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#India – A window for forest people

    Author(s): Madhu Ramnath   May 15, 2014 | From the print edition   NTFPS-EP is a network working with adivasis on ecosystem conservation, advocacy and livelihoods MADHU RAMNATHWhen we shift the focus from the timber a forest is usually valued… Continue Reading →

#India – Whose Forest is it Anyway?

In their struggle for forest rights, the Baigas of Madhya Pradesh have adopted a form of protest dating back to the 1930s, says Shirish Khare Shirish Khare 2014-02-22 , Issue 8 Volume 11 Jungle satyagraha Baiga women have been at the forefront… Continue Reading →

#India – Mining Mafias’ brigandage of Baitarani, Odisha

February 5, 2014 at 9:17 am  •   Baitarani is beck of mining mafia. By the bash of mining, Baitarani always beleaguered. Who was to look after the bounties of Baitarani? Did Odisha government know about such brigandage of river Baitarani… Continue Reading →

Don’t Cut Trees till Odisha Gives Nod, NGT Tells Posco

The South Korean Steel major Posco can’t start work on construction of `53,000 crore steel plant in Odisha as the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday stopped the company from felling trees at the plant site till the state government… Continue Reading →

Press Release- Tipaimukh Dam a just decision

The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) disapproval for the diversion of 24,329 hectares of forest land in Manipur and Sinlung Hills, Mizoram for Tipaimukh Multi-purpose Hydro Electric Project is a just decision; upholding and securing the interests and rights of the… Continue Reading →

No EMoF nod needed for infra projects in 35 districts #WTFnews

ET Bureau Jul 19, 2013, (The exemption is being given…) NEW DELHI: In a bid to speed up development in naxal-affected areas, the environment ministry has decided to exempt public infrastructure projects from seeking forest clearance in 35 additional districts. In May 2011… Continue Reading →

#India – Politics of ecology , Bhagirathi river in Uttarakhand

Frontline   The Centre’s notification of a 100-km stretch along the  as an eco-sensitive zone evokes a strong reaction from the Congress government in the State as well as from the BJP, besides sparking protest demonstrations. By PURNIMA S. TRIPATHI… Continue Reading →

Dr Yamini Thankachi’s complaint against Kerala Ex-Minister, K B Ganesh Kumar of Domestic Violence #Vaw

From,                                                                                     01-04-2013 Dr Yamini Thankachi TN H4, Tagore Nagar, J Lane, Vazhuthacaud Trivandrum-695014   To, The Hon’ble Chief Minister Government of Kerala.   Subject: My personal disposal before you on 7th March 2013 (subsequent to my telephonic complaint on… Continue Reading →

Almost 42,000 hectares of forest land diverted in Odisha

,Jayajit Dash  |  Bhubaneswar  March 26, 2013 BS Land diversion for mining, irrigation, power, roads, railways, industries & defence Forest land to the tune of 41,891.25 hectares (or 1,03,515.53 acres) has been diverted in Odisha till March 6, 2013 since the… Continue Reading →

Kalu dam: State looks to MoEF again

Date: 10 October 2012 – Kalu dam: State looks to MoEF again The state government has applied to the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) once again, seeking the go -ahead for the construction of a dam on the River Kalu in… Continue Reading →

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