Ministry of Tribal Affairs fails to protect Tribal Rights in Tiger Reserves

Call to Save Natural Forests

Habitat Rights of Mankidias hit Legal Hurdles

Around 190 mn forest dwellers unrecognised 10 yrs after FRA

Landmark Forest Rights Law Crippled by Conflicting Policies

10 years of Forest Rights Act: some tribals happy, most still suffering

Just 3% community forest rights recognised, says study

Just 3% forest area under community governance: Study

Land-related conflicts in India threaten investments of Rs12 trillion, says report

Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Mohan Hirabhai

Grassroots change: A Bamboo Revolution

India's forests valued at Rs 115 trillion, but tribals unlikely to get a share

Adivasis Called for Establishing "Good Government" in Scheduled Areas

Dams, mines, infra take away their rightful land, livelihoodl

A Black Day - Rajya Sabha Passes Afforestation Bill

Subject Corrected: AIFFM Statement on the CAMPA Bill Passed in Rajya Sabha Today

International community resents the Compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill

Civil society "disturbed" over Congress support to BJP on CAMPA Bill, approaches Rahul Gandhi

The Compensatory Afforestation Bill Should Not Be Passed in Its Current Flawed Form

Cong. to oppose afforestation Bill

Resolution on CAMPA BILL

Revised Guideline issued by MOTA on TSP

Cases slapped on tribals for cultivating podu lands

Real state of India's forests

Publicity of MFP under MSP Scheme through CARAVAN in Sambalpur

Europe calling for siali leaf plates, German firm inks deal with tribal women

Odisha: Hariharpur Gram Sabha Rejected Ama Jungle Yojana in Deogarh District

Couple Buys 300 Acres Of Barren Land, Converts It Into India's First Private Wildlife Sanctuary

Contested Spaces, Democratic Rights

Habitat rights for Mankidia tribe in the offing

Tribe's Sacredness for its Sacred Groves at Stake

Odisha says tribals had no power to reject Vedanta bauxite mining

Tribal vow to protect Niyamgiri

How To Steal a 79000 Crore Rupee Forest

Odisha moves Supreme Court for relook on Niyamgiri

This Is How The Chhattisgarh Govt. Is 'Punishing' Tribals For Protesting Against Coal Mining

Forest Rights Axed For Coal Mine, Allege Tribals In Chhattisgarh

Odisha: JJMA Gheraoed Nuapada Collector Office Demanding Forest Rights

NHRC seeks report from Centre over deprivation of livelihood to tribals

India : Massive rally in Delhi Today

Development plans should not displace forest dwellers, says Prakash Amte

Chhattisgarh govt cancels tribal rights over forests to facilitiate coal mining

State govt sitting on Tendu leaf pluckers' Rs 500 crore

Towards radical democracy in India

Forest law dilution: Rahul to hit streets in six states

Public Hearing held at Sundarban for the implementation of Forest Rights Act (31st January)

A wilderness of tribal voices for justice - ongoing injustice for Polavaram

How the state is reclaiming power over tribal communities

Great News -CM assures abolition of VFR in Mahrashtra

In Chhattisgarh, mining interests and tribal rights on a collision course

Anna Hazare writes to Sonia Gandhi, seeks support for village forest scheme

A village in Maharashtra that wanted a forest, and got one

Maharashtra wants to sell forest produce, plans to rope in Ramdev

App developed to map community forest land

Odisha tribal couple gets Modi's R-Day invite

Baiga tribals become India's first community to get habitat rights

Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh seek slashing of MSP for two varities of lac

Tribal affairs ministry relents over Forest Rights Act

Forest Rights Act is being diluted. What does that mean for millions depending on forests?

CAMPA approves Rs 513 crore plan for Odisha

State Achieves 96% CAMPA Target

Jharkhand CM Raghubar Das calls on Prakash Javadekar, discusses shortage of forest officials

Forest land for projects in Centre's court

Justice system works against tribals in Bastar

MLA: expedite declaration of human habitations as revenue villages

CM urges centre to relax CAMPA Norms for State PSUS

Tribal affairs ministry relents over Forest Rights Act

Maharashtra govt gives Rs 258 crore to tribal panchayats, fails to train them on spending

Achievement of the MoTA

About 19 lakh hectares forest land under encroachment in India: Government

Greens Slam Government Order Granting Title Deeds to Forest Settlers

Gram sabhas pass resolution demanding mining projects cancellation in Maharashtra district

Fund tribals on social indicators, not population, says TSP study

Tribals oppose relocation of villages in tiger reserve

SC & ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Bill Passed in RS

The Sunabeda Sanctuary will become the third Tiger Project(Reserve) in the State

Farmers urge Centre to implement Forest Rights Act

State lost 437 sq km of green cover in two years: FSI report

Forest rights: DC directs for quick clearance of forms

TOI: Govt identifies 2.37L acres for land bank - The Times of India

Parl panel bats for tenurial rights for displaced STs, forest

Securing Dignity, Sustaining Nature, Part 1

Securing Dignity, Sustaining Nature, Part 2

Land Rights Movement's – March to Parliament

TDCCOL, Vasundhara organise Workshop on MSP in Bhubaneswar

CM scraps invalid claims for forest land

Project Tiger may evict Chenchus

Poor implementation of FRA in Chhattisgarh

This community in Bengal grows crops within the forest

Forest Department Officials still harassing people in Karnataka

We're not ready to give up peaceful life: tribals

Modi government moves to own UPA's flagship programme Forest Rights Act

Mining can start in non-forest areas without final green approval

Move to dilute LTR 1/70 in Telangana State

Govt to relax green rules to speed up coal mining

Tribals demand implementation of Forest Rights Act

Odisha to notify 10 mineral blocks for auctions

Tribals wait for titles in Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve

Monumental tragedy in the making through bauxite mining in AP

Protests by framers against govt. apathy towards them

Government to set up National Tribal Advisory Council

Use of technology to secure ancestral land in Guyana

In an Odisha Village, a Bold Conservation Movement by Women

State withdraws controversial FRA decision

Rawat Review Implementation of Forest Rights Act

Centre's move to privatise forests alarming

Issues & Challenges with Recommendations sighted during the National Consultation - Women, Forest & Forest Rights

Land transfer from 100 tribals to Industrialist in Chhatisgarh

Tribal leaders join hands to save tribal land

Kadars, Malayans announce self-imposed ban on fishing

PM Modi directs tribal affairs ministry to identify projects for which TSP funds can be used

Centre pulls up Odisha govt for violating Forest Rights Act

Tribal Affaire Ministry irked over Forest Act violation

Centre Takes Strong Note of violation of Forest Rights Act

State Level Consultation on Forest Rights Act and Convergence Programmes

Habitat Rights under FRA : 1st News letter

Final number of inviolate coal blocks down from 206 to less than 35

Telengana to embark on reforestation to improve green cover

Forest conservation is priority, but not at people's cost:Rai

Ensure no construction in Kaziranga Park: NGT to Assam govt

Vedanta to shut down Odisha Alumina Refinery

Stay eviction proceedings : Farmers in HP

Indigenous tribe opposes hydropower projects in the Tawang basin

Govt to Spend Rs. 1133 Cr for Forest Development?

Tribal council to reject Athiroppilly power project

Environment ministry seeks to bypass SC on Wildlife projects

Gujarat : Forest dwellers get title rights?

Tribal development a myth

Rules to bypass forest law for tribals in BJP ruled states?

Forest departments violating Forest Rights Act, say tribals

Will tribals be denied their rights due to the fast-paced PRAGATI initiative

Sonia Gandhi accuses Narendra Modi government of diluting tribal land rights

Chhattisgarh tribals get a raw deal as govt dilutes FRA rules

Chhattisgarh puts economic growth ahead of environmental concerns

How community rights under FRA could transform the lives of millions of forest dwellers

Will sacrifice our lives but not accept mining: Tribals

Adivasis come from Across Country to protest Modi Government

Tribal alienation in an unequal India

Tribal Affairs Minister revises scheme for development of PVTGs

AP CS reviews implementation of Forest Land Act

Village Plans for Rapid Economic Growth

Red Signal For Greens

Centre bypasses rules to restart work on polavaram project

Violation of Forest Rights Act by Forest Department in Bolangir District: Plantation in the paddy land

Forest department foils pattas to tribals

Confusion over 'joint managment' of forests

Constitutional conversations on Adivasi rights

Parliamentary standing committee rejects TSR Subramanian report on environmental laws

Tribal Priestesses Become Guardians of Seeds in Eastern India

Managing forests for carbon

Odisha tops in carrying out FRA

Tribal Communities seek hassle-free access to bamboo on Sathy hills

Forgotten guardians: Local communities in natural resource management

Exhibition and sale of tribal craft on bamboo product

India lost original forests 70 times Delhi's area in 14 years

Collection & sale of tendu leaves in 3rd consecutive year 2015 by CFR villages in Gondia / Amravati dist. Maharashtra

Tribes denied right to collect forest produce

Himachal villages claim community forest rights for the first time

Hamlets in Buxa responsible for decline in tiger population : Forest Minister

Govt Opens Coastal Land to Pvt. Players for Aquaculture

Using Drones to Protect Indigenous Lands

Oram shields forests from green Ministry

Jharkhand wakes up to forest rights after 9 years

Villagers get rights over bamboo

CFR Claims Filled in Himachal Pradesh

Securing tribal rights means understanding them first

Green Ministry to submit affidavit in SC detailing two broad categories of forest

MGNREGS Aid to Increase Green Cover

Forest Dwellers see red over denial of rights

India's vast, rich forests could feed the world

Officials told to complete survey of forest land expeditiously

No conflict between environment and tribal ministry : Jual Oram

Cases under Forest Rights Act

Clearance Pending Project

Identification of 15 Miner Forest Produce for Minimum Support Price

Watch What Happens When Tribal Women Manage India's Forests

Diversion of forest land approved by the Central Government

Goilo Village CFR area green tree cutting issue

Protest by Goilo Gram Sabha to FD for cutting of trees in their CFR areas

Kharai camels to get protection as endangered species

Kutch's Swimming camels' recognised as separate breed

MoEF not interfering in FRA and Tribal issues

FRA Amendment Proposed

CFR Title Distribution of Similipal Tiger Reserve

Ap Cops Gun Down 20 TN Men in Red Sanders Ops

Dilution of forest rights, interference by environment ministry unconstitutional

MoEF to discuss FRA with State Environment Ministers in April

Consultation on Issues, Challenges in Recognising Rights of Displaced Community under FRA

Forest rights mubst be settled in urban areas

Gujjars for national model to rehabilitate landless tribal in J & K

Let Forest Rights Claims be processed speedily

Tribal people press for rights on 'podu lands'

Demanding for withdrawal of land acquisition ordinance

Odisha gram sabha resolutions 'tweaked' to divert forest land for coal mining

Claims of Forest Rights Act holding up growth are bogus

Statement in Rajya Sabha on KL deregulation

Modi diluting Forest Rights Act: Brinda Karat

300 Villages to sell forest produce through village councils

PESA Act Important to Make Villages Self-reliant: Governor

Arbitrary Land Acquisition in the name of Sports University

Mass Protest in Mumbai, Dehradun against Centre's attempts to undermine forest rights

Ministries Fight It Out Over Forest Land

PESA villages get rights on minor forest produce

Ministry vs Ministry over forest land

Dilution of FRA will have a severe impact

Forest rights have destroyed forest, says study

The Forest Rights Act needs to go: Tribals are not part of a tiger reserve

Odisha tribals protest against dilution of forest rights act

Will not hesitate to amend Forest Act, says Environment Ministry

For biz push, govt to relax  green laws

Eco-Tourism initiative in Dooars forest in North Bengal

Tardy implementation of Forest Dwellers Act alleged

Forest Department to hire local tribals

Oram hints at easing forest project norms

MAHAN  villagers file claim for rights over forest

Is the Forest Rights Act being implemented well?

Alarmed at Wildlife Board Rejig, Green Activists demand PM's interventions

140 Projects on truncated wildlife panel's clearance agenda

Polavaram dam: 1.6 lakh people, mostly Adivasis, to be displaced

Implement Recognition of Forest Rights Act, say Tribal Associations

Govt to ensure MSP for minor forest produce

Western Ghats: five states yet to submit reports

Mining Vrs. the Hills of Odisha

Cancel ESSAR mining license, protect forest rights of villagers

Petition against Encroachment of Forest Land

Mahan Coal mines: Activists claim harassment by police, authorities

Environment Ministry wants liberal felling, transit pass norms for private land

Forest department evaluation confirms plantation scams

New National wildlife board flouted WLPA guidelines

India to establish Asia's largest protected forest

National Board for Wildlife to be toothless

Scheme for marketing of minor forest produce

56 proposals under Forest Act given clearance

238 Lions Died in Gir Forest in Five Years, Says Congress MLA

Strengthening community forest rights is critical tool to fight climate change

Mahan coal mining: Gram sabha to be held in 3rd week of Aug

Together, they made barren hills green again

NDA govt working to dilute forest rights act

Rights of locals protected in world heritage site

वन अधिकार के उल्लंघन पर लगेगा एट्रोसिटी एक्ट

75 families to leave settlements inside WWS

CAG raps Odisha for giving forest lands for industry

Mining without consent

Govt to continue UPA's forest policy review

Tribals in Maharashtra agitate for implementation of welfare schemes

Pilibhit Wildlife Sanctuary gets tiger reserve forest status

Power play: Ministries fight a turf war

Tribals use GPS to claim forest land rights

Triple power ink for forest rights - State part of tripartite agreement to align Act with (land) deed

Polavaram Project needs discussion on protecting lakhs of tribals

Officials seek to end mining ban in dense forest

Special package on Jual lips

Gearing up for an empowered tribal affairs ministry: Oram

Bringing tribals to mainstream top priority: Jual Oram

It’s still a no to Posco project,says Jual Oram

Forest control: Struggle with much at stake

Odisha to enumerate displaced primitive tribal group families

CSD, Odisha Urges the FRA SLMC to Return Back the Original Resolutions along with the claims to the Concern Gram Sabhas

India: tribes face harassment and eviction for “tiger conservation” 13 May 2014

SC order against 3 Central Acts: Forest Department

Two villages to be moved from Similipal core area

Government plans socio-economic survey in forest villages

PMO wrote to Ministry about Mangar forest

Ministry of environment and forests cold shoulders families who gave up land for green cause

National Green Tribunal stays wall construction in Rajaji National Park

Forest Workers Eye their share of pie in poll season and he plight of U'Khand's Forest Tribes

rest Rights Act lands will be treated as revenue lands

FRA in Manifesto

In Gujarat, tribal people get a raw deal (on FRA)

Tribal Ministry terms forest land diversion for ESSEL Mining 'invalid 

Maharashtra Govt. to end bamboo monopoly

6K hectares soon to get 'Reserved Forests' tag

Village gets community rights over forest submerged by dam in Maharashtra

Posco not to cut trees till Odisha gives Forest Clearance

Chhatisgarh State Govt declares 83 Forest Villages as Revenue villages

Tribal Ministry's move may damage sanctuaries

Manipur Power Project cleared without recognising the forest rights

Stop destroying Forests in North Bengal 

Implementation of Forest Rights Act slow and tardy