am
The Indian Express had highlighted the Gadchiroli gram sabha issue recently. In Melghat region of Amravati district, a group of 45 gram sabhas had sought working capital for its tendu business from the tribal development department.
May 28, 2020 4:21 am
The modification incorporates a provision enabling rightful claimants of forest rights to appeal against the order of DLCs.
January 12, 2020 2:55 am
Acting on a recent Bombay High Court order, the state has issued directives asking officials to take up the settlement of such claims on a war footing.
September 16, 2019 12:00 pm
The psychology of tribals needs to be understood for effectively integrating them in the mainstream, says Arjun Munda.
September 13, 2019 8:08 pm
Ever since the February orders of the Supreme Court for eviction of lakhs of tribal families, a sense of deep insecurity and vulnerability haunts the tribal communities as the subsequent stay order is temporary and tenuous, Brinda Karat said in the letter.
July 31, 2019 2:27 am
In their reply affidavits, the states of Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh. Jharkhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Uttarakhand have stated that due procedure was not followed in many cases.
July 27, 2019 4:21 am
Sokalo Gond was among those campaigning for reclaiming adivasis’ rights to forest land even before the legislation in 2006.
July 25, 2019 3:51 am
Calling the writ petition “grossly misleading”, the application also asks for the apex court to recall its February 13 order on evicting forest-dwellers whose claims under the FRA were rejected.
July 23, 2019 4:57 am
Across India, tribal rights activists are of the view that the proposed IFA amendments will divest tribals and other forest-dwelling communities of their rights over forest land and resources.
June 22, 2020 6:10 pm
Around 30,000 farmers and tribals are marching from Thane to Azad Maidan in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Here’s a list of their long-pending demands.