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Uttarakhand minister seeks PM intervention to clear road through tiger reserves

Stretches of the old Kandi road between Haridwar and Ramnagar run through the core of Corbett and the buffer of Rajaji tiger reserve.

Will verify Uttarakhand's claim on road in Rajaji Tiger Reserve: CEC to SC

The apex court-appointed CEC told a bench comprising Justices Arun Mishra and Deepak Gupta that the state government's allowing construction of road in the forest area was violative of the provisions of the Forest (Conservation) Act.

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Supreme Court stops Kandi road work inside Rajaji tiger reserve

In a letter to the Uttarakhand Chief Secretary on June 10, the NTCA described the state PCCF’s assertions as “grossly incorrect” and requested the state to follow the mandatory provisions of the Wildlife Protection Act. The state is yet to respond.

For promised road, Uttarakhand wangles land from tiger reserve

On Monday, the National Green Tribunal barred construction of the Ramnagar-Kalagarh stretch of the proposed highway through Corbett Tiger Reserve. However, work in the Haridwar-Kotdwar stretch through Rajaji Tiger Reserve has already begun without statutory clearances..

Uttarakhand poaching: Rajaji Tiger Reserve director, 10 forest officials named in probe report

On March 22, 2017, a Dehradun forest division team found meat, bones and a leopard skin near Motichur range of Rajaji Tiger Reserve.

Uttarakhand records jump in tiger numbers

Home to the country’s second highest tiger population, Uttarakhand has recorded a massive jump in the tiger numbers with the Corbett Tiger Reserve becoming home to 45 more tigers since 2015 and the Rajaji Tiger Reserve having 18 more big cats than were recorded in the 2014 tiger census.

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